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Catherine Girczyc

EXPERIENCE


  • ​Western Union Business Solutions, Manager, Technical Communications, 2016 on.
  • Western Union Business Solutions, Senior Technical Writer, August 2012 on.
  • Western Union Business Solutions, Technical Writer, Vancouver, 2010-2012. 
  • Freelance consulting, Technical Writing education, July 2011 on.
  • Healthlink BC, QA Lead (Technical Writer), Burnaby, 2009 to May 2010.
  • The Research House, Business Plan, Vancouver.
  • The Navigator Fund, Communications Briefings, Vancouver. 
  • The Collector (TV series) Website, Story Consultant.
  • Just Cause (TV series), Segue and Synopsis Writer.
  • DMG (TV series) Synopses, Publicity Writer.
  • Publicdebate.ca, Issues Writer.
  • Wells Communications, Publicity Writer various.
  • Alberta Health, Ministerial Correspondence Writer.
  • HDC Consultants, Technical Writer.
  • Dynacor Inc., Business Writer/Editor.
  • Edmonton Research Park, Business Writer/Editor. 
  • Audesyn Inc., Technical Editor.
  • Private consulting – edited M.Eng and Doctoral theses in Computer Engineering. 
Technical Writing
Other Writing and Teaching
  • On an occasional basis, teaches technical & business writing for Vancouver Community College (VCC) in their Saturday program. Courses taught: Project Management for Technical Writers, Copyediting, Online Documentation, Industrial Report Writing, and User Manuals. High student evaluations received.
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic Uni: Writing for Television 
  • STC West Coast,  2013 + 2017 How to use MadCap Flare.
  • The Collector (TV series) Website, Story Consultant.
  • Just Cause (TV series), Segue and Synopsis Writer.
Creative Writing
TELEVISION WRITING

TRUE PULP MURDERStory Consultant
CANWEST GLOBAL TV
13 Episodes-3 as writer
Make Believe Media  Producer: Lynn Booth
Release: 1 Sept 2007

THE COLLECTOR IIIWriter
CHUM TV
Ep. 3-4: Vampire 
No Equal Ent. Showrunners: Jon Cooksey & Ali Marie Matheson
Release: 31 Jan 2006

COMMANDER’S LOGWriter
Ep.s 5 & 6 Doc & Boom
Cyrano Productions Producer  Craig Bowlsby
 2005-2012

THE COLLECTOR IIWriter
CHUM TV
Ep. 2-02: Ufologist 
No Equal Ent. Showrunners: Jon Cooksey & Ali Marie Matheson
Release: 15 Jan 2005

JUST CAUSEWriter (Story)
PAX TV, W Network
Ep. 114: Dream House
Prod: Val Stefoff & Rhonda Baker& Minds Eye Pictures
Showrunner: Jacqueline Zambrano
Release: 2 Feb 2003

BAND ON THE RUNWriter – 2 episodes
TVOntario
Grade 7: Glam Band 
Grade 8: Birdland
Story Editor: Bill Pasnak
Prod: Brian Murphy
Release 2000

SCI SQUAD CADETWriter
TVOntario/Discovery
Grade 4: Episodes 1&2
Prod: Brian Murphy
Story Editor: Bill Pasnak
​Release: 1999

BILLY THE CAT Writer
NOA Animation 
“Eau de Junkyard”
Prod: Herve Bedard
Story Editor: Judy Valyi
Release: 1 Sept 2001

CYBERSIX Episode 12 Writer
NOA/TMS Animation 
“Dust to Dust” or “Terra”
Prod: Herve Bedard
Story Editor: Barry Whittaker
Release: 1 Oct 1999

ESPRESSO WriterCBC Radio
Prod: Martin Fishman
Vanishing Point 1991 








POETRY & SHORT STORIES

2017 The Vancouver Sci-Fi Anthology published by Reality Skimming Press features my story "Night Market" 
To purchase "Night Market" link to Amazon.

TESSERACTS 20 Compostela Anthology is now available as an Amazon Exclusive. Two of my poems are published in this prestigious anthology edited by Spider Robinson and James Alan Gardner.

You can view the link here.

Released in Print in Canada September 11, 2017.
USA Print: October 9, 207.

Short Story "The Cup"​ in Polar Borealis Magazine, 2016. 
Go to http://polarborealis.ca and click on
 “Current/Back Issues” in the header, 
then scroll  to the link to Issue #2.

Previously: twenty poems and five short stories have been published in science fiction markets and other literary markets including Wascana Review, Antigonish Review, Edges and ON SPEC Magazine





THEATRICAL WRITING

  • DEAD SLOW (with T. Crighton) produced & a hit of the Edmonton Fringe Festival 1993.
  • FOLDED SPACE produced as part of the ConText 91 Science Fiction Convention 1991. Also produced as part of the Edmonton Fringe Festival 1991
  • RHEA an M.F.A. thesis play professional workshop by Northern Light Theatre 1988.
  • LONE SHARK published by Spintrian Press, Regina 1989 after performances at the Edmonton ConText 89 Science Fiction Convention 1989 & at the Edmonton Fringe Festival 1987.
  • ISLANDARY PHYSICS produced at the University of Alberta Drama Dept 1986.
  • RHINESTONES produced at the University of Alberta Drama Dept 1985.