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Jeff was very helpful and professional in editing my book.
After talking to Bespoke Editorial I decided that my book was not ready for copy editing. Sabrina suggested that I take my book to a develop editor,or try to get feed back from writing community groups. I went to a writing meet up, and I was not satisfied. All the feedback I got was that the book is too dense. Sabrina explained what this meant and then pitched the idea of a manuscriptevaluator being the strategic decision to do to see if the book was ready for copy editing. From there she recemmended three developmental editors who do manuscript evaluating. She even gave me the rate they would charge.
Wonderful job editing a manuscript! Will definitely use again. Prompt, courteous, and professional. With great ideas for publication success.
Ashshanae did an awesome job editing my manuscript. Her work is of great quality and she had a super fast turn around time. Very professional. I will use her for future editing projects.
Amenah has been an indispensable component of some of my best work throughout my bachelor and masters degrees. Even if the subject matter is obscure, she is able to quickly understand the point I was trying to get across and help me find the most strategic, well-organized pathway to get my point across to the reader. Importantly, she takes into consideration the audience you are writing for (whether academic, journalistic, grant agencies, etc.), helping you tailor the form and delivery of your writing. Amenah is not only a skilled grammatical editor. She is able to work with my style of writing, not against it, making me a better writer with each project she assists on. Her personable nature and common sense way of talking me through even the most complex subject matter helps me organize my thoughts and arguments, making any writing task seem far less daunting. I would HIGHLY recommend working with Amenah.
I worked with Kevin on two different projects. A complete confusing book manuscript and a synopsis of a potential tv idea. I write in stream of consciousness and Kevin professionally and meticulously unraveled it all into a very readable format. He is a nice guy to work with and very fair and generous with his time. He has incredible dairoken(Japanese intuition) for an American and quickly puts himself in the author's shoes to make a clear and concise product. I highly recommend him for any writing project you have in mind and worth twice the money! Ray Hodge
So far, Sharon has been great. She is quite responsive, easy to work with, and her skills are exactly what I'm looking for in editing my manuscript. The fact that she is familiar with my genre and is flexible to work with as well, has put me at ease. I look forward to seeing her complete work and as of now, I can say that I hope to work with her on other work as well. Will update upon completion!
Quinn LaRouche Designs, Senior Principal, Janell is an exceptional talent. Her innate creativity and attention to the customer's needs is tremendous. She created several pieces for my brands, and I have received numerous compliments over the past five years. Not only is she professionally trained as a publisher, editor, graphic designer, web designer and social media marketer but she is also an accomplished writer. I have reviewed various pieces first-hand over the years. We continue to use her services for multiple projects. - Jeff Wood Partner- Business development Manager First Rate Mortgage NL Inc. St. John's, NL.
James is a thoughtful, talented editor. He does a great job of helping writers distill voice and intent in their writing, bringing earnest positivity to what can sometimes be a tough process. I look forward to working with him again.
At this stage exchanging ideas - on my manuscript.
I contract talented writers, editors, and graphic designers to best meet my non-profit and association clients’ content strategy and development plans. Willona Sloan is at the top of my must-have contractor team. Over the last two years, I’ve contracted with Willona on several editing and writing projects for a major client, and she has never disappointed me. I count on Willona for comprehensive and creative editing services as well as committed professionalism in tight turnaround deadlines. She possesses a high-level of attention-to-detail and an overall sense of creative craft that make her a fantastic team member and an asset for any writing project or publication!
Laura is a dependable editor with an eye for detail. Whenever I send her a cover letter, she returns my draft promptly and undoubtedly strengthens the piece. She's always positive about the work and takes genuine interest in what I send her. I trust her with all my application materials no matter what the position.
Reach out to me for an impeccable editing experience! I have extensive writing, editing and proof reading experience. I meet deadlines consistently, no matter how hard the job.
I have over twenty years of experience in professional editing, proofreading, and copy editing manuscripts and publications. My career started in London, UK where I worked for a magazine as a features editor. I was also privileged to interview celebrities of the day and do the write-ups, while at the same time, writing short stories which were also published. Since emigrating to the USA, I have worked as a free-lance editor for a number of clients from diverse organizations, including the World Bank Group, while at the same time holding a full-time job.
Longtime reporter and copy editor at The Washington Post now a freelance editor/writer of articles/books/essays/speeches. I also edit textbooks, notably medical and nursing.
For over 12 years, I have been providing freelance Editing, Copy Editing, Content Editing, Writing, Ghost Writing, and Proofreading services, as well enough Graphic Arts to put together business cards, brochures, and â one of my specialties â newsletters. Here's what clients love about me as a Copy Editor: 1) I can work with all types of writers, from experienced and polished to writers who can't organize a thought to those with little concept of English grammar and word usage â including ESL authors. 2) I can shape anything into a very conversational writing style so anything so anyone can understand it, regardless of how complex or dry the material is. 3) I learn quickly enough to work just as effectively with topics I do not yet know anything about. 4) And perhaps most importantly, I am easy to work with, accessible, approachable, dependable, and deliver quality work on or before the promise date.
A long time editor of historic footage and creative writer. It's a fun short of thing, and anything is welcomed.
Freelance editor looking for work in the Baltimore area. I am a recent college graduate in Media and Communications Studies with experience in writing and photo editing.
Book doctoring including Proofreading/Copy Editing/Developmental Editing/Fiction Editing/Non-fiction Editing, Customers appreciate my thoroughness and eye for detail. Over the 123 books I've edited, there isn't a single writing problem that I haven't had to solve.
Well, there are several reasons: 1) Technically, I know various writing styles real well (AP, GPO, Chicago, APA). 2) Through my years of journalism and other writing experience, I've developed a knack for clear, accurate, succinct expression and finding just the right words for a certain thought. 3) I was trained in Biochemistry in college. This developed my strong analytical ability, which helps me produce clear, logical, and error-free copy. 4) I write poetry, so I bring an aesthetic sensibility to the written word, helping me produce writing that's tasteful, sensitive, and moving. 5) I have a broad general knowledge, in everything from world history to science, art to gastronomy, which strengthens my fact-checking and editing in many ways.
My mission is to improve your copy -- or write it for you -- while being true to your voice. Whether you want a casual or a formal tone, I'll work with you to make it right. Writing well isn't easy. You have to ensure your reader gets the right message, without using tone of voice, body language or gestures. I enjoy polishing others' copy to make it readable and effective, whether that means a few tweaks or a complete rewrite.