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Maverick Consulting
4.5
from 79 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 122 hires on Thumbtack
L. J.
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Lisa-Beth Harris provided great results. I was impressed by the extra research & effort she offered. She's an incredible writer and I will work with her again. I was especially impressed by, and appreciative of her ability to meet my tight deadline. She was actually early. yay! Great experience. Thank you very much.

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  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
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John K.
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Great writer, outstanding tutoring. I would highly recommend Mr. Schwaber. Great Job Mr. Schwaber Thank you

  • 10 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Richard T.
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Temi is the best writer I've ever hired. Period. Thank you very much!

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FISV LLC.
5.0
from 42 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jaccazio M.
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Lois is a wonderful tutor. As soon as she heard me talking she knew exactly what was it that I needed to train my English in order to take it to the next level. Highly recommendable to those who have an advanced level of English, because she is really precise and you get to learn a lot of history on the language. It is very enjoyable and it makes sense. If you need ESL, she's the one! She is also a writer, producer and acting coach, therefore she's also super creative and helpful when it comes to having to work out some text.

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Jeffrey Michael Test Prep
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tom H.
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Jeff is thoughtful and perceptive. He focuses on the student and adjusts his approach depending on the student's needs. He's tirelessly patient and a creative thinker. He's great. Try him. You'll be pleased.

The Press Gang
4.6
from 27 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Tamra W.
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Skip read three of my screenplays - His comments were accurate, concise and right on the money as to what I needed to do to improve my work. He understands writing and the creative mind extremely well. I would work with him again anytime!!

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!

  • 22 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica B.
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Cindy is an absolute visionary. I am a senior in high school, and I met Cindy a few months before I began this school year. My strengths academically are mainly in reading, writing, social studies, and philosophy, but Cindy has enhanced my knowledge and appreciation for mathematics, science, and my capabilities in problem solving as a whole. When I first met Cindy, I was in desperate need of a math tutor, but what I received was more than I could have ever imagined. Aside from her outstanding mathematical capabilities, Cindy has served as my mentor, ultimate problem solver, entrepreneurial guru, and ultimate inspiration throughout my college prep and application process. As a fellow performer, and actress, Cindy also has helped me explore my passion for theatre, and expand it to become a flourishing intrigue with anthropology, psychology, and motivational speaking. She is literally the reason that I am now travelling as a motivational speaker/ Body Positive facilitator to youth, ranging from middle school to high school. In offering her invaluable time, ambitious mindset, and incredibly compassionate demeanor, she has allowed me to find my true passions, and encourage others to do the same. Furthermore, Cindy is beyond this world amazing. Whether to call her an angel, an oracle, a goddess, a reincarnated Albert Einstein, or any other form of awe, I am not worthy to concretely say. However, I can attest that Cindy has absolutely changed my vision for myself and the world around me, my societal views and aspirations, as well as having enhanced my mathematical and test taking capabilities. Truly, Cindy is the most wonderful, kind, creative, talented, and intelligent essence, one could ever hope to meet or aspire to become.

Kevin E. Wood
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Omar T.
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Great editor. Listens to requests. Lots of creativity. Very happy with my video

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Celia Pool
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Soon H.
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As a first time writer I was very skeptical to whom I could trust with my six years of progress but Celia did an excellent job in editing, proof-reading and helping my dream become a reality.

Crackerjack Scribe
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Paisley B.
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Reasonably priced. Creative. Willing to work with very little input, or lots. Clearly knows a great deal about web presence, design, and function. I love the final product.

PHANTOM POWER Marketing
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 19 years in business
Mark B.
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Jennifer is a person who is able to present creative ideas and communicate the benefits. She has successfully developed several marketing plans for our company that have resulted in increased brand awareness. I find her to be innovative and at the forefront of the latest marketing trends. She is disciplined, creative, knowledgeable and persistent. Her passion and energy make her a great addition to any organization focused on high growth. And, while an outsourced provider, her dedication is that of a full-time employee. We’ve been with Jennifer and Phantom Power for over 12 years and we’re much better for it!

Ghost Strategies
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Joanne H.
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When working with a professional writer a business has to consider the writer's qualifications. Christopher from Ghost Strategies has a science background(Aeronautical Engineering), is an attorney and has written professionally for over 20 years. Because of this background he is very detailed oriented and is used to meeting deadlines. His science background means that he considers the substantive topic as well as good editing and writing practices in performing any project. He was an asset to my law firm and to my clients over a number of years.

  • 10 years in business
Jill S.
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Adam Gropman has written extensively for LA Weekly on a big variety of news and cultural topics. As one of the editors who has worked with him most often, I can say that he's a wonderful guy, an excellent reporter and good writer, so easy to work with, and just a topnotch pro. I think his greatest talent is that he really grasps topics and issues quickly, even if he hasn't dealt with the topic before. He's lots of fun, too, but definitely a grownup.

Stephanie Harris-Byers
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 20 years in business
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

Zren Films
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Lois O.
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On very short notice and for a reasonable price - my project was completed early - I recommend this writer

Writer's Unite
5.0
from 1 review
    About

    My brain functions at analytical level that suits my English and writing skills. I am very descriptive and discipline myself with notes learned in my English class. I have a natural talent AND dedicate myself to the writing world; I captivate my readers with several literary devices and excel in written communication.

    Colin Writing and Editing
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Jake S.
      Verified review

      Colin is an incredibly gifted writer and editor. He knows how to identify his audience and write accordingly in a way that's genuinely engaging. He has written and edited web copy, blogs advertising and more for us with fantastic results.

      About

      I'm an LA-based writer and producer, who's addicted to excellent and effective storytelling. I've been actively writing and producing video content for the past 8 years. In 2013, I published a non-fiction book with Workman Publishing. 'A Field Guide to Lucid Dreaming' was an Indie Best Seller upon its release and is currently being published around the world in 11 different languages.

      True Heart Expression

      New To Thumbtack

      • 9 years in business
      About

      I have been a writer since before I can remember!! I loved English class - even grammar! I hold an MA in English and worked as an instructor for college level courses. I have since created my own business in Creative Arts Therapies which includes silk art, counseling and writing and editing. Being an out of box thinker - you won't be let down by my commitment to both excellence accuracy and creativity when I edit or write for you.

      About

      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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