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    I admit it, I am a Compulsive Proofreader. If there's a typo on a 15 page menu, I will instinctively and intuitively find it. I decided to take "my curse" and turn it into "a blessing" by starting a Proofreading Service and have termed myself "ProofreadingDiva." Happily, one of the things I love to do in this life is read, primarily sci-fi fantasy, historical novels and inspirational stories. I have over 30 years experience in various types of businesses with a focus on sales and marketing. For a sales professional, communication is the primary skill required, and verbal and written communication skills are equally important. Therefore I mastered both. For 8 years I sold advertising in a tourist guide (in the great city of Baltimore, Maryland). Many of my clients were small "Mom and Pop" businesses so I actually designed their ads and wrote their ad copy for them. I also participated in writing and proofreading the editorial material, laying out the publication and then I coordinated the placement of over 150 various-sized ads. This project really honed and refined my proofreading skills, and I drove the designer and the printer crazy with my obsession with perfection! I have a 14 year old son, Ryan, who is the light of my life! I presently live in a rural area of Western Maryland with my son, husband, two dogs and 4 birds (it gets a little noisy around here at times!). My ultimate goal is to move back to Baltimore's Inner Harbor when Ryan graduates from High School in 4 1/2 years. I am so looking forward to condo-living, back in the "civilized" world - no riding lawn mowers or massive (weed) gardens to contend with, somebody else to shovel the snow and take care of the trash pick-up, and cool shopping options right around the corner!
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