Fifteen Firsts: Dina Silver

What was your first car? A convertible VW Rabbit.

What was the first thing you learned to cook? Eggs.

When was your first time on an airplane? When I was three.

What was your first paying job? Fell's shoe store in Winnetka, IL.

How old were you when you had your first kiss? Twelve.

What was the first concert you went to see? The Grateful Dead.

When/what was your first regrettable hairstyle? When I cut it short in 6th grade.

How old were you when you got your first computer? I was 26 - the purple iMac, which I still have in my house.

What was your first big purchase? A Prada bag when I was 32.

What was the first book that made you cry? That's a tough one, Memoirs of a Geisha, maybe?

Where was your first road trip? Key West.

Who was your first best friend? Stephanie Bass.

When/where was your first trip abroad? Italy, on my honeymoon.

Who was your first love? Charley Smith.

Who was your first celebrity crush? I hate to admit this, but it was Andy Gibb.

Dina Silver graduated from Purdue University. She has spent several years working as a copywriter in the advertising industry and also formed her own greeting card company. Since the creation of Dina’s Ideas in 2003, she has penned over 300 original greeting cards. One Pink Line is Dina's debut novel. Her second novel, Kat Fight, was released in June.