Blog writing, Copy writing, Editing, Work examples

Not a specialist? Not a problem

I've been asked in the past, when I've been chatting a potential client about some copy writing, "Do you have any experience of writing about X, Y and Z?". Now, I'm sure you can appreciate that, unless I'm the most widely travelled, read, worked and written person in the world, I don't have experience of… Continue reading Not a specialist? Not a problem

Copy writing, Editing, Proof reading

Personal statements for other applications

Having looked at some hints and tips for writing personal statements for CVs and UCAS forms, I thought we might have a look at the kind of personal statement one has to write for other job applications: the sort that do not require a simple covering letter and CV. For this kind of job application… Continue reading Personal statements for other applications

Copy writing, Editing, Proof reading

Personal statements for CVs

OK, so if you're not of the right age to be writing your UCAS personal statement around this time of year, you should consider yourself lucky. Writing that kind of statement can prove tricky at the best of times. However, if you're looking for a new job, a change of career or you just simply fancy… Continue reading Personal statements for CVs

Copy writing, Editing, Proof reading

Personal statements for UCAS applications

It's that time of year when A level students up and down the country are grappling with huge decisions about their futures. Deciding upon what subjects they wish to study, where they wish to study and how much it's going to cost them. And even once those big decision are made, they still aren't out… Continue reading Personal statements for UCAS applications

Copy writing, Editing

Making a personal statement

It was while editing and reviewing a UCAS personal statement for a friend (a much younger friend, alas) that I thought about writing some helpful blog posts about crafting said statements. And so, it is on this basis that I have decided to write a brief series of posts about the dreaded personal statement. They come in… Continue reading Making a personal statement

Editing, Incorrect grammar

The humble apostrophe – it’s not that difficult!

So I've been a little naughty this morning. I received a very lovely email from a gentleman I've met before, albeit a few years ago, inviting me to a networking meeting not far from where I live. I can't go. That's beside the point. The point is that, while I was reading through the email… Continue reading The humble apostrophe – it’s not that difficult!