Pen Name: None
Genres: Non-Fiction; Fiction
Born: April 5, 1963
The First 60 Seconds: www.thefirstsixtyseconds.com
Photo Credit: Kate Burns
Burns lives in the Chicago Suburbs and is also an adjunct professor a the DePaul University Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.
Biographical and Professional Information
In addition to being a teacher, Dan Burns is fortunate to be able to pursue a challenging and rewarding career as a writer.
His first non-fiction book, The First 60 Seconds (www.thefirstsixtyseconds.com), was published in May of 2009 and followed with an eighteen-month public speaking and book tour. It was a wonderful opportunity to talk with thousands of people about how to be more effective in their job search and career efforts.
In 2013, Burns released his first novel, a contemporary family drama titled Recalled To Life, and his first collection of short stories, No Turning Back. His new novel, A Fine Line, is a crime mystery set in his hometown of Chicago.
In addition to writing novels and short stories, Burns also writes stories for the screen and stage.
- The First 60 Seconds: Win the Job Interview before It Begins , Sourcebooks, 2009
- Recalled to Life, Eckhartz Press, May 2013
- No Turning Back, Chicago Arts Press, 2014
- A Fine Line, Chicago Arts Press, 2017
Titles at Your Library
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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Please go to http://www.danburnsauthor.com/events.htm for information on Dan's speaking engagements.
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