About The Author

Diane Dryden is a feature writer for the Washburn County Register in Shell Lake, Wisconsin. She’s also freelanced for numerous newspapers and magazines. She was born and raised in Chicago — the locale around which her books are written. "Chicago is a city that never sleeps," she says. "And interesting beyond belief." If you've lived in Chicago, you'll recognize the places she mentions. If you've never been there, you'll want to go.