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James Cullen

Freelance Writer

Location icon United Kingdom

Freelance writer based in Leeds with 1000's of words experience crafting content for businesses, brands, and agencies.

Portfolio
Gamingbible
02/26/2021
Pokémon's Way Of Life Shows How The Real World Could Be

There is a reason we keep coming back to Pokémon. Most of us have secretly wished the (relatively) free-roaming adventure games were real. While we mainly wanted to explore and catch Pokémon, could we actually have wanted the series to be real because of the better world it represents?

Metro
09/05/2020
Nobody wants to date a short man like me

'Oh, I thought you'd be taller,' he said. I watched my date's eyes skate over my hair, into the blank space where my head would have been if I'd had a few more inches to my height.

Intomore
The Power of Dragvertising

To many in the mainstream, the drag queen is a source of entertainment that comes from the fact that she is a man in a dress. Those involved in queer culture recognize the true value her exaggerated makeup and camp flair brings to LGBTQ visibility. She is the custodian of queer history and pop culture.

Backbench
08/16/2020
Its Time to Rethink our View of Benefits | Backbench

Channel 4's latest documentary series, The Yorkshire Jobcentre, aimed to dispel some of the myths about those claiming benefits by focusing on several claimants at one of seven Jobcentres in Leeds.

Pro Copywriters
5 Ways Fiction Writing Can Help You Produce More Effective Copy

There are similarities in the techniques used in fiction writing to sell a story to the reader and the methods copywriters use to make sure their copy persuades and sells. Here are five tips for better fiction writing that can also be used to enhance your copywriting: The rule of writing fiction well is to dive straight into the action.

Backbench
10/16/2020
Should MPs be able to privatise their social media accounts? | Backbench

Labour's MP for Canterbury, Rosie Duffield, locked her Twitter account on October 15 2020, in response to the backlash she began to receive after a spat with LGBT+ site PinkNews. The site criticised the elected official over comments made concerning her views on trans rights and the increasingly toxic battleground the MP has waded into.