Synonyms for the word Dana include variegated, multifarious, or perhaps convoluted. Dana has a variety of different interests including reading, writing, learning, and playing D&D. She has held the position of Editor-in-Chief for the Silven Trumpeter for over a year and has helped it grow into the largest free RPG magazine on the Internet. She is currently a PhD student in Linguistics at State University of New York: Stony Brook. While she currently resides on Long Island, she is a country girl at heart, growing up the wooded Appalachian mountains of Western Pennsylvania.