About

I am a writer and coach, focused on helping you persuade and inspire using the power of written words.

I also write and speak about marketing, branding, growing an engaged audience, and productivity.

I have worked with clients including the BBC, Mars, Digital Arts Magazine, Dots Games, Saatchi & Saatchi, Wired Magazine, 99U, Secret Cinema, and Google.

I have spoken at ICON Conference in Texas, OFFF festival in Barcelona, Behance in Tokyo, Ilustratour in Spain, DXSaigon in Vietnam, and the AOI in London.

I have been interviewed on numerous podcasts and panels, covering topics from productivity, to writing, to freelancing.

Being watched in Ayutthaya, Thailand

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.Some facts about me:

  • British, but born in Copenhagen in 1984, now living in Thailand.
  • Mathers is pronounced ‘May’thers with a hard ‘th’.
  • I’m a self-taught illustrator and writer and have written over six books.
  • I founded Red Lemon Club, an online community for creative minds, where my articles reached millions.
  • I started, and continue to maintain, illustration site Ape on the Moon in 2009.
  • I developed a planner to help people stay focused and organised, called Book of Lift.
  • I’m a big fan of monkeys, sharks and gorillas.
  • I’ve lived in ten countries, including Barbados, Austria, Japan, England, Jamaica, Sweden, Iran, Vietnam and Denmark.
  • I was once a security guard at Wimbledon Tennis Championships.
  • I was smacked across the arm in Indonesia by a huge monitor lizard while trying to feed it rice.
  • I’m working on my dream of building and living in a big wooden house with a view of the mountains.

Follow more of my writing on Medium; my digital illustration on Dribbble, and my professional CV stuff on Linkedin.

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