Roger Simon is a novelist and Academy Award-nominated screenwriter. He was formerly CEO of PJ Media (formerly known as Pajamas Media) and is now its CEO Emeritus. He is the author of ten novels, including the Moses Wine detective series, seven produced screenplays, and two non-fiction books.
LtCol Michael Moffett (USMCR, ret.) is a retired Marine Corps officer and professor, columnist, and author. He is currently a New Hampshire State Representative, a blogger, and a columnist who loves to put words together. He has written several books but is most proud of co-authoring FAHIM SPEAKS: A Warrior-Actor’s Odyssey from Afghanistan to Hollywood and Back with Fahim Fazli, an Afghan-American movie actor and interpreter he met when they were both deployed to Afghanistan with the Marines. The critically-acclaimed FAHIM SPEAKS won the Gold Medal for top biography from the Military Writers Society of America.
Joseph Skibell is a novelist, speaker, and public intellectual. He is the prize-winning author of the novels, A Blessing on the Moon, The English Disease, and A Curable Romantic; plus the nonfiction books, My Father’s Guitar and Other Imaginary Things, a collection of true stories; and Six Memos from the Last Millennium: A Novelist Reads the Talmud, a mythopoetic study of the tales in the Talmud. Skibell is also the Winship Distinguished Research Professor in the Humanities at Emory University.
Lawrence Block is an American novelist of crime, mystery, and suspense fiction for more than half a century. He is a Grand Master of Mystery Writers of America and a past president of MWA and the Private Eye Writers of America. Lawrence is best known for his series characters, including cop-turned-private investigator Matthew Scudder, gentleman burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, globe-trotting insomniac Evan Tanner, and introspective assassin Keller.
Kellie Hill is a nutritional therapy practitioner, best-selling author, and television personality. She is the Founder of The Right Plan, LLC, a health and fitness company that offers nutrition counseling. Kellie is also a local Ambassador for the American Heart Association and Mended Hearts Visitor, she continues to devote her life and work to helping others find their healthiest diet too.
Justin Kerr is a writer, efficiency monster, and beekeeper. He is the author of the rogue corporate playbooks How to Write an Email, How to Be a Boss, and How to be Great at Your Job. Justin is also the mouthpiece of MR CORPO podcast and has been the youngest senior executive at some of the world’s biggest apparel companies, running billion-dollar businesses.
Eric Rosenberg is a financial writer, speaker, and consultant based in Ventura, California. His core business is freelance writing and his work has appeared in publications including the Huffington Post, Business Insider, Investopedia, and many others. Eric also takes on consulting clients and an occasional website development project. He owns Personal Profitability, a website dedicated to helping you earn more, spend thoughtfully, grow your wealth, and live a better life through mindful personal finance.
Matthew Manos is a Los Angeles-based author, design strategist, educator, and entrepreneur passionate about making creativity and innovation more accessible. He is the Founder and Managing Director at verynice, a design strategy practice that gives half of its services away for free to non-profit organizations and social enterprises. He is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief at Reginald, a company that publishes step-by-step toolkits for creative problem solving and innovation on a pay-what-you-want basis.