Help and advice

Resources for copywriters

Borrow the documents and templates used by leading copywriters to win work and get stuff done.

These resources are all generously offered freely by copywriters. ProCopywriters can’t take responsibility for these documents or their legality – so use at your discretion. If you want to to use the copywriting contract, consider getting it checked by a solicitor first.


Copywriting contract - Word

John McGarvey’s plain English copywriting contract.

Copywriting contract - PDF

John McGarvey's plain English copywriting contract - PDF format

Brief templates

Copywriting brief

From Caroline Gibson

Copywriting brief

From Ben Blankley of Charity & Biscuits

Power-tools for projects

Project tracker

Tom Albrighton's project tracking spreadsheet (12kb).

Editorial calendar

Anna McLoughlin of Inkspiller shares her brilliant content calendar.

Editorial calendar - Google Doc

Access Anna McLoughlin's content calendar on Google Sheets