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Technical Writing

IT and Manufacturing, Specializing in Software Documentation and Online Help


Business Writing

Reports, Policies, Presentations, News, Announcements, and Brochures


Graphics & Design

Although not a full-time graphic design provider, Mightier Than The Sword Consulting can produce design and graphic work as needed. View samples here.


Online Help and Reference


“Pat’s work is amazing. He has the rare ability to communicate clearly with a creative flair. This is a very unique talent. I highly recommend Pat and his work.”

                    - Ken Klingert, Business Partner Manager
                    - Unisys

“I have yet to meet a writer who possesses both the excellent writing skills and advanced technical abilities that Pat combines so well. He is a thorough and patient trainer. I have full confidence that no matter what needs your company has, Pat already knows how to meet them.”

                    - Christine Beckner, Consultant

“Pat does outstanding work. I would recommend him for any assignment he is considering.”

                    - Mark Rigsby, President
                    - Tyler Pulse

“I've never worked for or with a person who is more likeable, good-natured, fair, honest, creative, and hardworking. I wish I knew more people like Pat. I would welcome the chance to work with him again in the future.”

                    - Jim Tomiser, Consultant

“Patrick is the best Tech Writer that I have found in the St. Louis market. He can handle large initiatives and high-profile presentations. He is extremely friendly and helpful and is good for the  culture of a department.”

                    - James Holman, Client Services Director
                    - Maryville Technologies

“Patrick grasps detailed technical information very quickly. Learning new technologies and preparing the technical documentation, training materials and user guides, Patrick thrives in challenging opportunities.”

                    - Jared Ferraro, Vice-President of Development
                    - AMS Controls

“Patrick's quality and writing skills are excellent. He developed detailed training pieces for us that we've now been able to use as a model for future sections and provided valuable editing services on some of our key documents.”

                    - Adam Boelke, Vice-President of Operations
                    - American Water Resources

“Pat proved himself to be a talented writer. He always managed to get the job done by given deadlines and release dates. A team player, he was always ready to do his part.”

                    - Bryan Garcia, Vice-President of Technology
                    - TALX Corporation




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