Freelance Copywriter and Blogger

Mark is a freelance copywriter and blogger who aims to communicate maximum meaning with minimum words – to reach the widest audience possible.

Mark has written a wide range of content based on marketing, social media, and photography experience he’s acquired while working for startups and small businesses like Choc Edge, Exeter City Futures and Exeter Velocities (a startup which works with startups). He’s blogged extensively about classic TV shows, video games, technology and popular science – in addition to writing website content for a diverse range of businesses.


After being contacted by Aviva Gittle through Mark co-wrote The Boy Who Bounced to the Moon.

The Boy Who Bounced to the Moon (as Mark Megson, with Aviva Gittle)


Articles on photography which include photographs taken especially for them to illustrate the techniques described.

Finding the Sweet Spot – How to Photograph Chocolate

Lightbulb Moments – Bright Ideas for Budget Lighting

A Day on Dartmoor – Photographing the National Park

If you go Down to the Woods – Tips for Forest Photography

Taking Stock – Building up a Bank of Multi-purpose Photographs

Trick Photography – How to Create In-camera Magic

Focus on Fields of View – Visualising Focal Length

Social Media

Blogs about (what were then) the latest social media techniques based on years of personal experience on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, and running the social media accounts of different Start-ups.

Twitter deals a card for lead generation

The rise of native advertising

Viners and the brands taking advantage of Vines


From 2010 Mark spent three years writing about the latest technology news on a daily basis. (blog) (daily news 2010 – 2013)

Video Games

Mark’s first writing for the web was for where he reviewed video games and conducted interviews with game developers.

Exploring Minecraft’s Potential for Inclusive Innovation – The Exeter 2025 Minecraft Challenge

Professor Layton, what happened to the Spectre’s Flute?

NCIS: The Video Game review

A Day in the Studio with Jane Jensen

Bracken Tor preview

Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis review

Myst DS review


Articles covering classic TV shows such as Twin Peaks and the X-Files, as well as more recent shows from the golden age of television.

The X-Files Mythology Guide – Season 9

The X-Files Mythology Guide – Season 8

The X-FILES Mythology Guide – Season 7

The X-FILES Mythology Guide – Season 6

THE X-FILES Mythology Guide – Fight the Future

THE X-FILES Mythology Guide – Season 5

THE X-FILES Mythology Guide – Season 4

THE X-FILES Mythology Guide – Season 3

THE X-FILES Mythology Guide – Season 2

THE X-FILES Mythology Guide – Season 1

Carnivàle – 2.12 ‘New Canann, CA’ Review

Carnivàle – 2.11 ‘Outside New Canann’ Review

Carnivàle – 2.10 ‘Cheyenne, WY’ Review

Carnivàle – 2.09 ‘Lincoln Highway, UT’ Review

Carnivàle – 2.08 ‘Outskirts, Damascus, NE’ Review

Carnivàle – 2.07 ‘Damascus, NE’ Review

Carnivàle – 2.06 ‘The Road to Damascus’ Review

Carnivàle – 2.05 ‘Creed, OK’ Review

Carnivàle – 2.04 ‘Old Cherry Blossom Road’ Review

Carnivàle – 2.03 ‘Ingram, TX’ Review

Carnivàle – 2.02 ‘Almogordo, NM’ Review

Carnivàle – 2.01 ‘Los Moscos’ Review

Carnivàle – 1.12 ‘The Day That Was The Day’ Review

Carnivàle – 1.11 ‘Day of the Dead’ Review

Carnivàle – 1.10 ‘Hot and Bothered’ Review

Joss Whedon: The Complete Companion – Book Review

Carnivàle – 1.09 ‘Insomnia’ Review

Carnivàle – 1.08 ‘Lonnigan, Texas’ Review

Carnivàle – 1.07 ‘The River’ Review

Carnivàle – 1.06 ‘Pick a Number’ Review

Carnivàle – 1.05 ‘Babylon’ Review

Carnivàle – 1.04 ‘Black Blizzard’ Review

Carnivàle – 1.03 ‘Tipton’ Review

Carnivàle – 1.02 ‘After the Ball is Over’ Review

Carnivàle – 1.01 ‘Milfay’ Review

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me – Movie Review

The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer – Book Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 29 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 28 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 27 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 26 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 25 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 24 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 23 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 22 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 21 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 20 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 19 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 18 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 17 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 16 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 15 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 14 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 13 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 12 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 11 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 10 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 9 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 8 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 7 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 6 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 5 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 4 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 3 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 2 Review

Twin Peaks – Episode 1 Review

Twin Peaks – Pilot Review


Mark enjoys explaining things in the simplest way possible – especially science. Over the years he’s dabbled in explaining the things that baffled him at A-Level Physics.

Energy Explainers: What is a Watt?

Energy Explainers: What is a Watt-hour?

Energy Explainers: What is 10TWh?

Energy Explainers: How Does Solar Power Work?

Energy Explainers: How Does Wind Power Work?

Energy Explainers: How Does Hydroelectric Power Work?

Energy Explainers: What is Bioenergy?

Energy Explainers: What is Marine Energy?

How Belgium won the space race, thanks to Tintin

Classic Cars (with Loop Central)


Reading Juice is a project of Mark’s that began after he graduated and which he’s continued to develop since.

Reading Juice (as Mark Megson)

Website Copy

Vu Online – Copywriter

HomeLife Carers (for Optix Solutions)