Elaine Marmel is president of Marmel Enterprises, Inc., an organization that specializes in technical writing and software training. She routinely employs project management software and skills to manage critical business projects, and otherwise spends most of her time writing. Elaine has authored or coauthored more than 30 books about software, including Project, Word for Windows, Word for the Mac, Quicken for Windows, Quicken for DOS, 1-2-3 for Windows, Lotus Notes, and Excel. Elaine is a contributing editor to the monthly magazines Peachtree Extra and QuickBooks Extra. Elaine left her native Chicago for the warmer climes of Florida (by way of Cincinnati, Ohio; Jerusalem, Israel; Ithaca, New York; and Washington, D.C.) where she basks in the sun with her PC, her dog, Josh, and her cats, Cato, Watson, and Buddy. Elaine also sings in the Toast of Tampa, an International Champion Sweet Adeline barbershop chorus.