Richard Hand

Richard Hand

Writer/Journalist/Editor/English Language Teacher

Halifax, Canada



What's the difference

Possessing an education and work background in journalism, I understand the importance of accuracy and on-time delivery. Now retired from my "regular" job (2012), providing writing and research are primary means of keeping my skills honed. In addition to a journalism degree (Ryerson University), I also have degrees in arts and science (Dalhousie University), as well as certificates in English language teaching (CELTA) and marketing. Teaching has been another career for me and I have worked in Uk…


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Work History & Feedback

Work hard on the content for the new essay services project in English language for Canadian residents

Fixed Price $76
“The works of Richard is wonderful, I am very glad to work with him in the my business, thank him very much for his high level help of professional, I think we will work together in the future of all activity”


Creative Review Writer

96 hrs @ $12.22/hr
Earned $1,167
“Richard did a good job on the content”


Very Easy. US/Canada only. Short Video. $5

Fixed Price $5
“Richard was a pleasure to work with. He has a perfectionist's eye for detail and quality and he completed the job in half the time I asked. I would love to work with him again in the future.”



25 hrs @ $11.11/hr
Earned $272
“Great writing and a pleasure to work with!”


Ebook re-write

Fixed Price $11
“Great piece of work produced.”


I'm looking for English teacher

4 hrs @ $12.00/hr
Earned $48
No feedback given

Writer for writing reviews

Fixed Price $219
Job in progress

Tests Taken
Name Percentile Score

Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)


English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)


U.S. English Basic Skills Test


UK English Basic Skills Test


oDesk Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Company Managers