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nDash Writer Profile for Steve Sniff


Content Writer with experience in many fields

About Me

The first 22 years of my variegated working life were spent as a journeyman carpenter, working through the Carpenters Union in California and Washinton State. Then I got into real estate. After working as a broker for 19 years, I decided to dip my foot into the shallow end of the freelance writer pool and discovered that I loved it! I have been writing in the deep end for over nine years now. Much of my work has been based on my real-life experience in construction and real estate. But I have expanded out into many more fields since then, writing articles and other content on such diverse topics as astronomy, cooking, public speaking, astrophysics, and social science. 

The English language is a passion of mine. I am somewhat obsessive about grammar, spelling, syntax, punctuation, and logical thought flow. Also, I do not use AI, even though that is the big thing with professional writers nowadays. All of my content is 100% original and 100% mine. And I do not need to plagiarize. I am driven to produce the best possible product for my clients. I take pride in the fact that I can empathize with them and their concerns, and my writing is based on my desire to see them succeed in their endeavors. My clients' satisfaction with a job well done is my primary concern.

Industries I Write About

Real Estate



Health & Wellness

Science & Medicine

My Writing Samples

Astrophysics article

I was commissioned by an astrophysicist to write a paper providing an alternative viewpoint on the beginning of the universe from my own personal perspective.


Self-help article

One in a series of articles for a self-help website. Other topics included adjusting to change, handling rejection, and rehabilitation.


Home Building Handbook

This is the first six chapters of my Home Building Handbook, a commissioned work geared toward owners or owner/builders who need a set of guidelines on the home building process so as to be able to knowledgeably follow that process from beginning to end.


California Agriculture real estate website

Content for a website created by a real estate broker to showcase his specialized field: Central and Northern California agricultural properties. The Carousel page is the list of captions for each of the images that were included on the landing page of the website. This and additional information was also included in printed tri-fold brochures and potential client letter templates which I also created.


Marvels of Creation discourse transcript excerpts

These are excerpts from the transcript of a public discourse I gave on the marvels of creation.


Steel Building Buyers Guide

These are the first six chapters in a 30,000-word website content project I did for an American steel building company that was expanding into Canada. The final project included live links to each chapter, table of contents, reference section, and image placeholders.


Morro Bay real estate series

This is a series of real estate articles for a real estate agent who specializes in selling a "lifestyle" in Morro Bay, California. These articles were mailed out to targeted prospects and posted on his website. This really amped up his business and set him up as the expert on Morro Bay.


Introductory post for a food food blog

This is the first installment of a food blog that I created to put a different face on the culinary world. It was targeted at people who don't think they can cook. It contained recipes for simple dishes like bar food, breakfasts, beverages, and entrees that are accessible, both in terms of ingredients and simplicity.



Professional Freelance Writer

Freelance writing services Specialize in writing articles, books, website content, promotional materials Have done deep-dive research and written content on numerous diverse topics Developed website articles & flyers for real estate agents Wrote how-to articles and manuals for several construction projects Developed entire website content for metal building sales company

Company: Various platforms as well as through my own writing business

I worked there from 6/2014 until now

Rural Carrier Assistant

Part-time substitute for regular mail carrier Cased and sorted mail for delivery Delivered mail in personal vehicle to rural areas of Ontario, Oregon Delivered letters, parcels, certified mail, and express mail Maintained good working relationship with coworkers Respected and well-liked by mail recipients

Company: United State Postal Service

I worked there from 1/2020 until 4/2021

Sales Associate

Delivered top-level customer service Maintained clean department Ensured that products were stocked and shoppable Developed excellent rapport with customers Developed long list of return customers Received Silver, Gold, and Platinum Awards multiple times Received awards for production and service numerous times Left with excellent relationship with both associates and managers

Company: Home Depot

I worked there from 4/2008 until 4/2020

Real Estate Broker

Listed properties for sale Assisted clients with property purchases Wrote complex contracts Helped set up mortgage, escrow, and title services Guided clients through contract and closing processes Developed excellent rapport with new clients Developed long list of loyal customers Received President’s Award multiple times Received Graduate, Realtor(R) Institute (GRI) designation Received Associated Staging Professional (ASP) designation

Company: John L Scott Real Estate and Keller Williams Realty

I worked there from 6/1993 until 4/2012

Journey Carpenter

Worked in residential and commercial construction Specialized in drywall and metal stud construction Served in both labor and job management capacities Developed a reputation for superior craftsmanship Maintained excellent relationship with both workmates and supervisors

Company: Carpenters Union

I worked there from 2/1971 until 4/1993


Personally owned business Production & sales of Costa Rican-style wooden coffee makers called chorreadors Designed and built upscale version of traditional chorreadors International sales of chorreadors and bolsitas (cloth filters) Among top international producers of bolsitas Maintained continuous 5-star rating in customer reviews since 2015

Company: TicoTec Chorreadors

I worked there from 8/2015 until now

Content I Write