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Ruth E. Thaler-Carter
Works at "I can write about anything!" TM
Attended Brighton High School (Rochester, NY); Indiana University; University of MO-St. Louis; University of MO-Columbia
Lives in Rochester, NY
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The early-bird registration rate for "Be a Better Freelancer™-Take it to the 10th!" is almost here: July 31. This 10th annual conference of Communication Central is a goldmine of information, advice and resources for current and aspiring freelancers in almost any profession! For details, go to: http://bit.ly/1CG7nn9
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Happy new year, all! I'm a full-time freelance writer, editor, proofreading and presenter (www.writerruth.com). I edit mss. for a couple of magazines, a law firm, a PR firm, a couple authors and more; write, edit and desktop-produce newsletters for organizations, nonprofits and businesses; write for Copyediting newsletter, among other publications; teach a class on "Basics of Editing & Proofreading" for a local writers' center and various professional organizations; and am active in the Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA), American Copy Editors Society (ACES) and several other professional groups. I also host an annual conference for freelancers (www.communication-central.com).
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Freelance writer/editor
Employment
  • "I can write about anything!" TM
    Freelance writer/editor, present
  • St. Louis Argus Newspaper, Washington University, R&D Mexico Magazine, American National Metric Council, DC General Hospital and more
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Rochester, NY
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Rochester, NY - Bloomington, IN; St. Louis, MO; Washington, DC; Baltimore, MD
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Freelance writer/editor/proofreader/DTPer/speaker
Education
  • Brighton High School (Rochester, NY); Indiana University; University of MO-St. Louis; University of MO-Columbia
  • Indiana University
    Comparative Lit, Journalism, 1971 - 1973
  • U of Missouri-St. Louis
    French, 1975 - 2000
  • U of Missouri-Columbia
    Journalism grad school/Ford Fellow, 1978 - 1979
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Female
I have known Kathy Palokoff for many years and have always admired her commitment to quality, her tenacity in getting a job done right and her perspectives on customer service from both sides of the equation - understanding what the customer needs and wants, and helping clients serve those customers more effectively, efficiently and energetically. Her business sense is on-target, and her involvement in community organizations is equally impressive.
Public - 3 months ago
reviewed 3 months ago
The people at the CVS on N. Winton are very helpful; much preferable to dealing with the mail-order "service" of CVS. Someone might want to update the Google street view with a photo of the actual store, now that it's been completed and open for service for quite awhile!
Quality: GoodAppeal: GoodService: Good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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