Tom Morkes is an author, publisher and professional instigator. He is the CEO of Insurgent Publishing, a boutique, creative publishing platform for the new generation, and the author of multiple books, including the upcoming Collaborate. An Army Veteran, Tom, along with John Lee Dumas of EntrepreneurOnFire.com and Antonio Centeno of RealMenRealStyle.com launched HighSpeedLowDrag.org, a transition resource for aspiring veteran entrepreneurs. He helps innovators start, finish, and ship creative projects by applying what he learned leading troops in combat to entrepreneurship, art, and writing over at TomMorkes.com.
Elisa Doucette is a writer and editor who works with professional writers, entrepreneurs, and brands that want to make their own words even better. She is the Founder of Craft Your Content, and oversees Client Strategy and Writing Coaching. Her own writing has been featured in places like Forbes, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Yahoo! Small Business, and The Huffington Post, among others. She also hosts the Writers' Rough Drafts podcast here on CYC. When she isn't writing, editing, or reading words, she can usually be found at a local pub quiz, deep in a sun salutation, or binging TV shows for concept ideas and laughs.