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  • 4 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Nattapon C.
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She is a great amazing teacher . I enjoy her writing lessons a lot. Never regret to take lessons with her. She taught me different writing styles and loads of grammar. The lessons are fun too. Thank you May Chaisakulchai

  • 5 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Robert B.
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Resume Writing

Nancy P.
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First rate! Creative and gets it right away. I have worked with amazing writers for 25 years - Dana hit it out of the ball park first time!

  • 28 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Hans S.
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Tanya was swift, thorough, and insightful. She has a natural proclivity for ferreting out issues for clarity sake, and provides creative solutions along the way. I count her as a close colleague on all my writing projects. Her editing is astute, her professionalism is consummate, and her passion is extraordinary.

WORDSMITHS
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from 6 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Lorin M.
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Caroline is a top professional with a superb understanding of the English language. She has saved me several times on grammar mistakes. I highly recommend her for writing services.

  • 5 years in business
Dan T.
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I worked with Mr. Pestle during my senior year of high school in the school play. Despite never meeting him before, nor having any previous experience in a play or drama before, he showed a level of kindness and encouragement towards me that it is extremely rare in teachers of any form. His level of enthusiasm and obvious passion for what he does makes him a complete joy to be around, and also makes the experience for all involved much more inspiring. He works hard every session to get the most amount of work complete at the highest level of quality, while also maintaining a steady head and never losing his temper. One can always look forward to a class or session with him offering something new and intriguing to learn, and at the same time keep the atmosphere fun, yet with a high standard of professionalism. There is never a time working with him where anyone felt excluded, and he was always open to new ideas or even constructive criticism from subordinates. Given the opportunity, I would work with him again in a heartbeat. His kind and compassionate demeanor is contagious to be around, and his display of a high amount of knowledge and level of professionalism for his craft and trade gives comfort to all involved knowing they are in good hands. I would highly recommend working with Mr. Daniel Pestle to anyone. A great teacher, and a great friend!

  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ardie H.
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Trish is a wonderful editor! Her editing of my memoir manuscript is impeccable. Her skills far exceeded my expectations. She's good at what she does, and is sensitive to my "baby." As a writer, that is important to me. Her suggestions for making changes are spot on. I highly recommend her for any and all editing and writing services!

Jenna Lloyd
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from 2 reviews
  • 22 years in business
Pamarie P.
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I had been working on a non-fiction book to grow my business for quite some time and really struggling. A good friend referred me to Jenna and after talking with her for about 10 minutes, it was clear that I needed her help. She worked with me first to get an outline for my book and helped me set the tone that credentialized me. She coached me through the first couple of chapters and when I realized I that I am just not a writer at heart, I hired her to ghost write the rest. I am so glad that I did. Her skill with words is outstanding. My book is going through a final proofread right now and in the next few weeks I am going to be a published author!

Julia Bourbois
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    Anne L.
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    Working with Julia Bourbois has been a pleasure. She is very bright, responsive, professional, and an excellent writer/editor. I would recommend her to anyone.

    Patrick Lee
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      Nicole C.
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      Patrick has worked both as my manager and mentor, as well as someone I have hired as a freelance copy editor. He is extremely reliable and always provides solid feedback on both writing, editing and any other questions that writers or editors might face.

      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.

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      Available for articles, bios, press releases. Written for several newspapers in the Los Angeles area.

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      The truth is, the market is inundated with copywriters who seek your business. Finding the right combination of work ethic and talent can be difficult. Whatever your needs, you require copy that is done well, readily available for publishing and ready to start working for you. You want a writer who is professional, personable and easy to work with. Flexibility. I am able to do what I love--writing--from anywhere for anyone. My job--if you want to call it that--allows me to write about a variety of topics while helping others with their business goals. I write biographies for business executives, newsletters highlighting employees who have done something extraordinary in their field, marketing materials for beneficial products and even press releases for promotions. There is never a dull moment and I am given learning opportunities every time I research for a particular project. I could not think of a better job with more flexibility!

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      UCLA trained screenwriter. Currently write film shorts for production. Experienced with county, state, and federal grants. Available to write for social media.

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

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      18 years best selling author, Annette Butler wrote Outcomes in Coding Practice. It is a college textbook, but I also have experience in the final editing process and have a good eye for a great story.

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      I am a social media networker, blogger and writer with an extensive entertainment background in film and music available for your projects.

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      Editing services, from copyediting and proofreading to major editing, rewriting, restructuring, and reorganization. Experienced technical writer. Over 30 years experience editing and writing on a wide range of technical subjects for the United Nations, the Asian Development Bank, and private companies as a staff member and consultant.

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      I'm a professional writer who specialize in web related work. I have a passion for literature and writing and also have over 5 years of SEO, article writing, & content writing experience. I understand your necessity and then use that info along with my e-marketing experience to help with your business. I believe in quality over quantity. Here on thumbtack I'm offering some services to help you with your writing needs.

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      Elisha Martinez, a networking communications specialist, and single mother of three, has been a writer for 16 years. She has experience in various forms of writing such as: -Technical - Poetry/Short Story - Speech - Resume - Journalism/Article -Copy-write And this is only to name a few. She has spent the last 10 years working in the Service and Marketing Industry. In the marketing industry its been found that her insightful business perspective and administrative services experience combined has helped businesses break some exciting new ground. Through her nonprofit and service industry career she has proven to be a woman of unique vision. She has done a great deal of difference in the educational and career development of the clients she has served independently in the last 4 years She recently started her own business, EnGage In A Million, its mission is to create opportunities and build relationships for all determined individuals and striving businesses through online social networking. Once acquainted with Ms. Martinez' work, you will find that she is not only insightful and unbiased, but honest about her unique perceptions and interpretations of many diverse subjects and situations. In this day many have come to label her a visionary entrepreneur with an executive presence and genuine determination to help rebuild a sense of community. Once introduced to her writing and public speaking its certain you will appreciate her open communication skills. Through her preferred and common choice of dialogue and subject matter, you will also find that she is not a role model who takes pride in informing others of the facts but in engaging with them much more to gain insight to the truths. So be prepared to engage in a million, there are a million ways this can be done. "A person who spends their entire life dreaming, is a person who refuses to open their eyes." ~ Elisha Martinez

      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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