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Heidi Cardenas
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Pamela M.
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Heidi did a wonderful job writing for us! She provided us with a topic schedule that we could edit as necessary and she was very knowledgeable in those topics.

Loraine V.
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Lucille helped me with editing papers for my Master's degree. I was so pleased with the results, and hired her to help my daughter with her High School creative writing assignments! When I learned that she also did tutoring for reading, I asked her to help my elementary school Granddaughter, with reading comprehension. She has a special way of teaching which made the work fun while achieving success. Her writing abilities are evident in her published books for children and adults. I have read and enjoyed all of them. I highly recommend her services.

  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie M.
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John did an excellent job restoring 2 photos for me that had been damaged due to being stuffed in a tight space. He was able to restore the photos to nearly perfect, and I will now be able to re-print the photos to save the memories. John worked very quickly, taking only 2 days to restore the photos. Furthermore, the job was fairly straightforward, so everything could be done through Thumbtack. However, he is willing to meet clients with larger projects and walk them through the process.

  • 18 years in business
Amaka Imani N.
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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!

Shannon Blameuser
5.0
from 1 review
    Jermara H.
    Verified review

    Overall I had the best experience in writing with the help of Shannon. Everytime I submitted a paper to be edited Shannon would provide great feedback, with details and suggestions. Most importantly once I submitted my papers she was also able to respond quickly with any questions or concerns. She's extremely passionate about her work and very professional. She's able critique any paper and any topic!

    Global Edico Services
    1.0
    from 1 review
      About

      We at Global Edico Services are at present handling more clients worldwide for our services such as English language editing, Proofreading, Copy editing, Writing, Rewriting, Typing, Indexing and Translation services. Global Edico Services: Published experts-Ph.D., and M.D., English editors in different domains, we edit to help raise the Manuscript's chances of acceptance and publication in international peer-reviewed journals and books, such as the Research, Academic, Scientific, Humanities, Reputed societies, company and commercial publishers, etc., We ensure that your articles meet the required publication standards and expectations of the reviewers and editors, even to the needs of authors who are native and non-native English speakers. To know more about our work profile and samples kindly visit our site. We value your business and look forward to assist you for all your process, we assure you best of our services at all times. Should you have any doubts or additional information required, please feel free to get back to us. Get free more affordable quote today! by price calculator on the above site. Price: US $ 3.25 per 300 words per page (English Language Editing) US $ 1.50 per 300 words per page (Proofreading) We offer discount prices from 5% to 15% while maintaining the highest quality. The prices for our editing / proofreading services are determined by the length of your document and the turnaround time you choose. Hope to hear from you soon Thanks, Andrew CS Team

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      Accurate transcription services, editing of manuscripts, book drafts, brochures. Dynamic copywriting

      • 4 years in business
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      I've been up, down and all around this crazy race human. Words are my passion. A thought turned outward to the world.

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      I offer full-service graphic design for print and web. I also do writing/editing, promotion and marketing and illustration.

      About

      Former publishing professional who loves working with words. Services include: editing, writing, proofreading manuscripts, magazines and marketing copy for print and web. For a number of years I worked at a midsized publishing company as an editor and writer before striking out on my own. During that time I wrote and edited hundreds of magazine articles and marketing copy, co-wrote and edited two coffee table books, and edited one children's book and a number of medical publications. I'll treat you and your special project with the care and respect only a lover of words and good writing can do.

      • 6 years in business
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      Simply because i work hard to achieve successful projects. I love the writing and the talking

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      I have experience in digital and print outlets, working as a staff writer and creative guru; as well as in broadcasting, for FM and Internet radio stations. I possess a strong eye for detail, making my editing skills infallible. I do have experience in teaching/tutoring children and adults in the subjects of literature, English, and mass communications classes. I enjoy helping others achieve confidence within their ability to communicate, as well as making each and every client am effective communicator. My true passion is in the mass communications industries, and I am happy to assist others with my skills!

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      I am excellent in editing resumes. I will continue to perfect writing until the customer is completely satisfied.

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      Meticulous and thorough editing and proofreading within a reasonable time frame.Over six years experience in editing and writing. Currently working towards a sequence of copyediting courses to obtain certification in copyediting from UC, Berkeley.

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      Sherry's Silly Services: walk a pet, edit a manuscript, I believe I can help you with your Life's work. I live in Maywood. I love and get along with people and pets. I am writing a book, I am a new Avon Representative.

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      Mr. Millspaugh has over twenty-five years experience teaching composition and rhetoric. A published author in a nationally syndicated magazine, he has also delivered scholarly presentations of his work throughout the United States and Canada. It is this high standard that he will demonstrate for writing and editing needs.

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      You can expect high-quality editing on an efficient timeline with budget-friendly prices, as well as friendly customer interactions. It is a joy coming alongside a writer with support through the development and polishing of their work to help them create their masterpiece.

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      Before I could write words, I was concocting stories and scrawling them all over my coloring books. I haven't stopped the flow of ideas once since then. My top skills are editing and creative writing, including the development of print articles, web articles and blog posts, resumes, marketing documents, fiction/nonfiction, procedural documents, press releases and pitch letters, social media posts, style guides, editorial calendars, content curation and more. Let me know how I can help you. Thanks for considering me!

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      Experienced writing and editing services. Will write copy, press releases, speeches and more for a variety of industries.

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      Provide expert writing and copy editing services. Based in Chicago area but can work remotely. No job too small!

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      I have 30 years of experience writing, editing, and teaching. I have two masters degrees and I am currently working on my PhD.

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