Edith G. Tolchin is a longtime journalist and the author of Fanny on Fire, a comedic novel which was recently a finalist in the Foreword Reviews INDIES Book Awards (, and Secrets of Successful Inventing, among other books. She’s written for Inventors Digest since 2000 and enjoys quirky inventor interviews. Edie is also a book reviewer of celebrity memoirs for the NY Journal of Books. Edie has owned EGT Global Trading since 1997, assisting inventors with product safety issues and China manufacturing.