What is your role in the Salty Souls Experience ?
I’m the word nerd. I’m in charge of creating content for the blog and our social media platforms. I make sure all the written content we’re putting out there is engaging, real, provides value to our community, and is grammatically high-quality and on-point.
What’s your background and how did you acquire those skills ?
I acquired my skills by writing all the damn time, for a long, long time. I studied journalism and professional writing at Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Australia. I was the editor of my university magazine. I’ve written for online blogs, magazines, newspapers, print magazines and social media for small businesses since I was roughly 18 years old. I completed a range of internships in Perth and interstate, paid and unpaid. I have now been working with the Salty Souls for four years, even co-founding a business together called The Salty Club. That calls for a lot of content and a LOT of copywriting.
What’s your biggest challenge within the Salty Souls Experience ?
When people say ‘keep your work life and your professional life seperate…’ Yeah. That’s not a thing. At least not with us. I’ve been in a relationship with Co-Founders Marie-Christine Amyot and Erika Drolet for four years now, and life got a lot easier when I learnt I had to treat our relationship just like any romantic or familial relationship, with vulnerability, communication, patience and love. We’re three fired-up woman who have been through a lot together. Now, I think we’ve created a really beautiful relationship that makes us all constantly grow and be better people.
Ninja super skill people don’t know you possess ?
I make stuff disappear. Literally. Usually when I’m off in the clouds mentally writing a poem or paragraph in my head, I put stuff down and forget where I put them. “My biggest weakness is that I lose my purse a lot… but my biggest strength is I always get it back.” – Ilana Glazer, Broad City.
Favorite place in the world ?
Anywhere I can surf and write and not be judged for wearing the same t-shirt 3 days in a row. I love El Salvador, Guatemala, and I love my home country of Australia, too.
What gets you the most excited in life ?
Writing! Surf! Connecting with other creative, inquiring, passionate women. Discussions where we turn the world upside down. My eccentric boyfriend (he doesn’t think he is, but he is) and my black rescue cat, called Fin.
What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?
I mean. This one time I went for a 2-week holiday to Central America and never came back. It’s been four years now. lol. It’s a cliche for a reason.