Author and freelance writer. Sometimes in London more often elsewhere
James Maclaren is a London and European based author, writer and commentator. He contributes material to a range of respected print titles, digital platforms and high-profile corporate clients. He has a professional background as an army officer, military academic and commercial writer.
Since 2010 James has specialised in freelance writing, with a focus on narrative and long-form features as well as profiles of interesting peole with soemethin to say. He is interested in exploring the events and ideas that shape people’s views and lead to examination and reflection. His writing is regularly published in specialist publications in the United States, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and he is a regular commentator on defence and security matters to mainstream media. He is also sought after as a lecturer to a number of military staff colleges.
James is available to commission as a freelance writer and is able to provide independent reporting and feature writing services for print, online and corporate purposes
If you have a story you think is worth telling or you would like to commission James, then please contact directly.
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Editing and writing books
Articles, press Releases
Listen to James provide security commentary to the BBC
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