Writing Portfolio

And as you can see from my writing portfolio, I am a versatile writer, with a diverse body of work ranging from reviews to reportage to content marketing to photography to travel writing to creative writing, particularly about Vietnam, where I was based for four years.

If you’d like me to write for you, please contact me.

Creative Writing

My flash fiction story Butterfly Wings was published in The Victorian Writer: RIP (December 2023-February 2024).

My flash fiction story Sunrise in Cappadocia will be published in the next anthology published by Pure Slush in 2024.

My flash fiction story Terminal made the Australian Writers’ Centre December 2023 Furious Fiction LONGLIST.

Travel writing

Motorcyle Mojo

Motorycle Mojo is an award winning Canadian publication that provides premium content guaranteed to be of interest to every motorcycle enthusiast. I both took the pictures and wrote the story about my sidecar trip around the mountains of Vietnam.

Get Lost Magazine

Get Lost is an independent, international Australian travel magazine putting the excitement back into travel. I took the pictures and the wrote the story on Truc Bach — one of my favourite neighbourhoods in Hanoi.

Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide is the the only independent, global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas.  I was super chuffed to be approached to write this review.

Go Overseas

Go Overseas is your guide to 14,000+ programs that will change how you see the world. Read 35,000+ community reviews to help you choose your next adventure.

Reportage

Word Vietnam

Vietnam’s go-to what’s on magazine, and the best place to get regular updates about what’s happening in Vietnam. Word Vietnam is available online (there used to be a print version, but I don’t think that’s the case anymore). These are PDFs.

Personal Essays

Entropy

WOVEN is an Entropy series and dedicated safe space for essays by persons who engage with #MeToo, sexual assault and harassment, and #DomesticViolence, as well as their intersections with mental illness, substance addiction, and legal failures and remedies.

Flung

Flung is a digital magazine that publishes journalism, literary essays, personal accounts and fiction with a strong narrative and sense of place.

PS I Love You

P.S. I Love You is a Medium partner publication. They tell stories about what it’s like to be alive and in love today—from the befuddling challenges of changing a diaper to the absurdity of a first kiss to the more general, sustained struggle of trying to amicably, productively co-exist.

Travel content writing

B2C

Paradise Group

The Paradise Group is a major player in the Vietnam travel industry, particularly in Halong Bay luxury cruising. They also have high end resorts, hotels and restaurants, as well as a cultural show and a water park in their portfolio.

B2B

TripAzia

TripAzia aims to be one of the leading travel companies in South-East Asia, with a focus on eco-tours and working with local villages to enrich the destinations for all involved. When you click the link, you may get a “site not secure message”. It’s fine.

https://tripazia.com/tour/farm-to-table-eco-tour-in-typical-ancient-village/

https://tripazia.com/tour/half-day-with-nature-in-northern-ancient-village/

https://tripazia.com/tour/the-authentic-insider-access-to-hanois-local-life/

SEO content writing

B2C

Green Gem Shop (social enterprise)

Green Gem Shop is the fundraising arm of Keep Hanoi Clean. I wrote a number of blogs to help boost SEO and rank on Page 1 of Google for targeted keywords. You can read about the Green Gem Shop success story in my case study.

https://keephanoiclean.org/best-thrift-shop-hanoi/

https://keephanoiclean.org/4-reasons-thrift-shop-hanoi/

Backlinks

Slice is a company that sells a range of cutting tools with ceramic safety blades. I wrote this piece of content specifically for the backlink.

3 Simple Life Hacks with a Utility Knife

B2B

Amanda Woods Design

AWD is a boutique graphic design business based in Queensland, Australia. I wrote the Meet The Team page with my brief being to be personable, “human” and engaging.

I love love love them 🙂 Thank you so much.

https://amandawoodsdesign.com.au/meet-the-team/

Traqq

Traqq is an employee time tracking software that boosts productivity and performance via automated reporting and monitoring tools. I wrote a number of blog articles for them to boost their SEO.

You are among the top highly rated copywriters. I totally appreciate and value your professionalism.

https://traqq.com/blog/locked-down-but-not-out-how-a-pandemic-has-helped-the-planet-our-wallets-and-given-us-back-our-working-lives-case-study-2020/

https://traqq.com/blog/how-time-tracker-traqq-helps-to-protect-eu-workers-rights-work-time-directive/

https://traqq.com/blog/the-pros-and-cons-of-introducing-a-9-80-work-schedule-in-your-workplace-list-for-2020/

https://traqq.com/blog/12-common-business-etiquette-errors-and-how-to-fix-them-2020/

https://traqq.com/blog/10-kickass-tips-to-help-you-stay-focused-while-working-remotely/

https://traqq.com/blog/11-surprising-and-not-so-surprising-jobs-that-introverts-will-love-2020/

https://traqq.com/blog/to-attract-and-keep-top-talent-in-2020-do-these-7-things/

https://traqq.com/blog/the-pros-and-cons-of-raising-the-minimum-wage-in-2020-and-why-you-should/

https://traqq.com/blog/the-top-10-business-blogs-you-must-read-if-you-care-about-your-business-in-2020/

https://traqq.com/blog/the-5-stages-of-team-development-you-need-to-know/

https://traqq.com/blog/12-time-management-tips-to-rock-your-world-2020/

https://traqq.com/blog/35-ice-breaker-questions-for-almost-any-business-situation/

https://traqq.com/blog/7-disadvantages-of-working-from-home-and-what-to-do-about-it/

https://traqq.com/blog/5-things-you-can-learn-from-buddhist-monks-about-time-tracker-traqq/

https://traqq.com/blog/top-9-empowering-ways-to-protect-yourself-from-the-novel-corona-virus/

Contributing writer

In which I review, contribute or am interviewed about travel, Vietnam and other cool stuff.

I can write for you too

Contact me if you’d like me to help your business achieve its aims and objectives. I’m more than happy to give you a no-obligation free quote.