Freelance copywriting, editing and proofreading services for marketing communications

Whether you need urgent help with an imminent marketing campaign, a wordsmith for a long-term project, or expert eyes to check over copy, I can help. I’m a highly experienced writer and editor, available to work in partnership with marketing departments, agencies and individuals.

Why words?

Whatever the image we present in our marketing, the words matter. Because it’s the words that tell the story. And carefully crafted words explain, persuade, build trust – and sell.

Helping you achieve your goals

Marketing campaigns and communications are fuelled by key goals, stakeholders and tight deadlines. Working with a skilled and knowledgeable copywriter is a fast path to success.

The difference I make

Proven expertise

Draw on my broad and deep experience in creating effective messaging to support your communications on every step of the customer journey.

Industry knowledge

Call on my business background and experience of working across all the key industries to understand customers and their needs fast.

Trusted partner

Build on my experience from one-off projects through to long-lasting partnerships as a trusted member of the virtual team.

The blog

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