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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!
To start, I and terrible past experiences with editors. A friend convinced me to review Thumbtack for an editor, and I hired Ellie to edit my dissertation. At first, I was skeptical. I did not want to spend hard earned money on a writing critique from a stranger when I knew I could do it myself. I felt the if I hired someone that editor would merely find grammatical mistakes and email my project back to me. Ellie was different; she was amazing. She approached my project as a learning opportunity and not just a grammatical essay. Her comments were straight to the point, and she gave me insight from a veteran professor's point of view. Ellie even offered to prepare me for my Proposal Defense. I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking help with a thesis, dissertation or other writing projects.
Carl is helping my daughter to read and write to perfection. He is extremely professional, he knows exactly how to make ur kid concentrate, he makes the class super fun BUT at the same time ur kid learn soooo much! My daughter really looks forward to his class!! Mind you she is Writting now a little story book for a competition and she in the top 3!!!!!! I'm so proud, and thankful for Carl's help. He is the best!!!!!!!
I had a wonderful experience with Temi. I consulted with multiple high profile editors for my capstone project, and she stood out the most to me. It is vital to hire an editor that is both professional and empathetic because the process of attaining a doctoral degree is stressful enough on its own.
Chris edited a 300p book. He did an excellent job with commenting, giving suggestions and correcting. He also responded and delivered in reasonable time. And did for a very reasonable price. He is very observant with thought structures. So I warmly recommend him for editing and copy-editing services.
They've edited six or seven books for me and, unlike editors from larger publishing houses, working with them has been a refreshing delight.
Ms. Karubian was all that I said above. Excellent person, professional, responsive, punctual and more. HIghly recommend to all and we thank her for improving our non-fiction book book.
Skip took on a job that was pretty big and what made matters worse, a person that had just neglected the fundamentals of writing. It's not that I don't know them, I was just too lazy to apply them the way they should be. He reminded me of it. I asked him to be brutally honest and he was. The wonderful thing about him, he later pointed out the good things I was doing right and eventually made my confidence skyrocket. The job your asking me to describe is not only Skip helping me with the book I am working on, but him guiding me and restoring my confidence to get me back in the fight after being knocked down by life, people and dare I say editors and publishers. He made me realize putting forth my best effort in a world that is so competitive is just too important to forget. You ask what went well with Skip? Everything, but what stood out the most was his honesty and clarity of various situations and problems. The quality of his work and guidance is excellent and I couldn't ask for any better advisor. Nothing could improve my experience with him, that's how impressed I am with him. Thanks Skip and I look forward to continuing to work with you. Sincerely, Jeffrey L. Ivory
Mrs.Khan is awesome! She always has a lot of different books and stuff for each lesson. Because of her great experience and knowledge every lesson is interesting and informative. I'm very greatful to her!
Celia is the best proof-reader and copy editor you will ever encounter. Her proof-reading skills are legendary. Even the tiniest of typos and punctuation errors will not escape her notice. She knows all the rules of grammar, knows verb tenses, and knows active voice, the key to dynamic writing. There is none better. And she is a pleasure to work with.
I loved John's introduction. He contacted me immediately and his grammar is on point. He also has written several books and that's why I chose him as well. I'm still in the process of writing my book, but John will be my next point of contact.
I worked with Emily Kazmierski for 3 years. We have both grown in the field of editing. She is an accomplished editor and writer. In fact, she trained me and was very patient and knowledgeable. She possesses all the techniques and skills for editing and writing, and her turnaround time is outstanding. Her attention to detail (especially comma splices) is exceptional, and her ability to stay organized is excellent. Emily is a true talent in the field of editing and writing, and anyone who has worked with her knows of her gifts. She brings a great deal to the table, and I believe that she is the finest editor and writer around.
Lance made a unique video gif painting to assist with the branding efforts for my soon to be released book. We spoke about the vision and use of the content. His turnaround time was quick. He offered to revise it, however needed, but it was ready on his first draft. I’ll definitkey continue contacting him for effective and quality content with a short turnaround. The screenshot attached doesn’t do the video justice, but at least you can get the idea.
I engaged CL for an ongoing project as my social media manager. I published a book, "Friggin' Bean Counters" with a very specific target audience. I set up a FaceBook page and Instagram account to help reach that audience, but with my other obligations, I had zero to little time to devote to these endeavors. CL read my book and has pick up on the message I want to convey. She has had full reign on my pages and has done an outstanding job. Our initial contract was for 3 months, ending in mid-December and I have already asked her if she would continue (it's October). I cannot recommend CL highly enough. I have a FaceBook friend looking for a social media manager and without thinking, I provided CL's name (without asking permission). Which I immediately asked for forgiveness. CL is an outstanding social media manager and my only request is that you let her have some time for me.
Caroline created a succinct, detailed schedule of Bible verses, feast days, and services for an action packed church retreat weekend. Her scheduling ability enabled the weekend to be a complete success. She has also performed as an effective leader in conducting monthly guild meetings. She inspires others to "get out of the box" and take a learning opportunity risk to grow. She is an excellent facilitator, self starter, and leader.
Nina edited my first book for me. She was quick, proficient and followed through on all counts. Her communication skills are refreshing! In this day and age, it is nice to pay somebody for a service when they follow through and when they get back to you in a timely manner. There is no missing in action with Nina, her responses/emails etc are always within 24 hours! REFRESHING!!!!!
Designed website for our company and has done important letters for us. Her knowledge of words and what they mean is fantastic. She teaches very well, too. Very competent in this area and I've seen her explain things to people that are very difficult to do.
Tanya was easy to communicate with (quick response over text and email) and her transcription work was always submitted on time. She's definitely a good, reliable hire.
Brett helped me to edit my first poetry book. With her insight I was able to create an actual structure to my series of poems, to create a path that I could use to actually tell a story and make my work more than just a collection of writing. Not only did it help me with that book, but it also opened my eye to how I might look at things so that, moving forward, I could expand my thinking with regards to poetry collections.
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I have been a writer since before I can remember!! I loved English class - even grammar! I hold an MA in English and worked as an instructor for college level courses. I have since created my own business in Creative Arts Therapies which includes silk art, counseling and writing and editing. Being an out of box thinker - you won't be let down by my commitment to both excellence accuracy and creativity when I edit or write for you.
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Writing and Storytelling is my passion. As a former TV News Anchor/Reporter/Producer I have researched and writing about a myriad of topics and had the pleasure of interviewing interesting people to tell their stories. As a Freelance Writer I am open to writing about a variety of topics, including health, fitness, personal development, bios, new products, etc., always with the goal of inspiring, informing and entertaining. My prices are reasonable and negotiable. I am happy to work with you to create content that suits all of your writing needs.