Erika Liodice is an indie author and founder of Dreamspire Press, where she is dedicated to teaching curious minds about unknown worlds through story. Her current project, a collection of travel essays, will appear in National Geographic's adventure-packed travel guide 1000 Perfect Weekends. Erika is also the author of Empty Arms: A Novel and the children’s chapter book series High Flyers. She is a contributor to the Writer’s Digest Essay Collection Author In Progress. Follow Erika's work and adventures at erikaliodice.com.