How I can help –

  • Create, or refine, your brand messaging.
  • Write clear, engaging copy for your website, print or social media.
  • Edit and refine your existing business copy – from taglines to long form content.
  • Curate content, speakers or exhibitions to tell your story.

I've helped ambitious startups, charities and marketing agencies find the right words (and sometimes speakers, or artworks) to achieve their goals. 

If your current challenge isn't listed below but you think I might be the person you're looking for get in touch.

"Ruth set-up a new approach in a calm, clear way – definitely creating order out of complexity. I highly recommend working with her."

Writing and editing services


Example: copy editing and preparing Lauren Pope’s Ten Things email newsletters for publication.

Brand messaging

Example: working with Flourish on brand proposition, webcopy and blog posts for an ambitious sustainability startup.

Campaign copy

Example: leading the marketing and outreach for Lighthouse's successful 'Viral' crowdfunding campaign.

Long form content

Example: copy editing a series of books – including Resilient Brands and Culture Change in the Digital Age at Brilliant Noise.

Editing and curating content

Example: planning, briefing and editing all content at Brilliant Noise including whitepapers, blog posts, web and social copy.

Philosophical treatise (!)

Example: researching and writing a 20,000 word MA dissertation on the philosophical meaning of Home. 

Curating services


Example: producing and curating commercially focused exhibitions of contemporary craft at Shetland Arts' Bonhoga gallery.


Example: producing Brilliant Noise's annual Dots conference. Co-curating the speaker lineup in 2015 and 2016, and curating in 2017.


Example: selecting and summarising useful articles for the Brilliant Noise 'Brilliant Reads' email newsletter.  

"The quality and variety of the speakers is the best of any conference I've been to over the last few years. I left with a head full of ideas, feeling inspired by my industry."

Dots 2017 attendee