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Intuitive Gateways
from 45 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John B.
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"Deborah DeNicola is a what we call a “writer’s editor." As an author herself, Deborah plays careful attention to the author’s intention and works her magic to make the author’s prose shine and sparkle. She is an expert grammarian as well as diligent copyeditor. Any author would be grateful to have Deborah editing his/her copy. I recommend her highly.”

  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Zach C.
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Melinda has been my writing tutor for two years now after jumping around from tutor to tutor my entire eight years in college. Melinda has made me a better writer in all aspects. I am a history major, and am constantly writing research papers. Knowing I have Melinda to guide me and help edit, drastically decreases my anxiety when writing. She is exceptional at making herself available when the going gets extra tough. Overall Melinda is the best writing tutor I've ever had.

NGG Consulting
from 17 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley W.
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I highly recommend Nat's APA proofreading and editing services.

Prestige Services
from 9 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Ja S.
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Marie helped create & later update my resume & helped me with a couple of cover letters. My resume turned out better than I could've ever imagined. I had no idea how choosing the right formatting details like fonts could DRAMATICALLY improve my resume. You won't be disappointed by Marie's work. She's a talent!

  • 20 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Shannon J.
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Love working with Isandra. She’s translated everything for us, from bios to press releases to even articles for the past 8 years and I’ve never had a turnaround issue nor an edit. Godsend! Saves us stress and money. We can always count on her.

Cynthia MacGregor
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Robert S.
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I honestly don't know what I would do if there wasn't a Cynthia Macgregor. From writing poems for me, to press releases, to great Domain names, to helping me with copy for a book, to.....I really could go on and on. She's a "One Man Band". A true genius! I give her a project one day and in more cases than not, I have what I need the following day! There's no one better!!

Donald MacLaren
from 3 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Sorie C.
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Donald MacLaren has been very helpful to me as I set out to write a couple of novels about Africa and America. He helped me as a ghostwriter a few years ago with my first novel which about my home country of Sierra Leone entitled "The Diamonds." I used Mr. MacLaren again as a ghostwriter and editor to revise and edit another novel entitled "Journey to Dreamland." Also, he helped me to revise and edit another novel entitled "Kigba’s Fate." Over the years, I found Mr. MacLaren very helpful and his work has always been very professional. He has always been very fair to me with his prices and his suggestions. Mr. MacLaren’s Ph.D. book editor has also provided very expertise suggestions on these three novels. I would recommend Mr. MacLaren as a ghostwriter and editor. In fact, I did acknowledge Mr. MacLaren in the Acknowledgments of the three novels that I have listed

Pixel-Depth Studio
from 2 reviews
  • 17 years in business
Jan T.
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Pedro is by far one of the most talented and amazing motion video, web, graphics, & editors I have ever worked with in my career. Always on time, accurate and willing to the go the extra mile to Be The Best! Creative, brilliant and so nice to work with too!

Editing and Proofreading
from 1 review
    Jane M.
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    Alan is a good proofreader with an eye for details. He is very conscientious and hard working. I would recormend him and would use him on another book transcript in the future. Thanks, Alan!

    • 4 years in business

    Edit Wiz provides online document proofreading and editing services. We help writers of all genres and levels reveal their true potential one word at a time. In addition, we offer first timers (code: first15) & student (code: student20) discounts! We help businesspersons, students, authors, web content writers, and anyone needing assistance with their writing and grammar.


    I will proof-read and edit any documentation. My improvements will not only enhance the purpose of the document, but improve the overall grammar and quality.


    My husband and I both have advanced degrees. We are both writers of articles and copy. We also edit. I write personalized poems, songs and skits. Additionally, I tutor language arts,reading and writing for grades 1-8. I am a licensed speech therapist. My husband is a professor emeritus in Communications.


    I love to write, I can transcribe and can also edit works/etc. If there is something you need, let me know!


    I'm very detail-oriented and somewhat of a perfectionist when it comes to writing. I take a great deal of pride in my work, and aim to provide exactly what the customer wants. I like making people happy, and love to hear that they got the job they wanted because I helped improve or create a great resume for them. I also like to enhance/edit creative or technical writing so that the person has a better chance for publishing an aritcle, manual, book, etc.


    Freelance writer/editor. I have written essays that assisted students getting into college, scripts that got produced for TV & film.

    • 8 years in business

    I do not offer my services if I don't think I can complete the job to the client's satisfaction. My work is a reflection of my expertise therefore I only apply to jobs I know for certain that I will execute. The freedom to work with many different people in many different places.


    My services include: web content writing, copywriting, articles. blog posts, social media posts, branding, graphics, proofreading, editing, etc. and creating, designing & maintaining professional profiles/pages on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest , YouTube. I am also adept at using Hootsuite & Canva.


    After 15 years with multiple roles in the media business, I have developed some skills that transfer into many fields. --Writing and editing --Research and analysis --Strategic planning --Defining measurable objectives that support an organization’s goals --Forming mutually beneficial relationships with those on whom an organization’s success or failure depends --Preparing and training for crises --Monitoring the industry environment --Being ethical, transparent, authentic and socially responsible --Working with legislators, regulators and advocacy groups --Moving effectively into online communications and social media


    I'm accurate, and efficient, and can meet and exceed deadlines. I work all hours until the job is done. It doesn't feel like a job because I love what I do.


    I am a writer currently in the process of getting my first book published. I have a degree in Public Relations and History from Syracuse University. I am a great proofreader and editor. For my own book, I have worked closely with my agent on multiple rewrites and understand the editing process and what agents and editors are looking for. I can also help new writers navigate the process of finding an agent and writing polished query letters and synopses. Please feel free to email me with any questions.


    I do editing, proofreading, and correction of articles, letters and publications such as newsletters, books, pamphlets and other such printed matter.

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