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  • 20 years in business
  • 692 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Andrew C.
Verified review

Dr. Kovan was an absolute amazing editor who was very professional but also very friendly. Dr. Kovan was easy to work with and talk to. I was always able to get in touch with her and develop a plan for the editing of my dissertation. Dr. Kovan was very flexible with my deadlines even when I asked for some extremely quick turn edits of my dissertation. Dr. Kovan is an expert in APA formatting as well as scholarly writing. I plan to use Dr. Kovan for all my future published papers, resumes, and scholarly writing. Dr. Kovan is top notch, professional, detailed, and someone you can talk to. She is the editor you want to choose. Andrew Clayton Doctoral Candidate

Koppelman & Associates
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Ann J.
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Koppelman & Associates lent professional expertise and a personal touch that made this project a complete success. I feel lucky to have found him and I give my highest recommendation.

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Textrous Editing
4.8
from 21 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kimberly S.
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I had a great experience! I had never used an editor before but needed to have an extra set of eyes go through my dissertation before I submitted it to my committee. I was so thankful to find Textrous Editing. She was able to get my paper back to me in a few days. I felt that she went through my paper with a fine tooth comb!

Jim Holtan Media
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
John D.
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I knew Jim was a pro camera man/editor right off the bat.Showed up early prepared during our rehearsal.Filmed our show and shot pictures while filming. 10 stars

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Jeff Hoffman
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karen S.
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Jeff was fantastic. He is knowledgeable, and very easy to work with. He met a quick turnaround (10 days) deadline to edit my book for content, structure, and grammar. I would recommend him, and will definitely use him again for future projects! As an author, I was seeking an editor who would work with my voice to bring it out more - not change it. Jeff brought a great balance of clarity and direction, while balancing and polishing my voice - not inserting his. After interviewing two other editors and working with one in the past, this seems a rarer commodity than it sounds. His fees are also comparable to industry competitors, and reasonable. I will definitely use Jeff again for future editing and feedback about my writing!

Marian Librarian
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Elliot S.
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Marian has been a fantastic editor for me and has helped me improve my blog considerably over the last 6 months. She's helped me find my voice and is always quick and efficient with her work. I recommend her for any editing task you have!

  • 19 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Catalina T.
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I appreciate his attention to detail. He is informative and offers insight as to why he is making certain edits to aid in my growth and development as a writer. He provides constructive criticism when necessary while preserving my autonomy. He has been a valuable asset to my research writing. Noteworthy: Julian is not trained in scientific writing and has provided me with the most meaningful edits when compared to those who are trained in the field. The sign of a truly extraordinary editor. Highly recommend.

Kristen Cosby
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Paul L.
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Kristen edited my PhD dissertation in psychology superbly. She strengthened the quality of my writing significantly, taught me a number of techniques to improve further, and worked extremely quickly and professionally. I would recommend Kristen to anyone looking for a great teacher, writer or editor.

SpellCraft Editorial
5.0
from 4 reviews
    Jennifer S.
    Verified review

    Amy has helped with various projects,including professional communications, resumes, and bios/profiles. Each time she was able to articulate my thoughts in ways I wasn't, whether she wrote the piece or edited my writing. I will go back to her with any and all projects. She's my go-to-writer and editor.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Deborah Y.
    Verified review

    Hi. I highly recommend Nicki as an editor. She is very thorough, extremely intelligent and creative. Additionally she is very dependable and warm. Deborah

    Sally Douglas Arce
    3.7
    from 3 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Wendy P.
    Verified review

    Sally has done media relations work for us for many projects. She is remarkably good at connecting with the press and getting stories placed, and helping us to mobilize our grass roots through letter-to-the-editor campaigns.

    Steve Dulas
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 18 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Carla M.
    Verified review

    Due to my diminishing knowledge of English grammar, I searched the Internet for an editor to help navigate the murky byways of periods, commas, verb endings and sentence structure. Thankfully I came upon Steve Dulas, a former copy editor for a local county newspaper in the San Francisco Bay area. I couldn't be more pleased with Steve’s work. Not only does he have a lifetime career in editing and turning out “clean” copy, but I found he also carefully reads for content and offers creative and sometimes just common sense advice to look at vague or weak areas so that the narrative flows and is coherent. This advice is always given as a kind suggestion; Steve is never demeaning or heavy handed. Steve reviewed half of my book (45,000 words) in a timely two week period, sending me one copy with the changes and yet another copy with creative thoughts in specific places. It really was an outstanding job. I can happily give Steve a five star reference and am certain anyone would be as pleased as I was to find him. I plan to use him again.

    JobSavvy
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
      Stephanie P.
      Verified review

      Jacquie is great. Having her available during my job search made the process so much less stressful. She helped edit my resume, condense and streamline my cover letter, connected me to people she knew in the industry, wrote referral letters and gathered useful feedback regarding my applications. She has a ton of insight and wisdom on how to beef up your resume, how to interpret interview feedback and how to stay grounded & motivated throughout your search. Working with her felt like having a cheerleader, editor, mentor and agent rolled into one awesome package, and I would absolutely recommend that anyone looking to switch jobs, enter the workforce or change careers utilize her services.

      Frank C.
      Verified review

      I have worked with Jeff for the last three years, and he is, without a doubt, one of the best people I have ever had the opportunity to work with. As his supervisor, I worked with him closely, and he consistently delivered products that were high quality. He is always open to feedback, and embodied the voice of our organization in person and via communications (digital, social, etc.). He is passionate about social justice, education, the arts, and was a champion and ally for our students. His playfulness and professionalism made him an invaluable asset to our organization.

      Joshua T.
      Verified review

      I've worked with and for Mr. Costley for many years. He has always been professional with his work, done solid reporting, and created pieces that are both intriguing and informative. Additionally, as an editor, Mr. Costley has been able to regularly produce great story ideas and inspire his staff and colleagues with his passion.

      Syncronym Pictures
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 6 years in business
      Julian B.
      Verified review

      Erik and I worked together on a commercial for my old employer, Asian Food Grocer. He and I planned the commercial from the beginning- writing, staging shots, recruiting actors. At every step he was professional, resourceful, and exceptionally creative. The filming of the commercial went smoothly, and what really blew me away were his skills as an editor. And even though it was my project that I came to him with, he put in more hours than I did, and worked far beyond what I ever expected or asked for. I am incredibly happy with his work, and I hope his future projects only get bigger and better

      About

      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

      Writing, editing, critical thinking and content analysis. I also have excellent web content/web writing skills, as well as web-management, CMS and design skills.

      About

      I've got a proven track record of messaging audiences numbering up to ten digits across all types of media platforms. Abundant examples of this appear in my online portfolio (see URL). Starting with a thorough assessment of your needs, I can develop a marketing communications plan for you, execute it and provide performance measurements. This isn't a cookie-cutter approach to content creation, publicity and social media, but rather a customized solution. Your goals are my command. I can offer you expertise in: • Publicity; • Social media; • Engagement marketing; • Influencer relations; • Reputation management; • Communications; • Investment commentary; • Project management; • Search engine optimization; • Online advertising; • Cross-platform strategy; and • Event planning. I do full-time onsite consulting contracts, along with taking on part-time retainers and one-time projects. I also love to trade services with small businesses offering things I could really use. I've been featured widely in the media, including the New York Times and CNN. I regularly speak at conferences, such as recent events hosted by MediaPost and the Online Marketing Institute. Don't hesitate to get in touch with me about opportunities, information requests and the like.

      About

      Translating, effective written communications, and interpreting involve knowing the language and understanding the context in which the message will be delivered. It is not enough to just know the language, but also the customer, his or her cultural vantage point, and his or her specific needs. My job is to tailor a solution to your communication needs and add value for you.

      About

      Having trouble finding the right words? Words That Work provides writing and editing services for effective marketing, media, and more. With years of experience crafting everything from the tersest of T-shirt copy to lengthy white papers (and that's only on the marketing side), Words That Work can help you get your message across so that it's not only heard, but also truly listened to. Whatever the project, whether you're looking for a minor edit, start-to-finish writing services, or anything in-between, Words That Work can help. Experience includes work for Adobe and Apple, as well as the San Jose Mercury News and San Francisco Chronicle.

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      Need an Editor for a Manuscript

      Sacramento, CA

      • Number of pages
        51-100
      • Project type
        Book
      • Amount of work
        A single project
      • Details
        Need my manuscript edited. 86 pgs.
      • $180
        Average price
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