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I'd like to put my accumulated skills, talents and experience to the service and support of an editorial shop that loves to amaze its readers and depress its competition.


For more than 25 years, I’ve been a freelance writer and editor. This background helps me help many environments. Assets I offer include:

·         Accessible, colorful writing

·         Editing with focus

·         Interviewing and research

·         Mastering new bodies of information

·         Computer literacy

·         Project management

·         Interpersonal skills

·         Budgeting

·         Multitasking

·         Assorted business administration skills

·         Working and playing well with others


Magazines: I’ve written about such topics as the arts, pop culture, small business, travel, photography and technology. Credits include American Management Review, Amtrak Express, Camera Arts, Family Circle, Folio, Independent Business, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Ladies Home Journal, MultiMedia Pro, New Choices, Photo District News, Playboy, Popular Photography, Pulse, Smithsonian, Success, Travel & Leisure and Writer's Digest.


Books: Out Of Order (Topquark Press, 2012); The Ultimate Guide to Independent Record Labels & Artists (Pharos Books, 1992); Your Home Office (Harper/Perennial, 1990).
Contributor to: My Sherlock Holmes: Untold Stories of the Great Detective (St. Martin’s Press, Feb. 2003); Mark Green’s Consumer Bible (Workman Publishing, 1995); The Complete Guide to Writing Nonfiction (Writer's Digest Books 1983; Harper & Row 1988); Digital Deli by The Lunch Group & Guests (Workman Publishing, 1984).


Editor: Cigar Aficionado (Feb 2005-June 2007) Freelance editing. Duties include fact checking, copyediting and proofreading.

American Forum for Global Education (Jan 2002-July 2005) Editorial consultation to Andrew Smith, president of this educational think tank. Duties included preparing marketing materials such as brochures and strategy statements; and editing various in- house written pieces, including op-eds and grant applications and proposals.

Traveler's USA Notebook (August 1996-present) Editor. Duties at this Web-based travel magazine include writing, editing, Web page construction and maintenance, posting.

Magazine Retailer (Nov. 1995-Nov. 2001) Editor. Duties included strategic planning, budgeting, working with the art director, photo and article assigning, editing, copyediting, cover planning and shepherding the issue through production.

Ahead Publishing (June 1992 to Mar. 1994). I began here as managing editor of Events USA, a glossy consumer travel publication. The magazine morphed into a newsletter. I then became m.e. of the successor newsletter, The What's Ahead Report. It alerted readers to "advance" information in such fields as travel, technology, emerging businesses, real estate, health & fitness and trends.
Additional background includes SoHo editorship at Wideband; consulting editorships with SoundWave and Home Video; contributing editorships with Popular Photography, Camera Arts and Modern HiFi & Music; and service as editor and associate editor at Lopez Publications.


References on request

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