Award-winning author Danielle Ackley-McPhail has worked both sides of the publishing industry for longer than she cares to admit. Currently, she is a project editor and promotions manager for Dark Quest Books. 

Her published works include five urban fantasy novels, Yesterday's Dreams, Tomorrow's Memories, Today’s Promise, The Halfling’s Court: and The Redcaps’ Queen: A Bad-Ass Faerie Tale. She is also the author of the solo science fiction collection, A Legacy of Stars, the non-fiction writers guide, The Literary Handyman, and is the senior editor of the Bad-Ass Faeries anthology series, Dragon’s Lure, and In An Iron Cage. Her work is included in numerous other anthologies and collections.

She is a member of the Garden State Speculative Fiction Writers, the New Jersey Authors Network, and Broad Universe, a writer’s organization focusing on promoting the works of women authors in the speculative genres.

Danielle lives in New Jersey with husband and fellow writer, Mike McPhail, mother-in-law Teresa, and three extremely spoiled cats. She can be found on LiveJournal (damcphail, badassfaeries, darkquestbooks, lit_handyman), Facebook (Danielle Ackley-McPhail), and Twitter (DAckley-McPhail). To learn more about her work, visit,, or
  • JoinedDecember 11, 2013


Stories by Danielle Ackley-McPhail
Yesterday's Dreams - Chapter 1 Excerpt by DAckley-MPhail
Yesterday's Dreams - Chapter 1 Exc...
Yesterday's Dreams - Book One in the Eternal Cycle Trilogy History...Legacy...Destiny... Triggered by an act...
Tomorrow's Memories - Chapter 1 Excerp by DAckley-MPhail
Tomorrow's Memories - Chapter 1 Ex...
Tomorrow's Memories - Book Two in the Eternal Cycle Trilogy Havoc...Destruction...Revenge… With triumph heavy...
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