Hello! I'm Sophie Raynor, an Australian writer, editor and development communicator living in tropical Timor-Leste.

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What I do

Driven by purpose, but lost for words? I can help.

I’m a freelance writer and editor who writes and shapes content for socially conscious organisations and businesses — helping you connect with your audience and effectively communicate your message.


My services include:

  • Website and blog copywriting 

  • Campaign and advocacy copywriting

  • Human interest story writing

  • Proofreading and copy editing

  • Brand story development

  • Social media copywriting

See samples in action →


About me

With a background spanning magazine writing, fundraising communications and development storytelling, I help purpose-driven organisations connect thoughtfully with their audiences using strategic communications, compelling storytelling, and clean, crisp copy.


I’m a proud Sandgroper living and working in Dili, Timor-Leste — you can find out how I got from temperate Perth to the sultry tropics by reading more about me.

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What a wonderful experience it’s been working with Sophie. She’s refreshing, professional, extremely organised, efficient and she really knows her stuff ! I can’t recommend her highly enough!
— Lara Damiani, website copywriting client
Sophie is a skilled editor and proofreader of both academic and public communications content. Her feedback and edits on writing are clear, consistent, and thoughtful. Sophie assists writers to hone meaning through paying close attention to detail and expression.
— Katie Morris, editing client
Sophie ... is a brilliant communicator, whose personality shines through her writing and her public speaking. And she’s extremely hard-working, demonstrated by her relentless attitude to curating a positive communications experience for Live Below the Line participants. Her efforts were critical in helping Live Below the Line attract over 9000 participants and raise over $1.1 million.
— Kevin Hawkins, former Head of Live Below the Line

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