About

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Hello. My name’s Gary, and I live just outside Glasgow with my wife, my daughter, my baby son and a black labrador called Megan. I’m a freelance journalist, columnist, author, copywriter, scriptwriter and radio talking head, and I write features, news stories and tutorials about technology, the Internet and pop culture for lots of magazines and websites as well as advertising copy for some of technology’s biggest names.

My debut novel Coffin Dodgers was published in June 2011, and I’ve written lots of non-fiction books too: several books for young musicians, one on working from home and one about laptops. I’ve also co-authored lots of computing and music books, and when I’m not writing or arguing with people on the internet I make poppy rock music and rocky pop music.

The photo of me was taken by the talented Glaswegian photographer Iain McLean. He’s very good. You should hire him.

Syndication, copyright and cash

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Freelance writer Gary Marshall on Apple, technology, music and too much coffee

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