Ten years have now passed since the glorious revolution that delivered this writer to a life of liberty. If you'd asked me how long Copy Republic would last when I attended my first kick-off meeting as a freelancer at Eidos' Wimbledon HQ, I'm not sure I'd have predicted that kind of longevity. One thing I … Continue reading Copy Republic: A decade of freedom
When I was a kid, I worshipped at the altars of three entities: Liverpool Football Club, Star Wars and adidas. There was no logical reason for this. I was a boy living in South West London, 240 miles from Liverpool, 620 miles from adidas' Bavarian headquarters and 5,500 miles from Tinsel Town (I didn't know … Continue reading The unexpected rewards of freelance writing
Earlier this year, I was asked to contribute to the ProCopywriters blog. It was a privilege to be asked, given the respect I have for them. The ProCopywriters website offers amazing insight for aspiring and experienced writers alike, and a quick flick through their comprehensive blog has often helped me with freelance and writing dilemmas. … Continue reading My ProCopywriters blog contribution
I told you in my first post that I'd keep you updated on the development of Copy Republic's new logo. Well, hot off the press, here it is! After a few final tweaks over the last couple of days, it's now ready for deployment on our website, invoices, social media pages, stationary, drafts and more. … Continue reading Our logo is a gogo!
With the birthday celebrations slowly fading into memory, Copy Republic marches confidently into its second year of business (avoiding the patch of ice which has yet to melt on the front path). That’s right, believe it or not, it’s been over a year since I left EA's (admittedly benevolent) Empire and turned my beloved Republic … Continue reading Copy Republic is One!
Ever since firing the first shots in the Copy Revolution of 2007, it’s been my intention to start a blog, partly to highlight the progress of my new venture but also to “keep my eye in” between writing jobs. I guess the fact that I’m typing the first words almost thirteen months after founding Copy … Continue reading Vive la République!