Hello, I’m Lewis

I’m a freelance writer and copy-editor based in Darlington in Northeast England. I specialise in video games, technology, science and films.


I write about video games

I’ve written feature articles, reviews and previews for a range of leading video-game websites and magazines, including PC Gamer, EDGE, Kotaku UK, The Guardian, Eurogamer, GamesRadar+, Rock Paper Shotgun and Retro Gamer. Click to see my video-game portfolio.

I write marketing content

I’ve created a wide range of marketing content for numerous diverse brands, including Skyscanner, Tesco Bank, Editions Financial, IBM, Insight, Medtronic and Bouncepad. Click to see my marketing-content portfolio.

I copy-edit science journals

I’m a professional member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading and have well over a decade of experience as a scientific copy-editor. I was previously the copy-editing manager for Nature Reviews, and I provide freelance copy-editing services for journals such as New Scientist and Nature. Click to see my science-journal portfolio.

I copy-edit books

I copy-edit non-fiction books on a wide range of subjects. I also copy-edit tabletop role-playing games for Osprey Publishing. Click to see my books portfolio.

I write blogs and record podcasts

I co-host a regular movie podcast, 101 Films You Should Have Seen… Probably, which has had more than one-million downloads. I’m also behind two video-game blogs, A Most Agreeable Pastime and 101 Video Games That Made My Life Slightly Better, and the Japan blog An Englishman in Nyu-Gun.


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 using the form below.