Writing

This page shows work where I have been involved with Writing:


Showcasing the innovative work of tech incubator Rocketmakers (May 2015):
 
Rocketmakers Projects
Video and written client profiles




I wrote and edited case studies/company profiles of various clients of Rocketmakers (an incubator for tech and new media companies in the South West) to showcase the company's innovative work. I also scripted and directed video profiles for each case study.


Tags:  Rocketmakers  Case studies  Technology  Editing  B2B  Websites  Business  Video  Writing  





Science Uncovered (Issue 09 - August 2014) feature:
 
5 alternative ways to power our gadgets
The batteries that power our technology today are often made from metals and other substances that are bad for the environment. But greener alternatives are on their way...



Tags:  Science Uncovered  Features  Technology  Writing  Consumer  Magazines  Innovation  Science  





Feature for the Connected Digital Economy Catapult website (July 2014) on how to get your digital project noticed - a guide for startups and SMEs:
 
How to get the right people interested in your digital creation
So you have a great idea for a digital project, but how do you go about making sure your creation is noticed and talked about by the right people?



Written for the Connected Digital Economy Catapult - ĎA national centre to rapidly advance the UK's best digital ideas' - made into an interactive PDF.


Tags:  Connected Digital Economy Catapult  Features  Social networking  Writing  B2B  Websites  Startups  SMEs  Innovation  Apps  





Content editor and copywriter for Nationwide building society (March 2014):
 
Nationwide
The world's largest building society.



I worked as part of a transition team working on the redesign of the Nationwide website using Sitecore and Sharepoint CMSes. As part of this I helped to rewrite and edit the guides section (http://www.nationwide.co.uk/guides).


Tags:  Nationwide  Editing  Consumer  Websites  Banking  Writing  Finance  Business  





Helped develop, write the questions for and edit an iPad quiz game designed to use the Gabble image database. (October 2013):
 
Pikipik
Find the link, guess the word and beat the competition in this addictive words and pictures game.



Gabble is striving to build a universal visual language to power next generation 'text-to-image' apps. Pikipik, released in October 2013, was our first picture/meaning game. I helped develop and test the app and write and edit the questions for the game.


Tags:  Gabble  Quiz  Apps  Project management  Consumer  App  Children  Entertainment  Writing  Startups  





MacFormat bookazine 'Learning with your iPad' (October 2013) feature:
 
Learning with your iPad
Unlock the educational potential of your iPad with our guide to where to find study materials online via apps and websites specifically designed to get the best out of the interactive capabilities the iPad offers.


This feature included an iTunes U walkthrough, as well as alternative iPad apps such as Khan Academy, Udemy and Skillshare to provide everything you need to further your education on your iPad.

Tags:  MacFormat  Features  Education  Writing  Consumer  Bookazines  Apps  iPad  





Creator and editor of Comedy-Songs.com (from September 2011 to October 2013):
 
Comedy-songs.com
The place for funny songs and funny musicians.


I designed, created, edit and write for www.comedy-songs.com.


Tags:  Comedy-Songs.com  Comedy  Editing  Consumer  Websites  Music  Project management  Writing  





Pre-school educational app review for iPad magazine Tap! (Issue 29 - April 2013) written with the help of my 5 and 2 year olds:
 
Identikat
Create your own cats out of fabrics and buttons with this visually pleasing and fun to play app for children.


Tags:  iPad magazine Tap!  Reviews  Technology  Writing  Consumer  Magazines  iPhone  Apps  Apple  





Samsung advertorial feature for TechRadar, T3 and Gizmodo (March 2013):
 
10 best apps to make the most of spring
Whether you are looking to explore the great outdoors, get fit, or tidy up your home and garden, the GALAXY Note II is all you need.



Tags:  TechRadar  T3  Gizmodo  Advertorials  Technology  Writing  Consumer  Websites  Apps  Phones  





Samsung advertorial feature for T3, TechRadar and Gizmodo (March 2013):
 
Social networking made simple
The GALAXY Note II makes social networking by phone a pleasing experience. The combination of the precision of the S Pen and the expansive screen make something which can too often be fiddly and irritating on other phones an easy and pleasurable task.



Tags:  T3  TechRadar  Gizmodo  Advertorials  Technology  Writing  Consumer  Websites  Apps  Android  Social networking