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  • 4 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
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Ryan R.
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Annie did a fabulous job with editing my son's high school paper for mechanical/content issues. She is highly experienced/talented/caring as a professional, writing tutor. My son will definitely use her again, as she has the proper skills, background, interest, and ability to help a high school student get his final draft paper to the place it needs to be before being turned into the teacher.

Mathematics & Writing Tutor
4.6
from 33 reviews
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
Terrylynn J.
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I needed help in writing a book! Dr Stollar has been amazing!

  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Marilyn M.
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I have had Roberta copy edit two books for me (Adoption in Peru and Island Dachshund Tails) in the recent past and have found her services excellent. I am currently writing another book (Call of the Alaskan "Bush") and will have her copy edit it as well because I trust her work quality completely. She is extremely knowledgeable and professional. Marilyn

Ken Can Write
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Susan S.
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Ken, has impressed me with his knowledge of writing and expertise of editing.

  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rachel G.
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Ashley has done editing work and blog writing for two of my businesses. She is always professional and provides high quality work. Ashely always meets the deadlines I give her and is a pleasure to work with. She has been able to write confidently and intelligently in the wide range of subject areas I have given her. I would highly recommend her to anyone needing editing or writing services.

The Grammar Doctors
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 12 years in business
Antoinette K.
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I have used Amanda's resume services on several occasions. Always appreciate her approach. She gets a well rounded feeling and detailed technical information to create a great product for each job & client. The Grammar Doctor is always my goto for writing, editing, and review.

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I write web content and copy. I proofread and edit. I mainly focus in the financial services industry, the insurance industry, sales, sales management, public speaking, speech writing, politics, health, and life insurance.

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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We provide a variety of services which include editing, proofreading, ghostwriting, translation, and transcription. I aim to please every customer with top quality service performed with a quick turnaround time.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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As a leader in content marketing, Hardsale Communications is able to provide top-quality content strategy and writing services.

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Hello! I graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State. I majored in English with an emphasis on creative writing. I am hoping to earn some extra money.

  • 6 years in business
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There are a ton of writers out there. But very few have the patience and sensitivity to really listen to clients, understand their personality and style, and produce fantastic results. I always make sure to get to know my clients before diving into a project--and that way, we don't waste time driving down a road to nowhere. You'll have a stellar piece by the deadline, every time. And, frankly, if you're looking for a writer who can add that rare "zing" to any project...well, I'm your girl. You won't find me anywhere else.

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I specialize in proofreading & editing, web content curation & creation, social media, and creative & technical writing.

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If you need a resume written, I have the newest styles and the most effective according to reseach. I can take the stress away from you, if you are uncertain about form and function. If you need an editor, I have the skill and training you need to take that burden off of you.

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I am a writer in progress. Given the correct information I can write you a professional resume. I will not over exaggerate but I will speak the truth. Give me a couple minutes of your time and let me know you and I can show you how well my work is.

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I am a high school/college teacher with extensive experience with tutoring students in reading and writing, as well as editing and proof reading, resume creation, as well as blogging. I am happy to help with motivation and refocusing, primarily looking at future goals and choices. :) Students will feel successful and inspired after their lessons!

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I write short stories, Poems, and articles. the ability and talent to shape words into tangible expressions that can inspire, educate, and entertain. There is a real fulfillment and joy in Writing. Like most writers i am an entrepreneur, but when given a project the world beneath me is no longer my ground and I am thrown in a wild sense of creativity. Over taken by my craft.

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I have many years of Administrative experience and would love to work with you on any project or request. We also can do dry runs for interviews if it will help you.

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I can translate English and Spanish. I do transcriptions and I also do writing services. Everything is confidential and none of the information or anything will be disclosed under any circumstances.

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Don't waste all your hard work only to be tripped up on simple writing errors. With over 10 years in the field, I can make sure your final presentations, reports and anything else that's written doesn't come back to you with embarrassing mistakes.

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I have a BA in creative writing from the University of Arizona. I'm a very versatile writer, engaging in various types of writing across the spectrum, from Web content to fiction. I also have four years of experience as a French translator for a major irrigation company. When I write for my clients, I make sure to understand what they're looking for and what style they prefer. I do research on whatever content area I cover to ensure that the writing is authentic and doesn't sound like filler.

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I have environmental writing and editing experience with the U.S. Forest Service and the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. I have written interpretive signs for National Scenic Byways and for a Children's Science Center. I have also published guide books, travel articles and environmental pieces.

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How do you hire a good grant writer?

Grants are available to nonprofit organizations, for-profit businesses that qualify for government grants, and individuals who qualify for foundation or government grants. Hiring a good grant writer can help you gain funding in your chosen field. According to the American Grant Writers’ Association, grant writers can help you research potential grant opportunities; write grant proposals, create budgets, and build budget narratives; review written materials before you submit; prepare a business plan; analyze your organization for grant competitive qualities; prepare research grants; help with 501(c)(3) applications for nonprofits; and more. Investing in the right grant writer could result in a financial win for your organization. Generally no licenses or certificates are required to be a good grant writer, but you may want to find a grant writer who has been certified (not just received a certificate of completion) by a reputable organization such as the Grant Professionals Certification Institute. Qualities to look for in a good grant writer include:

  • Proven success writing winning grants, especially in your target area.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Strong math skills and demonstrated proficiency with budgeting.
  • Careful attention to detail — brilliant grant proposals may be rejected just for formatting errors, so you want someone who follows instructions explicitly.
  • Expertise in your target area.
  • Punctuality and good communication skills.

How much does a grant writer cost?

Hiring a grant writer can give you a competitive edge when applying for financial grants for your business or nonprofit organization, or as an individual. The cost to hire a grant writer can vary depending on their academic background, areas of expertise, previous grant writing success and years of experience. According to the Grant Professionals Association, grant writers should be paid hourly or by flat fee. It is unethical for a grant writer to accept a commission or percentage compensation of grant monies received. They can, however, be awarded bonuses in line with the hiring company’s prevailing practices. Here are some examples of average grant writing fees:

  • Hourly rate for grant writers with less experience or fewer grants awarded: $25-$35 per hour.
  • Hourly rate for grant writers with some degree of success: $35-$75 per hour.
  • Hourly rate for grant writers with proven success winning large grants: $75-$150 or more per hour.
  • For a smaller grant, the writer may charge a flat fee of $200-$500 for preparation and submission.  

Pricing may also vary based on the complexity of the grant application. A federal grant that requires pages of research, budgets and a business plan may take more than 30 hours to prepare. For a high-level grant writer who charges $100 per hour, this means $3,000 or more in grant writing fees.

Most grant writers will provide you with a total cost estimate before agreeing to the work. You may be required to pay a deposit up front, or the grant writer may work from a retainer. Often, seasoned grant writers pay for themselves in the long run by writing successful grants.

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