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Margie Monin Dombrowski

Compelling stories that connect and inspire


Creative writer and meticulous editor with 15 years of experience in copywriting, magazines, books and online publishing. Delivers top-notch copy for corporate clients; marketing agencies; universities; nonprofits; and consumer, trade and custom publications. New media savvy. Proficient in AP style. Not afraid of content management systems, blogging platforms, etc. Specialties: Interior Design, Architecture, Real Estate, Lifestyle

Writing samples


Cottages & Bungalows

Interiors & Sources

restaurant development + design

Montage Magazine (Montage hotels and resorts)

Laguna Beach Magazine

Newport Beach Magazine

Healthcare Design

Preserving Your Memory (Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation)

Independent Agent


The Center for Health Design


Array Architects

Harrington College of Design



Work experience


Freelance Writer, Marketing Copywriter and Editor

Craft marketing copy for businesses, including case studies, informational web content, articles, ebooks and more. 

Write feature stories on business, healthcare, commercial design, healthcare design, restaurant design and home design for trade, custom and lifestyle publications.

Contently (Content Marketing Agency)


Freelance Writer

Write thought leadership blog posts on design and event planning trends for Convene. Interviewed safety expert and wrote blog content on home automation for Cox Media.

Skyword (Content Marketing Agency)


Freelance Writer

Pitch topics and create engaging, informative blog posts for several brands: Colgate, Murphy Oil Soap,,, SolarCity and Harrington College of Design

Beckett Media/Engaged Media


Managing Editor & Freelance Editor

Copyedited, wrote articles, scouted interiors and designers, and worked with public relations contacts and freelance writers for special issues of shelter magazines: Cottages & Bungalows, Make It Organized, Outdoor Rooms and American Farmhouse Style.

Managed production schedule and edited content for three national enthusiast publications: Ultimate MMA, Action Pursuit Games and Gun World. 

Edwards Lifesciences



Proofread medical device labeling for global labeling temporary project.

Tarbell Realtors



Wrote weekly luxury real estate ads for Orange County Register, North County Times, Press Enterprise, Daily Breeze, Redlands Daily Facts and San Bernardino Sun. 

Wolters Kluwer


Editorial Assistant

Copyedited manuscripts on medical terminology and topics for nursing textbooks temporary project.

BowTie Inc./I-5 Publishing


Associate Editor, Reptiles Magazine

Wrote and copy edited articles, profile stories and captions.
Planned editorial calendar and managed production schedule.
Increased reader interaction by publishing online polls in the magazine and moderating community message board.

Metrocorp Custom Publishing


Editorial Intern

Wrote and fact-checked articles; scouted interiors and designers for Home & Garden, Elegant Wedding, New England Travel & Life, Concierge and Pennsylvania’s Official Wine and Spirits Quarterly. 

Domsky & Simon Advertising


Proofreader/Account Assistant

Proofread and suggested copy ideas for catalog copy, press releases and hang tags for Bodek and Rhodes fashion projects, Jordan Fashions bridal fashion projects and Susan G. Komen’s Philadelphia Race for the Cure. 




Copyedited hospital technology solutions web content for Siemens temporary project.

Running Press Book Publishers


Assistant to Associate Publisher

Brainstormed topics for new non-fiction titles.
Wrote and edited book jacket, Mini Kit product copy and sales copy.
Edited catalog copy for consistency with licensed brands such as Mattel, Hasbro and Burt's Bees.

California State University, Los Angeles Office for Students with Disabilities


English Tutor

Helped students with learning disabilities, some for whom English was a second language, turn average college papers into A-quality essays.


Orange Coast College


Associate of Science courses

Interior Design


Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, WordPress, Pinterest, Instagram, etc.

Style Guidelines
AP, Chicago and house style guidelines
Quark XPress
Flowing text and inputting images for magazine layouts

Basic CMS, SEO, HTML experience