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Maverick Consulting
4.5
from 79 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 124 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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  • 111 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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Dr Ellie Edits/Simply Ellie
4.9
from 59 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 123 hires on Thumbtack
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Wendy K.
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Ellie did a fantastic job editing my first book! I am a new author and was unfamiliar with the editing process. It is perfect! I highly recommend Ellie for all of your editing projects. In my opinion, Ellie deserves 10 stars!!

  • 10 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Pattie M.
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Working with Temi was an incredible experience. It was not only quick and easy but also professional, collaborative and educational. Temi gave my manuscript the final finishing touches it needed to make it complete- from start to finish, from grammar to punctuation, from plot to storyline. Temi's skills and expertise in copy editing are first class.

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FISV LLC.
5.0
from 42 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 128 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!

  • 5 years in business
  • 77 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!

Elegant Editing
4.7
from 41 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Patti G.
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Thank you so much for your help with my editing. Reading thru your corrected version was extremely insightful.

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Immortal Writing
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
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Tinothy J.
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She did a wonderful job on Proofreading and Editing this 88 page letter to my daughter. She did this with no mistakes and the Editing was just right. If I ever need a Proofreader or Editor in the future, Guitta would be the first person I will call.

The Press Gang
4.6
from 27 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 37 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
  • 52 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!!

  • 5 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Becky Q.
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Was very professional Had extra copies and a flash drive ready for me.

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.

Kevin E. Wood
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Theresa M.
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Kevin keeps it real, really love his work on projects. Responds so quickly I feel like he's superhuman. Started with editing my vlogs but now I outsource often for marketing videos for my company. Thank you Kevin!

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Celia Pool
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
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Ana G.
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Celia was awesome with communication and just touching base with me. She did a great job copy editing my manuscript and giving me information. She's reasonably priced and good at what she does. I would use her again.

Verbal Ninja Inc.
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Gaby G.
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My second time hiring Verbal Ninja for writing and editing services. I won't use anyone else. 100% satisfied.

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.

Stephanie Harris-Byers
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Dr Nicole B.
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As a VERY satisfied customer it is without ANY reservations that I highly recommend the quality services, professionalism and quick turnaround I received from Mrs. Harris-Byers in editing and consulting me as a writer and educational consultant-trainer for several research documents, education materials and presentations! Dr. Nicole Brodie, ED.D

  • 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!

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