Kristen McGuiness is a professional writer with over 15 years of experience in book publishing. She has ghostwritten and co-authored numerous books in the genres of self-help, business, psychology, memoir, recovery, and dating, including her own bestselling memoir 51/50: The Magical Adventures of a Single Life. Kristen has worked in book editorial at St. Martin’s Press, Simon & Schuster, and with Judith Regan at Harper Collins, and also in film development on such films as Blood Diamond and Rumor Has It. She received her bachelor’s degree in Government from Hamilton College and a Master of Arts in International Relations from the American University of Paris. Kristen lives in Los Angeles.