About Wendy Dager


Award-winning writer Wendy Dager's career has spanned three decades. She specializes in articles, advertorials and web copy, and is an expert researcher and interviewer.

Wendy Dager has written feature articles and advertorials for the Ventura County Star newspaper's community, real estate, automotive, entertainment, wedding, Readers' Choice, Eldercare and other special sections for nearly two decades. Her Star opinion column was popular among readers for 16 years. Her articles and essays have appeared in the Los Angeles Daily News, Edible Ojai & Ventura CountyThe Writer, Careers and the disAbled, I Love Cats, Hearing Loss, Byline, Antiques & Collecting, Writers Weekly, Wood Ranch News, Skin & Ink and other publications.

She has written advertorials, press releases, web copy and SEO copy for numerous companies including Ebates.com, ContentMarketing.com, Speedo/Authentic Fitness, American Suzuki, Vulcan Cal/Mat, All Around Landscape Supply, and S&S Seeds. 

Wendy's humorous mystery novel I Murdered the PTA was a top five finalist in Court TV's Search for the Next Great Crime Writer. I Murdered the PTA and its sequel I Murdered the Spelling Bee were published by Zumaya Publications and are available on Amazon. Her kitschy thriller Thrift Me Deadly was a top three finalist in the Fabri Literary Prize competition.

Known for her quirky sense of humor, Wendy has written and sold greeting card copy, and magnet, button and key chain slogans to social expression companies such as Ephemera Inc., Snafu Designs, Kalan, Rockshots, Plum Graphics and West Graphics. Wendy has written humorous flash animation scripts and song parodies for Flowgo, Madblast and Smilepop. She co-wrote the script Lumberjacks, part of a Telly Award-winning children's educational video series. Two of her how-to articles about writing appeared in the premiere writers' guide The Writers Handbook.