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“the epitome of a perfect freelance journalist”

As a freelance writer DSC04017-editI’ve created features, product reviews, biographies, interviews and tutorials for publications such as Wired, Stuff, NME, MacWorld, PC Advisor, Sci-Fi Now, SFX, Guitar & Bass, DeathRay, Retro Gamer, GamesTM, Web User, Computer Shopper, Christianity, Writers’ Forum and The Writing Magazine.

With over a decade of professional writing experience I understand what makes a story engaging for the reader, and have the skills to ensure that this is delivered to the satisfaction of my customers. Don’t take my word for it though. Instead here are a few comments from editors I have worked with on a variety of projects.

Martyn is an excellent technical writer and journalist, who is utterly reliable and consistently turns out work of a high calibre. He is versatile and knowledgeable, and able to make complex technical issues sing off the page. Martyn comes up with good ideas, but is just as adept at delivering to a tight brief. He’s also a thoroughly nice chap who is fun to work with (it matters). I look forward to continuing to work closely with Martyn, and would gladly recommend that anyone looking for a freelance writer or editor hires him – you won’t regret it.

Matt Egan – Editor in Chief at IDG UK

‘During his many years of writing Guitar & Bass Magazine, Martyn Casserly has proved to be in many ways the epitome of a perfect freelance journalist. Apart from performing the basics – i.e. delivering quality copy on time – Martyn’s really rather good at identifying the audience a feature should be aimed at, without having to have it spelled out for him. Capable of handling tricky interviewees, his research skills are also top-notch. And, from a commissioning editor’s point of view, it’s great to deal with a freelance journalist who will be honest – even to the point of turning down work if they either don’t feel they can do it on time, or to the necessary standard. To that end, if Martyn Casserly says he can do a feature, review or interview for you, his word is his bond.’

John Callaghan – Guitar and Bass Magazine

‘Having worked with Martyn for the best part of a decade, I can say with confidence that he is a reliable writer who is thorough in his research, entertaining in his writing style and adaptable in his subject area. His ability to turn a commission into copy very quickly, and usually ahead of deadlines, has made it a pleasure to have him as a contributor over the years.’

Jim Martin – PC Advisor Magazine

‘Martyn consistently produces quality work well ahead of schedule. He is able to write with authority and clarity about a wide range of topics and is always bursting with ideas.’

Robert Irvine – Web User Magazine

‘A real enthusiast, Martyn’s passion for the subject is evident in all his work. Martyn is also a reliable and personable guy to work with, he has good industry contacts and his name is recognised by UK magazine buyers.’ 

Neil Worley – Musicplanet Magazine

 If you need anything written for your publication, business, website, or communications of any kind then I can work with you to ensure that your message is conveyed with clarity and style. So if you have a story you want to tell then please get in touch through the contact form below.