About the Author:
Writing fanzine-based articles since 1985, Kasandra Rose writes and edits articles for political and health blogs and TrueBloodNet.com, writes for Demand Media Studios as a freelancer, and has an extensive technical writing background. She has She holds a Bachelor of Science in biology and a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology from the University of Michigan, and a Master’s degree in biology from Wayne State University and continued on to do three more years of post master’s graduate studies.Rose was first published at the age of 8 when two of her poems were included in a collected work of children’s poetry. In addition to her love of the written word, Rose walked a path of her own making by entering the military and becoming one of the first female members of the regular U.S. Army. After serving her country for six years, her years of duty enabled her to go to college and get her first two degrees. From there, she worked as an analytical research scientist and TSCA expert for two decades, writing copious scientific and business reports, including those presented to customers such as Ford Motor Company, General Motors and to regulators at the U.S. Government. During this period, she also was tapped to write a user’s manual for MSDS creation using the often-challenging SAP system. After returning to school to acquire her Master’s, Rose discovered a passion for teaching as well as rediscovering her love of the written word. Together with her partner, Rose built TrueBloodNet.com where she writes both news articles and ad copy, conducts interviews with celebrities, and enjoys writing humorous parody articles when time permits. She also runs a staff of 15 other writers, editors and graphic artists. She currently teaches biology and environmental science at several universities.
Seeking to further diversify her creative endeavors, Rose created ‘The Ink Well’, where she utilizes her extensive writing background to help small business owners find solutions to their advertising needs and creates blog-ready content for web entrepreneurs seeking to round out their website with informative, interesting, customer-oriented stories.