is an editor, writer, trainer and closet techie
David is a writer and the editor-in-chief at 'technology for business' book publisher THINGUIDES
As a writer, his highly readable copy appears in many publications, but not always in his name. He enjoys writing case studies for corporate websites and ghosting articles for busy business professionals. He likes nothing better than rendering complex topics comprehensible.
David runs workshops on how to make meetings more effective by deepening participants' interpersonal skills
He has also trained thousands of business professionals to get their stories taken up by print and online journalists. He's also happy to collaborate with PR firms to deliver guest sessions and practice interviews within their own media training workshops.
50+years of overlapping careers
★ Writing Tools, by Roy Peter Clark (Amazon)
★ Essential English, by Harold Evans (Amazon)
★ Grammar & Style, by Michael Dummett (Amazon)
★ Writing that Works, by Kenneth Roman & Joel Raphaelson (Amazon)
★ Margaret Ashworth, Style Matters - a terrific online ‘book’ for anyone who has to sub-edit copy.
★ Alison O'Leary grills me on business writing & press handling (YouTube)
★ 24 writing questions to ask yourself (plus George Orwell's six) (pdf)
★ How to handle the media - an interactive memory jogger
★ Style Guides: Oxford University; BBC (pdf); Government Digital Service
★ The Inverted Pyramid of Writing from the Air Force Departmental Publishing Office (AFDPO)
★ The online readability checker
★ Search 263 of my pre-web PC & business articles (1979-1995) ★ The same 263 articles in date sequence
★ means a link to material I originated