Bridwell Writing Services is a small business that offers freelance proofreading, editing, and writing services for reasonable fees. The proprietor is Dr. Barry Bridwell, a retired educator with a passion for words. Barry was a teacher for over 35 years (28 in public schools and 7 in universities) and a professional musician (performer, conductor, composer) for even longer. He is active in his church (deacon, Bible teacher, playwright, member of multiple committees) and spelling bees (coach, judge, pronouncer).

As you can see, Barry has had a wide range of personal experiences. If you want to learn how this diverse background can help you, read on. 

In Barry’s Words

STUDENT – Earning 3 degrees required me to do extensive research and write precisely.

TEACHING – My career as an educator helped me develop PATIENCE and the ability to explain difficult concepts in everyday language.

MUSICIAN – My years as a performer and conductor taught me how to work with others toward a common goal and meet deadlines.

SPELLING BEE COACH – Preparing my 3 children for 8 trips to the National Spelling Bee enhanced my vocabulary and understanding of language.

CHURCH VOLUNTEER – Serving in various roles in my church made me realize the importance of putting the needs of others before my own.

SPECIALIZED TRAINING – I have been certified by the Proofreading Academy to proofread and edit academic, business, and creative documents

So, if you want a writer working for you who…

  • Understands the value of a well-crafted message
  • Knows how to communicate concisely and precisely
  • Can explain difficult concepts in everyday language
  • Is skilled at finding answers through research
  • Knows how to work with others toward a common goal
  • Puts the needs of others first
  • Is patient
  • Has a history of meeting deadlines, and
  • Has been rigorously trained by a premier proofreading agency…

Then I’m your guy! If you’re not convinced yet, read on to see what others say.


Barry completely reworked our employee handbook to bring us into compliance. He also created job descriptions for all our staff positions. He did a great job and was easy to work with. – Bobby Wood, business owner

I contracted Barry to write a narration for our Easter services with only a couple of weeks lead time. I gave him specific topics that he had to thoroughly research in order to produce the script. Barry returned the finished product quickly, and the quality of his writing was excellent. I will definitely be using his services again in the future. – Rev. Christopher Hale, worship pastor

Barry’s various skills have produced great results in many areas of ministry. One of the best examples is his leadership role in reworking our church’s constitution. – Dale Roach, pastor

I met Barry through the Regional Spelling Bee that I directed. After coaching his kids to 8 titles in 10 years, he became a judge and pronouncer. He was most qualified as he has an excellent command of the English language. –  Kim Land, marketing consultant

I have had the pleasure of knowing Dr. Bridwell 20 years, first as his student and then as a colleague. In both respects, he was never anything short of professional, compassionate, and determined. – John Branyon, MS teacher

I was Dr. Bridwell’s direct supervisor for seven years. I never knew anyone who worked harder. He is intelligent, an excellent planner and organizer, and an individual with high moral character. – Brian Sherman, public school administrator

Enough about me. I want to find out about YOU.

If you want to know more about the services I offer, click here.