Raise your words, not your voice

Text writing, editing & proofing, podcast-editing, self-publishing, digital marketing, video and music composition by a novelist and former classical music critic for The Times


Simplicity and natural flow is difficult to achieve in a piece of writing. Good writing sounds at ease with itself, however complex the subject, and its distilled clarity makes it effortlessly readable


It's easy for writing to sound clunky and clichéd, tired and uninspiring the more you work on it, A trained professional writer and editor can help bring back the freshness of your original vision

Which option?

Whatever your line of work, if you don't communicate with others in a way that brings out the best in your message, you could be missing out. Many people struggle to get to the heart of what they mean to say, and then find the right words to write. They opt to compromise – maybe they don't have the time or resources to invest in it any further. But by choosing the services of a professional writer and editor they can turn compromise into highly effective communication

Expert listening

I listen very carefully and attentively, ask lots of questions (I'm a trained journalistic interviewer) until I really get what my clients want, and then I reflect, work out if and how I can help them achieve that, and we take it from there. We can phone, text, email, Zoom, Whatsapp, Facetime ... or meet for coffee if you're local to the Lake District