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Macon Copy Editors

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  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Ralph P.
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I have had the great pleasure of working with Mark on a short book project. Mark copy edited my project with such attention to detail the book was 10x better for it. No only did he provide the copy editing but he also provided rational for his edits, suggestions for clarity and additional research, and guidance on how to build my information resource business. I highly recommend Mark and will be using his services again.

  • 4 years in business
Becca C.
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She helped me edit one of my short stories. I am dyslexic and certain words tend to get turned around or I use the wrong version of a word that sounds just like the word I used. My punctuation can suffer and I tend to cap words I want to emphasis rather than words that need to be capped. She managed to catch all those pesky instances as well as all the comma's I put in the wrong place and convince me I was over doing it on the ellipses. I would be more than happy to have her edit for me again.

Marika Tonon
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from 1 review
    Steve D.
    Verified review

    Marika Tonon completed an internship as an Editor from, 2015, July 13 to 2015, October 2. During her time at Discovery Publisher, Marika was responsible for editing, translation, and analysis tasks. Marika fulfilled employment responsibilities with little supervision. The position required research, as well as the ability to work long hours. Success in this position depended upon strong commitments and autonomy. I am glad to act as a referral to Marika and can speak for her editor and translator skills, work ethic, literacy, and professionalism.

    About

    Velvet Ink performs a full range of services. Owned and operated by a PhD in English, editing and proofreading and light writing are our specialties. We are especially good at working with the writing of non-native English speakers. We also handle assessment of essays, particularly from overseas clients.

    About

    I provide clear written communications for business or personal needs. This service is offerevvia the internet and by phone. All work is transmitted to you through the internet in a variety of popular formats.

    About

    Stafford Writing and Publishing is a professional composition and publishing startup looking for clients. The owner has a long resume with experience in many types of writing, including, newspapers, online publications, academic research and composition, prose fiction, poetry, resume creation, and writing for social media. In addition, the owner has 4 years experience as a professional writing and composition tutor, as well as 2 years of copy-editing experience.

    About

    I can show you the answer, but I want you to figure it out. I can also help with anything you are having trouble with. If you have to stay overnight, it's 20 dollars extra. That inquires food, bath and sleep arrangements. You will not be disturbed during your lessons. I can guarantee that.

    About

    I am a professional editor with 20 years of experience. I am a good fit for aspiring authors or veteran authors who would like a new set of eyes.

    • 17 years in business
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    I am extremely detail oriented when it comes to editing and proofreading. I have edited theses and dissertations and all have passed their final recommendation. I leave NO word, punctuation error unturned. My work is guaranteed.

    About

    Family owned business in the field of editing and proofreading. Also interested in doing some technical and editorial writing as well. Bachelors degree in English with a Minor in Human resource Management and Business Administration. Interested in full-time editing as well.

    About

    Mostly, I have always done what I do simply because I love to do it. I never wanted money or anything like that. However, many people have been asking for my services, so I figured it was time to put myself out there to be hired.

    About

    I specialize in writing papers, editing, developing content and writing resumes for motivated individuals. If you are one of those people who are driven by excellence, then you will know to contact me for your content creation/editing and resume writing businesses.

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