A versatile writer with a high standard of English Ė Derek knows when to be colloquial and informal. He writes stories to make your products perform, services sizzle and marketing magnificent!
Local Availability: UK and Europe; the World.
Based in the ancient Abbey town of Sherborne - in beautiful Dorset, SW England...
I have over 30 years experience of feature writing; editing; proofreading; copywriting and rewriting.
In world health, health education and promotion, international development and higher education.
Freelance journalist and copywriter for local, regional, national and overseas publications and businesses.
Writing features, ads, brochures and website copy.
Fiction: prize winning short story writer; broadcast on radio and published in numerous magazines.
Drama: plays performed at festivals and fringe venues in London, England and Wales.
I can provide sketches and dramatic presentations to enliven conferences, celebrations, and private and public meetings.
Serious and tricky topics Ė such as mental health and debt -
are approached in an enjoyable, interactive, informative and memorable way.
I'm happy to work with national and overseas clients - and travel as appropriate.
Iíve often written on topics I initially knew every little about: eg wooden floor restoration, satellite technology and corporate governance. When I can understand what makes your business special - your customers certainly will!
nb: I do have a science (biology and ecology) background but avoid writing material related to AI, IT, tech and apps..
I specialise in writing that is easy to read, different and fun..
Iíll make the complex readable and understandable -
in plain straightforward English when appropriate;
spiced with life and zip when you and the job so require.
So allow me to tell your story. Iíll make it as simple as possible, but... not too simple.
Do call me today for a chat about your project - or send a message via my website.
Phone: 01935 509366