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  Gillian Bagwell
Professional/Personal Overview
  Writer and editor, adept at completing projects on deadline and with attention to detail. I copyedit fiction for Samhain Publishing and provide substantive editing and copyediting to freelance clients. I’m the author of three historical novels and have written much non-fiction in many areas.
Work Info
Copy Editor 2 Years
Book Author 8 Years
Writer 20 Years
Books & Literature 8 Years
Law 25 Years
Theater 20 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
25 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Samhain Publishing (11+)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
DepoSums (11+), Steve Fisher Deposition Summaries (11+), Epstein Becker & Green (1-2)
Other Work History
Founder and producing artistic director, Pasadena Shakespeare Company, 1993-2003.
More than twenty years of experience summarizing transcripts of depositions and other legal proceedings on topics that are frequently technical and complex, in litigation involving business, finance, medical issues, science and technology, labor, construction defects, intellectual property, entertainment industry, law, finance, and economics, including much testimony by expert witnesses.
Computer Skills
Word, WordPerfect, Windows 8, Microsoft Publisher
Foreign Language Skills
Some Spanish; a little French and Italian.
Actors' Equity Association, SAG/AFTRA.
Imogen Howson, Editorial Supervisor, Samhain Publishing
Heather Osborn, Editorial Director, Samhain Publishing
Bay Area Editors' Forum, Historical Novel Society, Historical Writers' Association, Romance Writers of America, Shakespeare Theatre Association
Have completed three of four courses in Professional Editing Sequence at University of California Berkeley Extension; will complete fourth course in fall 2014.
Familiar with Chicago Manual of Style and Associated Press Stylebook.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
Writing Samples  
(History in an Hour, 6/7/2014)
I wrote this article for the History in an Hour blog, as part of the commemoration of the the seventieth anniversary of the Dunkirk evacuation in World War II.