Who I am

Hi, I'm Arwen Hann - pleased to meet you.

Me professionally - in a nutshell

  • 10 years of experience as a freelance writer.
  • 6 years of experience as a newspaper journalist working on local and daily newspapers in New Zealand and the UK.
  • Long-term contracts include working as communications manager for ChildForum, an advocacy and information group for early childhood education, writing for My Guide, a series of travel guides for cities across New Zealand, head copywriter at Web Genius, a New Zealand-based web design company.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Sociology and English and American Literature) Upper Second Class Honours.
  • Trinity Mirror Certificate of Journalism Senior Reporter Accreditation.

Me personally - in a nutshell

  • Wife and mother of 1.
  • Born in the UK, have lived in NZ since 2005 apart from 2 years spent living in South Africa.
  • Cookie lover.
  • Playdough hater.
  • Juggler of many tasks (and occasionally inanimate objects like balls and fruit).
  • Hobbies include travel, reading, sewing and watching great dramas on tv and film.
  • Why The Freelance Elf? In another world - Middle Earth to be precise - I'm an elf princess.

Ready to get started? Send me some project details and I'll be in touch