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A Creative Experience, LLC
4.9
from 82 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
Barry A.
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A Creative Experience is absolutely professional about their work. Susan and Frank were exceptional in their timeliness and satisfactory completion of my first book cover. I would definitely refer them and will use them again for other projects!

Maverick Consulting
4.5
from 78 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 119 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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Dr Ellie Edits/Simply Ellie
4.9
from 59 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 119 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!!

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  • 108 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.

Elegant Editing
4.7
from 38 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Dylan B.
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Very promt and my book was edited ahead of schedule! Also the price was way better than her competitors

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Immortal Writing
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
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Karimah M.
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I had a wonderful experience working with Guitta. She was kind and easy to work with. She gave great critique that made my book 100 times better. I would definitely love to work with her again.

The Press Gang
4.6
from 27 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Jeffrey L.
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Skip took on a job that was pretty big and what made matters worse, a person that had just neglected the fundamentals of writing. It's not that I don't know them, I was just too lazy to apply them the way they should be. He reminded me of it. I asked him to be brutally honest and he was. The wonderful thing about him, he later pointed out the good things I was doing right and eventually made my confidence skyrocket. The job your asking me to describe is not only Skip helping me with the book I am working on, but him guiding me and restoring my confidence to get me back in the fight after being knocked down by life, people and dare I say editors and publishers. He made me realize putting forth my best effort in a world that is so competitive is just too important to forget. You ask what went well with Skip? Everything, but what stood out the most was his honesty and clarity of various situations and problems. The quality of his work and guidance is excellent and I couldn't ask for any better advisor. Nothing could improve my experience with him, that's how impressed I am with him. Thanks Skip and I look forward to continuing to work with you. Sincerely, Jeffrey L. Ivory

Sam Teaches
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Charles H.
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Sam is a GREAT instructor...patient...encouraging...I successfully have learned all of my first session interests.. My first session could not have gone better and I will book Sam for many more lessons. My highest recommendation.

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BWA Design
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
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Debby S.
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BWA Design was the first to respond to my request for a book designer. However, his skills and abilities weren't what I was looking for as far as a book. If I needed someone to create flyers, banners, logos or websites, he will be my first contact.

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Asharch Inc.
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
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Thumbtack Customer
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Arezoo has been great throughout the design process. She is extremely responsive to all my emails and is incredibly reasonable in her costs. In fact, we would spend an hour going back and forth during our meetings throughout the design process and she wouldn't even charge me! And the final product -- a book proposal filled with graphics, photographs, quotes, and unique formatting -- looks great! She listened carefully to my input and nailed the graphic aesthetic I wanted for the proposal.

Jaz Persing
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Nicholas S.
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Great to work with, she helped me with all of my book. Her proofreading is beyond any professional I have ever seen.

CL Wong
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Karla S.
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I engaged CL for an ongoing project as my social media manager. I published a book, "Friggin' Bean Counters" with a very specific target audience. I set up a FaceBook page and Instagram account to help reach that audience, but with my other obligations, I had zero to little time to devote to these endeavors. CL read my book and has pick up on the message I want to convey. She has had full reign on my pages and has done an outstanding job. Our initial contract was for 3 months, ending in mid-December and I have already asked her if she would continue (it's October). I cannot recommend CL highly enough. I have a FaceBook friend looking for a social media manager and without thinking, I provided CL's name (without asking permission). Which I immediately asked for forgiveness. CL is an outstanding social media manager and my only request is that you let her have some time for me.

Amy Punt
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Michael F.
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Amy is all about focus. That's what I gained from working with her on several different writing projects: a better understanding of how to focus my work. Amy cares about the unity and clarity of the final product, and she's passionate and thorough in her guidance toward those ends. With Amy, you're asked to consider what each sentence adds to the whole. She hates waste and has a keen eye for it. Through working with her, I've developed a better sense of writing as communication - how to get an idea across, how different readers will interpret different words and concepts, how editors and publishers will judge writing in ways the novice writer might not be prepared for. I think of myself as a more astute writer for Amy's guidance, with a clearer understanding of the place my writing can have in the world. But the best thing about working with Amy is getting to discuss writing with someone who cares about the craft in a more than superficial way. Amy isn't just a teacher; she's a scholar and a stylist, a creator and a critic. Her knowledge and interests cover a wide range of topics and disciplines, and she brings that rounded background to bear on each project she takes on. I'm lucky to have had her in my corner.

Wolcott Media
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Diana E.
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I have worked with Steve over the past three years on a number of short videos to promote a PR client's book and consulting service. He balanced her needs with her tight budget and produced several videos that have generated exposure, acceptance and revenue for her. I consider him a valuable part of my professional network and appreciate his insight and talents.

Nick L.
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Frederik has done a couple of things for my wife and I. The first was giving us some help with our wedding ceremony back in 2007. His writing lent inspiration to our day and was a nice touch. In the last year Frederik has helped my wife with her book (www.destination-wedding-book.com) by being both editor and designer. His ideas were unique and helped to create a brilliant final product which we are very happy with.

Jenna Lloyd
5.0
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!

Rosie Smith
4.5
from 2 reviews
    Amira B.
    Verified review

    Rosie could perfectly understand my writing, but unfortunately not everyone does. I do publish articles, people find my stories interesting BUT my writing could be very chaotic, I often diverged from main subject to many sub subjects, I am also dyslectic. Rosie helped me to edit text in such as way. that everyone not only getting it but also enjoy reading it. She helps me to find a rhythm and make sure that reader won't get lots.

    Brett Candace—Writer
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Chelsea C.
      Verified review

      Brett helped me to edit my first poetry book. With her insight I was able to create an actual structure to my series of poems, to create a path that I could use to actually tell a story and make my work more than just a collection of writing. Not only did it help me with that book, but it also opened my eye to how I might look at things so that, moving forward, I could expand my thinking with regards to poetry collections.

      KIZ Publishing

      New To Thumbtack

        About

        I run successful websites concerning the entertainment industry. I understand website business. I also have done work as an editor.

        • 12 years in business
        About

        I am very good at putting words together and whatnot. From mid west small town so I had lots of 1 on 1 learning in school that and the fact that I can usually learn what's needed quick also me to constantly adapt to this ever changing industry.

        CJ's Book Editing

        New To Thumbtack

          About

          I am a writer myself, but I edit books / literary projects for new, aspiring writers and businesses. My latest project was Summoning the Darkness, by Christopher Scott. I only work with hard copy, and I don't travel. Having written eight full length novels and a two-book historical series that is published, I have twenty years experience as an editor. I have traveled extensively in Europe, so I particularly enjoy editing books, essays, and documentaries with those settings. I also love anything to do with nature. As I continue to get my work published, I will help you achieve your goals as a published writer.

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