Book indexing is one of those best-kept secrets. So I didn’t get to be a ballerina or a cowgirl when I grew up, but hey, I get paid to read books!
How I got here:
Master of Arts in philosophy, Cornell University
Master of Arts in philosophy, State University of New York at Albany
Bachelor of Arts in philosophy and mathematics, State University of New York at Albany
Editor, Office of Publications Services, Cornell University, 1990–1993
“50, Count ’Em, 50,” in Marketing Your Indexing Services, 3rd ed.
“Schmoozing 101, or Marketing by Word of Mouth,” in Marketing Your Indexing Services, 3rd ed.
“If a Tree Falls in the Forest: Indexing Philosophy Books,” in Index It Right! Advice from the Experts, vol. 1
I really did want to be a ballerina.
My favorite sentence is "Cream together the butter and sugar."
I’m great at Scrabble.
I walked around on a broken leg for 2 weeks before realizing it was broken.
I’m a terrible swimmer. [Not any more! I took lessons.]
I’ve identified 267 bird species.
I can knit with my eyes closed.