How I can help

Hi, I'm Mel. I'm a freelance marine science, conservation & sustainability copywriter (and certified scuba diver with around 250 logged dives) and I love telling cool stories about the ocean. In a nutshell: I write about the ocean.

There are a few ways I can help you tell your ocean stories:

🌊 If you're a marine scientist or conservationist with an upcoming study, I'd love to hear about your work in case it inspires a story that I can pitch to my editors.

📚 If you're an editor looking to commission an ocean writer, or are open to pitches, I'd love to chat about the type of articles I could write for you.

💙 If your organisation is making a difference to our blue planet and you need a writer to help tell your story, I can help with messaging development, impact reports, whitepapers, blogs, articles, press releases and more.

Think I could be a good fit for your project? Let's chat about the ocean stories you'd like to tell and how I can help!

Ready to chat?


Great to hear you're interested in working together - I'm always keen to hear about exciting new stories from marine conservationists, potential commissions from editors and suitable briefs from prospective clients.

So, let's chat. You can send me an email (I aim to respond within three working days, usually sooner) or book a call below. I look forward to hearing from you.

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Please note: due to high demand, I often have a wait time for new clients and cannot guarantee last-minute availability.

As such, please give as much notice as possible for your projects. Thank you!

Or book a call:

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N.B. I do not work with the fossil fuel industry. If that's you, please look for support elsewhere. Thank you.

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