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Bruce Zielsdorf
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Attended University of Oklahoma
Lives in Fort Worth, TX
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I'm updating my biographical info... Here's hoping you find it of interest.
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Ken - Thanks for adding me to your Google account... And FYI, I recently launched my book website: www.greencardsoldier.com. You can download the prologue to my historical adventure novel – Green Card Soldier – for free directly from the website.
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I've enhance my novel's Pinterest presence with new boards. Please check it out and tell me what you think. Thanks! http://www.pinterest.com/brucezielsdorf/
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Please take a moment to view my book-inspired images pinned to Pinterest at http://www.pinterest.com/brucezielsdorf/green-card-soldier-highlights/. I’m hoping to launch “Green Card Soldier” in January… Thanks for the continued support!
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FYI, I recently launched my book website: www.greencardsoldier.com. You can download the prologue to my historical adventure novel – Green Card Soldier – for free directly from the website.
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I’ve launched my book website: www.greencardsoldier.com. You can download the prologue to my historical adventure novel for free directly from the website.
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I hope you find these insights of value during this time of reflection and quiet celebration...
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The artistic team at publisher Hellgate Press reveals my book cover art. Closing in on January launch. Enjoy and thanks for the support! I hope you like it on Facebook.
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Freelance writer
Skills
writing, photography, editing, public relations, researcher
Employment
  • Retired
    Freelance writer, 2010 - present
    Freelance writer and quality management consultant, pursuing a creative writing future in both fiction and non-fiction.
  • US Army - Fort Hood
    Public Affairs Director, 2006 - 2010
    Supervised comprehensive public affairs program at the Army's largest military post. Guided and mentored a team of media, internal and community relations professionals. Maintained effective working relationships with local, regional and national print, broadcast media and national publishers. Conducted liaison with Total Army public affairs practitioners, local commanders and community leaders. Advised senior military members; local, state, and regional government officials; business and industry leaders; and veterans’ organizations on Department of Army mission. Developed innovative solutions to acquire manpower, train office staff members, and ensure appropriate recognition of subordinates.
  • US Army-New York Branch
    Public Affairs Chief, 1996 - 2006
    Directed comprehensive public information and community relations activities. Maintained effective working relationships with print, broadcast media and national publishers. Developed news releases, radio and television scripts, feature articles, personal appearances, news conferences, editorial boards, exhibits and brochures. Conducted liaison with Total Army public affairs practitioners and commanders. Advised senior military members; local, state, and regional government officials; business and industry leaders; and veterans’ organizations on Department of Army mission. Planned, directed and coordinated special events, ceremonies, tours, and other activities. Performed other duties as required. Developed innovative solutions to acquire manpower, train office staff members, and ensure appropriate recognition of subordinates.
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Currently
Fort Worth, TX
Previously
Black River Falls, WI - New York, NY - Munich, Germany - Anderson AFB, Guam - Panama Canal Zone - Lompac, CA - Killeen, TX - Melbourne, FL - Vandenberg AFB, CA - Houston, TX - San Antonio, TX - Rome, NY
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Author, military retiree and former civil servant pursuing a creative writing career while living in North Central Texas.
Introduction
Born and raised on a dairy farm in northern Wisconsin. Attended UW-Eau Clair and earned by BA in business from Maryland's European campus in Munich. Graduate degree in Human Relations Management from OU while stationed on Guam in the Air Force. Retired last year after 15 years in Civil Service working as a Dept. of the Army public affairs practioner. Living in Fort Worth, Texas and writing trash dime store novels.
Bragging rights
For almost 40 years, I worked as a journalist, newspaper editor and PR practitioner at locations around the globe. From drafting feature stories during the Vietnam era through coverage of the Lake Placid Olympics, I’ve documented service members at work worldwide through my writing, editing and photographic skills. I served 11 years as the Army’s spokesperson in the “media capitol of the world” – New York City – and like to describe myself as a freelance writer and quality management consultant, pursuing a creative writing future in both fiction and non-fiction.
Education
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Maryland
  • Eau Clair State University, WI
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