Ken Beck has been a features and entertainment writer for The Tennesean newspaper in Nashville, Tennessee, for three decades. Beck was also the author of “Ask Ken Beck,” an entertainment question-and-answer column in The Tennesean in which he answered more than twelve thousand questions about TV, film, and music. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in journalism from Harding University. A seasoned writer and journalist, Beck has authored and co-authored more than twenty titles, ranging from cookbooks to trivia titles with a pop culture flavor. The father of two grown sons, Beck and his wife live in the country near Watertown, Tennessee.
Jim Clark is a freelance writer who has served as the editor of “The Bullet” newsletter and associate editor for Card Collectors Digest. He was the recipient of the 1987 IABC Gold Quill Award for Excellence in the News Releases category. Clark has written and cowritten nearly thirty books and trading card series, and he has authored 250 promotional pieces airing on the TV Land cable channel.
Clark earned a bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University and has experience working in public relations and promotions for Opryland USA, Holder Kennedy and Co., and as the vice president of Schnitzer Communications Marketing Group. Clark lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife, Mary.
Together, Ken Beck and Jim Clark have written dozens of books and have sold two million copies of their titles, with Aunt Bee's Mayberry Cookbook having sold more than 900,000 copies. Walking On: A Daughter's Journey with Legendary Sheriff Buford Pusser is their first collaboration with Dwana Pusser.