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Current

  • Freelance (I contribute features to the national newspapers on travel, property, the outdoors, country living. These include the Weekend FT, The Times, Telegraph, The Daily Mail and The Express. I also write books about Kent and Sussex with titles like Scandals - Sensational, Salacious and Sad; Rogues, Rascals and Rebels; Tales, Titbits and Trivia; Birds, Beasts and Bacchanalia; Smuggling and give talks on the same subjects.)

Chris McCooey's published articles – last 12 months*

7 articles since October 2008 with an average of 952 words
  • 7 articles (since October 2008)
  • Average article: 32 column inches (952 words)
  • Shortest article: 10 column inches (309 words)
  • Longest article: 43 column inches (1288 words)

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*Please note that these statistics are based only on articles published online in these publications.

Experience

  • Freelance (I contribute features to the national newspapers on travel, property, the outdoors, country living. These include the Weekend FT, The Times, Telegraph, The Daily Mail and The Express. I also write books about Kent and Sussex with titles like Scandals - Sensational, Salacious and Sad; Rogues, Rascals and Rebels; Tales, Titbits and Trivia; Birds, Beasts and Bacchanalia; Smuggling and give talks on the same subjects.)

    - present

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley

    1985-1986
  • University College, Oxford

    BA, Geography
    1968-1971
  • The Skinners' School, Tunbridge Wells

    1960-1967

Books by Chris McCooey

  • Smuggling on the South Coast

    Amberley, 2012
  • Freelance - A Writer's Life

    JAK Books, 2012
  • Tales, Titbits and Trivia

    JAK Books, 2011
  • Birds, Beasts and Bacchanalia

    JAK Books, 2011
  • Birds, Beasts and Bacchanalia of Kent and Sussex

    JAK, 2008
  • Rogues, Rascals and Rebels of Kent and Sussex

    JAK, 2006
  • Kent and Sussex Scandals - Sensational, Salacious and Sad

    JAK, 2004
  • Kent Characters - Wacky, Weird and Wonderful

    JAK, 2002
  • Despatches From The Home Front - Second World War Diaries of Lady in Worthing

    JAK, 1989

Awards won

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Phone

Phone Chris McCooey at: 01892-529228

Address

Write to Chris McCooey at:

Office Annex Wood Cottage, Modest Corner, Southborough, Kent TN4 0LX