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August 2006 - present Scripts for Machigai Podcast, weekly ten-minute English study program for Japanese. Program consists of humorous skits to present selected points about English. (Also record, edit, and produce podcast)
 May 2006

Book, Sono Eigo, Tsuujimasen, Daiwa Shobo, Tokyo. Book contains both English and Japanese. Collects expanded versions of 77 Machigai columns.

 May 2005

Book, Nihonjin no Eigo Iimachigai (Mistakes that Japanese Make in Spoken English), ALC Publishing, Tokyo. Published in Japanese translation only. Explains a number of humorous English mistakes made by Japanese on ALC's Standard Speaking Test (SST), how they sound to a native English speaker, and how to correct them.

April 2003–
Weekly column, Machigai, for Mainichi Weekly. Each column explains a mistake that many Japanese make in English, based on my own observations and research (giving my students quizzes to see how many of them make certain mistakes).
June 2001-January 2008 Asia View, newsletter for students of University of Maryland University College Asia. Wrote, designed, and edited newsletter in InDesign 2.0 on Mac OS X.
May - December 2001 Web Site Content Manager, Nippon Digital Communications, Tokyo, Japan. Wrote news stories for Web site based on Web research.
May 1999 -
April 2001
Communications Manager/Editor, Tokyo American Club, Tokyo, Japan. Edited 64-page members' magazine and many other information vehicles for members, making extensive use of MSWord 2000 and PageMaker 6.5 on Windows 98. Magazine responsibilities included writing some articles, assigning and editing articles, determining placement of in-house and outside ads, trimming articles for space, and preparing materials to be sent to production company.
1986-2000 Founder and Director, Society of International Friendship. Organized and run club devoted to international issues and communication. Wrote, edited, and laid out quarterly newsletter, Satellite, using PageMaker 6.0 on Macintosh Performa 578. Created World Wide Web site of newsletter articles and organizational information.

Freelance Writer, Tokyo Classified (now known as Metropolis). Wrote seven articles of about 500 words each, mostly biographies of prominent Japanese, past and present.


Freelance Writer, Eye-Ai. Articles:


Pink Lady interview

Akebono interview

1995-1999 The Asian Marylander, newsletter for students of University of Maryland University College Asia. Wrote, designed, and edited newsletter in PageMaker on Windows NT.
1992-1993 Freelance Writer/Editor
  • Articles on Yokota Base and proofreading of articles for the Hiragana Times, 1992-93
  • Reviews and summaries of English-language books for Tuttle-Mori Agency, a subsidiary of Charles E. Tuttle, for translation into Japanese, 1992-93

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