Published Work and Readings
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
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.
Our business cards! Thank you Stephen Baum for the great design and Kelsey Bricknell for the wording!
Whispers is a monthly reading salon showcasing Queensland's best-loved authors alongside exciting new talent.
Media Release about my placement at Charles Sturt University, Port Macquarie as part of the Brolga Project.
Brolga Project posting to develop (design, write and edit) newsletter template for CSU Port Macquarie
Interactive, multi-platform story thread commissioned by the Brisbane City Council.
Websites (Copywriting, Editing, and SEO)
Marketing campaign copy writer and content copy writer for Workout Indooroopilly's new website (due for publication in March 2015).
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.
Creative and professional writing, editing, proofreading, and digital marketing (including web-content, minor SEO, and social media management).
Web content copy writing, editing and minor design, building and SEO management.
Blogs and Social Media
Social Media marketing and management for Arow Espresso in Hamilton, Brisbane.
Post written to advertise function packages available at Northshore. Uploaded by cafe management.
Post launching the new opening times at Northshore. Uploaded by cafe management.
Blog post written for Northshore Riverside Cafe (now Northshore Harbour - under new management).
Post written to advertise High Tea being offered at Northshore Cafe. Uploaded by cafe management.
Post written to promote Mother's Day bookings at Northshore Cafe. Uploaded by cafe management.
Post written for Northshore Riverside Cafe (now Northshore Harbour - under new management). Uploaded by cafe management.
Part three of the memoir-driven blog series: Six Kittens.
Six Kittens memoir-driven blog post series, part two.
Part one of a memoir-driven series of blog posts on my business website, Kelsey Writes... .
Book review blog post of the Divergent series. Flickr photo credit: Abhi Sharma 8314929977
Food Writing Internship
Part 1 in a series of pieces exploring and reviewing the different food-markets in Brisbane
A guide for women who are trying to fill bottomless stomachs, while on a budget!
A review of Brisbane's book-cafes.
Three healthy foods to keep you warm over winter!
Commissioned feature article on former online food hub, Cook My Way. Written with information from media release and researched material.
Commissioned promotional feature article advertising upcoming Good Food Month events in Brisbane (Commissioned by editor at Cook My Way).
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.
Top five list of the best gluten-free pizzas available in Brisbane, based on taste, price and convenience.
A feature article offering quick, easy, tasty and healthy alternatives to take-away food.
Feature of Brisbane baker, Lauren Tregenza of Flame Tree Bakery, and her Game of Thrones themed pies.
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)
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.
Honours Thesis: Chapter 2. This is an exegetical chapter exploring the theoretical concepts that shaped my thesis topic.
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
Examining the preservation and subversion of genre in 21st century Crime Fiction.
Chapter one of a work-in-progress, Crime Fiction novel: The Unseen
The tragic predictability of Raymond Carver. Thumbnail Flickr photo credit: Vlastimil Koutecky 9205842055
A 4287 word work of contemporary realism.
A 2571 word work of contemporary realism.