Who am I?
Hi. I’m “Alley”, aka Pat Hauldren. I want to be your best office personnel, whether for a one-time job or a continual, recurring process, I’d like you to consider me for that job.
What have I done?
I am a retired Quality Assurance Manager. I’ve spent 35 years in the electronic and production industry with companies like Raytheon, T.I., Tandy Electronics, Alliance Data, etc. In that time, I’ve written Quality Manuals, procedures for testing, inspecting, and assembling, trained in SPC, testing, inspecting, and assembling as well as developed and presented material to various departments using data analysis and SPC. Many of our companies were ISO 9000 compliant and often dealt with military standards.
As you can see, gathering data, data analysis and reporting are some of my strengths. Others are pattern recognition and sorting, data presentation, and just about anything you might need in the way of organization and presentation in today’s business environment.
What I do now
Today, I write and/or have published speculative fiction, articles, poems, Japanese Noh Dramas, and short stories.
I teach writing both online and live, most recently at the DFW Writers’ Conference, the North Texas Speculative Fiction Workshop, and the Frisco Writers’ Group, and the Tarrant County College. I’ve even taught writing in The Netherlands, in Amsterdam and The Hague.
I’m also a freelance writer and editor. In addition to her freelance editing at EditAlley.com, I’m a part-time book editor and copy editor at Cyberwizard Productions. I contribute regularly to online media such as Beacon-News.com, North Texas eNews, RattleandHumSports.com, and Examiner.com as the Fort Worth Writing Examiner, the Dallas Speculative Fiction Examiner, the Dallas Women’s Sports Examiner, the Fort Worth Hockey Examiner and the national SyFy Examiner. I’ve also contributed to FYI Television and various local newsletters.
I’m the coordinator of the Frisco Writers Group and co-founder and coordinator of the North Texas Speculative Fiction Workshop. I’m a past board member and newsletter editor of the DFW Writers’ Workshop and the North Texas Romance Writers. I’m is also a member of the Writers’ Guild of Texas and the Coppell Writers Group and I moderate several online writers’ groups.
I live in North Texas with my husband, three dogs, and currently thirteen cats. You can find out more about me at pathauldren.com
I’m available for workshops, blogging, and speaking engagements online and worldwide. You can reach me by leaving a reply below, using our Contact page, or email at EditAlley @ gmail.com (no spaces) or leave a message at 1-214-444-8916.