Dianne Brooks published a number of articles during her 13 year academic career, writing mainly about film, television and culture. Her journey has included living in Paris, attending law school, and owning a bakery. She has been passionate about dance since her very first Nutcracker. She later studied ballet in New York City with many major company dancers. Since her ballet days, she has tried everything from ballroom to salsa to swing to Argentine tango to belly dancing. Dianne is as passionate about writing as she is about dancing.