Leigh Ann Hirschman is a freelance writer who helps authors develop their proposals and manuscripts. Leigh Ann received her M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Alabama, where she was editor in chief of the national literary magazine The Black Warrior Review. She went on to work as an editor at Ballantine Books, a division of Random House, and at HarperCollins. Leigh Ann now lives in Indianapolis, Indiana, with her husband and two children.