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VerbWright Writing Services
4.9
from 48 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 160 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mark A.
Verified review

Sandy has done a terrific job. She is an excellent writer, but, more than that, she takes the time to figure out exactly what your goals are, and then tailors her writing to be in line with those goals. She is also prompt, dependable, and charges extremely reasonable fees. I highly recommend Sandy for your writing needs!

Yes! You Can!
4.5
from 36 reviews
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Karen B.
Verified review

Laura is extremely smart, gifted and talented. From the moment we met, I could tell she was that rare individual, who has that special quality and talent to bring out the best in people. She has a keen perception of people and situations. An award winning journalist, writer, and collaborator, Laua is a professional coach who spent 15 years in Paris inspiring French professionals to overcome their personal and professional challenges, removing blocks toward reaching for the best in themselves. Finding a coach as qualified as Laura with her breadth of experience and personal charisma is impossible. I highly recommend her.

Lindambarrett Productions
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Karen F.
Verified review

Linda's work is above the rest! You won't find a multi talented photographer, writer, and graphic artist all-in-one like Linda. Once you let Linda do her thing, you will see your business grow like never before.

Michael Epifani
4.9
from 10 reviews
    Sam M.
    Verified review

    Our team hired mike after an impressive interview, and after thorough review of his outstanding work portfolio. During his time with us, his dependability, consistency and impeccable attention to detail in conjunction with the ability to manage a team of other freelance writers allowed him to progress from a freelance writer to Editor In Chief. He also held the title of Team Manager, and his team consistently achieved and exceeded weekly and monthly goals. As Mike's project was concluded, our administrative staff have saved his contact information because he will surely be contacted when his expertise is required in the future. It is without any hesitation that I recommend this outstanding individual.

    Jack B.
    Verified review

    Mike has done a great job editing my work in the past. He has a very critical eye and is good at spotting inconsistencies and making work more concise. My writing was definitely much improved after receiving Mike's input. Having reviewed some of his own work as well, I know that Mike is also a clear, clever, and insightful writer.

    Marissa Fenley
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 5 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Matthew B.
    Verified review

    Marissa was an excellent tutor! She helped me with my English homework and because of her I got a much better grade in the class. I feel like I am a better writer because of her and I use the skills she gave me in all of my writing assignments now. She was incredibly professional but also very friendly and easy to talk to. Essay writing is now so much easier for me because of the the things Marissa taught me. I would recommend Marissa as a tutor to anyone looking to improve their writing.

    Arlene Miles
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Anthony H.
    Verified review

    Great writer and easy to work with. Arlene also takes the worry away from me when it comes to providing content I have scheduled. It just 'magically' arrive on time. Highly recommended.

    scribegirl
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 17 years in business
    • 12 hires on Thumbtack
    Tom D.
    Verified review

    Paula and I have been working together for about two years now with her taking responsibility for our site's blog and all other writing assignments. I can truly say that without her help we would have been down the tubes a long time ago.

    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Sue T.
    Verified review

    Reese is very professional and good, and humorous writer. I truly enjoyed working with him because he was willing to compose what I wanted and valued my wish. He is great!!!!!

    • 1 year in business
    • 5 hires on Thumbtack
    Amber H.
    Verified review

    Derek Frazier, Firm Leap Solutions, has been writing grants for Frontline Foundations, Inc. for over four years. He is an outstanding professional and a person of great integrity. He is committed to details, time-frames and always delivers more than expected. You can count on him to deliver as promised.

    • 3 years in business
    Nicole W.
    Verified review

    Working with Kay was fantastic! Her feedback was thoughtful and thorough! She is a fantastic writer which was definitely reflected in her proposed edits. Would definitely recommend!

    The PerkyTexan
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 20 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Susan S.
    Verified review

    Suzanne was the editor of my book, The Gyne's Guide for College Women (TheGynesGuide.com) and she did a fantastic job! I recommend her highly!

    Kristie Notto
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Frank D.
      Verified review

      I've been working with Kristie for over 1 year now and I can truly say she is a top-notch and creative writer. She has an uncanny ability to have the readers visualize the outcome you are trying to portray. It is a skillset that has definitely placed my business to a different level. I highly recommend her.

      • 18 years in business
      Amaka Imani N.
      Verified review

      John D. Evans is a Wonderful, Poet, Author & Man of God. I Have Purchased One of His Poetry Books, J.D.'s Groove! He is a Fascinating Writer who shares Great Words of Wisdom. John D. continues to Inspire Others in Many Ways. I Recommend His Books & His Services! He is Dedicated to Serving All as the Founder of Musology! I Am so grateful for his Kindness and Inspiration! If you haven't purchased one of his many books, look for him on Amazon or his personal website and get your copy!

      Kenney Creative
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 26 years in business
      Nina H.
      Verified review

      Cindy is the best of the best! She is someone you just want to get to know. She handled everything so beautifully and led us through it each step of the way. Our wedding was better than we could have ever hoped for! She made the entire wedding so personal and even wrote the most incredible poem about our lives together. We are going to have it framed as a lifelong reminder! With Cindy performing our marriage, we always felt comfortable that everything was in control and would go well - and believe me, that's a great feeling! After all, your wedding is your most important day! Cindy doesn't only have a lot of experience marrying people, but she has been a speaker for years! So she is very used to talking to big crowds. This was so wonderful, because she came across so natural, she could be heard well, and really knew how to "present" the ceremony so that it all comes off without a problem. She is also great for those awkward "on the spot" moments where no one knows what to do or say. (We had one of those with my mother-in-law, but Cindy handled it beautifully!) Everyone was so pleased and very impressed. She led us through our rehearsal so we all knew what to do and what to expect. She helped us to write our vows without being intrusive or pushy. She was sooooo helpful! She organized our music for us, helped us to chose readings and just put together and overall ceremony that blew us away! Oh, and she also created our wedding bulletins! They were really awesome! I just loved them!!! I will recommend Cindy to everyone (and do). She is that on-in-a-million type of person you just hope will come into your life. We will always be grateful that she came into ours!!!!

      About

      American expat living and working in Quito as a freelance editor and writer. I've worked on long and short term projects and am available for last minute jobs.

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      I teach both Spanish and English as a Second Language. I write and edit text for web content or publication.

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      I approach every piece of work with a creative mindset and engage the audience with a unique voice.

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      I am a freelance writer. I am new to freelance, and so limited published experience to show. However, I have a B.A. in English and a thoughtful disposition, balanced by a keen awareness of this results based reality. I bring this marriage of industriousness and creativity to every project I indertake, and produce quality results with a short turnaround.

      About

      I am a stand up comic, writer and improvisor. I can perform for parties and events and help people with speech writing and performing skills. I am trained from Second City writing program and iO improv program. I have experience performing stand up all over the Chicagoland area and will perform or assist for parties and events.

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      Resume writing, editorial, speechwriting, media training, media relations, crisis communications, news releases

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