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LifeScribe Communications
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Claire J.
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I had the opportunity to work with Elizabeth when she recently updated my resume. Elizabeth is a gifted writer with the unique ability to create a strong resume for her clients that will attract key employers and recruiters. Elizabeth took the time to understand my professional strengths, accomplishments and career goals. She is very personable, works quickly and exceeds her client's expectations. I absolutely recommend Elizabeth for anyone seeking a detailed oriented and compassionate person for any of their life writing needs.

  • 27 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Kristen F.
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My experience with Mrs. Brose has been a very positive one. I contacted Mrs. Brose at the beginning of 2014 for 8 private sessions incorporating conversation and grammar practice. Mrs. Brose was very reasonable on session pricing. In addition, Mrs. Brose was very flexible about scheduling, which was very important for me during this rather hectic period in my life. I feel that my confidence in Spanish conversation and my Spanish grammar have both improved 10 fold. I plan to work something out to have sessions with Mrs. Brose in the future, and I would recommend her services for Spanish students at any level.

Mrs. Always Write
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Kevin H.
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Kelly is a powerful, witty writer who understands business, marketing and client relations. She is punctual and professional, and has exceeded our expectations time and time again. Highly recommended!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Gary M.
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Salina is a great writer and editor. I own a web development company and we have used Salina's services several times to write and edit content for our clients. She has also helped with our blog and press releases for various products and promotions. Salina has been very efficient for our business. Her fast turnaround time and ability to return excellent content with limited direction from us makes her our go to person every time.

Daniel M.
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I could have never gotten my first book out if not for Creative Book Printing at Budget Transfer. So, for any aspiring authors, look no further. This is where you need to go! The staff is very friendly and helpful, and they did my printing job fast and with superior results. Also, the price was fair and reasonable (and worth every penny). As a writer it is important to have a printer you can count on, and with Gail, I know my work is in good hands. I look forward to many more projects together.

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I provide copy writing, copy editing and high-level proofreading services for a variety of clients in the preparation of advertising copy, branding collateral, and corporate messaging and identity materials, as well as financial, scientific, and scholastic publications and documents. I combine strong project management skills with a flair for bringing the right message to the right audience.

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I have the experience, but more importantly, I have the professionalism and work ethic to do a fantastic job for each client. My 20-plus years of experience working for Fortune 500 corporate clients to start-ups and personal business professionals enables me to understand your specific needs and develop materials under tight deadlines. I am an honest, hard-working professional.

  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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I have consulted clients and managers in different industries, and with a variety of projects. Therefore, I will bring a verifiable ability to address each project as the unique objective it is. I am an excellent analyst and writer, which gives me the power to determine the best course of action, and then communicate that strategy to my client and associates.

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Being the author of two published books, 'DURTY SOUTH GRIND' and THE GRIND DON'T STOP', with credits in Writing from Strayers University, as well as a deep urging to make other's work more developed with grammatical and flow corrects. My sole purpose is to make your readers not only read your work easily but to make them feel what you are feeling when you put your work together.

  • 4 years in business
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My writing is always professional, yet personal. I stay structured and get straight to the point, but I also find a way to connect with any reader.

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I am an experienced writer, editor and proofreader, who can help you find just the right way to say what you want to say. I'm in the Decatur/Atlanta area.

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I command words to be the expression of ideas. If you have an idea, a story, or something you want others to know about, I can help you express it with words. I can do any topic in any length, from start to finish or any part thereof.

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I am a writer, editor and graphic designer with more than 20 years of experience! My writing style is versatile, so I can write in a voice that is consistent with your brand or company. I can write advertising copy, blog posts to promote your business, headlines, taglines, press releases and film scripts. I have edited several master's theses, doctoral papers, and stories, including a 300+ page book to be published this year. My graphic design specialties include logos, layout, newsletters - just about anything in print. I am flexible, easy to work with and enthusiastic about every project, big or small. I look forward to working with new clients anytime.

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I'm told my poetry says exactly what people want to say but hadn't figured out how to put it in words.

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The Writer's Corner is a company that provides various writing and editing services including, but are not limited to, wedding vows, personal messages, poetry, and short stories. I am also open to most special or recurring projects.

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Former Freshman Comp Instructor, Newspaper Reporter, Technical Writer, and owner of a Web Design Company. AA Journalism. BA English Literature (Magna Cum Laude). MA Professional Writing (Rhetoric and Creative Nonfiction concentrations). Two years post MA studies in Rhetoric, Composition, and Technical Writing (including web content writing, usability testing, and user centered design).

  • 18 years in business
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Big Companies, Small Companies. I've been writing and editing for 30 years.

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As an award-winning journalist with over 20 years experience in writing, reporting and editing, there is no writing project I can't handle. I've worked in business, features and just about everything in between. As a manager, I help my people become the best they can be. Let me turn your project into gold!

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Avanti C. Joglekar is a journalist/freelance writer with experience publishing in print publications & a content specialist with experience in SEO/SEM copywriting, blogging, and social media posts proven to successfully drive audience engagement. She went to the Georgia Institute of Technology for a Bachelors of Science in Business/Marketing and minored in Law, Science, & Technology.

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I am detail oriented and nit-picky when it comes to the written word. I will edit and rewrite as necessary in many different areas of interest.

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We provide engineering documentation for high tech small businesses and sole proprietors. We are trained engineers and writers (both). We have more than twenty (20) years of experience in both engineering and technical writing. We can prepare drawings, web site entry, how-to instructions, installation manuals, proposals, and even contracts (but we may need to charge additionally for an associated legal fee if required). We can also prepare reports in PowerPoint, Adobe Framemaker (older version), Word, or Excel.

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How do you hire a good grant writer?

Grants are available to nonprofit organizations, for-profit businesses that qualify for government grants, and individuals who qualify for foundation or government grants. Hiring a good grant writer can help you gain funding in your chosen field. According to the American Grant Writers’ Association, grant writers can help you research potential grant opportunities; write grant proposals, create budgets, and build budget narratives; review written materials before you submit; prepare a business plan; analyze your organization for grant competitive qualities; prepare research grants; help with 501(c)(3) applications for nonprofits; and more. Investing in the right grant writer could result in a financial win for your organization. Generally no licenses or certificates are required to be a good grant writer, but you may want to find a grant writer who has been certified (not just received a certificate of completion) by a reputable organization such as the Grant Professionals Certification Institute. Qualities to look for in a good grant writer include:

  • Proven success writing winning grants, especially in your target area.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Strong math skills and demonstrated proficiency with budgeting.
  • Careful attention to detail — brilliant grant proposals may be rejected just for formatting errors, so you want someone who follows instructions explicitly.
  • Expertise in your target area.
  • Punctuality and good communication skills.

How much does a grant writer cost?

Hiring a grant writer can give you a competitive edge when applying for financial grants for your business or nonprofit organization, or as an individual. The cost to hire a grant writer can vary depending on their academic background, areas of expertise, previous grant writing success and years of experience. According to the Grant Professionals Association, grant writers should be paid hourly or by flat fee. It is unethical for a grant writer to accept a commission or percentage compensation of grant monies received. They can, however, be awarded bonuses in line with the hiring company’s prevailing practices. Here are some examples of average grant writing fees:

  • Hourly rate for grant writers with less experience or fewer grants awarded: $25-$35 per hour.
  • Hourly rate for grant writers with some degree of success: $35-$75 per hour.
  • Hourly rate for grant writers with proven success winning large grants: $75-$150 or more per hour.
  • For a smaller grant, the writer may charge a flat fee of $200-$500 for preparation and submission.  

Pricing may also vary based on the complexity of the grant application. A federal grant that requires pages of research, budgets and a business plan may take more than 30 hours to prepare. For a high-level grant writer who charges $100 per hour, this means $3,000 or more in grant writing fees.

Most grant writers will provide you with a total cost estimate before agreeing to the work. You may be required to pay a deposit up front, or the grant writer may work from a retainer. Often, seasoned grant writers pay for themselves in the long run by writing successful grants.

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