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Tom Albrighton

www.abccopywriting.com

Your background

How long have you been working as a freelance copywriter?

Since 2005.

What were you doing before that?

I worked in a small publishing house/design studio. Before that I’d worked for several years at a medium-sized book publisher. At both companies, my job title was ‘editor’ or ‘senior editor’ – although my roles involved writing, it wasn’t my core responsibility.

What was the event or motivation that led to your decision to move into freelancing?

My employer took a new direction, abandoning publishing, and my post was made redundant. With no obvious new position to go to, I decided to try freelancing in a spirit of ‘give it a try and see where it leads’. At that stage, I still thought in terms ...

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