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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Helen Gallagher  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: 1948 in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Gallagher lives in Glenview, Illinois and has a B. A. in Finance from Elmhurst University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gallagher has been teaching and solving problems for computer users since launching her own consulting company ''Computer Clarity'' in 1996. As a consultant, she shares her philosophy and computer confidence with clients. She wrote her book, ''Computer Ease'', in response to client requests. She trains at colleges, speaks at seminars and conferences, and wins awards for her writing and community involvement. She is published nationwide, with over 100 articles focusing on business and technology, and is a contributor to Lonely Planet's, ''The World is a Kitchen''. After a 30-year career in the corporate realm, Helen is delighted to provide computer clarity, one client at a time, and to stamp out computer illiteracy.

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Titles At Your Library

Computer Ease
ISBN: 1589398157 Publishing. 2005

"Computer Ease" is a state of mind - one you can't reach when you're frustrated. It's hard to feel like a success when your mouse won't move, you're stuck on hold with tech support, and you can't format a page margin. There isn't one magical manual for all computer problems because computing is both so broad and so specific to a user's unique needs. But there is a way to understand why computers work the way they do, and how you can gain the upper hand. "Computer Ease" shares a positive strategy and philosophy that has already helped hundreds of the author's clients. The book includes real world solutions, actual user profiles, and Helen Gallagher's unique perspective from her years of consulting with Computer Clarity. With this book, you can finally understand how to manage your files, deal with error messages, learn keyboard shortcuts, protect your computer from spyware, and realize the power of the web.

Release Your Writing:: Book Publishing, Your Way
ISBN: 1602640602 Publishing. 2007

"Release Your Writing, Book Publishing, Your Way" goes beyond "how-to" books with all the information you need, whether you have: . Written a book and not attracted a publisher. . Finished a book you need out right now, for a particular market or timely topic. . Just started writing a book and need to know how to get it to market. . Grown weary of shopping a book around to agents and publishers. . Let your manuscript languish because the publishing process seemed so intimidating. Learn strategies to get your book published, write better with your computer, and discover dozens of marketing and promotion tricks to sustain a successful book launch.

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