Let’s stop being nasty about other women

Let’s stop being nasty about other women

Pre-read explanatory note: I’m not sure what I wanted to do with this post really, but here it is. I’ve written it and rewritten it a few times, and I’m still not sure it’s right. I don’t want it to come across all preachy and mansplainy,...

Cautionary Tales about Proofreading

I was delighted to get some proofreading work my way this week. It’s one of my favourite jobs. The writing is all there, the words and voice are already the customer’s own, and all I have to do is buff it up, and make it the most beautiful version it can be. If...
Brilliant Out of Office Messages

Brilliant Out of Office Messages

It’s Out Of Office autoreply season for mailboxes up and down the land. Lots of people will be taking advantage of the bank holidays to tack on spare annual leave days for family time, or a spot of DIY around the house (I believe the Easter weekend is one of the...
Networking – Magic for your Small Business

Networking – Magic for your Small Business

Years ago my Dad told me that the key to success is not what you know, but who you know. I was quite peeved by that thought, because I was working hard at school to know things, and I didn’t know that many people. Plus, as a natural introvert, I didn’t feel overly...
Why Use a Copywriter?

Why Use a Copywriter?

On meeting a few different people recently, and introducing myself as a copywriter for small to medium businesses, I’ve been interested to note that I’ve been asked the same question – “so, what do you actually write for them?”. It’s a fair question. Writing the...
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