Nick Daws - Recent Publications
Published in The Guardian, The Independent, Money-Maker,
Management Retirement Guide, Computing Today, Personnel
Management, Annabel, Woodcarving, Singles, Writers' Monthly,
Writers' Forum, Personal & Finance Confidential, SuperTrader,
Freelance Writing & Photography, All About Making Money,
Freelance Market News, Volunteers, Cat World, The Magistrate,
Streetwise Net Profits, The Winning Report, Guild of Wealth
Newsletter, and many more.
- How to Find Your Ideal Partner (Imperia Books) 1994
- Advertising for the Small Business (Otter) 1996. Second
edition: July 2000
- Fifty Great Ideas for Creative Writing (First & Best
in Education Ltd) 1996
- Stress-Busting (Need2Know) February 1997
- How to Invite Visiting Artists, Writers & Performers
Into Your School (First & Best in Education Ltd) May
1997. Second edition: January 2000
- Start Your Own Home-Based Business (Otter) April 2001
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- How to Start and Run Your Own Business (Business Training
- Creative Writing - Writing Teachers' version (Way Ahead)
Writing, editorial and communications training/consultancy
work for clients including St Basil's Centre (Birmingham's
largest charity serving the needs of young homeless people), The
Birmingham Standing Conference for the Single Homeless, Adullam
Homes Housing Association, Bedfordshire Council for Voluntary
Service, Newcastle-upon-Tyne CVS, Umbrella (a Derby charity
serving the needs of parents of children with disabilities), the
Workers' Educational Association (WEA) and The Volunteer Centre
Researching business reports and copywriting for direct mail
publishers including Maple Marketing, Highfield House Publishing,
Futureworld UK, and Hilite.
Working as courseware author/editor for Wolverhampton
University Business School, helping to turn lecture-based
material into electronic distance learning packages.
Engaged by EASA (The European Academic Software Awards) to
research and write a 12-page report on the Awards for PR and
I have also completed various writing projects for Richard
Graham Partnership (advertising agency).
- I have researched and written articles on a wide range of
jobs and careers for the Careers and Occupational
Information Centre (COIC). These include Job Outlines,
microDOORS articles, articles for the annual Occupations,
- I interview graduates and write case-study profiles for
the range of books published by Hobson's Publishing
(better known as CRAC). These include IT Casebook,
Finance Casebook, Europe Casebook, etc. I have also
written several articles about careers in Europe for
their guidebook European Careers in IT and
- I have completed a number of writing and updating
projects for the careers publishers CASCAiD. I also act
as a writer/consultant on the BSkyB 'Reach For the Sky'
project (an ongoing project aimed at encouraging young
people to think about their career choices and aim high).
- Short stories published in Arts Report, Woman's Own,
Heart Throb, Romance, Auguries, Sound SF, Fiction
- Author of eleven 'puzzle' short stories published in
books by Lagoon Games Limited. Author/editor of
Cyber-babe and Cyber-boyfriend CD-ROMs for Lagoon.
- Award-winner/runner-up in the Woman's Own Short Story
Competition, Writer's Monthly Competition, BBC Sounds
Funny Competition, BBC Drama Awards, etc.
- Comedy revue 'The Naked Apricot' performed by MATCH
Amateur Theatre Company at the Midlands Arts Centre in
Birmingham and The Fighting Cocks public house in
- Short comedy material broadcast on ITV and BBC TV and
New! Click here to read
my complete 10,000 word short story 'The Festival on Lyris Five'
Other Writing-related Work
- Correspondence tutor/external examiner for The Writers'
- Temporary editor of Freelance Market News, October 2001
to February 2002 (covering for the usual editor during
her maternity leave!)
- Senior tutor for Writer's Feedback and Medina School of
- Associate Editor of Writers' Update, a disk-based
magazine for writers published by Way Ahead.
- Former editor of British Gambling News (Maple
- Commissioning editor for Hilite Publishing's Secrets of
Successful Gambling course.
- Workshops/seminars held in schools, arts centres,
libraries, etc. across the UK.
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