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In 1993 Pat Hadley-Miller started freelancing part time while completing her degree program and working as a job-placement counselor for a nonprofit organization. In 1995, after finishing up her degree in English from Rutgers University, Pat launched into full-time freelance copyediting, proofreading, and writing. A couple years later the business was incorporated into The Write Word Inc.

Profile

Relevant Experience (Project Highlights are listed below Profile)

Freelance, 1993 to present
Copyedit or Proofread  Fiction and nonfiction books, travel publications, science, medical, and technical journal articles and materials, all manuscripts, business docs, academic press. 

In-house positions, 1986–1993
Network services assistant for nonprofit computerized library services organization. Edited and/or wrote articles for monthly technical bulletin. Helped train librarians on computers. Wrote profiles, marketing materials, and provided career consulting for clients of corporate and nonprofit job-placement organizations.

Education
University of Pennsylvania
Professional development classes in copyediting and writing 

Rutgers University
BA English, 1995. Concentration: Journalism 

Memberships
Board of Trustees, emeritus, Rutgers Alumni Association 
Editorial Freelancers Association

For Fun
Philadelphia Orchestra, Walnut Street Theatre, Broadway at the Academy.
Movies, theater, and books on my Nook.

Project Highlights

Copyediting / Proofreading

Technical Assessing Competitive Intelligence Software; The Accidental Webmaster; Pathways in Nursing; The Extreme Searcher's Handbook; The Accidental Systems Librarian; The Librarian's Internet Survival Guide; Planning for Side Effects: How Librarians Can Manage the Unintended Consequences of the Internet; Software for Indexing; Annual Review of Information Science and Technology; Naked in Cyberspace, 2nd edition; Net Crimes and Misdemeanors; Statistical Methods for the Information Professional; The Invisible Web.

History Underground Railroad; Lewis and Clark Expedition; Boardwalk Empire; Northside; Old and Historic Churches of New Jersey; Down Barnegat Bay, New Jersey.

Psychology Assorted psychology-related APA-style books.

Spiritual Sacred Portals of the Mind: A Soul's Journey to Inner Knowing.

Travel-Related Gold Guide travel books from 2000 to present (USA and international; currently working on 2018 books).

Business Succeeding as a Super Busy Parent; Work Smart and Succeed; Super Searchers Make It On Their Own; Information Professional's Guide to Career Development Online; Business Statistics on the Web; Internet Prophets; numerous financial services books in addition to those listed; comprehensive manuals and handbooks.

University Press Topics include history, theater, sociology, psychology, philosophy, sports, religion, and women's issues.

 

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