Lara Cain Gray

Writer for Hire

Brisbane, Qld, Australia

Lara Cain Gray

Copywriter, Content writer, Editor

BA (Arts), Grad Dip Information Science, PhD

18+ years of industry experience as a writer, researcher and editor

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Seaside Home: Lovingly Curated Clothing And Homewares Online Or In Sydney

At Seaside Home, we invite you to do more than merely decorate your home. Why not be the curator of a lush, exotic collection of unique homewares? If you love eclectic global décor, artisan made accessories, or clothing that’s just ‘a little different’, you’ll love Seaside Home. From the purely practical to the unapologetically pretty, our stunning product range promise pops of colour, lush textures and eye-catching original ideas.Buy beautiful clothing and homewares online or browse in person at our charming Sydney store.
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Fairtrade And Friendship In India – Meeting The Team Behind Our New Chindi Rugs

I first visited India in 2012 . This time, I visited a new family business that I had made contact with. I wanted to see how the operation was run and to meet the families that made our amazing new product line for us.
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Artist Bio - Anna Connell

Anna Connell is a Yuin woman from the Yuin nation. At Recycled Mats, we are proud to be working with Anna to translate her impressive creations into products for our homewares range.
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Driving Changes To The Obesogenic Environment

Should health be a personal or a public responsibility? It’s a question for the ages, and one that inspires lively debate around issues like government funding for weight loss or stop smoking programs. Occasionally, policy makers float suggestions like a tax on fast food or sugary soft drinks, with the aim of making these foods more expensive than health food options – driving us to make better health choices.
Australian College of Weight Management Link to Story

3 Reasons You Should Choose Theatresports Over Netflix (sometimes)

Friday night I attended the Brisbane Theatresports 30th Anniversary show – a celebration of improvised theatre in my fair home city. Like a Doctor Who Christmas special, it brought together several incarnations of performers, from the veterans to the young bucks, with unexpected twists and turns, and a whole lot of time travelling.
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Fitness After Fatherhood – Impacts And Impairments

You lead an active life, keeping fit thanks to Friday night football and weekend cycling sessions with your mates. You decide to start a family and life gets a whole lot busier. Gradually, your activity levels decline and your fitness takes a dive. It can happen to the best of us! There’s plenty of research around the impact of parenthood on women’s lives, but not as much time given over to changing relationships with fitness for fathers.
Australian College of Weight Management Link to Story

Artist bio - Zachary Bennett-Brook

Torres Strait Islander, born and raised on Dharawal Country - Designer of "Coming Together" Talented Australian artist Zachary Bennett-Brook is a proud Torres Strait Islander man, born and raised in Dharawal Country, Wollongong, on the south coast of NSW. He has a strong connection to the ocean, as a surfer and saltwater man, and draws on the sea for artistic inspiration.
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Schools are not what they used to be - and for good reason

One of the biggest challenges facing parents when their children start school is coming to terms with changing educational norms. Schools are not what they used to be—but in many cases, there are sound, evidence-based reasons for these changes. Ever found yourself thinking ‘It wasn’t like this in my day’?
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Book Review: The Good Girl Stripped Bare by Tracey Spicer

Tracey Spicer's 'femoir' is part autobiography, part thought-provoking feminist essay. A good girl no more, this wise woman is coming out all guns blazing!
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Don’t Know Your Amaranth From Your Fonio? Why We Need To Know More About Superfoods

It seems there’s a new ‘superfood’ on the market every time we hit the shops. From quinoa to goji berries, nutrition scientists are excited about the dense nutrient content of certain grains, seeds and vegetables, many of which are recent additions to the average Australian diet. So, why are these foods so ‘super’?
Australian College of Weight Management Link to Story

Prefect Agencies - Web copy sample

Prefect Agencies is the smart choice for innovative, cost effective cash handling solutions across Australia. As the name suggests, we’re ahead of the rest when it comes to state of the art cash handling equipment.
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Chooze Shoes - Web copy sample

From funky girls’ sneakers to on trend boys’ loafers, our shoes look amazing without skimping on the essential elements of durability and support (shhh! Don’t tell the kids!).
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Lara Cain Gray

Dr Lara Cain Gray (PhD) is a Brisbane-based freelance writer and editor. Her professional past includes positions as an academic researcher, librarian and museum curator in Australia and the UK.

She enjoys writing social commentary, book reviews, travel tales and therapeutic ravings about being a parent.

She also writes and edits material across a range of industries and media, including web copy, guest blogs, ghost blogs, corporate communications, newsletters, brochures and academic papers.

Lara would love to chat to you about new opportunities. Get in touch!



  • Coffee drinking
  • Academic editing
  • Academic writing
  • Online content writing
  • Corporate newsletter writing
  • Book review writing
  • Arts review writing
  • Review writing
  • Magazine article writing
  • Editing
  • Blogging
  • Brochure writing
  • Copywriting
  • Web copy writing