Since starting a freelance writing business in 2006, Erica J. Thinesen has been working with small and medium-sized businesses to create consumer, marketing, and research materials for online and print use. Her clients include Network Solutions, Demand Media Studios, iRoster Magazine, and local businesses in the Washington DC metro area. She has a B.A. in English with a concentration in fiction writing from Eastern Kentucky University and a Master of Fine Arts in writing from Lesley University. Erica enjoys reading and writing fiction, cooking, playing chess, and engaging in spirited discussions on a variety of topics over a good meal.