ALAN MARTIN

Freelance writer, editor, reviewer and journalist
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ABOUT ME

Hello. I'm Alan and I'm a freelance writer in London. To my knowledge, I'm the only person in the Venn diagram of people who've written for both The New Statesman and Nuts.

Elsewhere, I have bylines in Wired, CNET, Gizmodo, ShortListTechRadarThe Evening Standard, City MetricMacworld, Pocket Gamer, Expert Reviews, The Inquirer, PC Pro, IT Pro, Stuff, Wareable and Trusted Reviews amongst others. Some of my words have also been syndicated by The Mirror, Business Insider, Ars Technica, Metro and MSN. I'm also no stranger to commercial work and have created content for brands such as Microsoft, OnePlus, Currys, Tesco, Merrell, Red Bull, ESET, LG and Timberland.

Between 2015 and 2018, I worked exclusively for Alphr at Dennis Publishing, working on over 1,800 articles – first as Science Editor, then News Editor, Deputy Editor and finally Acting Editor.

 

News stories with personality and wit; consumer product reviews; interesting and memorable interviews; funnyviral or serious lists; in-depth analysis or long-form features.  Whatever you need a freelance writer for, drop me a line – I'd love to hear from you. 

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FREELANCE WRITING AND EDITING SERVICES

News coverage

I was promoted to news editor at Alphr because of my speed and accuracy with news stories.

Editing

I've been a senior editor, news editor, science editor, deputy editor and acting editor. In other words, I'm very comfortable editing.

Copywriting

Starting out my career in copywriting, I know how to use language in a compelling way to advance brands.

Reviews

I've reviewed phones, games, music, tablets, laptops, drones, wearables, running watches and various gadgets. 

Interviews

Over numerous features I've interviewed numerous industry figures, academics and celebrities for interesting quotes and expert insight.

SEO-friendly content

I've been practicing SEO techniques since my very first job when you still had to worry about Yahoo and Ask Jeeves...

 

FREELANCE WRITING SAMPLES

 

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