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Maverick Consulting
4.5
from 78 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 119 hires on Thumbtack
Chris G.
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Hired Maverick Consulting for the edit of my non-fiction book. Very personable and even met with me in person. Edits and comments were easy to understand and helped improve the flow of the book. Edits were given in a timely manner. Communication was continuous even after the editing work was completed. Feedback was given as way to improve the overall flow and quality of the book. Very reasonable rates for the amount of work on manuscript. Definitely recommend Maverick Consulting for your literary work!

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  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
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Carrie F.
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Carl was hired to teach Hebrew to my daughter who is in Kindergarten as well as to teach my husband and I Hebrew. Carl is a very dedicated professional that has a true gift at teaching. He makes the lessons fun and teaches in a way that keeps the learner engaged the entire lesson and always excited about learning more. This would not normally be an easy task while teaching a 5 year old, however Carl makes it look easy. Our daughter looks forward to Carls's weekly visits, as do we. Carl even went out of his way to find a special Hebrew educational book for my husband (who already speaks pretty decent Hebrew- but wanted to learn more). I would highly recommend Carl for any tutoring, writing, or editing services you may need.

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FISV LLC.
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
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Gwen L.
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I have worked with Lois for the past three month, and she is just AMAZING. I have learned so much from her about public speaking, interview techniques and accent reduction. I am now much more confident about my English and presentation stills. She did an absolutely fantastic job on editing my resume and personal statements. Unlike online editing services (which just correct grammar and punctuation mistakes and typos), she spent time to know my vision and what I really wanted to express. The end results were impressive pieces that were personal and really made me stand out. Lois is intelligent, delightful and inspirational, and I truly enjoy her teaching. I especially love her homemade iced tea in this hot summer. I strongly recommend Lois for her lessons and will definitely continue working with her!

Thinque Prep
4.9
from 39 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel K.
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Joyee was instrumental in helping me edit and revise my personal statement for graduate school. With his assistance, I developed a strong personal statement that ultimately got me admission into my top choice. He is really the best!

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The Page Mage
4.9
from 39 reviews
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
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Ken W.
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I used Chris for editing, copy-editing work on a 250 page book. He did an excellent job with the text. He is logic, attentive and precise in commenting. Punctuation and grammar corrections has been appropriate and made the text fluent. You will not find a better one for that prize.

Elegant Editing
4.7
from 38 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Anna S.
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Melanie is excellent to work with. She gives more than 100% She helped me with a children's book and did a wonderful job. She answered my questions in a timely manner and returned my work to me ahead of schedule. My next project will be articles in the field of Human Resources which I plan to ask for her editing expertise. I highly recommend Melanie of Elegant Editing.

The Press Gang
4.7
from 25 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Carol M.
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Skip is fast, accurate, and even has a sense of humor. I will use him for all of my editing. My book is in the health and wellness genre, and he kept my "voice" but corrected my sentence structure and punctuation.

  • 4 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel N.
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Mauri has been very effective in proofreading and editing my academic paper. So far Mauri has done a great job and her professional contribution to my work is excellent. I do hope I will be able to accomplish my project.

The Write Girl
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Ike Z.
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Absolute pleasure to work with! She did wonders with editing!! 10/10 recommend!!

Meirav A.
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The work process with Dana was professional and pleasant from beginning to end. Dana understood exactly what we were looking for, and that can be seen in the excellent copy he provided us.

  • 26 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel V.
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Brad is very experienced in my field which was important to me regarding my resume and future editing projects.

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Celia Pool
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
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KR R.
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Celia copy-edited my manuscript as I was preparing to go on submission to literary agents. Her work was fast and extremely thorough, catching not only typos and grammatical mistakes, but also helping to maintain style consistency. I have since signed with a literary agent (with that same manuscript)! I would definitely recommend Celia to anyone looking for a key editorial eye to give your manuscript a boost of professionalism!

KNDK Consulting
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Sophia B.
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Kelli, is highly professional, intelligent, and detailed oriented. She is an excellent writer herself and provides high quality editing including proper citation and footnoting. I high recommend her services and am extremely satisfied with the work she has done for me and how timely it was performed.

Writing Technicians For You
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Paul W.
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Rudy has terrific technical writing skills. His writing skills are equally precise and accurate in English and Spanish. It was a pleasure to work with Rudy as he edited my work.

Jaz Persing
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Skylar H.
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Jaz is my go-to editor when it comes to proofreading, editing, and story notes. I've worked with her on novels, applications, TV scripts, and even important emails. Breaking Jaz down: Proofreading: I'm dyslexic, so I NEED a good proofreader. Jaz doesn't let a single typo or grammatical error slide. Editing: She simply has an editor's mind. Time and time again she has tweaked my work to make it more concise and easier to read. Story notes: Jaz simply has a gift with story. She is able to pinpoint major problems and offer solutions that can really take your work to a professional level. She is also stellar with character and character voice/dialogue too. Jaz is always punctual with deadlines and a joy to work with. I couldn't recommend her more!

Paul R.
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Heather has been fantastic and insightful - I'm so very happy I've hired Heather.

Donegal Faire Productions
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Jerry L.
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She asked for $4/page. I sent her 25 pages. No money has been exchanged and the edit is not finished. She seemed very pleasant on the phone.

Andrew Bowcock
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Aaron V.
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Andrew produced, directed, and edited a high quality promo piece for my charity in Los Angeles. I found him to be very responsive, professional, and easy to work with. I highly recommend him.

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