Social Story Features
Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine
I have 10 years experience in the heritage and museums sector, so I've been thrilled to put it to use for Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine. I've written for them regularly over the past two years on subjects as diverse as Christmas decorations, department stores and holiday camps. You can read a selection of my articles here.
Social Story Features
Discover Your Ancestors Periodical/Bookazine
I've written several features for Discover Your Ancestors, looking at some of the stories from the River Wey archives at Dapdune Wharf. I've also written on the origins of package holidays, museums, fairs and lots of other interesting subjects! You can read a pdf of some of these here.
Fiction / Short story market
Chicken Soup for the Soul
I've written three short stories for Chicken Soup, who are a popular publisher based in the States - The Miracle of Love, Angels all Around and The Magic of Cats. A PDF of these stories can be read here.
Blogging / Content Creation / Heritage
Family Tree Magazine
An online article for Family Tree Magazine about the darker side of May Day and how May wasn't always so merry for our ancestors...The article 'Make Merry in the month of May' can be viewed here.
Content creation and social media marketing / Family market
I worked with Families to create content for a regional website aimed at the family market. Topics included general lifestyle themes, education, locally relevant news and ideas for days out, all with a strong SEO focus. I also developed and managed two social media accounts alongside this, growing one account from zero to 1200 organic likes in 6 months.
Feature article / Family market
An article on the subject of 'Back to School' for the Families Magazine network. This article appeared in regional magazines across the UK.
Real life feature
Article for the September 2017 issue of Your Cat magazine based on the relationship my son has with our pet cat.
Blogging / Content Creation / E-commerce
The Confectionery is a start-up online lingerie business who are in the process of developing their marketing strategy and target audiences. I am currently managing their social media accounts - primarily Facebook and Twitter - writing their monthly blog, product descriptions and SEO troubleshooting. We're also working together on marketing strategy, and I recently devised and wrote the copy for a successful FB engagement campaign.