Ross Gilfillan


United Kingdom

I have been making words work for people all my life. Producing entertaining and informative copy that's perfectly tailored for its target audience has been key to my varied editorial life. I've worked as both editor and managing editor but my first love has always been the production of creative content – as evidenced by my varied career as a published author, feature writer, Daily Mail critic and sub-editor. I'm experienced, reliable, friendly and fast. If you want someone who can fulfil your editorial needs without fuss, then please contact me.

EADT Suffolk Magazine
After the hurricane

Ross Gilfillan meets an engineer restoring the iconic World War II fighter plane in deepest Suffolk Tony Ditheridge with Ken McGlashan’s Hurricane, currently being restored in his west Suffolk workshop Photograph: ANDY ABBOTT Kenneth McGlashan flicked his gun switch to live and lined up his attack on two marauding Messerschmitts, with no idea that he too was in immediate danger.

EADT Suffolk Magazine
Resting in glorious peace in Long Melford

An extraordinary tomb in Holy Trinity church celebrates an equally extraordinary resident of Long Melford, says Ross Gilfillan Location, location. Where you choose to live has always been a reliable indicator of your standing in society. In the 16th century, where you chose to be buried, or interred, said just as much about the sort of man you had been.

Smoke's Poutinerie: Where rock and roll meets fries and gravy

If you've never seen a suited businessman leap from his audience seat and break into a frenetic air guitar solo in the middle of a trade show seminar, then you probably haven't encountered Ryan Smolkin. This one-of-a-kind speaker's wild antics on stage are pulling in bemused show visitors.

The Edge of The Crowd

Runner up for the Encore award for Best Second Novel 2002. Published by 4th Estate,

Mail Online
The Northern Clemency

In a leafy suburb of Sheffield in 1974, the housewives and middle managers of Raysfield Avenue have lived in gossipy anticipation about the arrival of new neighbours, the Sellers family from London. Their removals van is still on the street when the newcomers witness a curious scene.

Mail Online
David Mitchell: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet

Japan in 1799 is an insular nation, which restricts contact with Occidentals to the Dutch traders who live on a tiny man-made island called Dejima, connected to the port of Nagasaki by a slim bridge.