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Maverick Consulting
4.5
from 78 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 119 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle H.
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Lisa Beth helped revise my resume in a skillful, timely and professional manner. She is an experienced writer and presenter and will help you put your best foot forward.

Top Pro
  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John K.
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Great writer, outstanding tutoring. I would highly recommend Mr. Schwaber. Great Job Mr. Schwaber Thank you

Top Pro
FISV LLC.
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jaccazio M.
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Lois is a wonderful tutor. As soon as she heard me talking she knew exactly what was it that I needed to train my English in order to take it to the next level. Highly recommendable to those who have an advanced level of English, because she is really precise and you get to learn a lot of history on the language. It is very enjoyable and it makes sense. If you need ESL, she's the one! She is also a writer, producer and acting coach, therefore she's also super creative and helpful when it comes to having to work out some text.

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Immortal Writing
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dawn L.
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She is GREAT! She was completely available and responsive. I am a new writer and she helped keep me on task and even offered confidence building comments. Her work on my manuscript was excellent. She worked through a good deal of dialogue and narrative that was broken. We have created a comprehensive text. I am impressed and will continue to work with her going forward. I highly recommend her as an editor.

The Press Gang
4.6
from 27 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Isaak U.
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Skip is an amazing person who is very helpful. He has been helping me get my screenwriting career off the ground and he has been so much help. He’s done things that most writers wouldn’t do. I appreciate everything he had done and I would recommend him to anyone.

  • 9 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Sara D.
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Our company needed a copy editor to review a soon-to-be-published book. Stephanie was very quick, fairly-priced, professional, and detail-oriented. Not only did she catch errors, but she suggested intelligent changes that our writer hadn't thought of. Our firm's professional writer even commended her editing skills, and asked if we could use her again to edit future corporate articles. I highly recommend Stephanie, and hope that we will have many chances to use her editing services again!

  • 4 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Lawrence G.
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Mauri was by far the easiest to talk to, friendly and above all, intelligent, organized and creative minds I have ever encountered. Always terrified writing my own resumes, with several bad and uncomfortable experiences with third party companies who never seemed to listen or convey the information I gave them, it was a true breath of fresh air to find Mauri. Not only did she actively listen to me go on and on with the patience of saint, but was kind enough to help me find the self esteem and for the first time in my life, have a resume I not only feel comfortable representing me, but proud to present to perspective employers. Too bad there aren't 100 more like her.

The Write Girl
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Rebecca C.
Verified review

Cynthia is incredibly insightful, supportive and always professional. Throughout the time she coached me creatively she always stayed focused, reminding me every session what my goal is. She helped me take small steps every day to do the work spiritually, creatively and she also has an excellent grasp on the practical and the necessary small steps that make the big strides possible. When I'm not working with Cynthia I now have a structure and a routine to my day, and resources that she turned me onto to keep me going in the right direction. I referred another working writer to Cynthia and will continue to bring her clients because she has been an amazing resource and an invaluable inspiration to me.

Crackerjack Scribe
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Russell G.
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Laura, President of Crackerjack, is a good it gets. I originally went through 4 marketing companies before I met her and I can't say she is anything less than fantastic. She is thorough, professional, an incredible writer and really listens to her clients. She has helped me grow my real estate business into something much bigger than I could have ever done without her. She has also become a good friend of mine and I really appreciate what our relationship has become.

Crosby & Associates, LLC
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 28 years in business
Bernadine A.
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Clinton did an impacable resume for me. I will always use him and recommend his services to my friends and others.

Ghost Strategies
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Joanne H.
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When working with a professional writer a business has to consider the writer's qualifications. Christopher from Ghost Strategies has a science background(Aeronautical Engineering), is an attorney and has written professionally for over 20 years. Because of this background he is very detailed oriented and is used to meeting deadlines. His science background means that he considers the substantive topic as well as good editing and writing practices in performing any project. He was an asset to my law firm and to my clients over a number of years.

Tutor Genius
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Phil M.
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Shelley has helped me with essay writing in such a way that I actually enjoyed the journey. She took me from being a less than ok writer to becoming a writer that could pass the upper division writing assignments in order to graduate college.

Levy M.
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Jenny Cradle is one of the most talented writers in Los Angeles/Orange County, Ca. To be honest if not the United States. I am saying this from experience because she has helped me improve on my writing skills and I have also received A's on my papers. My name is Levy and I am currently getting my masters in special education. Jenny has God given talent and I think God for the gift that she has and continues to share. I highly recommend Jenny Cradles writing services.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel P.
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Very personable, she would call and email asking specific questions. Completed within the day she was hired! Recommending her to all my friends needing assistance.

About

Being an independent, creative writer gives stories of imagination. Stories that mainly pertain to the everyday life of people that struggle because of health issues.

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I am a writer, journalist, and blogger who works on and edits articles, blog posts, school papers (various subjects), college essays, business material, and other documents. Also, I am LGBT-friendly.

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Independent writer and editor, have published two novels, SHADOWS OF THE PAST and STREET LADY. See my website.

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We offer business plan consulting for start ups, small businesses looking to raise venture capital or angel investment.

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I can help you conceive, begin, refine and finalize almost any type of writing project, including speeches.

About

I was a freelance editor and writer for a small magazine for about a year in Pennsylvania. I have recently moved to California. I have a BA in English. I graduated from university in 2008. I edit short and long stories, memos, term papers, manuals and letters. I am also a writer. I will help my clients express themselves in a clear and concise way.

About

I'm an LA-based writer and producer, who's addicted to excellent and effective storytelling. I've been actively writing and producing video content for the past 8 years. In 2013, I published a non-fiction book with Workman Publishing. 'A Field Guide to Lucid Dreaming' was an Indie Best Seller upon its release and is currently being published around the world in 11 different languages.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

Actual Requests

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Need a Resume Writer

Los Angeles, CA

  • Career stage
    Early career
  • Service needs
    Writing resume, Writing cover letter
  • Target industry
    Other (non profit)
  • Details
    I am interested in working for a international non profit in DC, NYC or abraod
  • $59.67
    Average price

Need Resume Writer

Glendale, CA

  • Career stage
    Late career
  • Service needs
    Writing resume, Writing cover letter
  • Target industry
    Financial services
  • Details
    Proof read resume. Style review
  • $30
    Average price

Need Editing

Glendale, CA

  • How many words?
    43704
  • Project type
    Proofreading, Copy editing or Line editing, Developmental editing
  • What type of document
    Fiction novel
  • Writing / Citation style
    MLA
  • More detail
    Word spelling and proper wording.
  • Details
    I need help editing the book to make sure there is no space and to make sure the fight scenes make sense.
  • $292.38
    Average price
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