Instructors

Here’s who’s on staff for AWM 2015:

Carol Tice

Carol Tice

Carol Tice has written several thousand articles for national magazines, business weeklies, trade publications, blogs, and businesses. Awards include a national Best in Business award from the Society of Professional Business Editors & Writers (SABEW) and numerous first-place Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) awards. Article clients have included Entrepreneur, Forbes, Seattle Magazine, Nation’s Restaurant News, Costco, and American Express. She runs the Make a Living Writing blog and the Freelance Writers Den writers community.

Linda FormichelliLinda Formichelli

Linda Formichelli has written for more than 150 print and online publications since 1997, including Redbook, Writer’s Digest, Inc., Parenting, Psychology Today, Family Circle, Woman’s Day, Health, Fitness, and WebMD. She’s the co-author of The Renegade Writer: A Totally Unconventional Guide to Freelance Writing Success, is the author of Write Your Way Out of the Rat Race…And Step Into a Career You Love, and runs The Renegade Writer Blog.

Peggy BennettPeggy Bennett

In nearly 25 years of editing national magazines, website content, books and ebooks, Peggy Bennett has guided scores of writers in producing hundreds of articles. She has hired freelance writers who provided ace queries but needed much hand-holding during the writing process, as well as writers who have mastered the article-writing skill and have taught her a thing or two about creating excellent articles.

Peggy BennettSarah Smith

Sarah Smith is executive editor at Redbook, where she edits a wide variety of topics and styles of writing, from nutrition articles to personal essays. Previously, she was the editorial director of KIWI, a national family magazine; Sarah also worked for many years at the now-defunct Parenting during its award-winning glory days.

Connie GentryConnie Gentry

Connie Gentry is editor of the award-winning trade publication FSR (Full Service Restaurant) magazine. She joined FSR in 2012, in time to produce the first issue. Prior to FSR, Connie served as senior editor for New York City–based Lebhar-Friedman, which publishes several trade publications in the retail and restaurant industries. She’s always eager to work with creative freelancers who write with confidence, originality, and a dedicated commitment to journalistic excellence.