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LKB Associates
from 2 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Kim B.
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Leslie helped me update my resume. After meeting with me, she had a finished copy within 24 hours! She was very professional, friendly and gave me some valuable advice and tips on searching for a new job. It was a pleasure working with her.

Dylan Hoffman
from 1 review
    Robin C.
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    Not only is Dylan fast, but his ghostwriting is excellent. I have hired Dylan on more than one occasion to do ghostwriting, transcribing, and other editorial work. Not only is he fast, but his drafts are so well-written and so clean, that it's hardly needed any revisions or edits. I highly recommend Dylan!


    To the people who know me I am the best editor available who never actually majored at college in English. This allows people to get a rather high quality result for less, as I do currently charge lower fees due to suffered brain damage that causes memory issues and bad insomnia.


    Edit manuscripts and articles, write press releases and other promotional materials, ghost-write articles or longer pieces.

    • 6 years in business

    I care about the story we create together and work hard to not only make it express you and your personality, but also to make the work highly readable.


    I've been publishing since 1999 in various literary journals like hearing Health, Kaleidoscope, and Planet Vermont Quarterly to name a few. I have published my own book: Communication Breakdown (Living, Loving, Loss and Aspergers/Selective Mutism), available on amazon. I care about the finished product.

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