Loudoun Author Finds Drama Fodder in Suburban Life

Grown-up mean girls and glaring cracks behind Instagram-perfect lives might sound familiar if you live in a rich suburb. They’re also excellent fodder for the fictional world of local author Dawn Miller, who writes under the pseudonym Mia Hayes. Miller’s novels are chock-full of the dramas and triumphs of parenthood, marriage and female friendships in an affluent suburban landscape.