Ellie Howkins

Ellie Howkins

Junior Content Writer & StrategistLondon, United Kingdom
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Ellie Howkins

Ellie Howkins

Junior Content Writer & StrategistLondon, United Kingdom
Projects
  • Why US brand MAKE is worth the space in your make-up bag
    Why US brand MAKE is worth the space in your make-up bagI wrote this digital piece for Stylist after having met with the creator of the collection. Once I had a clear understanding of their brand ethos and the products within the collection I was able to bring it to life for the Stylist reader. The piece can be found on the Stylist website here; https://www.stylist.co.uk/beauty/make-beauty-brand/217158
  • The long-awaited truth behind female shaving revealed by a TV advert
    The long-awaited truth behind female shaving revealed by a TV advertA digital piece that I wrote for Stylist Magazine during my internship with their Beauty department, available from: https://www.stylist.co.uk/beauty/friction-free-shaving-tv-advert/219776.
Projects credited in
  • Ellie Howkins
    Ellie HowkinsGrains of sand suspended in the warm wind whipped her face. She had been bundled up in the night and tossed into the car – the big one they took for family trips. As they lashed her with lies about what her children said about her, she sniffed hard, desperately trying to inhale every last memory of her family. Once exiled from the vehicle, she stood alone, watching the tire dust dissipate in the gusts. She could walk on or follow the steady flow of the stream back home. Contemplating the endle
  • Ellie Howkins
    Ellie HowkinsHow do the cool blades feel beneath her fingertips? I imagine she senses the pulse of the earth beneath her feet and watches the flow of microscopic particles feeding the world above. My cousin watches her mother with an imposed concern and slight disgust that find their roots in the venomous words of her father, ringing in her mind alongside an overheard diagnosis, ‘Hysteria’. My eyes fix on my aunt, enthralled by watching her unique mind as it relaxes in a world away from torment. Ejected fro
  • Ellie Howkins
    Ellie HowkinsThe kid was nuts, off the wall, almost feral; all the kids in that family were. The rumour was that their parents were hippies and left them every few days to drop acid somewhere in the woods. Wouldn’t surprise me if it were true. They kept themselves to themselves, no one knew how many kids there were but when they skulked past, you could smell them for the next five minutes, him in particular. We didn’t even know if he was literate when we took him but man could the boy skate.⁣
  • Ellie Howkins
    Ellie HowkinsThe early evening sun had lost its oppressive heat and the residual warmth seemed to be radiating off our salty skin. The water warped beneath us, gently rocking our bodies in tandem. On our wooden island, we stood together, above the same ocean, warmed by the same sun; we were equal. Shores of money, status and expectation were swallowed by the depths of blue as we confronted the expanse together. Soon the cool swell of the ocean and the promise of a bright future would draw you back home. And
  • Ellie Howkins
    Ellie HowkinsTwo streams of light poured across the inky black tarmac and a wave of music flowed out of the cracked window. His body melted into the seat, limbs heavy and eyes yearning to close. He pinched his leg until it ached but with less than a mile home he slipped and sunk into the night. With no glass left in his windshield, the scene was framed perfectly. Her car lay in the road, its newly crinkled armour reflecting the flashing blue lights. The image burned behind his eyes as he drifted back into
  • Club Foof
    Club Foof
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    Junior Content Writer & StrategistChapel
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. logo
    The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. logo
    Travel Retail CommunicationsThe Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
    London, United KingdomInternship
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Skills
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Creative Writing
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Communication
  • Social Media
  • Radio Presenting
  • Blogging
  • Copywiting
  • Copywriting Editorial
  • Marketing Copywriting
Education
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    EnglishBournemouth University
     - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Awards
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    Best Evening ShowNerve Media