Heidi van Dort is a freelance writer living in the suburbs of Sydney, Australia. After enjoying the glitz and the glamour of an advertising/media career for 12+ years, Heidi diverted her career path and began working on her passion; writing.
Heidi has been a freelance writer since 2010 and has covered a variety of topics including; beauty, weddings, parenting and current affairs. She is also a freelance copywriter.
Heidi has a BA in Writing and Media, and has completed several short courses including Feature Writing for Magazines and Newspapers, and Copywriting Essentials both at the Australian Writers Centre and Social Media Marketing Practices at the University of Technology in Sydney.
Among other places, Heidi has been published in MyCareer, Essential Baby and Essential Kids (all Sydney Morning Herald/The Age), Kidspot, Shire Kids, Suite101 and was the editor and chief writer for Hunter Bride for two years.
When she isn’t writing, Heidi is at home raising three young children and working on the next Great Australian Novel.