Helping not for profits and businesses make an impact and create connections through copy and strategy. AND ... you are in the right place ... I am also an award-winning children's author, writing stories that families love and children connect with.
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I connect people and purpose through copywriting, content and communication strategies.

If you’re a not for profit, social enterprise, community group or association, government agency or small business in need of copy – you’re in the right place.

After compelling copy and content that moves people to take action? I’m your writer. 

Struggling to meet your deadlines? Looking for strategic communications with perspective and practical steps?

Want to follow the story of my CBCA award-winning children’s picture book authoring life?  Come along for the ride!



Refine your organisation or business communications and make a difference.

I identify your direction, chart your pathway, articulate your voice, map content, develop smart, shareable content, nurture connections, engage customers and inspire action. 


You want your words to work. I get that you want to share relevant, worthy content that reflects your values and talks directly to your target market. Copywriting is how you tell your story.

I write easy to read and engaging copy for newsletters, websites and blogs for not for profits and businesses.

Children's author

Wondering if you are in the right place? Yup! I'm also a published children’s author with Little Hare / Hardie-Grant-Egmont with the best-selling picture book Jetty Jumping. It's the winner of the 2022 Picture Book of the Year - Early Childhood and 2023 new release Sunday Skating (and more on the way). My passion is writing children’s books, YA and short stories in a uniquely Australian voice for families to enjoy reading. I write to delight and inspire conversations.


Take a gander at my latest posts

I’m a May Gibbs Fellow

I’m a May Gibbs Fellow

It’s an honour to share that I have been awarded a 2024 May Gibbs Childrens Literature Trust Fellowship. The May Gibbs Children's Literature Trust promotes the creation of contemporary Australian children’s literature in the belief that children’s books, written and...

Looking for templates?

Helpful, affordable copywriting and communication planning templates for nfpos, organisations and individuals.

There’s also FREE stuff to download.

COPY – A helpful script to ask for a testimonial for your website

CAMPAIGNS – A handy document for your media and influencers

Speaking, events & workshops

After author speaking engagements, tailored school talks, story times, and workshops?

I can be booked through the following agencies:

Lamont Books

Booked Out

Australia Reads ambassador

I’m proud to be an Australia Reads ambassador to encourage kids to read more often 

Buy my books

My website has affiliate links with retailers such a Booktopia which means I receive a commission for a sale that I refer for my books Jetty Jumping, or Sunday Skating, or In the Rockpool at no extra cost to you.


I regularly host webinars, workshops, training courses and talks for small not for profits and businesses. I am also available for author talks as a published children’s author with Hardie Grant. You’ll next catch me at:

2024 event announcements coming soon

Watch this space – back for more book fun in 2024. Almost all Booked Out for Book Week 2024. 

27 - 30 April, 2023 Storytime activities and author chats at Sorrento Writers Festival

Sorento Primary schools author program, and host of author panel ‘Why I write fiction’ with Kylie Ladd, Christian White, Chris Hammer & Eliza Henry Jones at Sorrento Writers Festival. Book tickets here

June 2023 Sunday Skating book launches - Australia and UK.

My next picture book, Sunday Skating illustrated by Hannah Sommerville is due for release in June 2023 in Australia, UK and Europe with Hardie Grant.

11am Sunday 7th June book launch Antipodes Bookstore 


14 - 20 June 2023 Sunday Skating Melbourne and Geelong Read and Roll Road trip

I’ll be dropping in and signing books at Rosebud BookBarn; Farrells Bookshop; Robinsons Bookstore, Frankston; Ulysses Bookstore Hampton; Benns Bookstore Benleigh; Thesaurus Books, Brighton; Grumpy Swimmer, Elwood; Leaf Bookshop, Asburton; Marty Martin Bookstore, Port Melbourne;

Book and Paper, Williamstown; Skate Studio, Truganina; Readings Emporium; Dymocks Melbourne; Hill of Content; Mary Martin City / Southgate; The Avenue, Richmond; Little Bookroom, Fitzroy North; Younger Sun Bookshop, Yarraville; Readings Kids, Carlton; QBD Werribee Pacific / Hoppers Crossing;  Robinsons Bookstore, Pacific Werribee; Cook and Young Booksellers, Geelong; The Book Bird, Geelong West; Dymocks, Waurn Ponds; Heads and Tales, Barwon Heads; Bookgrove Ocean Grove; Queenscliffe Bookshop

26 - 29 June 2023 Sunday Skating Sydney Read and Roll Road trip

Book signings and bookstore visits at Dymocks (George St), Books Kinokunya, Gleebooks Glebe, Roaring Stories, Better Read than Dead, Gleebooks Dulwich, Potts Point Bookshop, Harry Hartog Bondi, Berkelouw Rose Bay and more. 

19 - 25 August 2023 - CBCA Book Week Author Talks / Workshops

Throughout Book Week I join libraries and schools virtually and face to face to share Jetty Jumping storytimes, writer’s notebook workshops and activities tailored for school and preschool children.

Now taking bookings. 

A Children’s Book Week initiative.


14 - 17 September 2023 Write Around The Murray workshops

More info coming soon but I’m super thrilled to be heading to Write Around the Murray. 

2 Nov 2023 Inaugural story time session Bernnineit in Cowes

10:30 – 11:30am Storytime with Cowes MYLI Library / Bernnineit

Details here 


The night of nights for these important awards, announced at the State Library of Adelaide.

18 - 19 November Fishy Stories

It’s back again. The wonderful Fish Creek Fishy Stories Children’s Literature Weekend. Details soon. 



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