Dana Nichols

Copy Writer/Editorial Writer with a Focus on Lifestyle, Travel, Hospitality, Architecture, and Design

United States

Hello! I'm a professional copy writer/editorial writer who writes web content, marketing copy, magazine articles, press releases, catalog copy and guidebook content. I work with artists, entrepreneurs, designers, architects, art galleries, realtors, tourism bureaus and hospitality companies. I'm a native of Los Angeles. Please check out these reviews and samples of my work:


"Dana is one of the most talented writers I have had the pleasure of working with. She listens quietly and carefully to a writing assignment, goes away, performs magic and delivers beautifully written copy not only on target, but in a voice that draws the reader in." --G. Zinno-Cannon

"Working with you has been a delight. You are always so organized, decisive, and professional to work with." --H. Lentini

"Thank you for seizing the reins so effectively and making this company shine." --C. Anderson

"Thank you again for all the work you have done for us." -- V. Pedroza

"An A-Class editor." --R. Miles


E-mail: dananichols8 at gmail dot com

Delaware Today
These 33 Women in Business Are Industry Leaders in Delaware

Angie Gray Being a leader in business doesn't always mean being a boss or CEO. These 33 top women in business-voted for by their co-workers, clients and people in the community-prove that leadership exists at all levels. @delawaretodaymagazine Meet your 2022 Top Women in Business!

Saddle Peak Residence

It's all about the views, but this residence wasn't always this way. What is now a metal and cedar stunner situated on a private, hilly enclave above Calabasas, was once a darkly lit 1960s-era generic single family home. A two-year renovation made a total overhaul for an entrepreneur and his wife, empty nesters with kids living nearby.

Delaware Today
Skincare FAQ: The Difference Between Retinol and Retinoids

Starting in our 30s, skin cell turnover (the process of creating new skin cells to replace existing ones, which are then exfoliated ) begins to slow. As a result, dead cells can build up on the surface of skin, making it appear dull and increasing the risk of fine lines and other visible signs of aging.

Bindu Trips
Mammoth Travel Guide | Bindu Trips

Mammoth has been a popular recreation destination for people from southern California since the 1950s when ski resort's first chairlifts began to tow adventure-seekers uphill. Since then, it has maintained popularity for a number of reasons, one being that the trip from Los Angeles is a straight and simple five-hour drive.

Newport Beach Magazine
Newport Beach - Designer Style

Designer Style By Dana Nichols Homes in Newport Beach are apt to reflect their residents' treasured ocean-side locale, but that's where the similarities in today's top trends end. We spoke with five local designers whose signature styles go beyond simply "coastal."

The Desert Sun
Motorcycle Diaries

As the sun rose over a whisper-quiet Joshua Tree campground last fall, rider Joy Lewis felt excitement build even before twisting the throttle. She laced up her leather work-boots, slid her custom-painted black-and-white striped helmet over her blonde pixie, and hopped on her motorcycle for a sunrise cruise with two friends.

The Desert Sun
Sound spectrum: Coachella, Tachevah, Stagecoach and more

At the advent of Coachella, the American music festival concept was a foreign one - limited to and defined by major events of the 1960s and '70s, like Fantasy Fair and Woodstock, which drew hundreds of thousands of baby boomers looking to "tune in and drop out."

Laguna Beach Magazine | Firebrand Media LLC
Hit the Slopes: Mammoth Mountain - Laguna Beach Magazine | Firebrand Media LLC

Get a Head Start on Snow Sports As a high point in the Eastern Sierra range, Mammoth has been the ultimate weekend trip for Californians since the 1950s. This year, the new Transition Park is an addition to Mammoth's famous Unbound Terrain Parks that promises a skate-park feel.

Aspect 5 Homes (Link)

Luxury condominium development new in 2021: Your own corner view over Hollywood. The award winning architecture studio behind custom modern luxury homes in the Hollywood Hills...

AUX Architecture book (PDF)

AUX Architecture marketing book published 2021: AUX designs elegant spaces that feel good and enhance the human experience.

Koloa Landing brochure (PDF)

With its pristine sands, signature black rocks, towering palm trees, mai-tai-colored sunsets and mellow mood...

Tamarack Lodge (Link)

A Classic Lakeside Retreat. Perched on the shore of Twin Lakes and steeped in rustic charm, historic Tamarack Lodge is Mammoth’s most secluded resort. Enjoy the outdoor adventures just beyond your doorstep, dine at Mammoth's most refined restaurant, and take a rejuvenating break from the modern world in pure comfort.