An interest in always learning something new has motivated me to acquire a variety of skills over the years. They range from word processing, data entry, office management, interior architecture and design, dressmaking, jewelry making and design, and pastry arts. I am also the current owner of an e-commerce retail business called Texana Western Shop (www.texanawesternshop.com) and former owner of a trade paperback book publishing company. I have experience in editing, book design, marketing and writing book reviews.
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I enjoy doing...
I can provide the following services: custom accessory design, word processing, data entry, editing, book design, research, fiction writing, and story development.
As a book publisher, I've appeared on NPR, was interviewed by local newspapers and acquired the art of getting free publicity.
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Texana Western Shop
2013 - Present
Owner of an e-commerce retail business, www.texanawesternshop.com, featuring a collection of my handmade contemporary, southwestern, ethnic, spiritual jewelry and accessories.
2000 - 2003
Published 20 fiction and non-fiction trade paperback books
• Reviewing manuscripts
• Interior book design and layout
• Cover design
• Designing and maintaining...
1994 - 1998
Freelance Pastry Chef
Catered private and corporate functions throughout New York City. Responsibilities included: baking, food preparation, menu development, delivery, set-up, clean-up,...
New York University Wagner School of Public Serv.
1989 - 1993
Responsibilities included: processing applications, maintaining student database and files, responding to requests for application information, mailing notifications of admission status,...
Academy of Art University
Hunter College of the City University of New York
BA Communication Sciences