Writing & editing.

Working with words, mine and yours.

Fiction highlights.


You can check out a full list of fiction publications here.

Non-fiction highlights.


You can check out a full list of non-fiction publications here.

Copywriting, Consultancy,
& Editing.

I have worked with a diverse range of clients to deliver copywriting, consultancy, and editing outcomes.

Past projects include:

  • Presenting engaging real-life case studies for advocacy on behalf of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

  • Creating promotional videos for the Queensland University of Technology.

  • Producing SEO-focused articles and copy for Digital Currency Markets.

  • Delivering quick-turnaround communications consultancy and copyediting for Backbone Youth Arts.

Previous Clients Include



the conspirator


I was the chief Editor and Designer of the multidisciplinary arts anthology The Conspirator.

The 272-page book was printed in full-colour and features over 60,000 words of articles, essays, and interviews, and was published by House Conspiracy Inc. in May of 2018.

Full citation:
O'Brien, J. (Ed.) (2018). The Conspirator. 1st ed. Brisbane: House Conspiracy Inc. (ISBN: 978-0-646-98615-9)

The book can be purchased here.



2017: State Library of Queensland Young Writers Award


2016: Monash Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing


2015: Richell Prize for an Unpublished Manuscript


2014: Queensland University of Technology Undergraduate Creative Writing Prize

Looking for a writer, an editor, or both? You can contact me here