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Hi, I'm Ryan Ferguson - a writer, author, blogger and journalist from Wirral, England.

I love the written word – in all forms and for all audiences. Writing is my greatest passion, and its therapeutic joy permeates the work I produce.

I pursue the projects from which others shy away, mining unconventional spaces for quirky, forgotten, untold and hard-hitting stories.

I share unorthodox stories that further free speech, enhance education and challenge misconceptions.

I give voice to the voiceless while supporting the democratisation of creativity.

This is a great place to start exploring my work and creative ecosystem, including:

✍🏻 1. My longform writing, published exclusively to this website, searchable by topic.

I write about a wide range of diverse topics, most notably baseballfootballmental health, and Wirral. I’m perhaps best known for my work covering Tranmere Rovers, sharing original, authentic and previously unexplored tales from the club’s history.

I write whatever is on my mind, whenever the creative muse visits, and my output is reminiscent of 2000s blogging – witty streams of consciousness mixed with passionate features and columns.

✏️ 2. My microblogging, published exclusively to Threads.

Threads is the only social media platform to which I post original thoughts, notes, opinions and content. I enjoy Threads, which affords me a frictionless outlet for writing 'on the go,' without the attendant hassle of more traditional web publishing. Follow me on Threads for real-time updates, insights and other assorted flotsam.

📚 3. My published books, published via Amazon.

I’m the published author of three books:

You can find more details here, including blurbs, reviews and links to purchase copies. 

📈 4. My top articles, plucked from an archive stretching back to 2012.

In the website footer, accessible from all pages and areas, you will find a dynamic list of my top articles. These are a great starting point if you are unsure where to begin. They are my most-read pieces and the work I'm most proud of. My 'best in class' repository, if you will.

💾 5. My archived journalism, including articles, citations, radio and podcast appearances.

My journalism has been published by the Guardian, BBC Sport, Liverpool Echo, These Football Times and Montreal Gazette, among other publications. I have also been featured by, Optimal Living Daily and The New York Post, while earning citations from Wikipedia, CBS Sports, The Athletic, Wirral Globe and Wirral Council.

My journalism portfolio is arranged as follows:

To further support my work, you can:

☕ 1. Buy me a coffee.

In this complicated age of internalised capitalism and hyper hustle, we feel obliged to monetise everything – especially our hobbies. I see things differently, though. I adhere to a different model where content from the heart wins over content optimised for profit.

I now write purely for pleasure, rather like the amateur fisherman who spends a day at the pond simply because he enjoys it, and I do not reverse-engineer the creative process to make money from clickbait. Rather, I simply love the creative process of waking up each morning and writing stories.

I do not believe in ads, subscriptions or paywalls, but you can buy me a coffee to show your support. All contributions are greatly appreciated and directly support my work.

✉️ 2. Join my free email newsletter.

The best way to stay updated with my work is by subscribing to my free email newsletter. Subscribers receive links to my writing whenever new posts are published – no spammy marketing, no tailored advertising, no bullshit. If you would like to keep up-to-date with my writing, please subscribe for free.

📮 3. Get in touch.

Please use the dedicated contact form to send me an email, suggestion, query or opinion. I'm always open to new opportunities for collaboration, so do not hesitate to reach out.

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