Carol Adler, MFA
1111 East Brown Road Suite 230
Mesa, Arizona 85203
Tel - 480-452-9183
Fax – 480-499-6046
Skype - dandelionbooks
PUBLISHER, PROFESSIONAL WRITER, ENTREPRENEUR; Editor; Ghost Writer; Wordsmith; College Instructor: English Composition, General English, Creative Writing and Literature
March, 2000 - Present: President/CEO, Dandelion
Enterprises, Inc., Professional Writing Services
Freelance ghostwriting, book doctoring, editing services; also provides book writing services for a premier New York ghostwriting agency
March, 2000 – Present: President and Founder, Dandelion Books, LLC
Administer a traditional full service publishing company offering the latest on-demand production and delivery technologies; perform or sub-contract diverse publishing and writing services for select clientele
August 2015 - Present: Board Chair, Nova Institute of Technology
Participate in management and administration of a cutting-edge technology company that develops and licenses technologies for remediating and permanently removing environmental toxins.
January, 2000-2011: Officer & Statutory Agent, Arizona Society for Professional Hypnosis, www.hypnosisaz.com
Fulfilled secretarial duties (4 years); wrote ASPH Systems Manual; administered all corporate tasks & supervised financial and secretarial activities
January 2012-Current: Emeritus Member, ASPH; Permanent Member, Executive Board, www.hypnosisaz.com
Serves as ASPH Executive Board & Member consultant
September, 1998 – February, 2000: President and Co-Founder, PenArt Productions, Inc.
Develop e-commerce-based global business offering full services for writers, including marketing, distribution and fulfillment; manage all US operations
July, 1999 – March, 2000: Vice President and Director of Public Relations, Mother Nature’s Farms, Inc., a composting and environmental awareness business in the Hudson Valley area of New York State
Develop educational and public awareness materials; conduct market research for business expansion; write and edit business copy; develop data bank of material about sustainable industries, organic farming, health issues related to toxic waste management, etc.
October, 1996-February, 1998: Director of Publications, Media and Education, TriNeuroGenics, Inc.
Ghostwrite all books, write all PR and related marketing materials, administer all details concerning the publishing and marketing of the books and Dennis Kelly’s Six Steps to the Fountain of Youth rejuvenation/human potential program.
1992 - 1998: Senior Vice President, American Wellness Association; Principal and Director of Public Relations, VitaChek, Inc.
Develop all educational, marketing and motivational materials for AWA, in conjunction with the VitaChek, a patented scientific wellness measuring and tracking system.
1995 - 1997: Director of Special Projects, 21ST CENTURY TELEVISION INTERNATIONAL, West Palm Beach, Florida.
Initiate and develop television programs and marketing campaigns for the wellness and self-improvement industries; develop written materials, business plans, pro formas, brochures, media kits, Internet copy, etc.; write and edit general corporate materials.
1991 - 1992: Teacher, CREATIVE TEACHING SERVICES, Seminole and Juno Beach, FL.
Teach English Composition, creative writing, philosophy and humanities, demonstrate light/sound NeuroTechnology devices for South Florida private schools.
1988 - 89: Associate, SMART SERVICES, INC., Palm Beach, FL.
Co-administer business for a public relations agency; write copy, etc.
1988: Poet-in-Residence, PALM BEACH COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM, West Palm Beach, FL.
Introduce poetry and poetry writing to the Palm Beach County School System.
1987 - 88: NORTHWOOD UNIVERSITY, West Palm Beach, FL.
Teach English Composition, Remedial English, English Usage and English Literature, four-year university
1987 - 89: STATE OF FLORIDA CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS, CORRECTIONAL
INSTITUTION, Lantana, FL, GLADES CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION, Belle Glade, FL.
Teach Creative Writing
1986 - 87: MONTGOMERY, SEARCY & DENNEY, INC., ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW, West Palm Beach, FL
Edit and write copy, develop corporate brochure, edit Robert Montgomery’s weekly newspaper
1963 - 87: UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER, NAZARETH COLLEGE OF ROCHESTER, HARLEY SCHOOL OF ROCHESTER, PITTSFORD-MENDON HIGH SCHOOL, MONROE COUNTY
LIBRARIES, STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER, JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF ROCHESTER, MONROE COUNTY AREA OF NEW YORK STATE.
Poetry Editor - The Jewish Ledger, Jewish Roots, Menorah; Editor - "Apples and Oranges"; Free Lance Staff Writer - Rochester Women; Editor; Free Lance Writer; Writer-in-Residence; Teacher; Consultant; Wordsmith; and Workshop Leader.
PUBLICATIONS: (SAMPLES AND LIST UPON
VERMONT COLLEGE OF NORWICH UNIVERSITY
MFA Degree in Creative
ESSENTIAL HYPNOTHERAPY & SOURCE INTEGRATION THERAPY (Robert J. O’Connor, CHt)
Phoenix & Mesa, AZ
Certified Hypnotherapist & Source Integration
UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER
Graduate Audit Student - Philosophy, English Literature
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Ann Arbor, MI
A.B. - Philsophy & Religion, Creative Writing, Near Eastern
Undergraduate Work - Near Eastern and Judaic
Ordained Minister, Certified Spiritual Healer, Certified Earth Steward - International Assembly of Spiritual Healers and Earth Steward Congregations