Episode #212: From Licensed Nurse to the Fabio of Fantasy with Danielle Orsino

Danielle Orsino is a competitive martial artist, licensed nurse, fantasy author, and cosplayer who was inspired to write her fantasy series by a patient who needed a distraction during IV therapy. She has also been dubbed the new Fabio of Fantasy, and she loves exploring the world of writing while exposing the underbelly of the publishing industry at the same time.

Danielle shares how a life-threatening allergic reaction resulting in anaphylaxis abruptly ended her plans for pursuing an advanced medical career, and how an anxious patient unexpectedly launched a new career as a fantasy author. She explains how her martial arts training influences her writing, how cosplay helps her develop her characters, and why she is now known as the Fabio of Fantasy.

Download this fascinating episode to hear her story and how a licensed nurse specializing in IV therapy became the Fabio of Fantasy.




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