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

Fika! The most civilised of Swedish traditions

August 24, 2017

* My feature about a family holiday is due out this autumn but, by way of a flavour, this is some accompanying online content about the great Swedish tradition of fika. Fika is a way of life in Sweden. The concept is hard to translate but roughly means a mid-morning or mid-afternoon coffee break accompanied … Read more

Staycation holiday parks for Telegraph Travel

August 17, 2017

Summer holidays, eh? Family holidays at home save on airport hell but they can be expensive and very weather dependent. We all want a weak in the sun, right? But, with Brexit chaos ensuring that sterling continues to plummet faster than Theresa May’s credibility, families are looking to UK holiday parks for a non-Euro alternative closer … Read more

Nation of Shopkeepers: Chester for the Daily Telegraph

July 15, 2017

I’m always on the look out for story ideas around Chester. My daughter spotted this antique doll shop and the interview with the owner was fascinating. This story first appeared in the Daily Telegraph. Mo Harding, owner, Dollectable, says: “I was born in Cheshire and, after running a hotel in Manchester for years, we were looking … Read more