What I do
I’m a writer – poet, essayist, blogger – and editor. After a ten-year career doing communications – websites, blogs, creative content, press releases, and corporate documents – for many organisations, I now work with creative writers, small businesses, magazines, schools, and other clients.
I’m a great listener. I’m good at seeing what you want to say, and saying it. I’m good at explaining complicated things in ways that are clear and easy to understand.
Whether you’re a policy wonk, a science type, a published poet, a small business, or a new novelist, let me know if you’d like to chat.
I’ve written several poetry collections and pamphlets, and a book of essays. This website is currently under reconstruction; images and links will follow!
My articles, reviews and poems have appeared in many magazines both online and in paper. More also to follow.
“Katy made writing into a joy for me”
“A methodical, thorough and extremely competent editor, often juggling many projects at once. Katy never compromised the high quality of her work” — Emma
“Smart, friendly and informed; she asks the right questions” — Chrissy
“She could take my technical ramblings and turn them into what I really wanted to say. She has the knack of editing while keeping the author’s personality absolutely intact, at least, that is what my ego would like to think. She is equally at home editing light weight public focused pieces or highly technical trade reports. She is also passionate about her work, and her enthusiasm to discuss and explore technical concepts led me to hang around the press office more than any other department in the Trust. I cannot recommend her highly enough” — Steven
“Katy has proved quite invaluable, helping me tighten and loosen my writing, always sensitive to what can be improved, and helped my poems along the way to being published” — Gary
“Possibly the best workshop I’ve ever been to” — Sue