Some Recent Articles

As well as helping out businesses with things like press releases and brochures, I also write for a few publications. With April just around the corner, many people will soon be thinking of spring cleaning, home DIY and house hunting. If you’re thinking about moving to the Edinburgh area, the ESPC is a great place to start. I have a few articles in their Premier Living Magazine this month – great for home style ideas and features on some wonderful properties. http://www.espc.com/premierliving The Daily Record also do a homes supplement called Stylish Homes which is packed full of tips on things like replacing windows and landscaping the garden. You can usually read the latest edition through the newspaper’s website. http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/interactive-publications/ Of course, after writing all about high tech bathrooms, fantastic extensions and stylish furniture I now want to do it all myself… maybe I’ll just start with the Spring clean first!

Stop Procrastinating & Start Writing

If you’ve been given the job of updating the company blog or newsletter even just knowing where to start can feel intimidating. We are all experts at putting things off. When a task looms large in our heads, it can sometimes feel easier to just ignore it and do something easier instead. All writers procrastinate. […]

How to Write Headlines

A quick heads up on why the words at the top matter. Headline writing is a true art form. Armed with just a few well chosen words you can convey a great deal within a matter of seconds. It’s no surprise then that with so much riding on headlines a lot of thought goes into their […]

My Top Writing Hates

Writing for a living can be very rewarding. Every day you create something new; bringing new ideas to life. But EVERYONE has little bugbears about their profession and writing is no exception. Now it goes without saying that I love what I do… but every so often I feel the need to count to ten. […]