Cindi D. Pietrzykis a freelance writer and editor based in Connecticut. She has been writing and working in the publishing industry for sixteen years, both in-house and as a freelancer. She started her career as a journalist and worked for a year covering the beat before moving on to book publishing. In 1998 she started Pietrzyk Publishing and in that capacity has worked as project manager, copy editor, proofreader, and writer. In addition toBoston's Freedom Trail,she has also contributed toShort Nature Walks: Connecticut(Globe Pequot Press). She was also deeply involved with the 19th edition ofThe Connecticut Walk Book: East,published by the Connecticut Forest and Park Association.