Bruce Lilly

                                                                            Professional Writer and Editor





Bloomington, Indiana 
Highlighted projects: 
  • 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, click here; to read the review, click here; and to read the book's Introduction, click here.)
  • 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, click here.  The article begins on page 10.)
  • An essay on parenting that has been retained for publication in Mothering magazine (  (To read this essay, click here.)
  • 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, click here.)

Work has been published in: 

  • Research & Creative Activity (a magazine produced by Indiana University; an article can be viewed at the R&CA web site by clicking here)
  • new ground (an online newsletter from the Indiana University Foundation)
  • Business Network (a publication of the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce)
  • SPEA Alumni Newsletter (a publication for alumni of Indiana University's School of Public and Environmental Affairs)
  • M2M Magazine (a trade publication that focuses on machine-to-machine technologies)
  • The Herald-Times (the newspaper that serves Bloomington, Indiana)
  • Power-Up Listening (a Japanese publication that provides English language instruction)
Clients include:   
B. A. — University of Alabama (1996): Asian Studies major, Religious Studies minor 
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude and Special Honors Division
  • Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies
Writer/Editor/English Language Consultant  
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.  
Printing Sales Representative 
Commercial Printing Company—Birmingham, Alabama 
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. 
Printing Production Planner  
George Lithograph Company—San Francisco, California 
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 Profile.  To learn about a new project I'm pursuing, click here.
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