Kelsey Bricknell

Written Content Specialist


Kelsey is an experienced creative and professional writer, committed to replacing tired copy with sharp, clean text.
She specialises in creative, content, and technical long-copy; social media marketing and management (headline, sales, and short copy); and on and off-line editing (corporate and creative documents).


Published Work and Readings

Temptations by Cassandra Dolan
Temptations (Editor)

Editor of Temptations Cook Book (second print run). Note: all editing suggestions were subject to approval and final read by the author. Not all suggestions were applied.

Cherish Every Moment
Our business cards!

Our business cards! Thank you Stephen Baum for the great design and Kelsey Bricknell for the wording!

Port Macquarie Hastings Council
Brolga Project Media Release

Media Release about my placement at Charles Sturt University, Port Macquarie as part of the Brolga Project.

Charles Sturt University
CSU Port Macquarie Newsletter

Brolga Project posting to develop (design, write and edit) newsletter template for CSU Port Macquarie

Brisbane City Council
Street Reads Project

Interactive, multi-platform story thread commissioned by the Brisbane City Council.

Websites (Copywriting, Editing, and SEO)
Workout Indooroopilly

Marketing campaign copy writer and content copy writer for Workout Indooroopilly's new website (due for publication in March 2015).

Sarina Russo Group

Web Content Copywriter, writing and editing all areas of copy (Employers, Jobseekers, Apprentices, Students, and About)for the nationally merged website.Co-writer of news articles and SEO key terms.
Kelsey Writes...

Creative and professional writing, editing, proofreading, and digital marketing (including web-content, minor SEO, and social media management).

Gino's Restaurant

Web content copy writing, editing and minor design, building and SEO management.

Blogs and Social Media

Facebook and Instagram Management
Arow Espresso

Social Media marketing and management for Arow Espresso in Hamilton, Brisbane.

Northshore Riverside Cafe website/blog
Winter Weddings at Northshore Cafe

Blog post written for Northshore Riverside Cafe (now Northshore Harbour - under new management).

Northshore Riverside Cafe
High Tea is Served (blog post)

Post written to advertise High Tea being offered at Northshore Cafe. Uploaded by cafe management.

Northshore Riverside Cafe
Easter Weekend (blog post)

Post written for Northshore Riverside Cafe (now Northshore Harbour - under new management). Uploaded by cafe management.

Kelsey Writes...
Six Kittens #3

Part three of the memoir-driven blog series: Six Kittens.

Kelsey Writes...
Home is where...

Six Kittens memoir-driven blog post series, part two.

Kelsey Writes...
Six Kittens #1

Part one of a memoir-driven series of blog posts on my business website, Kelsey Writes... .

Food Writing Internship

Cook My Way
Feeding Boys

A guide for women who are trying to fill bottomless stomachs, while on a budget!

Cook My Way
Winter Warmers

Three healthy foods to keep you warm over winter!

Cook My Way
Sugar vs. Fat: Which is Healthier?

A two-way debate, with each writer researching and producing their argument. Teams were assigned by Cook My Way editors, but topics were brainstormed between writers.

Cook My Way
Brisbane Good Food Month

Commissioned promotional feature article advertising upcoming Good Food Month events in Brisbane (Commissioned by editor at Cook My Way).

Cook My Way
Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards

Commissioned feature article on former online food hub, Cook My Way. Written with information from media release and researched material.

Cook My Way
Game of Pies

Feature of Brisbane baker, Lauren Tregenza of Flame Tree Bakery, and her Game of Thrones themed pies.

Cook My Way
Ancient or Antique?

Review of Scout Cafe at Petrie Terrace, Brisbane. This post also examines the "vintage" or "indie" trend taking over local cafes.

University (Honours Thesis and Undergraduate pieces)

Abstract and Intro.
The Welcome Mat

Excerpt from Bachelor of Fine Arts (Creative and Professional Writing) Honours thesis: This Space Has No Walls - examining the use and potential power the domestic domain has in works of contemporary realism.

Renovations and Extensions

Honours Thesis: Chapter 2. This is an exegetical chapter exploring the theoretical concepts that shaped my thesis topic.

Creative Non Fiction
Moving House

Honours Thesis: Chapter 3. This is a creative piece (short story) which blends and discusses theoretical concepts with elements of fiction and story telling. It was written to support the aims and arguments made throughout my thesis (i.e. the inseparable nature of some theories in particular works of fiction).Flickr photo credit: Moyan Brenn

Novel Excerpt: 2355 words
Through Her Eyes

Chapter one of a work-in-progress, Crime Fiction novel: The Unseen

Literary Critique
When "Beginnings" mean the end

The tragic predictability of Raymond Carver. Thumbnail Flickr photo credit: Vlastimil Koutecky 9205842055

Creative Work