Happy Victoria Day to our Canadian followers. Everyone else, please feel free to share in our traditional start to camping/barbecue season, especially if you have better weather than we're seeing at SiWC Central today!
But holiday or no hoiday, it is Monday, so time meet a couple more presenters for this year's SiWC.
First up today, say hello to freelancer Carol Tice:
Veteran freelance writer Carol Tice has covered business and finance topics for the past 20 years, first as a business journalist and now as a writer and blogger for print and online publications such as Entrepreneur, The Seattle Times and Alaska Airlines magazine. Her reporting has won her numerous Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) awards, as well as a Best in Business award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW).
In addition to working as a copywriter for corporate clients including American Express, Costco, and Dunn & Bradstreet, Tice is a regular blogger for Entrepreneur and Forbes and has written for Copyblogger, Problogger, Write to Done, The Renegade Writer, and Freelance Switch, among other top writing blogs.
In 2011, Tice founded the Freelance Writers Den, a growing online community of more than 400 members, where she mentors and teaches freelance writers how to how to grow their income. Her companion blog, Make a Living Writing, has more than 10,000 monthly readers and was named one of the Top 10 Blogs for Writers 2010/2011.
Also new to SiWC this year is editor Steve Geck:
Steve Geck got his start in children’s books when his parents opened The Tree House Children's Book Store in St. Cloud, MN. After college he moved to New York City and worked as the buyer and manager for Eeyore's Books for Children. Most recently he was Executive Editor at Greenwillow Books before he joined Sourcebooks Jabberwocky as Editorial Manager. He acquires books for children from birth through the age of fourteen. The books he has edited include Be Glad Your Nose is on Your Face by Jack by Jack Prelutsky and illustrated by Brandon Dorman; Ida B by Katherine Hannigan, The Last Apprentice Series by Joseph Delaney, and Samantha Sutton and the Labyrinth of Lies by Jordan Jacobs.