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Blue Square Writers Studio
4.8
from 52 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 129 hires on Thumbtack
Dewunmi O.
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So professional! Chris did such an excellent job with editing my book. I will definitely be working with him again!

Caitlin Looby
4.7
from 53 reviews
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
Jen F.
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I had an amazing experience with Dr. Looby. She was thorough and expedited any edits in just a few days. All of her corrections were spot on and recommendations for wording and clarity were much appreciated. I couldn't have gotten through the editing process of my dissertation without her. I would highly recommend!!!

CrossTraining Productions
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
James A.
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Jim Gromer was an absolute pleasure to work with on our clients medical interview spotlights. He worked as our producer in a very efficient and organized, three camera production. Jim led the video crews in four days of intense interviews of International oncologists, overseeing everything including the editing and immediate posting to the web... Jim has an excellent can-do attitude and he gives 110%...

  • 4 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
David W.
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Kim is an excellent project manager, and has a commanding digital skill set including content creation, editing, marketing and publishing. Combined with her talent in photography, there's no project that Kim can't deliver on time, on quality, and on cost. Kim recently composed a professional Bio for my participation as a technology panelist. I was struggling to capture the right mix of education, skill and relevant experience. Kim found the balance I needed and made me shine (again).

Sparrow Workplace
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Jack M.
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I highly recommend Nancy Sparrow and Sparrow Solutions for all business and household support! I have used their Business Services and their Personal Concierge services since 2008. I have 100% trust in them. Nancy is a dynamic person and I trust her and her team to do whatever it takes to get things done. On the personal side...they manage my credit cards, finances, my son's schedule, my calendar, travel arrangements, household projects, errands, storage units, etc. As a note...she is also a very solid editor of copy. On the Business Services side, SS provides admin support, inventory, operational support, business development and research, marketing and sales, writing and editing as well as lots of projects we don't have specific staff for. It would be a mistake not to go with Sparrow Solutions.

A Second Set of Eyes
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Adriana F.
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Laura is amazing at what she does . I am an esthetician with a busy practice and don't have the time to pay attention to the details but wow that could have backfired had I not found Laura She went in and did a PHENOMENAL job of editing my website. THANK YOU!!!! Our words represent us and she'll make sure you are showing up your best.

Tadpole Press
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jean Lowe C.
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Amber Byers at Tadpole Press is lovely to work with! Efficient, detail-oriented, and thorough, she does comprehensive copy editing that results in a well-polished final draft. Amber not only helped tremendously with my finer details, but also pointed out consistency issues in my story and characters, as well as places where the narrative was confusing and needed re-working. I loved her approach – reading with her careful editing eye but also from a reader’s perspective gave my finished manuscript an excellent flow!

Michael Burns
4.6
from 5 reviews
  • 12 years in business
Wendy M.
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Michael is currently editing my lastest book in preparation for its release, as well as planning a detailed strategy to maximize its visibility and success. I cannot be more delighted by his professionalism, his insightfulness and pleasant attitude. He is a true marketing expert. The content of the book is mine but its success will belong to Michael. I hope this is the first of many, many collaborations in the future.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Lexa G.
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Incredibly informative and helpful. Margaret provided excellent feedback and was constructive in her editing. My essay was much more cohesive because of her editing, but still allowed my own voice to show through. I would highly recommend her for any writing or editing assistance!

Savan Associates
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Sheldon Z.
    Verified review

    When the time came for my daughter to apply to professional schools, we wanted an expert writer and editor to teach her how to polish the required essay she had written to accompany her application. We hired Savan Associates, and couldn't have been happier with the results. Savan Associates worked back-and-forth by email with my daughter, had her rewrite her essay three times to incorporate information missing from the prior drafts, and provided questions and comments on each draft to help her fill in any remaining blanks. Then Savan Associates coached her on how to condense that information into a final draft. Not only was her final essay concise, dynamic, and jammed with pertinent details, all within the maximum character count, but it precisely captured my daughter, her background and experience, her love of animals, and the reasons she should be accepted to vet school. Most valuable was how Savan Associates educated my daughter on writing and editing. This tutoring process not only enabled her to refine her essay into the product she desired for her veterinary school application, but also helped her improve her written communication skills for the long-term. Best of all, my daughter was accepted into five vet schools, including one of the top-ranked schools in the country. We know her excellent grades, GRE scores, and personal interviews had much to do with her acceptances, but we have no doubts her essay helped distinguish her from the competition. S. L. Z. Orange, CA

    Alec Nesbitt
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Anne M.
      Verified review

      Alec edited my book for me as well as helped to create marketing materials for my new start up business. While editing the book he was able to articulate complex concepts in a beautiful way--very clearly and succinctly. He challenged me on areas that were inconsistent in the book which made the overall result SO much better...much higher quality and consistency. I could finally relax knowing that Alec had looked at my work and fixed what needed fixing! He is a treasure and I am so grateful for his work and his guidance.

      About

      With a BA in English, Creative Writing and experience in publishing, public relations and marketing, I will assist you in clearly communicating your thoughts and message through my writing. I am efficient and detail oriented with a desire to provide each of my clients with the individualized attention that they, and their projects, deserve.

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      I am a seasoned communications professional, adept at editing and writing. I have edited books, articles and story packages as well as provided content for multiple platforms.

      • 15 years in business
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      I have nine years of professional editing experience and am familiar with a variety of styles, including AMA and AP. I have a passion for reading, writing, and grammar. I would love to help you polish up your work.

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      A PhD scientist with a background in biomedical science who has always been noted for excellent writing skills. I have experience writing reports, grant applications, and published research papers. I have also peer-reviewed manuscripts for publications by top journals in translational medicine. In addition to biomedical writing, I can write within the subject areas of business and social sciences, as well as creatively, a hobby of mine, and always strive to bring across a clear message while maintaining the attention and enthusiasm of the reading audience.

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      Highest quality writing, editing, and artistic service on virtually any topic. I am at your service. Anything from an illustration to a full manuscript.

      • 15 years in business
      About

      I care and this shows in every thing I do. I am passionate about writing, reading and my family.

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      I have a Ph.D. in Medieval Literature and have taught English Composition, Literature, and Irish Studies at the college level for 14 years. As an experienced writing teacher and published academic writer, I am able to help people proofread, edit, and improve their written documents.

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      We write, edit and proofread. We assist writers with spelling, punctuation, grammar. Our goal is to ensure publish ability.

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      I am a published author and freelance editor willing to do editing or proofreading for reasonable rates (.002/word). Fast, thorough, and tactful!

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      Copy edit anything written on paper, from proofreading to developmental rewriting. Edit and rewrite resumes, or start from a list of activities, jobs, and skills.

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