About the Author  

Diane Mapes has written essays on pop culture, the single life, television, travel, naked sushi, and more for Bust, Health, Los Angeles Times, Mental Floss, Seattle Magazine, South Florida Sun Sentinel, Southern Living, The Washington Post, and the recent anthology Single Woman of a Certain Age. Her popular reported essays about dating appear in the Seattle Times and were the springboard for How to Date in a Post-Dating World, a humorous look at today’s courtship practices. Happily single, she lives in Seattle.





“An ugly nose can be made less prominent with the proper make-up and hat.”

-- How to Get Along with Boys, 1945

How to Date in a Post-Dating World • published by Sasquatch Books • Seattle, WA