Alan Oak | Elance
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Alan Oak

Writing, Editing and Design Services
   United States
  |   Los Fresnos, TX
  |  6:15 am Local Time


Alan Oak & Associates is a cooperative of professional creatives -- writers, poets and artists -- providing writing, editing and design services for legacy and new media.

As professionals, we apply maximum experience, discipline and skill to meet our clients' needs. As creatives, we apply maximum talent, focus and innovation to exceed our clients' expectations.
Service Description
Writing -- Web Content, Advertising, Magazines, Brochures, Video Scripts, Social Media, Books/eBooks, Proposals, Press Releases

Editing -- Web, Copy, Developmental, Literary, American, Canadian & British English, Project Management, AP, Chicago, Oxford, MLA, APA

Design -- Web/Print Ads, Websites, Logos, Brochures, Posters, Books, Magazines, Photos, Photo Editing, Infographics, Memes, Presentations


Select Clients

- Wisconsin School of Business (
- Entrepreneurs' Organization, Houston chapter (
- HoboTraveler Community Network, worldwide (
- The GTC Group, UK (
- AlgoTrader, Switzerland (
- Consulate of Mexico, Brownsville, Texas (
- Global Forums, Norway (
- Ray Tarantino, Nashville (
- Augusta Precious Metals, Calif. (
- EnsureYourRent, Fla. (
- First Kontact Center, Mexico (
- House Tracker, Toronto (
- Community Basketball Leagues (


About Alan Oak, Founder & Word Coach

Through conversation and guidance, Alan helps people and organizations find their voices and tell their stories to the world. It is his life mission.

Formerly senior editor for Marketing and Communication at the University of Texas at Brownsville, he holds a master's in English and has taught at K-12 and university levels. He also has a background in graphic design, printing, desktop computer support, project management, database development and management science.

Alan is a published poet, literary writer and essayist. His short story, "Snow in the Valley," was nominated for the 2013 Pushcart Prize, and he recently published his first Spanish-English collection of poetry, "Darklings/Oscuridades."
University of Texas at Brownsville
Master of Arts in English
- 2011
New York Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Arts in English
- 2008
Otras Voces Publishing
2011 - Present
Otras Voces Publishing is an independent, bilingual (English and Spanish) press focused on sharing the work of new and emerging voices, primarily from the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
University of Texas at Brownsville
Lecturer of English
2011 - 2012
University of Texas at Brownsville
Senior Editor
2009 - 2011
As senior editor in UTB's Office of Marketing and Communication, my duties included setting editorial standards for the university, copy editing many and varied publications, copywriting and coordinating production.
Payment Terms
For fixed-price jobs, payment must be in escrow before we begin work.
Alan Oak | Elance

Alan Oak