My CV

Lucy Sweet is a writer based in Glasgow, specialising in funny, sharp and highly readable copy and content. Has no self-control around taramasalata, Wotsits or Percy Pigs.

Freelance journalism

  • 2019-: Features for Mail on Sunday YOU
  • 2016 -: Monthly columnist for Candis
  • 2014 -: TV reviewer for The Big Issue
  • 2010 – 16: Freelance blogs and features for GLAMOUR/The Guardian/Mirror Online/Homemade by Sainsburys/Lifetime TV/Sabotage Times/Dame (US)/Lusso/The List/Bitterwallet/Parentdish/Viacom
  • 2004-7: Daily Record weekly columnist
  • 2002-6: Arts features for Sunday Times Ecosse section
  • 1999 – 2001: TV reviewer for Sunday Express
  • 1997-9: Columnist for the Daily Express
  • 1996-7: Columnist for Punch magazine
  • 1992-4: Music reviewer for Melody Maker

Copywriting

2016 – : In-house Copywriter at Arnold Clark, Glasgow – Working on UK-wide campaigns across all channels, SEO content, digital/UX copy, social posts, scripts, animations, proofing, internal and crisis communications.

2015: Content Editor/Writer – Nectar Savvy Shoppers website pilot for Sainsbury’s

2012-15: Freelance copywriter – Babcock Engineering/Glasgow Life/Department Store for the Mind/New Lanarkshire College/Soul Food Sisters/T-Mobile

2009-2012: Copywriter at The Gate agency, Edinburgh – Clients: Clydesdale Bank/Scottish Government/SSE/M&S Energy/The Scotsman

Published work

  • 1997: Unskinny (anthology of my cartoons)
  • 2005: Have Love Will Travel (novel)
  • 2006: Coming Apart at the Seams (novel)
  • 2009 and 2011: The Louis Vuitton Travel Guides
  • 2014: WTF Knits (humour)
  • 2019: The Inking Woman (comic anthology)