Jackie Sheckler Finch is the author of several guidebooks, including Insiders Guide to Nashville and The Unofficial Guide to Campgrounds in the Great Lakes States. An award-winning journalist and photographer, she was named Travel Writer of the Year a record four times by Midwest Travel Writers Association. She lives in Bloomington, Indiana.
Gay N. Martin is the author of Off the Beaten Path Louisiana and Alabama's Historic Restaurants and Their Recipes. Her award-winning writings have appeared in the Boston Herald, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the Birmingham News, and the Times-Picayune.