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Martin Gosling served an unusual apprenticeship, writing tightly worded and cogent reports for criminal courts and the Parole Board. The habit of crafting succinct and accurate prose led to success with articles for criminal justice publications. For many years now he has been published in a wide range of professional journals and other specialist magazines.

Contact Martin Gosling

Email: mg@martingosling-writer.co.uk
Telephone: 01473 780463

About Martin Gosling

Martin Gosling was born in Surrey, England and was educated at Ottershaw School. Following a period of working at The Daily Telegraph, he served for three years in the British Army (Royal Artillery) and seven years with London’s Metropolitan Mounted Police.

He later became a probation officer, gaining a comprehensive understanding of deviant behaviour while working in criminal courts and on on secondment to prisons, together with supervising in the community probationers and parolees, including ‘Lifers’.

Now writing full-time, he lives in Suffolk where he enjoys sailing small boats.

He was made MBE in 2003.

Martin Gosling, Writer


Martin Gosling has written many press releases and feature articles for the public relations company BHR Communications and has also been published in:

  • The Times (Law Supplement)
  • Criminal Lawyer (Tottel Publishing)
  • G4S International Magazine (regular contributor)
  • Criminal Law and Justice Weekly
  • Justice of the Peace (Lexisnexis Butterworth)
  • International Police Review (Janes)
  • Police Journal
  • Police Review
  • Best of British
  • Evergreen


  • Norfolk Magazine
  • Suffolk Journal
  • Suffolk and Norfolk Life
  • Suffolk Sage Magazine
  • Heavy Horse World
  • Simply Horses
  • The Oldie
  • The Countryman
  • The Smallholder
  • Tobacco Reporter

Fiction: Martin Gosling’s first published short story appeared in ‘The London Mystery Selection’in 1981. More recent short stories can be seen and downloaded from the internet: www.alfiedog.com.

Martin Gosling welcomes commissions from editors seeking timely, crisp, well-researched and professional copy.

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