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Paul Stevenson

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Full name Paul Stevenson
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
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FOR SALE - Fully working lifesize freelance writer, in good condition, tried and tested, articles written for local, national and online magazines. Multi-functional - feature writing, copywriting and researching. Detachable body parts include an ear on the ground, a nose for a story and an eye for a headline. Please contact for further information. Hurry - sale must end soon. Tel: 01623 511203 Mobile: 07711 556558 E-mail: paul@hauntedmagazine.co.uk

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing, Picture editing, Photography, Radio, Video
Last updated 06-05-2015 11:18

Biography

My passion is writing. Ever since I could pick up a pen I have wanted to create stories. It was my hobby for many years and now it is my career. Having had a rewarding career in the lighting industry for 14 years I realised that I wanted to make a career out of the raw talent and ability that I knew that I had. Seeing my name in print became more of a joy than seeing my lighting scheme turned on. I have now had over 100 articles, features, newsletters and poems published in local, national and online magazines. I also have several personal projects on the go that revolve around writing. I have no formal journalistic or writing qualifications that are normally required to work in this industry, but I believe that people can slip through the net and become successful in this industry. I have become a member of the NUJ and want the coming years to be the years that I really establish myself. The ability to drag people into your article always starts with an eye-catching headline. I try to be both informative and entertaining in the articles that I have written so far. I try to write something every day, be it a poem, an idea for an article, short story or a spoof newsletter or just something funny that I saw. I have proved myself in the lighting industry designing lighting scheme after lighting scheme. I now feel that I have something to prove in this industry. I have learnt so much in the short time that I have been in the media industry. The passion and commitment, that I was confident that I had, has pushed me to write more and more. Writing was originally my hobby and turning my hobby into my career has put the icing on what is an already delicious looking fruitcake.

K9 Media Solutions Ltd
Over 100 articles for various websites / “advertorial” features for adverts featured online and in K9 magazine

K9 Magazine
Cat Aggression – When, Where & Why?
There’s Life in the Old Dog Yet
How to care for your car & canine in 5 easy steps
Don’t give the dog a bone – Give him an award
UK Covers covering the country
20 Questions with Derek Acorah
20 Questions with Jim Willis
20 Questions with Jordan also known as “she’s a nice lass, but she has her knockers!!”
Who wants to be a …. Landlord that allows pets?
The Dog Friendly Garden
Renting With Pets
Dogs – Are they smoking man’s best friends?
Honey, I’m just taking the dog for a drive
Food sensitive dogs
Children and Pets
How healthy is your dog?
How to understand Pet food labels
Location, location, location

Look-in-Local Magazine
The Idlewells Shopping Centre Part 1
A face for Radio – Katie Trinder
Please Sir Can I have some MARR
The History of the Easter egg
20 Questions with Geoff Hoon
A face for Radio – Tony Delahunty
Feng Shui
Marathon Man
The Idlewells Shopping Centre Part 2
Alwyn’s Advice
Editor’s View
A face for Radio – Ian Watkins
Wonderbirds Are GO!!
Ridgeway Craft Centre
The Idlewells Shopping Centre Part 3
Restaurant Review Introduction
A face for Radio – Adam Summerton
Pride, Passion & Belief
Restaurant Review – No.4 Wood Street
Wedding Feature
Wonderland Pleasure Park
A face for Radio – Norman Cox
Restaurant Review – Sausage
The History of the Ashfield Show

www.babyzeen.co.uk
A day in the life of a …. Midwife
A day in the life of a …. Childminder
Bullying
Children & Dogs
Children & Imaginary Friends
Children & Smoking
Memories of a kid growing up in the 1970’s
Memories of a kid growing up in the 1980’s
Renting with small children
So you want to be a …. Midwife
So you want to be a …. Childminder
The Child Friendly Garden
The Games Babies Play

Companies worked for (editorially)
Rupert Mole Events Ltd - editorial for their website www.rupertmole.co.uk and various adverts
Imu-Pro - editorial for their company and various adverts
Blush Events Ltd - editorial for their website www.nonsceneevents.com and various adverts
Ghost Media Inc – editorial for their website

Newsletters
Exterior (Issues 1-4 for Thorn Lighting)
The Eye (Issues 1-3 for the I-Centre)
Lighthouse (Issues 3 -7 for the Community of Christ) **Ongoing

Poems Published
The One
Jack and Jill went up the mountain
Madness Squared
C.G. Sims (1916-1977)
Sunday, Bloody Mothering Sunday
“Spotlight Poet” in ‘It’s just the little things’ (12 poems) published Oct 2005 ISBN1 84077 148 8

Books (Currently Working On)
My life as a Shopping Centre Santa Claus
Poetry in commotion – Volume 1
The joy of Freelance Writing (or the part time jobs of a freelance writer desperate for money)
Ashfield footballing heroes (lottery funded)
Hardcore Prawnography – A fishy love story

Projects (Currently Working On)
Haunted Magazine
Shep Magazine
Naan but the Best Magazine a.k.a Spice UK
All are intending to be lifestyle lad / ladette magazines about the paranormal and all things spooky, a dog lifestyle magazine and a lifestyle magazine re the most popular food in the UK – Curry. It is my intention to get at least one of these up and running in 2008/9.

Skills
Feature Writing
Proof Reading
Copy Writing
Editing / Sub-Editing
Investigative Journalism
Poetry
Short Stories
Newsletters

Since 2009 I have been owner, editor, teaboy and postal clerk of Haunted Magazine, a magazine about all things scary, spooky and paranormal. 11 issues ran in print. Oct 2009 - Oct 2011. Since the beginning of 2012 Haunted Magazine is in a digital format, Issue 1 of this was launched on Friday 13th April 2012.

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