AS A FREELANCE WRITER:
A book which was ghostwritten for a group
of information technology consultants and published by St. Lucie Press.
The title of the book is Information Technology for
Manufacturing: Reducing Costs and Expanding Capabilities,
and the authors are John Clemons, Mark Cubine, and Kevin Ake.
In a review, Julie Fraser, Principle and Analyst for Industry Directions
Inc., praised the book for its "clear prose" and "easy-to-read yet informative
style." (To learn more about the book from the publisher's web site,
here; to read the review,
click here; and
to read the book's Introduction,
A profile of the president of
NACAS (National Association of College Auxiliary Services) that appeared as
the cover story in College Services magazine.
(To read this article,
The article begins on page 10.)
An essay on parenting that has been retained
for publication in Mothering magazine
(To read this essay,
An essay promoting the passage of a city
ordinance in Bloomington, Indiana concerning a living wage for city workers.
The essay was published in The Herald-Times, Bloomington's newspaper.
(To read this essay,
Work has been published
Research & Creative
Activity (a magazine produced by Indiana University; an article
can be viewed at the R&CA web site by
(an online newsletter from the Indiana University Foundation)
(a publication of the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce)
SPEA Alumni Newsletter
(a publication for alumni of Indiana University's School of Public and
(a trade publication that focuses on machine-to-machine technologies)
(the newspaper that serves Bloomington, Indiana)
(a Japanese publication that provides English language instruction)
B. A. — University of Alabama (1996):
Asian Studies major, Religious Studies minor
Graduated Magna Cum Laude and Special
Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and
Phi Kappa Phi honor societies
PRIOR TO BECOMING A FREELANCE WRITER:
Nullarbor Press—Tokyo, Japan
Wrote sample tests to assist Japanese
people studying for the Test of English for International Communication
(TOEIC) and edited the work of others writers. Served as English
language usage consultant in many different contexts, such as during production
of audio portions of sample tests and as needed for correspondence.
Designed the curriculum of an English composition
program for non-native speakers.
Commercial Printing Company—Birmingham,
Initiated and developed relationships
with a wide range of people and businesses. Responsible to clients
for all aspects of service. Negotiated matters of quality, price,
and scheduling with both clients and plant management on a daily basis.
Developed sales volume from zero to well over $350,000 annually.
Reached total sales of over three-quarters of a million dollars in less
than three years.
George Lithograph Company—San Francisco,
Coordinated production of printing orders
under tight deadlines. Provided customer service for clients such
as AT&T, Hewlett-Packard, and Pacific Bell.
For a more detailed description of my experience prior to becoming
a freelance writer, see my
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