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Molly Fisk
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 24 years in business
Ruth G.
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Molly worked width me on my first book, which I published. She was helpful, supportive and had great insight into what I was doing. I am a fan and am still using her to coach me through my struggles with writing and other things in life. I highly recommend her for her clear voice, her listening skills and above all her beautiful heart.

  • 18 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
J.G. L.
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I hired Libbie to edit and review my novel. From my first meeting with her, I was impressed with her professionalism, candor and passion about writing... Libbie promised to complete the entire review within a week and she delivered on time... She has written books (fiction and non-fiction), worked as an editor for numerous publications, institutions and businesses... Libbie is also very knowledgeable about social media – a crucial component in the career development of writers... I have worked with other editors in the past (on major marketing projects) with mixed results. Libbie Martin is a real pro and fun to work with... I highly recommend her.

Zen in the Zone
5.0
from 1 review
    Martin J.
    Verified review

    With Xhayn I was able to get past my own self sabotage and really do the necessary work to recognize my calling. Her system works. The great thing is I'll be able to use this system years down the line.

    Wordbot
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Olga H.
    Verified review

    I got my resume and cover letter done with Thumbtack and I got to say it was a joy to work with Mikhael Botnivik. He was professional, knowledgeable and pleasantly down to earth. Should I ever a change to my resume or cover letter I will definitely be giving Mikhael a call.

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    I can write just about anything, for any purpose, for anyone, in a short amount of time. Quick and efficient results.

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    I provide quality personalized editorial and creative support for individuals and organizations. I have more than l5 years of professional experience as a writer, educator and consultant.

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    I am an author having written books on education curriculum and commentaries on the Bible. I am an English Literary Major with a teaching credential from Geogia and Tenn. I have also written chidlren's stories and am a prolific song writer. I can edit your manuscripts or write essays for you and so on.

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    I have over 15 years experience in copywriting, marketing, public relations, and editing. I have worked on small to large projects and would love the opportunity to work with you!

    • 6 years in business
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    Personal services from technical writing to editing books; book reviewing . Licensed driver.so I can pick up and deliver but prefer to work from home. .Also do period costuming.

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    I will do any sort of writing, editing, photography, or odd jobs you need completed. We can discuss price as I do this for a little extra experience/money so don't worry if you are on a budget! I am a published writing and have even been featured on radio shows to do readings!

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    I have multiple years of experience in both high school and outside media outlets. I hold BS in communications and a masters in public policy.

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    Get a bio template and 22 pages of bio samples to help you write your own great bio. Author Jill Townsend has made the process of writing a bio easy, even fun. Her e-book contains a 7-step process for writing a bio that even those who don't like to write will be proud of. Included in the 42-page ebook, which is available for immediate download, are chapters on: -- The basic elements of any great bio -- Understanding the rules of readability -- Gathering relevant facts -- Writing your first draft -- The importance of a good proofreader -- Common mistakes to avoid -- Using words that sell/tell --Easy, fill-in-the-blank bio templates -- Bio samples Jill also provides other copywriting services for both on- and off-line copywriting needs.

    • 7 years in business
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    I telework to provide legal research and legal writing services. I also provide a full range of editorial services for businesses to individual clients, from simple bulletproofing, to comprehensive editing for content, organization, structure, tone and voice. I am also accomplished in publication design and comprehensive project management. Whether a single page blog, feature-length magazine article, scholarly or corporate white paper, annual corporate report, or magazine- or book-length project, I can help. Years of telework experience combined with experience in online collaboration tools promote efficiency and economy so I can deliver New York Times-level editing as a deep discount and maximum convenience. Convenient payment through PayPal, Google Wallet and other electronic systems.

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    My husband and I are writers. We can do editing, write essays and blogs, and much more. Just contact us and see if we can work something out.

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    PASS stands for the Practical Application of Social Sciences. We have found that the most direct means of helping our communities is by helping people and organizations thrive economically. We do this by offering a one-stop-shop approach to grant writing at all stages, from research and submission to tracking and management. We also assist with project design and proposal, marketing for small businesses and nonprofits, and development strategies for community and human services organizations. We utilize a realistic, human-oriented approach to problem solving and maintain an open-door, sliding fee policy for new and returning clients.

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    We do everything and anything involving writing, designing, digital art, and more! We provide beginner help, subject matter coverage, and awe-inspiring art.

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    I proofread and edit papers. I also will read and translate challenging articles into easy to understand information.

    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.

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