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pavEDITa

4.9

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  • 2 years in business
  • 119 hires on Thumbtack
  • Palo Alto, CA

C. J. W.

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Frankly speaking, you need Pavita. Your search for an editor can stop today and your writing project will be in impeccable hands. With this being my first book, I had heard horror stories about the editing process, so I researched my options carefully. I desired an editor that would be not only skillful, but be passionate and willing to be seen as a partner during my editing process. Enter PavEDITa. Not only did she create a safe space to make mistakes, but she comprehensively edited my manuscript within a reasonable timeline and budget. My positive experience with her has resulted in me being fueled to finish my writing goals sooner that I anticipated. She exudes a love for her craft and provides excellent customer service to content creators. I am grateful that I chose Pavita and I'm proud to have her on my team. You will be too. Soothe your mind and hire her...today.

Terry S.

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It is so fast and clear proofreading you have done for me. Thank you/ I am about to mail the charge to you/ By terry. ts748601@gmail.com

Chuan J.

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I feel satisfied with the proofreading. Excellent Job!

Amanda M.

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I was referred to Kaitlin from a coworker who spoke very highly of her and the resume writing and editing services she provided. He received a promotion earlier in the year after working with Kaitlin on his resume and job application materials. I was in the process of applying for a promotion at work and felt my resume, cover letter, and supplemental questions needed some improvements. I contacted Kaitlin and she responded immediately. I had less than a week to meet the deadline to submit my application materials and Kaitlin was available to meet with me several times. I was so appreciative that she could find the time to work with me on such short notice. It was very easy to communicate with her via phone, Skype, and email while we worked on the editing process remotely. I had a very pleasant experience working with Kaitlin. She is very professional, easy to work with, has great writing and editing skills, and will provide you with wonderful guidance throughout the entire process. Kaitlin also provided me with the confidence to do well in the interview process. After reviewing past job experiences in detail and working on a few writing assignments Kaitlin assigned, I was able to identify what I should highlight during my interviews. I walked out of both interviews feeling very confident in myself. After going through the interview process I received great news that I received the promotion! There is no doubt in my mind that a big part of being promoted was due to Kaitlin’s help! I couldn’t have done it without her. I highly recommend Kaitlin’s writing and editorial consulting services to anyone looking for help with their resume and job application materials.

Tina N.

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Kaitlin is very dedicated, attentive, and passionate about writing, editing, and tutoring. I highly recommend Kaitlin because she is not only knowledgeable, patient, meticulous, and outstanding in explaining various concepts, but she is also very caring and genuine. She takes the time to understand your needs to make sure that they are met, and that your objectives are achieved. Whether you need support with editing, learning more about writing basics, or improving your overall writing skills, Kaitlin can work with you at any level. She identifies and works with both your strengths and weaknesses to foster better writing skills, and enable you to become a more confident writer. As she provides feedback, she thoroughly explains her reasoning and provides numerous suggestions for improvement. This is critical for advancement in one’s writing skills. Furthermore, she has extensive knowledge about structuring, composing, and editing various written material, and also has broad knowledge in numerous areas, which is very helpful for writing about or editing information on any topic. Overall, Kaitlin is excellent and will make every minute worth your time. STRONGLY RECOMMEND!!!!!

Janet L.

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Kaitlin has helped formulate thoughts, essay structure, editing, and constant feedback for two of my boys during their college essay write ups. She patiently worked with the boys on their essays from start to finish. They established their needed time frame together and communicated between them when the next meeting sessions would be. They both would agree where to meet, sent emailings for editing, and skyped when we traveled during the summer. The boys felt that Kaitlin was very easy to work with, patient, and able to help draw out the needed thoughts onto paper. Kaitlin made my job as a parent during the very stressful college application process a breeze! We certainly will be utilizing Kaitlin for the next two kids for their college essays!!

  • 2 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 8 hours

Kim W.

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I am currently a special education teacher looking to move into an administrative position. Leanne was a huge resource with assisting in locating resume examples and educating me on what a professional resume should entail. She proofread my current resume and gave me constructive feedback on how to present myself for my desired job. She read and provided feedback for job cover letters, especially highlighting appropriate experience for each job I was applying for. She was highly professional, kind, and highly effective with coaching me in regards to my resume. I highly recommend her and Communication Coaching to anyone in need of building a resume and all other services! She is a great person to work with and I will always refer her when someone is in need of coaching for public speaking, editing of professional documents, and or advice on advancing careers.

Wilfrid B.

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Leanne was an invaluable resource. She helped with my job search every step of the way, from understanding what I wanted and needed to prepping for interviews. She also produced an expert resume for me. Overall, working with her was a great experience!

Stacey B.

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Responded quickly and was able to meet my short notice deadline.

Sandy W.

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Olga helped my team to write, edit and finalize a great online schedule, and an orientation program for our International students program. Her attention to detail, ways of phrasing and insightful ideas and corrections were right on. It gave us clear, useful and non-confusing materials to send to our students. Thank you, Olga!

Trace H.

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Olga helped edit my resume, which helped me get a teaching job in Japan!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Fairfield, CA

John B.

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Ms. Halper scores highly in all five categories. Her editing encompasses logic, English usage, and general organization. She leaves an option for personal preference, as in, "You may prefer to say this this way, but I would prefer that way," and leaves the final decision to the author. She works diligently; I receive her edits in a timely manner. Her cost is reasonable. I feel lucky to have found such a competent resource.

  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Newark, CA

Stephen L.

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Excellent! Gifted Geek has full command of the English language. I am a university student and used ESL and Editing services at Gifted Geek. First, I used the service of editing for a 3000 word thesis. I focused the thesis on children's advocacy in shelters. Gifted Geek, charged the best price on the market. There are three packages to choose from which are all the best prices. I decided to get the most out of the service because I wanted the job done with an extra set of eyes on everything including proofreading, copyediting, and content editing. I got exceptional results. My final result is an "A" on the thesis. To better my English, I decided to take ESL on line with Gifted Geek. I am excited to move to the next stage in life. I recommend Gifted Geek, they can get the job done!

About

Hi! I am an Ivy League educated attorney who has many years of writing and editing experience, both professionally and creatively. I have assisted in teaching creative writing and legal writing, and have proofread doctorate students' dissertations in a variety of fields. I am also available to help you prepare your resume, cover letter, and/or admissions essays, and I have helped many students get into the colleges and programs of their choice. I am happy to work with you on a sliding scale, depending on your needs. Please let me know if you have any questions. Looking forward to hearing from you!

About

I'm a one-woman operation. I handle everything personally and hold myself to a high professional standard. My goal is to polish your writing until it's even better than you thought it could be!

  • Santa Rosa, CA

About

I'm a passionate songwriter and copy editor/proofreader, who NEVER tires of working with words. I'm a quick study when learning a writer's preferences, and I'm highly motivated to please. I catch sneaky imperfections that are easily missed, and will ensure that a writer's entire document reaches its full potential. My work ethic is super-strong, and I'm ready to get started!

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Polished writing commands respect. Get your academic, literary, or business documents proofread by an experienced editor and writing teacher. Professional, precise editing and a personalized writing evaluation. Also available a Punctuation & Grammar Seminar which reviews all of those old middle-school writing rules that many of us have forgotten. ESL (English) conversation and grammar class on Thursday evenings in the East Bay (Berkeley). Postdocs & scholars welcome. Call Vitalee (weekdays).

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First of all you get to talk to a real human being! At H2O we believe attention to detail makes the difference for both us and you. Writing is a form of communication, whatever your type of business, the words need to be clear and precise. Errors and mistakes distract the reader and your message can be lost which could result in a lost contract, lawsuit or passing grade.

  • 12 years in business
  • Benicia, CA

About

We work with our clients, big and small, on a project-by-project basis. We have a team of professionals not just an individual. Not everyone can do graphic design, branding, copy editing, writing, proofreading, website design and more. It takes a team! We are your team.

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I do editing, proofreading, transcription and resume writing. I have extensive experience in academic and scientific writing, and have taught reading and language skills to all ages. I'm happy to walk people through editing whether it's for work, school, or to bridge an ESL gap.

  • Mountain View, CA

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Is your writing desperate for descriptions, anxious for adjectives, and craving commas? We can help! Are you learning English as a second language and want some help in proofreading? We can help! Do you have some other linguistic needs? Get in touch! Our hardworking writers are waiting with their pencils poised.

  • Berkeley, CA

About

Write, edit and proofread marketing, sales and PR materials for wineries and other businesses, and consult on brand positioning and messaging issues.

  • 5 years in business
  • San Jose, CA

About

My husband JC & I are walking across America, encouraging people to obey the gospel of Jesus Christ. With this journey began my love for writing, as I picked up the challenge of putting into words our testimonies of God's incredible guidance & provision. I find in His living word not only new life, but also inspiration to share it with anyone who will listen. In my own writing, I attempt to tell a story in such a way that the reader will see not words, but an image in their mind of a place they've never been, experiencing an adventure they've never lived, and seeing a Savior they hope to meet. I'm not a perfect writer, and I don't have many years of experience, but I will work very hard to assist you in producing a great work! My strength is proofreading and copyediting.

  • Sunnyvale, CA

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I am a meticulous professional editor with 25 plus years of experience in a variety of settings. I have an MA in English and am well acquainted with the ins and outs of the "Chicago Manual of Style." I provide editing, copyediting, and proofreading services. I advocate for the reader and seek to aid the writer in every way I can. I am accustomed to working with teams and individuals both locally and remotely. I work from home. Please feel free to contact me!

About

English and Business Major experienced in spreadsheet design and analysis including templates, macros, functions and formulas, and, of course, data entry. Custom database design for your business, hobby or personal records using cross-platform database engine for use with Mac or Windows OS. Custom databases can be with or in addition to your unique spreadsheets for better, more detailed data, such as including pictures of your inventory, customers, contacts or employees. Word processing including thesis or report writing, research, proof reading, form letter templates or secretarial service. References provided upon request.

  • Half Moon Bay, CA

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Freelance writing/editing. 25+ years experience working in and around the K-12 school market. Freelance services provided include proof reading, catalog copy, copy editing, lesson/activities development for text book and supplemental book publishers. Experience with both print and Web-based materials. Self starter, quick turn around, enthusiastic, fast learner. Well connected in the education publishing and edtech communities. Partial list of past/current clients includes Macmillan Education, Red Wings Learning, Harcourt, Holt, National Geographic, Educational Software Institute. References and resume available upon request.

  • 5 years in business
  • San Francisco, CA

About

I am a first and foremost a creative outlet and tool for those at a loss for words, or without the inspirational means to make them shine to their true potential. I believe that words are made for sharing, the more creative competition there is, the better our written language functions. I am a natural-born proofreader - I have to grimace every time I encounter any grammatical or structural error in daily articles of print. I mind's eye simply refuses to let them go unnoticed. It can be annoying to myself and others, but very useful as well. I am a songwriter and composer, with recorded and performed music featured in director Zoran Lisinac and Metakwon Filmworks' 2013 independent film "Along the Roadside."(IMDb) I studied both German and Italian for four years each, and am a proficient translator of either into English or vice versa. I am well-travelled throughout Italy and much of Northern Europe, and excel at comparative literature studies.

  • 4 years in business
  • Rohnert Park, CA

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My goal is to make the best product I can in the way the client wants the work done. I am delighted to make suggestions, to show my ideas, but the client's wishes are paramount to this creative process.

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