Kirk N.

Kirk N.

Writer/Editor/Public Relations/Marketing Communications

Blacksburg, United States



What's the difference


I've been writing and editing for technical and non-technical industries for more than 20 years. Much of my writing and editing has involved working with others to write what they want to say, or taking a piece written by a knowledgeable person and editing it to make it readable and accurate.

Because I've often been a one-person department, I can pretty much do everything related to public relations/marketing/communications--write, edit, design, program development and management, public …


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Work History & Feedback

Proofing and Copy Editing

248 hrs @ $18.89/hr
Earned $4,685
“We consider Kirk to be an extension of our Marketing Team. He has saved the day many, many times. I highly recommend him!”


Business Plan/Executive Summary for Start-Up

Fixed Price $167
“Kirk was fantastic to work with. Very professional throughout the project. He did everything that he promised in a timely manner while keeping me informed every step of the way. I would highly recommend Kirk!”


landing page optimization

7 hrs @ $20.00/hr
Earned $140
“Great job”


Proofing and Copy Editing

37 hrs @ $16.67/hr
Earned $617
“Kirk has been like an extension of my team. Because of his keen eye and attention to detail, we have decided that all outbound communications are to be reviewed by Kirk. He is extremely helpful and easy to work with, and can write and proof in a variety of styles.He is superb at meeting deadlines and he proactively provides suggestions to improve the quality of our work. I highly recommend Kirk Neal.”


Editing Copy

9 hrs @ $22.22/hr
Earned $200
“Great work!”


Risk Engineering - Report Writing

11 hrs @ $22.22/hr
Earned $237
“Kirk did some good work for us and was very honest when the technical nature of the task was not suited to his skill set - would definitely recommend him.”


Making Transcribed Text More Engaging

5 hrs @ $22.22/hr
Earned $111
Job in progress

Finish my book on user satisfaction

81 hrs @ $20.00/hr
Earned $1,613
Job in progress

Tests Taken
Name Percentile Score

English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)


English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)


Technical Writing Skills Certification


U.S. English Basic Skills Test


U.S. Word Usage Test


oDesk Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Staffing Managers


oDesk Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Staffing Managers