Tina is also a journalist who spent her long career in television and radio news and as one of the first female sports broadcasters in Louisiana. A Breast Cancer Survivor since 2008, Tina donates her proceeds from Elli to help individuals fight the disease. She also features Stories of Hope on her website during the month of October where readers, authors and health care professionals tell their personal stories dealing with cancer. And, Tina is very active at RT Booklovers Convention and elsewhere with Friends Fight Together to bring the message that we are all in this fight against breast cancer together. She loves to write, but she especially loves spending time with readers...sharing laughs, tears and hugs. Learn more about Tina at tinadesalvo.com.