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Albertville Copy Editors

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Paul D. Nixon
from 10 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Toni C.
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Paul responded quickly when I needed help editing my cover letter and resume. The edits he made elevated the professionalism and readability of my documents. I got the job I was applying to and I believe that's due, in part, to Paul's services.

Theory Y Design
from 2 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Haley W.
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5 star My husband and I were EXTREMELY thrilled about our wedding video by Evan Lanier! This is probably one of the most precious and priceless pieces we have taken away from the wedding and all thanks goes to Evan! Each time we watch it, the video reminds us of all the memories. Evan did an amazing job at capturing our WHOLE day! He made us feel at ease in all the wedding-day-jitters and his personality is so fun to be around– you instantly feel like you have known him for years. If I were to give advice to any future bride and grooms, I would say if at all possible, INVEST IN A WEDDING VIDEO BY EVAN! You will definitely not regret it! Evan is so incredibly talented and very professional about his work. He captured our day perfectly and compiled it into a stunning, edited video, including music and great audio of the time prior to the wedding when we were getting ready, the ceremony and the reception. It was a pleasure to have Evan be a part of our special day. He listened to all our video requests and also captured everything we didn’t think of. We knew everything was taken care of and he was so fun to have around. We were so happy to have each special moment captured on video. Evan had really great turn-around time and the quality of work is unbelievable. I recommend Evan and his products. It truly is something we will have forever and will watch for years to come. Thank you Evan, for making our special day a beautifully captured day to remember forever.

Prop Consul Services
from 2 reviews
    Ray G.
    Verified review

    I have worked with Michael in a previous position as business editor of The Huntsville Times and now as public affairs with The University of Alabama in Huntsville. In all of my dealings with Michael, he has been consistent in his performance. Two critical elements I look for is the ability to follow a story direction and clean copy. Michael has always delivered in both of those areas.

    Treanor B.
    Verified review

    Marilyn is one of the best editors and writers I've ever worked with. She has edited my work and co-edited books with me for 4 years. I highly recommend her! You will be very happy with her expertise, abilities, and kindness!

    Trina Altman
    from 1 review
      Ryan Frederick F.
      Verified review

      I'm a numbers and figures guy. Not so much on grammar but most importantly, finding reputable sources to back up my statistics. I enlisted the help of Ms. Altman to cross the t's and dot the i's so my presentation was pristine for my client. Not only did she edit my presentation professionally, she found more than enough resources to help back my statistics and ultimately, I got the account I worked so hard on. Outsourcing my research and editing for my presentation is an invaluable resource and Ms. Altman will continue to receive my business from here forward.

      • 6 years in business

      I don’t just specialize in books; I love them. More importantly, I love helping my clients realize their dream of publishing a book. For some people, that means design and formatting for a polished manuscript. For others, it means creating a manuscript from existing materials or editing and polishing before the design stage. Either way, I'm happy to guide you through the process and get your book finished and ready to publish. Here are some of my services: - Developmental editing - Copyediting - Proofreading - Book cover design - Page design - Layout and formatting for paperback and/or eBook formats (Kindle, ePub, and PDF) - Guidance on how to publish and promote your book for maximum impact

      • 4 years in business

      I provide writing and editing services including student tutoring sessions in English and essay drafting, thesis assistance, paper/book, website editing etc.


      I write extremely well and edit for corrections as well as content. I believe grammar is important and needs to be passed on.

      • 11 years in business

      We are Consulting, Editing and Auditing specialists in Healthcare in Hospital to include ER, ICU, Long Term Care And Medical Surgical Areas. Our specialties also Homecare and Hospice. Swindall consulting also specializes in editing and assisting business with documentation preparation for all business types. Email for more information


      I specialize in student papers and dissertations, as well as technical writing. I do all my work in my home office. I am currently writing novels and am retired after teaching at local colleges and military service schools for many years. I have a PhD in Education Administration.


      Dedicated, dependable, detail-oriented writer, editor, proofreader and marketing pro with 12 years freelance experience in many capacities. I walk the talk for my clients, always up for the challenge of immersing myself in new topics to write and edit a variety of documents, copy and content including print (magazines and books) and online (website, social media, blog posts, content) for businesses, nonprofits and individuals. I hold a BA in Journalism and MFA in Creative Nonfiction: in other words, I love what i do! From proofreading to complete project management, I'm a highly enthusiastic, fast and accurate writer and editor. I care about your project, your specific needs and your deadlines. Definitely not a "flaky artist" type, I do the job how and when you need it. I do what I love and love what I do and hope I can help you, too!


      Offers developmental editing, copy editing and proofreading. Experience edting computer programming books and personal memoirs.


      Writing and editing services. Media relations, press release service, hazard communications, freelance or contract.


      I am an expert editor, proofreader, and communicator. I currently work at a community college but would like to do editing and proofreading at home. I have a bachelor's in marketing communications. I can create communications for advertising through letters, websites and more.

      • 3 years in business

      Professional copywriting, publishing, and video marketing services for your business. Get sales copy that sizzles. Get the ultimate business card, a paperback book. Leverage videos for business brand, growth and increased sales.

      • 8 years in business

      Ghost Writers, Etc. A boutique service for executives on a mission Why? As a busy executive in an increasingly complex world, you may find yourself without the time to do many of the things that could help you extend your business influence or simply achieve personal growth goals. You may be too busy to keep abreast of the latest peripheral developments in a given area, conduct research vital to the creation of a new product or idea, or you may simply be too exhausted at the end of a long day of meetings to read all you need to read. Experience that can be of benefit to you: With over 40 years of experience in the corporate world, in travel, and in the world of academia combined, I have a unique perspective on your needs and what could help you connect the dots, find more time to do what you want to do, or simply achieve greater personal peace of mind. Research – First, I personally love to read and research almost any subject, from art history to the latest developments in oil and gas discoveries. I hold a Master’s degree in Art History and have taught art history classes at the University of Alabama at Birmingham as well as at Birmingham-Southern College. Travel – Extensive travel throughout England, Europe, Russia and China. If you or your staff have travel needs, I can offer assistance as well as knowledge about these areas, including making travel reservations, booking accommodations, or even finding an out-of-the way and unique location for a meeting. Speech/Article Writing – I have written a book about a prominent mid-twentieth century American businessman as well as a thesis and many other articles for both the business and the academic worlds. I wrote and was editor-in-chief of Harbert Corporation’s international corporate magazine. Synopsizing What You Don’t Have Time To Read – Tell me what your needs are in the way of additional information for your business or even your personal reading requirements. I can read it, synopsize it for you in a one-page or shorter format, and furnish you the heart and core of what you need to know. Cataloguing, Valuing, and Securing the Safety of Personal / Corporate Collections – With experience as an art historian and professor of art history, I have the ability to assess and inventory your collections, whether corporate or private, whether paintings, sculptures, or other objets d’art with expertise as well as total confidentiality. Confidential Documentation - I have extensive experience working with executives at the highest corporate level. I can help you keep track of your investments or other private financial records with the full knowledge that your private business remains private. I have passed the NASD Series 7 exam to be a registered trader in stocks, bonds, and other investment products. Other – Your needs may include the above, a combination, or some other business requirement you or your assistant simply have neither the time nor inclination to do. If so, talk to me. I will tailor a program designed specifically for your business needs. An initial consultation is yours for the asking. My fee structure is reasonable and flexible on an hourly, daily, weekly, or other basis, as convenient for you, at your service. GhostWriters,Etc. Linda Stephan


      I am a writer and can help edit, proofread, and actually write for those who need it. I've been doing this for over 10 years.


      In many cases I find that clients are skeptical of technical writers because they have engaged one in the past with a degree in either English or journalism, one who could have written a book on the myriad uses of the apostrophe or comma, but who had little or no background in technology. The client thus became the tech writer, and the tech writer, merely a copy editor. In comparison, as an engineer I am a very quick study with regard to any form of science or technology. My reviews have been consistently favorable, stating in particular that I present complex topics in an interesting and understandable way.


      I provide Spanish/ English tutoring, and editing, proofreading, and conversation practice in English.

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