About the Authors

Liz and Charlie Mitchell have lived in the Myrtle Beach area for 20 years and owned a second home in Beaufort, SC for eight years. They have researched businesses, played the golf courses, dined in the restaurants and visited the attractions and events reviewed for the two new comprehensive guidebooks to Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head.

They have interviewed hundreds of visitors about their interests and specialize in suggestions to help everyone have a good time.  Successful marketing professionals managing their agency for professional speakers, entertainers and events, both are experienced writers and photographers capturing the special highlights of these tourist destinations and others they visit for freelance writing projects.

Charlie has co-authored three editions of Insiders' Guide to Golf in the Carolinas and has more than 15 years of experience as a realtor and teaching in public school and college.  He holds a B. S. Degree in Political Science and a M.Ed from Lynchburg College located in his Virginia hometown.

Liz has published magazine and blog features for more than 20 years covering tourist destinations, attractions, activities and dining.  Her degree is in English and journalism, and she has taught university journalism and managed national training for professional seminar leaders. She has managed international marketing programs for Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday, the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce and consults to additional non-profits and small businesses.

The Mitchells sling a camera on a shoulder everywhere they go for up close and personal photos of beautiful coastal scenes published in their books and on their blogs covering additional locations.

 The authors frequently speak to groups and to media about their books and apps, about travel writing or about the tourist destinations.