Hi, how’s it going?
My name is Richard and I’m a Derby based freelance writer who currently specializes in videogames. I began writing at the start of 2011 and set up this blog in May of that year to keep track of my progress and showcase my published work. I hope you like it.
So far I’ve met some wonderfully talented writers from around the globe and written for some truly inspiring publications. Original thought is very important to me, and I encourage anybody who reads my work to do so with an open mind. I’ve listed some of the companies I’ve written for below so have a peruse and enjoy the content.
I hope you enjoy this site and are engaged by my thoughts and views on a topic which has had me spellbound and enraptured for as long as I can remember. If you like my work and would like to say hello then please do. Equally, if you would like me to write for your publication or website please don’t hesitate to get in touch via the ‘contact’ tab at the top of the page.
Thanks for reading and I look forward to hearing from you.
Founded in 2001 and still going strong to this day, Thunderbolt is characterized by its bold design, fierce independence and wickedly original content. I began writing for Thunderbolt in January 2011 and have never looked back. It values creativity more than anything else and its talented band of writers strive for the highest level of quality in their content. Most importantly, Thunderbolt is a free platform with no restrictions on any of my thoughts. This leads to dispute and argument, but surely that is the point of opinion in journalism.
Game People takes an entirely new outlook on videogame reviews. Each writer has a perspective with which to approach their game reviews, this can mean some games can accumulate a whole host of different opinions within the site. Game People does away with a metric scoring system and focuses on the words of the writer as opposed to a number at the bottom of the page. This was very attractive to me and I began writing for Andy and the team in October 2011.
In my role as the Juvenile Gamer I discuss how important gaming is to people who have always been involved in gaming but now face the rigors of children, mortgages and careers. Each review reveals something new about myself, and I find the whole experience invigorating, exciting and more often than not, greatly surprising.
Neo Mammalian is a fascinating team of people based in Manchester who provide resources to help companies expand their online presence. They approached me in January 2012 to write some linkbait articles for them and the rest is history. While the articles I write for Neo Mammalian are not videogame related it does give me great scope to improve my writing style and meet more people within the industry. The articles I write vary from client to client, but each one is unique and each one is a challenge – and I’ve never been one to back down from a challenge.