Geoff Symon is a 20-year Federal Forensic Investigator. His participation in high-profile cases includes the attacks on September 11, 2001, the War in Iraq, the Space Shuttle Columbia explosion, among countless other cases. He has direct, first-hand experience investigating cases including murder, suicide, arson, kidnapping, bombings, sexual assault, child exploitation, theft and financial crimes. He has specified and certified training in the collection and preservation of evidence, blood spatter analysis, autopsies and laboratory techniques. For the past several years, he has shared his expertise by teaching authors about real-life forensics through lectures, online courses, and consultations. His Forensics for Fiction series has become the go-to resource for genre authors.
Ricardo Fayet is one of the founders of Reedsy, an online marketplace connecting authors with the world's very best publishing talent (think editors, cover designers, book marketers, etc.). A digital marketing enthusiast, he also helps authors find their audience and is now busy growing Reedsy Discovery.