Editorial consultancy

An NCTJ-trained journalist with over 20 years' experience in editorial, copywriting, project management and editorial strategy, I write, edit and provide editorial consultancy for organisations and individuals.

My recent editorial work has included writing features for The Guardian, columns for Radio 4's Open Book, and major editorial strategy projects for Plymouth University, University of the Arts London, and Central Saint Martin's College.

I offer:

  • manuscript assessment

  • training for for editorial teams and individuals

  • staff development and writing for business

  • editorial workshops

  • fiction and creative non-fiction workshops

  • project management

  • copywriting, editing and proofreading services

  • training in writing for radio and feature writing

  • residencies and longer-term support for writers. 

Latest projects
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Project manager responsible for the overhaul of Plymouth University's 14,000 page website, and editorial training. Editor of School of Art, Design and Architecture undergraduate and postgraduate brochures. 

2017 - present

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I deliver editorial training for businesses through the Cornwall's centre for writing, The Writers' Block. 

2016 - present

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I have delivered manuscript assessment for several high-profile artists, including nationally-known comedians and editors for national publishers. 

2016 - present

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Regular contributor to the journal of nature and story, Elementum. Recent contributions have included the , book reviews, interviews with Philip Marsden and Rob Cowen, and retellings of Celtic and Polynesian legends. 

2017 - present



I ​deliver large-scale editorial projects through Falmouth-based copywriting agency, Stranger Collective. 

2017 - present



I ​deliver writing workshops across the country, and have taken part in several residencies, working with writers across the country to help them to develop their fiction, creative non-fiction and business writing.

2016 - present

“Wyl is creative, energetic and driven, and is a great asset to any team. I worked with him for nearly two years and couldn't recommend him highly enough.”

— Rachel Coldicutt, CEO, Dot Everyone

“Working with Wyl has been inspiring.”

— Professor Susan Orr, Dean of Teaching and Learning, UAL