My first issue of Sidetracked magazine as editor: a learning curve, ice bears, and that Gucci cover
Our best issue yet, and my first at the helm, but one not without controversy.
Pinnacle Editorial COVID-19 status update
Here’s how the global pandemic is affecting my business. I never expected to write those words, but here we are! Right now, as the world struggles to adapt to new and terrifying circumstances, and the economy shudders to a halt, creative industries are coming to terms with what this
Pinnacle Editorial is fully booked until summer 2020
An availability update. I’ve taken on a number of writing commissions lately from several different clients, and have a stack of editorial projects lined up well into 2020, so it’s time to declare myself fully booked for the foreseeable future. I’ll admit that I’m surprised – at
I’m leaving the role of Online Editor at TGO magazine
It’s the right time. After more than two years, I’ve decided to move on from the front line at The Great Outdoors – but it’s very much the start of a new chapter. Here’s what’s next. In June 2017, I had a conversation with Emily Rodway,
Sky Dance by John D. Burns – why this book was my top project for 2019
On 5 September 2019, I spoke at the launch of Sky Dance by Pinnacle Editorial client John D. Burns. Here’s why this author’s work means so much to me – particularly his latest book. This is an expanded version of the short talk I gave at the book launch.
Celebrating five years of Pinnacle Editorial
Looking back on five years as a specialist outdoor editor Five years ago, I had a day job I hated, so I decided to quit and retrain as a freelance editor. On the 12th of July 2014 I announced that Pinnacle Editorial was looking for new clients. For the first
Introducing the Travel Writer’s Field Guide
The world is full of stories. Write them. Available to pre-order now. The Travel Writer’s Field Guide is an inspirational reference book – a guide to best practice in travel writing, how to write well, how to get published, with tips and advice from magazine editors, bloggers, award-winning journalists and
What does a book editor do?
There’s often a critical difference between knowing what you want to communicate and actually communicating it effectively The work of an editor can sometimes be opaque. Writers send us their books to edit, and a few weeks later they receive their manuscript back – plus a few thousand tracked changes
Read my feature on Alpine bivouacking in the latest Sidetracked magazine
Sidetracked Volume 11 is shipping now. This is the eighth issue of this magazine I have personally worked on, but the first I have contributed to as a writer and photographer as well as an editor. Key themes in this issue are humanity, authenticity, and expanding our sphere of experience.
Availability update: Pinnacle Editorial is fully booked well into 2018, plus a few thoughts on the future
After a quieter month, things are moving into high gear at Pinnacle Editorial HQ, and my time is now fully accounted for until the end of February 2018. I have a varied mix of projects on the go at the moment: * I’ve just started work on Vol.11 of