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Minda Zetlin in Ireland Minda Zetlin has more than 15 years' experience as an author, speaker and journalist. She specialized in business management and technology, and excels at explaining complex matters in terms everyone can understand.   In addition, she has published pieces on a wide range of general-interest topics, as well as personal essays and fiction. 

Her latest book, Telecommuting for Dummies, is an easy-to-read yet comprehensive guide to working away from the office. It's filled with profiles of telecommuters who share their work-at-home secrets, as well as tips for everything from selling your boss on the idea of telecommuting to setting up a home office to making sure to stay on the fast track.

She's also the author of two books that taught business managers how to cope with the year 2000 computer problem, and helped create the near non-event everyone hoped for. Her first book The Computer Time Bomb (Amacom 1997) was translated for publication in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Her second book, Surviving the Computer Time Bomb (Amacom 1999) gained widespread media attention and led to several appearances on national television, as well as countless radio and local TV appearances.

She has contributed to such magazines as Nation's Business, Cosmopolitan, Games, Success, New York and Management Review. Minda is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, ASJA.  She spent two years covering technology in emerging markets for the web magazine Other Voices.  She is currently a regular contributor to Office.com.  Her fiction has appeared in the literary magazines Trellis, Ellipsis and Unknowns.

She holds a BA from the University of Iowa, Phi Beta Kappa, and an MA in writing from New York University. She has worked as a full-time writer since 1985. Before that, she wrote and edited various magazines at Miller Freeman publications in New York City.

She lives in Woodstock, New York with her husband Bill Pfleging, a large number of computers and three cats.

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