Gwen Swanson

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Orlando, Florida
University Of Central Florida
History Of Architecture, Gardening, Environmentalism
  • Gwen has ghostwritten over 1,000 lifestyle articles for small businesses.
  • She wrote home technical manuals for luxury mansions in Aspen and was on-site during the construction processes.
  • In her free time, she enjoys re-finishing secondhand wooden furniture and creating her own DIY decor.


Gwen has been writing professionally for four years, starting shortly after graduating from college. She studied history in school but diverged from that path to explore technical writing and marketing for a luxury home-building company. During her years as a contract writer, her expertise in construction and history melded with her interest in architecture and interior design. Since then, she's focused on home- and lifestyle-related topics through her position at House Digest.


In the fall of 2019, Gwen graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and a minor in anthropology. After attaining this degree, she earned additional certifications in marketing, SEO techniques, and Google Analytics and took on two simultaneous internships while working full-time.
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