Mark Foster / Copywriter

Words and ideas for all media

Invisible writing

Part of the work that I do is as a mentor for an online freelance copywriting course. I’ve been doing this for almost ten years now and have seen a huge range of talent pop into my inbox. The majority of learners find out pretty early on that copywriting is not for them. Only a tiny minority go on to set up their own profitable businesses. Read More…

Space for ideas

It's been getting on for a quarter of a century now since I left London to become a freelance copywriter in the South West. For some reason I've been looking back with nostalgia recently. Those heady days of working in award winning agencies. The excitement of a new brief. The three hour lunch breaks. Ah, London in the 80's. It was a great place for a young copywriter to cut his teeth.
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