Who Am I?
Amanda Wright (Mandy) is a freelance writer who launched her writing career with the Ashburton Guardian, New Zealand’s only privately owned daily newspaper.
For the Guardian she contributed to various feature magazines, including lifestyle and fashion magazine Envy, rural publications Guardian Farming and Dairy Focus, as well as the new community and people magazine ‘You’.
Not only contributing to editorial, Amanda was also a media adviser to a large number of Mid Canterbury businesses, and designed and copy-wrote hundreds of successful advertising campaigns for her clients. She was also a member of an award-winning advertising team which secured numerous prestigious PANPA and newspaper association awards.
Passionate about helping local business to succeed, she has also contributed numerous articles promoting the lifestyle in New Zealand’s Mid Canterbury in Christchurch’s very popular Metropol magazine.
With a passion for travel and discovery, Amanda has written advertorial reviews for the famous Brinkley Resort and Terrace Downs Golf Resort and Spa in Mid Canterbury, and for the five star, award-winning Rumours of Romance Luxury Resort and Spa in Rarotonga.
In November 2012, Amanda moved to Australia with her husband Hamish to the small coal mining town of Dysart in the Central Coalfields region of Queensland.
She developed Muse by Mandy to promote her love of writing, and now offers a range of services to people and businesses in New Zealand and Australia.
Amanda dedicates a proportion of her time to article writing and media representation for newspapers, websites and magazines in New Zealand and Australia, and the rest of her time she puts toward her love of children’s literacy, art and design.
Whether it is a personalised storybook for your child, a speech for an important event, creating an advertising campaign or an article for your website, don’t get lost for words. Let me be your pen and together we can deliver a powerful product.