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  • 4 years in business
  • 316 hires on Thumbtack
Calanna W.
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Working with Vald was a pleasure; immediately he was honest and said that he hasn't had much experience with hair salons but confident he could do it. Throughout my experience with Sterling Rose Consulting, I found Vald to be easy to contact, very punctual on replying to via text, email, and or phone. On the other hand patience when I was delayed on time. Upon receiving my final draft I was able to go over and make any changes to "my business plan"that had Vald's own unique twist. Thanks you again, Sterling Rose Consulting Corp!

SFM Management
from 8 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Ahmad J.
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OMG, Alicia Houston have saved my life, she has written a very professional, perfect essay for me and l am willing to work on more projects with her. she can help anybody just contact her, if you have writing and editing problems. try it! you would be happy for ever!

Words with Ruth
from 7 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Phillip F.
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I saw a huge difference in the quality of my work with her edits and comments.

Charles J. Garard, PhD
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Johnnie G.
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Charles help me with proofreading and editing my book of 380 pages. Charles was outstanding in correcting my grammar and punctuation mistakes. In addition, Charles took on the responsibility and give me feedback and suggestions how to improve the book. That information is helpful to what I wanted to accomplish. Thank you Charles Gerard for your expertise and knowledge in academics, I look forward to working with you again in the future.

  • 5 years in business
Tanee M.
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I had the best experience using Holland Reid for my retouching. I was looking for someone with a detailed eye and an understanding for what casting directors, producers and directors were looking for. I got my photos back quickly and communication was a breeze. I recommend her to anyone who is looking for great photos-- she is extremely affordable, especially for the quality of work she delivers.

Pen & Pad with Megan
from 3 reviews
    Katie C.
    Verified review

    Megan is professional, articulate, and talented. She is very well spoken and gave me incredibly valuable insight on the piece of work I gave her. I will continue to use anytime I need something edited or reviewed. Thanks Megan!

    Alex Edits
    from 2 reviews
      Mo W.
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      I used Mrs Cannada's services to proof read a 367 page document. She was very efficient and courteous while working with me. And, I received the document back in timely manner.

      • 7 years in business
      Richard S.
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      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.

      Dr. Olivia B. Jones
      from 1 review
        LaKeesha J.
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        Dr. Jones edited a scholarship paper, and helped me develop my doctoral study topic! She is truly gifted and talented at writing and helping others succeed!


        I am a writer, copy editor, proofreader, and manuscript evaluator with experience working with independent writers. I have written book reviews, policy manuals, job and business descriptions, web content, articles, employee manuals, query letters, and book synopses. I have edited and proofread novels, web content, essays, and religious sermons. As a manuscript consultant, copy editor, and proofreader, I bring a fresh eye to a writer's work. In evaluating a piece, I search for strengths in character development, plot, and storytelling, and uncover errors in grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure. I use what I learn about a writer's manuscript to assist the author in transforming his or her book into a tightly written piece.


        In both writing and editing, I have a knack for crafting language that quickly reaches, touches and engages the target audience in ways designed to meet the client's goals. Through clear, dynamic writing and laser-sharp editing, I focus on helping clients get their message across with an impact. I am also an expert at assisting clients in finding and developing the brand and "voice" that makes them stand out. Writing and editing are about problem-solving. Each assignment is a puzzle, and I delight in finding the perfect combination and rhythm of language to get my clients where they want to be.


        I have an innate ability to translate between two speakers who are speaking the same language but inferring different meanings. I can interpret the intending meaning and ensure that the final message is accurate, clear, and effective. I have more than 26 years of professional experience in various business settings. I genuinely and sincerely love writing and editing. I find myself rewriting even when not working on a project. I like to find, and mentally correct, errors in newspapers, magazines, menus, signs, etc., and all written materials.


        My services include editing essays, blogs, creating document templates and creating and editing resumes. Other services include online marketing and research.


        Whether its a manuscript, theses, dissertation, resume or any other writing project, at Just Write It, your project will go from ordinary to extraordinary. Just submit your project, and I'll do the rest. I provide fast and affordable service, everytime.


        I can proofread and edit. I work in MS Office, PowerPoint, Photoshop, and Excel. I can work on instructional material.

        • 4 years in business

        My work is a brand all its own. Nobody does what I do. I don't care if it's just an email-- if it's important enough to you to word it right and you just aren't sure what to say, you can come to me. If you need to finish a brochure and you're feeling stuck or uninspired, I have words for you. If you need to come up with a clever title, a convincing paragraph, or a precise summary of a status quo, you have a one-size-fits-all to go to. If words are what you need or you think you have too many, ask me what I think. I have a heart for detail, an eye for marketing, and a feel for art. Precision and beauty are great partners-- and they play well with others, too. Writing is what I love. Years of homework and laundry have been delayed or forgotten in the wake of my tendency to suddenly need to write things down. I can't remember a time when it wasn't as natural as breathing for me. You know those people that can't stop singing? Like, they are ALWAYS singing something, whether or not it may be obnoxious to everyone around them? I'm like that, except I'm less annoying because writing doesn't make any noise until someone reads it out loud. When I'm driving, when I'm at the gym, when I'm in the store... I'm composing and pondering and shelling out words for myself, often too quickly to document. Ideas for ads, theses for blog posts, song lyrics, and poetry occur to me in such a way that I must keep pen and paper handy wherever I am. But really, the best part of all of that comes when I have a finished product. A polished, precise work that I can both be proud of and present confidently to anybody without filtering out people that I think may not like it. What I love about writing is that I get to play many roles. When writing a school essay, I must adhere to the commandments of the grammar gods. When writing a blog entry, I get to take artistic liberties with my grammar for the sake of tone and presentation while maintaining a coherent respectability. When writing poetry, all rules can be forsaken should they be unwanted. When writing dialogue, I get to get inside someone else's head and write from the perspective of someone other than myself. Writing is simply my nature, so if I get to work in a way that is purely derived from my soul, that means the world. I believe that large-scale success depends on small-scale integrity. Creative liberty, however, is an essential tool for unforeseen and inevitable bumps in the road, so a balance between regimen and flexibility is important to keep in mind at all times. Happy plays well; this is why I write.


        I edit text in support of my nonprofit ministry. God the Father supports this ministry through Christ Jesus, His Son of most High!

        • 5 years in business

        I've been writing, editing, and proofreading professionally for more than 25 years. During that time, I've worked on just about every kind of project imaginable: print and online; short copy and long; consumer and business-to-business; lead-generation and direct response; fiction and non-fiction...well, the list goes on. I've even written a business book that Dearborn Trade published, and I'm currently in the process of writing several children's books. For me, words are more than just "business." They are part of who I am. And I'd be happy to bring that same level of passion and enthusiasm to your project.


        Ghost writing, Editing, Proofreading, Resume writing, Grant writing, Writing Coach by a published author with twenty years of experience.


        I like the act of putting things together, be it words, furniture, dishes, or ceiling fans. Something about seeing all the pieces come together to make a perfect whole really appeals to me...

        • 5 years in business

        I’ve been a freelance editor for almost five years. I’ve edited dozens of full manuscripts, combed the slush pile at literary agencies, and I’m a published author myself (Girl out of Water). I hold a BA in English and a BA in Advertising from the University of Georgia and an MFA in Creative Writing from the New School. My many roles in publishing have given me a unique eye to help shape and polish books so they stand out to both industry professionals and readers. I specialize in query letters and the YA genre, but I have experience with all age categories and genres from picture books to non-fiction to thrillers, and I edit works aimed for both traditional publishing and self-publishing. Whether you’re looking for thoughts on the overall plot of your novel or fine-tuned line editing, I’m confident I can help bring your work closer to its full potential! I love finding the heart of a manuscript and bringing its full potential to light!

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