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nDash Writer Profile for Curt Smothers


Freelancer with cross-industry writing experience in education, technology, and social sciences.

About Me

Curt is an experienced, mature (and "retired but not tired") freelance writer living in beautiful Colorado. He served 25-years in U.S. Navy as a professional administrator on 5 Navy ships and at U.S. and overseas shore headquarters. He specialized in personnel and general military administration and technical writing.

His post-military career was as a vocational education specialist in a California community college.He also was an adjunct instructor in Business Department and taught PC operating systems and office software.

His latest focus has been as a freelancer where, during the past few years, he has written over 2,000 online pieces (white papers, presentation scripts, articles, blogs, personal statements, course outlines--you name it!). His clients have routinely complimented his work and left rave reviews.

(See for example, https://app.blogmutt.com/dashboard/writer_profile/b1231af6848785825a465dbcc0136aa5 )

Curt is a talented writer and can be your go-to guy for any writing assignment, large or small.

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My Writing Samples

My portfolio on WIX.com

A representative sample of my writing on a variety of subjects.


Personnel Security

An article on keeping your data safe by looking after your people.


Office 365 for Government Workers

A piece I wrote on examples of hybrid cloud.


Healthcare industry is most targeted by cyber attackers

A cautionary article on why the health industry needs more data protection.


5 Reasons You Need a functional DBA

A description of the need, duties, and benefits of having a designated database administrator


Filing your tax return after an extension

I wrote this piece for a client who concentrates on tax law.


Sample Press Release

A partially redacted press release I wrote for an IT managed services firm.


The top 5 issues challenging health care executives in 2018

I wrote this piece for a major technology services provider.


Who benefits from the 2018 Tax Overhaul Plan?

A brief rundown of the new 2018 Tax Act.


All About Bitcoins

A succinct description of the cryptocurrency​ known as Bitcoin.



Freelance Writer

5-star level writer for a variety of e-commerce, technology, and educational clients.

Company: Writer Access

I worked there from 1/2014 until now

Computer Instructor

Taught PC operating systems, data base and office software.

Company: College of the Sequoias, Visalia, CA

I worked there from 1/2001 until 6/2003

Vocational Education Specialist

Administrative aide to Dean of Vocational Education. Wrote course materials, grant requests, and instruction manuals for college students.

Company: College of the Sequoias

I worked there from 6/1993 until 1/2003

Community Development Analyst

Assisted Community Development Manager in promoting the city to new​ prospective businesses.

Company: City of Visalia, CA

I worked there from 1/1991 until 6/1993

Administrative Officer

Served ashore and at sea in a variety of administrative and personnel specialist roles.

Company: United States Navy

I worked there from 6/1970 until 7/1986

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Content I Write