Mike Shaw

I’m speaking at the 2018 Copywriting Conference

March 9, 2018   -   0 comments   -  

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I’ve been to The Copywriting Conference a couple of times now, and it’s ended up being one of my favourite professional events of the year.

There’s a good mix of speakers and delegates, and I’ve even ended up employing people I met in the breakout sessions and during post-event drinks.

So, I’m very grateful to have been asked to speak at this year’s event, where I’ll lead two sessions about idea generation.

Bye, Rik

June 11, 2014   -   0 comments   -  

Very few celebrity deaths bother me. In fact, I think the last one that hit any kind of level deeper than “that’s sad, I feel sorry for their family” was Steve Irwin. But now Rik Mayall is dead. Mayall was involved in a surprising amount of movies – it wasn’t just Drop Dead Fred. From

On Philip Seymour Hoffman

February 2, 2014   -   0 comments   -  

Seconds before pressing ‘send’ on the original version of my newspaper column this week, the news about Philip Seymour Hoffman broke. At the moment, we know very little, other than he was found in his home, and it’s suspected he died of a drug overdose. Over the coming days there are going to be thousands

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