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.

Her first co-authored nonfiction print book, How They Started, was published May 29, 2012, by Crimson Publishing. Her second, The Pocket Guide to Starting Your Business on a Shoestring, is due out from Skyhorse Publishing in Spring 2013. The Southern Californian native lives on an island near Seattle with her husband of 30 years and three kids, who have talked her into getting a dog. She is the proud CEO and Janitor of her freelance writing business, TiceWrites Inc.