About

About

What can I do for you?

I want to know about your business, organisation or department to transform your messages into something real that resonates and connects with your customers.

Keeping it Real means telling it plainly, simply and effectively to deliver the results you want and need.

Finding new angles: Did I mention I’m quirky? That means I’ll find a new angle and suggest new ways to explore getting your message out there.

Business history: I registered this business in October 2015, but have been working under my own name as a non-fiction writer for the past three decades.

Professional experience: I’ve written for about 100 hard copy and online publications ranging from The Sunday Age, The Age, The Australian Financial Review, Fairfax Media and News Corp metropolitan and regional papers and many, many specialist magazines. I freelance – pitching and taking direction.

As well, I’ve written extensively for corporations and government departments in Melbourne and Sydney. I’m not an entrepreneur, nor a mumpreneur; just a writer – it’s what I do.

Lifestyle: A tree changer, who coursed through metro Melbourne, Sydney, Blue Mountains before nestling into my current Blayney home, I’m enjoying life in a quiet town. Organic gardening, chook raising, walking with my young son and Jack Russell ‘white turbo’ and fundraising for a skate park to be built in our town is what I do in my downtime.

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Phone: 0417 423 812

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Feeling somewhat blessed that I can nudge casual teaching off my work week and dive into such a diversity of writing. I'm writing blogs on early childhood (photography, STEM), payment gateways, Australianising a Chinese company's website, finessing a media release about the 25th anniversary of the Disability Discrimination Act, crafting an article about inquiry learning for a national ed mag, about to quiz a financial advisor for another story, debriefing on a recent teaching stint by writing about how private schools penalise teachers who don't organise enough events in their free time (hmmmm) and writing a position paper about why a national STEM program in high schools needs bi-partisan reports. And I got my Jack Russell dog on my lap while I'm writing. Couldn't be better! Best wishes to everyone out there that your working week is just as varied and interesting and well paid! ... See MoreSee Less

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