2004 – Present, Gail G. Collins Writer
FREELANCE WRITING HISTORY:
2016 – Wrote, edited and oversaw design format of The Story of Banyu Urip for ExxonMobil as a company product outlining technical expertise translated for broad appeal.
2013-2016 Indonesia Expat – Regular Contributor of articles with photos.
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
2012 Our Way: PNG Airlines Magazine; helped launch Lily Magazine.
2012 – Co-wrote and edited, contributed photography and oversaw graphic design and printing of a promotional book for ExxonMobil, entitled Papua New Pearls. Second in a series for Jewel Writer Duo, the charity book offers an expat view of life via story and photos.
2009- Present – Contributing Writer for lifestyle quarterly Cy-Fair/Sugar Land/Katy Magazines writing personality profiles, health, music, sports, photography and more.
2006-7 – Senior Writer for 4R Marketing, writing articles and editing books.
2010-2013 – Contracted services to Flagstaff Medical Center including: two quarterly newsletters, press releases, educational articles and newspaper features for Northern Arizona outlets.
2008 – Features Writer for Arizona Daily Sun covering business, health and leisure events.
2007-Present – Contributing Writer for lifestyle monthly Mountain Living Magazine with articles on health, art, travel and food column.
2004-5 – Completed project oversight from writing to marketing the charity book, Nigerian Gems, an HR tool for business.
EDUCATION: 1977-80 – Northern Arizona University, 3-year Honors Grad with BS in Business, Marketing.
2010 – Winter Nonfiction Contest winner: Larry, Come Out…Please
2010 – Winner of PennWriters Slogan Writing Contest
2010 – Novel Beginnings winner in Let’s Write Contest
2009 – NPR’s This I Believe: Raising Children
2008 – A Spanish Lullaby chosen for Julia Loren’s Divine Interventions: Travelers’ Tales
FREELANCE WRITER, AUTHOR, EDITOR & PHOTOGRAPHER
Gail G. Collins