Lionel Fisher has been a freelance writer, corporate communicator, advertising agency creative director/copy chief, newspaper correspondent, and business columnist during his thirty-five-year professional writing career and has had more than one hundred feature articles published in national, regional, and in-flight and organizational publications.

Fisher is the author of On Your Own: A Guide to Working Happily, Productively and Successfully from Home, and The Craft of Corporate Journalism, a college text on writing and editing creative organizational publications. He also writes a bi-weekly humor-lifestyle column for The Daily Astorian and monthly column for Fifty-Plus magazine. Fisher has lived in solitude for the past six years on Washington State's North Coast Peninsula. He has kept a detailed journal to record his thoughts, feelings, and emotions as they came into sharp clarity during this time.