Spotlight On Author Kathryn Esplin-Oleski

You are invited to a live chat with Kathryn Esplin-Oleski on Thursday March 04, 2010 at 9PM ET.  The chat will last for one hour, ending at 10 PM ET.

I will post the official chat post on Wednesday evening. If you cannot make it to the chat but would like to ask Kathryn a question, you can ask it on the official post.  See you there.

Kathryn Esplin-Oleski has been an active member of the Gather community since Jan 15, 2006.  Kathryn has a stong background in freelance writing and has worked with many national newspapers and magazines. She is currently working on her new novel.

Current: ESL Tutor, freelance writer, fiction writer

A Gather article of hers on blended families was published later in 2009 in a book by Gale Publishing, part of Cengage Learning.

Previous:, member editor, Gather Essentials: Writing, Wednesday. (volunteer member position). Was also hired to write some specific articles.

Book reviewer: Amazon Vine Program, Vine Voice

Book reviewer, Montreal Gazette

Arts Reporter, The Globe and Mail

Political reporter, Ogden Standard Examiner, (from Washington, D.C)

Staff writer, senior editor and features editor for Digital News Publishing, Inc. (IDG)

Freelanced for Newsweek

IDG, SunWorld Online

Wrote a 200 page database manual for The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy (Harvard-MIT affiliated)

Freelanced for PCWorld

Wrote end user manuals on database systems for clients

Copyedited "Raggett on HTML 4.0, Second Edition" by Dave Raggett, Jenny Lam et al published by Addison-Wesley Longman

Worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass. at the W3C. Laboratory for Computer Science in marketing communications and press relations

Freelanced stories for Belmont Citizen Herald

Substitute teacher, grades K-8

Tutoring ESL students in English

Freelance writing, tech articles

Freelance writing, fiction writing; Fiction published in Pieceworks, a small literary magazine

Kathryn Esplin-Oleski