Ploeger, Katherine (M.)

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PLOEGER, Katherine (M.)

PLOEGER, Katherine (M.). American, b. 1955. Genres: Education, Writing/Journalism. Career: Travel agent in San Carlos, CA, 1979; Timesavers, San Carlos, member of administrative support staff, 1979-81; TAB Products Co., Palo Alto, CA, training coordinator, 1984; Stanford University, Stanford, CA, administrative assistant, 1984-91; San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA, adjunct instructor in English, 1994; Chapman University, Modesto Center, Modesto, CA, lecturer in English, 1995-. Castlee Publications, travel writer, 1980-88; Old World Gift Shoppe, owner and operator, 1988-91; Ploeger's Services, owner and operator, 1999-. California State University, Stanislaus, lecturer, 1995-; Valley Commercial College, adjunct instructor, 1995; Modesto Junior College, adjunct instructor, 1994-98. Conference speaker; workshop leader; curriculum designer. Publications: Character Workshop, 1994, 2nd ed, 1999; Plot Workshop, 1994, 2nd ed, 1999; Brainstorming Workshop, 1995, 2nd ed, 1999; Basic Writer's Toolkit, 1995; Writer's Toolkit, 1995; Simplified Paragraph Skills, 1999; Simplified Essay Skills, 2000. Author of booklets and self-published materials. Contributor to periodicals. Address: c/o Contemporary Publishing, 4255 West Touhy Ave., Lincolnwood, IL 60712, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]