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Bernell Editorial Services
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Pooja S.
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I am a non native English speaker. I was struggling with my comprehensive (thesis) paper. Laura helped me brain storm ideas for my paper, gave me constructive feedback, and helped me edit the paper. She spent a lot of one on one time with me and constantly stayed in touch with me. Laura is very caring and genuine and it shows in her work. She wasn't quite familiar with my topic (I am in healthcare), but she went above and beyond trying to understand what I was writing about so that she could help me best way possible. She is a great editor and a very sincere person. I am graduating this June and I may not need her help for academic papers, but I will always come to her for any writing and editing help. I will recommend her to everyone!

SaveTheComma
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy C.
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Shelly herself is an excellent writer, both technical and creative. She knows the rules of conventional English (says the survivor of eight years of Catholic school grammar, syntax, and sentence diagraming!) Even more important to me, as a veteran sixth grade teacher who has watched her as a parent-volunteer writing teacher, school librarian, play director, and copy editor, she can engage large or small groups of kids and inspire even the most reluctant writer to pick up a pencil and start writing! She has a wonderful sense of humor, which shows up in her own writing, and often in her students'. Additionally, she is professional, reliable, and intelligent enough to critically evaluate/edit college-level, business, and professional writing.

Editor & Graphic Artist
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Daisy Rain M.
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I am so pleased to have Alexandra as a contributing writer for RAIN Magazine, an online publication dedicated to providing uplifting and inspiring stories. As Editor in Chief, I see many submissions, and Alexandra's work is impeccable. Additionally, her words of wisdom have helped so many of our readers overcome some of life's most challenging obstacles. I appreciate her commitment to excellence -- We're lucky to have such a great writer working with us. Daisy Rain Martin

David Lloyd Sutton
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Scott E.
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One of the best line editors and content advisors I've ever worked with, and I've been writing and publishing for thirty years. Very knowledgeable.

North West Consulting
4.1
from 9 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Scott B.
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I really enjoyed working with Peter. He did a fantastic job helping write my business plan. I will hire him again for my next project.

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Tim G.
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Our political consulting firm hired John to write a variety of sample letters to the editor in support of a ballot measure. He grasped the facts accurately and turned out 15 letters within a few days. He got the job done quickly and I was very happy with the results.

Elite Editing
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Nora U.
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Sara is a wonderful editor who always is very precise but gives reasons for her edits. She also gives great advice when sometimes I'm more verbose than I need to be. Really recommend using her services!

Jlee Editing Services
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Michael A.
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Janice Patton - who is the person behind "Jlee Editing Services" - is an extraordinary person - both professionally and personally. During our project, Janice possessed enormous professionalism, courtesy, responsibility and dependability; and most of all Janice was extremely patient and a great listener to all of my questions and concerns. You would be very lucky and fortunate to have Janice Patton from Jlee Editing Services to take on your project. Her experience in editing and her skill level is remarkable, but most importantly- she has a very positive and supportive ATTITUDE during the collaboration process with her client. Sincerely, Michael Bayard - Very Satisfied Customer

Steve Dulas
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Carla M.
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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 Steve’s 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.

Megan Rynott Editing
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Georgia M.
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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!

WriteWords Press
5.0
from 1 review
  • 11 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
About

I am an expert editor, passionate teacher, writer and lover of fiction and nonfiction. I have published three novels, manage two websites and teach From Heart to Paper Writing Workshops in the East Bay. See my website for student testimonials, descriptions of writing workshops, descriptions of my novels and examples of my blog writing.

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Go to Google and type in: Vern Howen, Travel Editor, World Travel News Service and click on any of the listings for past travel articles, etc. I write travel articles for newspapers and magazines, and I am a Call-In Radio Travel Reporter for a two-hour radio program that airs to over 80 affiliate radio stations, plus Cable and the Internet. I report when I return from press trips throughout the world. More than 275,000 well-traveled listeners tune in each week.

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I am available for short-term or long-term public relations/marketing communications consulting. I have written about a broad range of subjects for both professional and general readers for 40 years, in such diverse forms as ghost-writing a nationally-syndicated medical advice column, to tech manuals for aircraft, to numerous marketing papers for a wide range of companies from Intel to Brio Toys. In addition, I am the author of two published books and a one-man play. I'm a quick study and self-starter and I get up to speed very quickly to meet clients' needs with utmost professionalism and effectiveness.

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I have been in the business for more than 11 years. I was the city editor at a daily paper for six years and a beat reporter many years. I have written every type of story imaginable.

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I'm a passionate songwriter and copy editor/proofreader, who NEVER tires of working with words. I'm a quick study when learning a writer's preferences, and I'm highly motivated to please. I catch sneaky imperfections that are easily missed, and will ensure that a writer's entire document reaches its full potential. My work ethic is super-strong, and I'm ready to get started!

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I have years of experience as an editor. I love working with the written word and helping writers make a good impression.

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I am an excellent editor of materials, that benefit customers paperwork, books, and any miscellaneous papers that need editing. Have experience from my past job at lexisnexis/statenet in editing material, quickly and efficiently.

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I am a credentialed teacher with many years of experience teaching all subjects at the elementary level, particularly 4th-6th grades. I am also a writer and editor, specializing in essay writing for college-bound bound students, editing graduate papers and resume writing. I am dedicated to helping writers of all ages improve their writing skills and excel in the language arts.

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Writing, editing, critical thinking and content analysis. I also have excellent web content/web writing skills, as well as web-management, CMS and design skills.

  • 3 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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My work stands out because I'm not trying to teach you how to do your work. I try to help you find your inner writer and develop your skills based on you.

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I have been a journalist for 20+ years and have seen a lot of press releases. I know the ones that work, the ones that get published in newspapers or on TV and can help you do the same. I am also available for small freelance writing projects, editing and resume preparation.

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