Hello, I’m Lewis

Lewis in Helsinki croppedI’m a freelance writer and copy editor based in Edinburgh, Scotland, and I specialise in technology and science.

I have a broad range of experience in technology writing: everything from interviewing business leaders for the IBM company magazine to writing press releases for tech start-ups. However, I specialise in writing features about video games, particularly the weird and wonderful side of gaming. I write for Eurogamer and Kotaku UK in addition to my games blog, A Most Agreeable Pastime (see my Gaming portfolio for more).

By training I’m a scientific copy editor, and before going freelance I was the Copy Editing Manager for the Nature Reviews journals. I specialise in copy editing scientific articles, but I also edit non-fiction books and news articles. I regularly work in house at New Scientist and Nature, where I copy edit news stories and features (see my Science portfolio for more).

In addition to my interests in science and technology, I’m a keen film fan, and I co-host a regular movie podcast: 101 Films You Should Have Seen… Probably.

If you’re interested in hiring me for writing or copy editing, or you have a story I might be interested in, please get in touch at lewis dot packwood at gmail dot com.

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