Barb is a successful Freelance Writer/Journalist. Her experience includes articles, newsletters, press releases, tender responses, reports, editorial, advertorial, web copy, brochures, company profiles and editing. Barb specialises in plain English.
Local Availability: Available for work in Perth and the South West of Western Australia. Available world-wide for on-line freelance commissions.
I am a full time Freelance Writer and Editor with 15 years experience.
I have had nearly 1000 feature length articles published on various subjects including homes, gardens, wine, personal and business profiles, real estate, construction, motorsport, motor vehicles, product campaigns and general features. I have also ghost written a book on the digestive system and edited several non-fiction books.
As a business communicator, I have worked with clients to create company awareness and product promotion. Writing tender responses and helping clients to write reports that get noticed are a specialty.
I am a versatile writer who has never missed a deadline. I am interested in commissions for articles/editorials/advertorials, print media, corporate writing and re-writing assignments. I am skilled at turning technical material into plain English that is user-friendly.
Clients and Projects:
TASC Training and Safety Consultants—Wrote/rewrote Accreditation Application, Trainee's Notes, Trainer's Notes, Trainer's Resource Materials plus edited 300 Power Point Presentation slides. Designed manual covers, arranged short print run, assembled manuals.
Worldwide Online Printing - Wrote/rewrote Franchise Manual.
Oilsafe (WA) Pty. Ltd.- Wrote eleven articles for company's web site and used as editorial support to paid advertising.
Performance Business Sales -Technical writer to complete vendor reports to secure purchasers for the businesses.
MJB&B Advertising and Marketing -Technical writer to complete tender responses and expressions of interest for various Government contracts.
Department of Agriculture - Rolling five-year contract as Writing, Editorial and Media Consultant for the "Time to Lime" Project.
Western Australia Newspaper - More than 250 articles published in Supplements—freelance for more than seven years.
Homes & Living Magazine - Feature articles and profiles - freelance for seven years.
Auto Action - National motorsport reporter/photographer—freelance for seven years
Australian Grain - Technical journalist, articles published every issue for five years.
"Article Writing for Freelancers" published 2005 BCA Books at www.bcabooks.com
"The Forgotten City" - Australian Property Investor
"Controlling Oil Contamination" - Oil Safe
"Managing Soil Acidity" - Countryman
"Farmers Break Lime Use Record" - Australian Grain
"Business Planning for Success" - Franchising
"Essential Guide to Lighting Your Home" - Mondoluce
"Snap Chat" - Snap Printing
Business Plan - Rushdi Mohomed
Business Report - Tint-A-Car Myaree
68 Lofthouse Drive, Leschenault WA 6233, Australia
Ph: 61 8 9725 9049
Last updated 23 June 2005 NZST
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