Who

I’m a professional writer with a background in magazines features and travel journalism. I’ve been sending dispatches from the front line of freelance writing for over 15 years.

What

If you need words, I’ve got them. I can write winning articles for your print or digital publication, compose compelling guest posts for your blog, compile engaging editorial content for your website, or write second-to-none stories for your brochure.

Where

I’m based in Chester and regularly cover stories for national publications around Northwest Britain and Wales.

When

If you’ve got a deadline, then I can meet it. Interested? Please get in touch to discuss how I can help. I’m on atkinsondavid@icloud.com and 07974 390436

Why

I know what makes a good story and understand how to deliver it on time with accuracy and flair.

How

Check out news of my latest projects, click through to my archived portfolio or contact me as below.

Latest Projects

Just published: Roald Dahl 100 in Wales

August 15, 2016

Roald Dahl is everywhere these days. From school set texts to West End theatres, his stories have been translated into 58 languages and he has sold more than 200m books worldwide. Many of his creations have already been adapted for stage and screen, notably Willy Wonka and Matilda, while Steven Spielberg’s new film of The … Read more

River Pilots at the Merseyside Maritime Museum

August 14, 2016

They are the quiet men of shipping. While the captain is struggling to navigate the treacherous tides of the River Mersey, one of the Liverpool River Pilots will shimmy up a rope ladder, come aboard and peel off their waterproofs to reveal a neatly pressed suit before extending a firm handshake and taking conduct of … Read more

Just back: Gothenburg with dad for Family Traveller magazine

June 10, 2016

Another half term, another family escape. We did the Barbie cruise and the cycling trip to Holland, both of which went on to win travel-writing awards. Last week I took the girls to West Sweden for four nights of city-break fun coupled with some time out on the archipelago. See a Flickr gallery of images … Read more