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When I contacted Thumtack for an editing job, I was a week shy of the completion of the manuscript. From the list of editors that given to me by the agency, I do not know why I pick Dr Hendrick. Frankly speaking, I do NOT regret it at all. When I received an email from her with the attached document, I could not believe she could have than such a SUPERB job in such a short time. She is EFFICIENT and EFFECTIVE. She is a FANTASTIC editor. Thank you very much, Thumbtack! Thanks a million Dr. Hendrick!!! Dr. Jacques-Raphael Georges
I have always been annoyed when something promised doesn't occur. Belinda passed my first very important test. She started and finished as she promised. I could tell that she thoroughly read my manuscript and paid attention to the plot. The basics, grammar, was well done and made my novel read more easily. Her suggestions, ninety per-cent of which I followed, were entirely appropriate and correct. What amazed me was Belinda's ability to remember some item in the book that occurred 40 pages earlier. For example, "didn't you say on page 11,....." when her note to me appeared on page 51. She promised to help pre and post editing, either in e-mail form or call and that was most appreciated. Overall, five stars.
We hired Anna & Jonathan for my daughter's graduation party. They worked tirelessly at the event and did not even take a single break. Later they did excellent editing and created outstanding pictures. I highly recommend them for your next event! Thanks Anna & Jonathan
Laura has written several letters, proposals and speeches for our Congregation, and we have received very positive responses. She is succinct, clear and creative in her writing and editing. I would rate her work Outstanding.
Ms. Halper scores highly in all five categories. Her editing encompasses logic, English usage, and general organization. She leaves an option for personal preference, as in, "You may prefer to say this this way, but I would prefer that way," and leaves the final decision to the author. She works diligently; I receive her edits in a timely manner. Her cost is reasonable. I feel lucky to have found such a competent resource.
Due to my diminishing knowledge of English grammar, I searched the Internet for an editor to help navigate the murky byways of periods, commas, verb endings and sentence structure. Thankfully I came upon Steve Dulas, a former copy editor for a local county newspaper in the San Francisco Bay area. I couldn't be more pleased with Steves work. Not only does he have a lifetime career in editing and turning out clean copy, but I found he also carefully reads for content and offers creative and sometimes just common sense advice to look at vague or weak areas so that the narrative flows and is coherent. This advice is always given as a kind suggestion; Steve is never demeaning or heavy handed. Steve reviewed half of my book (45,000 words) in a timely two week period, sending me one copy with the changes and yet another copy with creative thoughts in specific places. It really was an outstanding job. I can happily give Steve a five star reference and am certain anyone would be as pleased as I was to find him. I plan to use him again.
I have been blessed with the gift of organizational communication - helping others to be the best they can be. These skills transcend into writing and editing as well. Allow me to take the stress of life's impending decisions away.
I have been writing for years, and this allows me to write flexibly based on subject matter. My background in fiction writing means that I can write non-fiction from a variety of perspectives, in a myriad of voices, and for diverse purposes. My love of reading, and passion for storytelling, mixed with an interest in marketing means that I can edit fiction from the perspective of a reader, with respect to the writer's process, and explain the relationship between presentation of the story and the reader's perspective to the writer. This combination and holistic approach to editing can help turn a good story great. My familiarity with fiction editing means that I can edit articles, essays, and assorted non-fiction works and shorter fiction with rapid speed that also does not take away from the quality of thought and attention to detail. Whatever you need written, I can write. Whatever you need me to edit, I can hone. My goal is to work with my clients to realize their vision.
I'm adaptable and ready to write/edit on any number of topics. I'm a quick learner and have worked (as a writer, copywiter, editor, web writer, marketer,) in a broad range of industries.
Even the best writers need a second set of eyes, and I'm committed to making your words right. After seven years experience as an in-house copyeditor for an independent publisher in Berkeley, California, I transitioned to freelancing. I now edit for traditional publishers, non-profits, and individuals. While I have a great deal of experience in editing subjects such as mind/body, health, fitness, cooking, and pop culture, I'm always looking for new topics that help keep me learning both personally and professionally.
I have had Colleen's help in editing two very different projects: a business proposal and a website, so this is almost two reviews in one. Both were done VERY well - she is a strong technical writer with an eye for professional writing. The website, which was to promote an event I created, was completely different. I wanted it to be really fun and informative. Colleen is creative with an awesome sense of humor and she was perfect for the job. She took my dull content and turned it into something that was actually fun to read. Versatile, fast and smart. I strongly recommend her for your editing or writing needs.
Megan is speedy in her replies, considerate and empowering in her bedside manner, and efficient and skilled in her work. She is wonderful and I love having her as my editor!
I am an aspiring writer for non-fiction, fiction, technical writing and resume editing. I recently expanded my writing from fantasy and science-fiction to business and technical writing, along with proofreading and editing.
I can type 70 wpm with no errors. I have many years of experience from working with CEOs/Owners/Presidents and can create a professional business letters, memos, edit anything you've written and proofread it. Not using the right words to describe what you want to say? I can help. Not capable of creating numerous pages of hand-written notes onto paper? I can decipher it and get it onto a document which you can use any way you choose. Let me help you get your words out there.
I can write grants, business plans, and instructions, or edit existing documentation. I can also evaluate your documentation for readability.