Sally Kalotra

Freelance Travel Writer & Creative Writer

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Location:United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/sallykalotra
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Sally F. Kalotra

Talented and Creative Professional Writer and Editor

Work Experience:

Writer:

Published 16 short stories and 2 poems in Visions of Voices anthology and 1 story in The Washington Review.

Administrative and Financial Officer, American Advertising.

Performing all administrative duties in small advertising company.

Educator:

President and Head Tutor, A+ Educational Services.

Teaching Word Processing, English as a Second Language, Creative Writing, Spanish, Language Arts and other subjects to small groups and individuals.

Editing and Administrative:

Medical and Legal Secretary, WordProcessor for ConTemporaries and other agencies.

Edited newsletters and reports for Insurance Companies, Legal and Medical Offices and the National Institutes of Health.

Instructed co-workers and supervisors in Word Processing, Graphics and other software programs.

Did varied administrative work as required, using all office equipment and many software programs including WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, Windows, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and a number of Internet browsers.

Worked two to twelve-month positions primarily in medical and legal
settings including the National Institutes of Health.

Skills:

Long-term experience and skill in creative writing; editor-in-chief of school newspaper.

Accurate spelling and editing skills.

Proficiency with MS Office, WordPerfect, and many other computer applications.

Keyboarding and word processing speed 60-70 words per minute.

Proficiency with English language including spelling, proofreading, and editing.

Speaking and writing Spanish and some Hindi Language.

Ability to perform most office tasks including dictation, scheduling, printing, creating documents and reports, filing, copying, mailing, collating, scheduling, planning travel and events, scanning, and handling multiple phone lines and other equipment.

Willingness and ability to learn new skills, equipment and programs quickly and to teach them to others.

Excellent people skills; ability to understand clients' and coworkers problems and needs.

Writer Workshops:

Sheridan Technical College 2012-2015

Indian Rocks Library 2011

Martin Luther King Library 1993-1995

Published more than 12 short stories in Visions of Voices Anthology

Published excerpt of story in The Washington Review

Education:

Instructional Technology, Fairmont State College.

Bachelor of Science, University of Maryland - College Park, MD.

Master of Arts in Reading Education, Trinity College (now Trinity University),
Washington, DC.
Skills (2) Rating
Travel Writing
Creative Writing