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  • 8 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Joan W.
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I just received Sara's notes and complete edit for my fantasy novel. She's thorough and insightful. It's apparent to me that she loves writing and writers. Her years of experience with writing makes her a solid editor.

  • 7 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Joshua S.
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Outstanding writer. Very dedicated and creative ideas. Responds well to feedback and is tremendously helpful in guidance. Great script writer and very prompt

Tamila McDonald
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Mark A.
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Tamila is an amazing writer. Also she gets back to you so quickly. I will certainly be using her services again and again.

The Right Writer
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Warren O.
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One of the best experiences I have had with a writer and editor. Gwendolyn, listened to my heart and was very patience with my demands for my project. I highly recommend her to anyone who is in search of an editor or writer.

Charles J. Garard, PhD
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Donald B.
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Charles Justus Garard, Jr. PhD I have known Dr. Garard for approximately 28 years and worked with him as a colleague, teaching at the college level from 1989 until 2003. During my association with Dr. Garard, I have observed his expertise not only in teaching and mentoring but also in his writing skills. He was exceptional at proofreading several of my documents and manuscripts, as well as offering other colleagues writing and literary assistance. In addition to his regular college teaching duties, he taught English as a second language on weekends to students in several minority communities in Atlanta. He traveled to China as a professor in English language, literature, and writing, where he served for seven (7) years. Dr. Garard has demonstrated an outstanding talent with the English language and is an invaluable asset to both writers and editors. Please feel free to contact me if I can offer further insight into Dr. Garard’s gifted abilities. Donald W. Blair 404-375-1435

  • 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.

  • 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.

Ingrid Mercé
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Briana B.
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    A great writer who does the assignment as it's her own! She is great I owe her my Degree!!!

    Turtle Queen Write Place
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    Elnora M.
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    I have had the wonderful opportunity to work with Pauline over the last few months and she has been a pure inspiration. From the beginning she has exuded positivity and has been extremely easy to work and communicate with. I started a project several years ago and up until meeting Pauline, the progress had stopped. I had gathered a lot of information and done a rough draft but there was no direction. Pauline came along and gave me direction and also reignited my passion for what I set out to do. I am striving to tell the story of my ancestor and now that Pauline has come into my life, she has helped to cohesively piece the puzzle together. She helped to edit my existing story and then she also added additional content. Pauline was timely in providing these edits and she has done an excellent job. I love the way the story has turned out thus far. She is truly a gifted writer and makes it easy to understand the process of drafting, editing and completion. And she pours her heart into the job as if it were her own. I highly recommend Pauline’s creative services.

    • 7 years in business
    Richard S.
    Verified review

    I have worked with Denise on a variety of projects such as courseware, exams, and practice tests for technical certifications. She has always done an excellent job whether she was a fellow employee or contractor. We do not hesitate to take our overflow editing to Denise.

    Bruno
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Garrett P.
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    Bruno was an AMAZING help to me as I was preparing for graduate school in Philosophy and Religious Studies! I'm now happily employed by University of South Florida as a GTA and actually teaching Philosophy and Religious Studies!

    About

    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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    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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    Lawrence Alger is a full Sail Alumni and has been writing for over 5 years. He has experience in all genres and media forms as well as experience working on full-length novels and film projects.

    • 18 years in business
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    • 4 years in business
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    I offer affordable, fast writing/editing services, along with honest and/ valuable feedback.

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    Writer. Skilled in marketing and management. Experience in industrial video production. Have worked as creative director in mid-market (Columbus, GA) television. Radio marketing and sales experience. Radio production. Award winning journalist.

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    Writer for web and/or print projects. Will travel, depending on the project. Expert in the areas of travel, tourism, paranormal, food and beverage.

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    I want to help you, your business or your ministry make the very best impression possible when it comes to the written word. I can edit a piece of work that you've created or listen to your ideas and create an original from scratch. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

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    Business and personal writing. Overflowing with experience. Specialize in bar mitzvah speeches. Out of the box thinking. Samples of writing provided. Quick response and turn around time. Ghostwriter for all occasions.

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    I've been freelancing since 1994, and am fluent in all of the Adobe Creative Suite applications, but besides that, I've been in your shoes. I've hired out work to graphic designers, artists, and web designers. I understand the needs of a project from both sides of the equation: customer and designer, so I can help you outline your project well.

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    Need Resume Writing

    Decatur, GA

    • Career stage
      Recent graduate
    • Service needs
      Writing resume, Career advice / coaching
    • Target industry
      Financial services
    • Details
      Advice to keywords usage. Bullet versus paragraph.
    • $62
      Average price

    Need a Resume Writer

    Atlanta, GA

    • Career stage
      Mid career
    • Service needs
      Writing resume, Writing cover letter
    • Target industry
      Other (non profit ministry)
    • Details
      director missions trainer international
    • $91.67
      Average price
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