Skills: Mary Lynn is a highly experienced writer and editor, with extensive experience in academic, commercial and creative spheres. She worked as a print journalist for several decades. In addition to writing and editing for magazines and newspapers, she has lectured in a university media department and practised in-house corporate public relations. She likes to craft easy-to-read copy that suits different situations and platforms.
Qualifications: Her University of Adelaide PhD earned Mary Lynn a doctoral research medal. Her work of fiction and its exegesis focused on multiple points of view, reconciliation and the social impacts of HIV/AIDS in South Africa. Mary Lynn’s undergraduate degrees were in journalism and English literature.
Experience: Mary Lynn’s mixed commercial and creative writing background has given her an unusual set of skills. She is used to talking to people about disparate topics and turning them into plain language. Many of her features and reports have covered environmental and health issues. She has run courses on varied subjects, including business storytelling and creative nonfiction.