melanie barnes

content and Copywriter

How i can help you

I write thoughtful copy that helps you connect to your audience, win a grant or share your story.
I love to work with creatives and arts organisations, small businesses and not-for-profits.


Blog Articles

Drive traffic to your website with fresh blog articles.

SEO content

Be found by your audience with up to date SEO advice.

Website copy

Reflect your real voice and values through your website. 



Let me cast my eyes over your work to make it perfect.


Got content that needs cleaning up and tweaking? Send it my way.

Grant writing

Grow your organisation through funding and grants. 

spend less time on content,
and more time on what you care about.

About Me

I’m a copywriter who is based in Wollongong, NSW. I have 10 years experience as a writer and editor combined with experience working with not-for-profits and community engagement. 

Testimonials & Featured Clients

Melanie is easy to work with, efficient, and delivered exactly what I needed for my project. I would recommend her without hesitation.

Chris Beach,

“Melanie was very easy to work with. She communicated well and submitted work in a timely manner.”

Oscar Han, co-founder of Maji parenting app

Melanie is a fantastic copywriter. She created really engaging brand messaging and was open to feedback throughout the process.

Charlie Nicholls, Smarty Pants cloth nappies

Let’s chat about what you need.