strong copy - julia deakin, writer
words with zest
NAWE member qualified teacher SfEP-trained proofreader active member of Albert Poets, Pennine Poets friend of Beehive Poets agency-trained copywriter


Animal Crackers
A humorous piece for The Observer - in the days when how you wrote counted for more than who you knew. Thank you, Andrew Billen!
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Are you ready for rejection?
If you're a writer, this one's for you. Read on.


Two hits and a Ms
Yes, my title; one of several Everywoman commissions. Crime fiction gets the once-over. Read on.


The Big Interview
I don't usually put myself in magazines: this was the client's idea.
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Unnerving Truths
My first poetry review. It may have been this that inspired me, years later, to write some myself. Read on.