Kelly W.

  • Joined November 2017

I am a conscientious and passionate writer with substantial experience writing technical, science, gardening, parenting and general content.

  • Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kelly W.
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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My journey to becoming a professional writer has been varied. I started with bachelor and PhD level science degrees which lead to scientific/technical writing, then added government writing. While on maternity leave in 2016 I added creative writing.

Work history

Multi-genre and freelance writer, gardener and scientist
Since June 2011 I have been writing across a variety of genres including gardening, science/technical and parenting. Content types include, books, blog posts, general website content and journal articles.
Senior Policy Officer
From March 2013 - October 2016 I completed a wide variety of government work including delivering Australia’s international obligations in science and technology, and preparing media releases for the Minister and Senior Executive.
Australian National University
PhD Candidate
From 2009 - 2014 I completed a Doctor of Philosphy (PhD) in chemistry/biochemistry. During this time I was lead author on a paper published in the peer-reviewed journal ‘Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters’



Australian National University
PhD in chemistry/biochemistry
Deakin University
Bachelor of Forensic Science (Honours)



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Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours and weekends


  • Can work 5hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years


Industries I love

Animals & Pets Education Entertainment Government Kids & Parenting Medtech Science