Barbara J Starmans

In my previous lives, I was a stay at home mother, a school bus driver and an electromechanical engineering technician specializing in hydraulics and power transmissions. In addition, I’ve had minor life episodes in purchasing, sales, teaching, accounting, web design, and social history research. I currently work as an IT professional in system analysis.

And everyday, I write.

  • Professional presentation
  • Always meets deadlines
  • Awesome content and style
  • Technical writing geared to the audience



History 80%
Genealogy 86%
Technology 90%
My First Novel 55%

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Barbara J Starmans
Barbara J StarmansFreelance Writer

Some of my highlights

What do I Write?
In short, I write just about anything.

I write exacting, precise words to instruct others how to perform a task.

I write product descriptions, website reviews, book recommendations, web copy, and case studies.

I write magazine articles on topics like genealogy, history and technology in an attempt to entertain and inform.

I write blog posts about my passions and my dreams or about your products and services.

I write help text, technical manuals, abstracts, specifications, and procedures.

  • Articles and Copy
  • Creative Non-fiction
  • Technical Manuals
The Greatest Accomplishment
My Work Process
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Here’s The Good Stuff. Some of My Latest Work Is Featured Below.


Social History Course


Boy Soldier of WW1


Putting Your Tree Online


Testing the Genealogy Giants


Apps for Family Historians