When you are used to waking up every morning and having a job to go to for at least a full eight hours where you are totally focused on doing work you will get some recognition and sense of self-worth / value and /or identity from, suddenly not having this can be very depressing indeed.
Amid the wealth of historical detail, I aim to keep the pace exciting and filled with lively characters, drama and action-packed sequences. At its heart, it is a culture-clash love story, an exploration of the first seeds of the multiculturalism we know today and how these very disparate cultures and peoples inspired each other, creating a rich fusion of artistic traditions.
“The writing process for me is very much like a cha cha: the rhythm is definitely a slow–slow–quick–quick–slow, as often I need to revise.”
Creativity is not in lockdown – I have a long way to go in developing my skills and style, but am grateful to lockdown for the chance to practise
They say if you like Amsterdam, you will love Europe; while every European city is different, it is true that, being a seafaring country and having both a Catholic and Protestant heritage – not to mention all those amazing canals, frequently superior in construction to their Venetian cousins – Amsterdam reflects some elements of nearly every European country.
The examples shown here represent a smattering of freelance articles, copywriting and sub-editing work for various clients, as well as a few investigative reports I researched and contributed to, substantively edited, designed and produced for a former employer. Most of these have been uploaded as jpegs; there are some links to PDFs for downloading theContinue reading “Portfolio of writing, subbing, production editing, etc work for various clients”