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Yes! You Can!
4.4
from 38 reviews
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Della W.
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It was a pleasure working with Laura. She is cordial and professional. She showed genuine understanding of the message I wanted to deliver in my speech. Laura makes every effort to accommodate your schedule. She knows how to work with you until you find the right “voice” for your message. She’s adept in editing and can hone a message down to its essence by helping you to find just the right word, concept, or sentence. I appreciated her commitment and dedication to helping me write the speech I felt confident in delivering.

  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Annie W.
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Our first meeting was great. He is a conscientious tutor. He prepared some practices for me to learn about my skills such as listening, speaking, reading, and writing. And then he will customize a plan for me, according to my performance in our first meeting.

Michael Epifani
4.9
from 10 reviews
    Andrew K.
    Verified review

    Mike worked for me for approx a year(??) as a freelance writer for many mobile app projects. Mike has an ability to produce quality writing quickly and effectively....and almost always hilarious. The work I had Mike working on dried up but.....he would be the first person I'd contact if I ever needed copy writing again!!! I'd give 8 stars if there was room!

    • 5 hires on Thumbtack
    Aileen D.
    Verified review

    Laura worked with me on an extensive book project on contemporary art for the University of Lüneburg, and her profound grasp of the subtleties of language was invaluable, particularly in editing such complex subject matter. As a translator it is extremely important to me to be able to work with a good editor, who is not only technically versed in grammar and punctuation, but also approaches each text with sensitivity and understanding, as Laura Freeburn certainly does.

    Remy Solomon
    5.0
    from 6 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Morgan R.
    Verified review

    Remy was indispensably helpful in editing my papers. Her knowledge of good writing techniques and command of language helped transform my work to new levels. She provides great tips for how to strengthen your argument and how to add the strongest types of evidence and analysis to your work. I've never received such useful, personalized advice in or out of school. I will reach out in a heartbeat to her for my next project, and I would definitely recommend her!

    Speak Easy
    4.6
    from 5 reviews
    • 5 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Thumbtack Customer
    Verified review

    Ani was a great tutor. She helped me write and edit my website. She was very professional and supportive .

    Loraine V.
    Verified review

    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
    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!

    • 4 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Geoffery F.
    Verified review

    Professionally written and charged a reasonable rate. I could not be any more pleased with the end result.

    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!

      Verre Consulting
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 16 years in business
      June P.
      Verified review

      Meg, was wonderful, she was engaging and very knowledgeable. I am confident that she will produce a great finished product.

      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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        Writing, editing, proofreading, content editing, revisions, transcription, resumes, surveys, speeches

        About

        I provide writing and editing for customers in a plethora of fields, ranging from English literature to science. I hold a BA degree in English: literature and have exceptional written and verbal skills.

        About

        I am able to provide quick turnarounds on any work projects you may need completed, whether it is writing or editing a cover letter or ghostwriting a novel or memoir.

        About

        I provide writing, editing, and proofreading services, as well as lessons in technical devices for various copywriting needs, screenwriting and playwriting, comedy and dramatic analysis, and historic based fictional writing. My 20 years experience as a professional writer and my ability to communicate structure, needs, and options clearly and quickly makes me a Damn Good Writer.

        About

        We are passionate about fine writing and excellent punctuation. If you need a dose of well-crafted writing or careful editing to elevate your company, please contact us to discuss your project. Whether you need support on a one-time project or a weekly basis, Every Edit is fit for the job

        About

        I perform strong proofreading and copy editing services using AP Style for general business, marketing and education. With a background that includes teaching and tutoring English, I edit for grammar, punctuation and spacing.

        About

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

        About

        I can quickly write, edit, or improve anything. I personally do the work and revise until you have what you want.

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        With my years of experience as an editor and writer in the creative and journalistic realms, you're write when you get me to write.

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