Rob Beattie

Journalist | Author | Copywriter

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About Rob Beattie

Rob Beattie is a freelance copywriter, computer journalist and author of books about camping, fishing and boating. In the '80s and '90s he edited PC User, What Personal Computer? and Computer Life. He’s written 13 books on subjects as varied as Windows Vista and Office 2007, fishing, family camping, boating for beginners, traditional D-I-Y, home science, making movies and Ray Mears-style outdoors survival.
He’s also written thousands of articles for magazines and newspapers on Windows PCs and software, Apple Macs, the Internet, music, film and general entertainment; Rob’s also an experienced print and web copywriter and has a particular interest in writing documentation  for hardware and software products and services.

Rob Beattie on the web

Despite having written for the Guardian, the Observer, the Sunday Times, the Times, The Express, The Mail on Sunday, The London Evening Standard, Q, EMPIRE and MOJO, these days Rob spends most of his time writing copy for web and print. In fact, he has a dedicated copywriting website called The Brighton Copywriter.

Rob also designs and builds websites for individuals and small businesses, especially in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex. And yes, he has a dedicated web design website called Hove Web Design.

Rob is a regular contributor to Waterlog, the world's finest angling magazine, and he's also the author of 101 Golden Rules of Fishing, Fishing: A Very Peculiar History and The Bluffer's Guide to Fishing. He has a dedicated website for his fishing stories called River Running.

Send Rob a message

If you'd like to get in touch with  Rob to talk about copywriting or a book proposal, don't be shy. He's always interested to hear about new projects and happy to bat about ideas to see if they lead anywhere. 

Contact Details

07769 902820
61, Lyndhurst Rd, Hove, E. Sussex, BN3 6FD
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