Jacci Howard Bear (also known as Jacqueline Howard on Google+) is a freelance graphic designer, writer, and artist who has been writing about and teaching desktop publishing for almost two decades.
Although it wasn't part of her formal job description and not her field of study in college (that was Business Administration), Jacci took on numerous small and large design and publishing projects for civilian and military employers. This on-the-job training laid the groundwork for her later freelance work in desktop publishing and graphic design.
During the 1990s Jacci wrote, designed, and published a small magazine about desktop publishing, and she co-founded the FidoNet INK echo and AusTINK, both graphic design-related groups. Her personal portfolio includes design and/or writing credit for a history book, a software manual, logos, club and marketing newsletters, postcards, brochures and other marketing materials for small businesses and individuals.
She is also an artist who enjoys combining traditional and digital craft and page layout techniques to create greeting cards, books, decorations, and other creative printing projects.
From Jacci Howard Bear:
Whether you do desktop publishing for fun or profit, and regardless of your current skills, I aim to provide information, advice, and resources to help you become more successful and thoroughly enjoy this type of computer use.