I'm an all-round writer, editor, journalist, re-writer, interviewer and proofreader. As well as writing articles, manuals, sales letters, reviews, CV's, complaints letters and interviews I have also written a few screenplays and am currently working on a novel. Whatever your needs, I can find you the right words.
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I have an Honours degree in English literatue and have been writing and editing professionally for ten years.
My first published works were restaurant reviews, which led to reviews of theatre, comedy and music in the local press, as well as a few feature articles. During that time I was also writing and editing sales letters and training manuals, as well as any other odd jobs that the publishing company I worked in decided to throw my way.
I then spent four years as the writer, editor and photographer of a visitors' guidebook to my hometown, called Edinburgh: The Capital Guide, which received a very nice five-star review on Amazon.co.uk.
After that I spent three years writing and editing a trade magazine for the Scottish transport industry. In my three years as editor, the magazine's annual revenue more than doubled and it became the publishers' flagship title.
Part of that job included sifting through and editing press releases for print, so I know exactly how to get something in a publication - and how to get in the best possible comments about your company or product.
I am currently the editor of a recently launched sport and lifestyle magazine for football professionals in the UK, which regularly includes interviews with some of the biggest names in the sport.
In amongst all that, I've been writing a novel as well as some scripts (including one which took second prize in a 2005 BBC scriptwriting competition) and a whole load of other bits and pieces, including...
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