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Yes! You Can!
4.4
from 39 reviews
  • 45 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.

  • 19 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Katie O.
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I initially experienced Tammy's writing coaching as a participant in her "Crafting and Inspirational Blog" class. Her teaching style is dynamic and experiential, giving great examples for the concepts she teaches and then encouraging her students to try their hand at it. Her follow-up and suggestions are always beneficial. My experience with that class was so great that I hired Tammy. We meet over the phone weekly to edit my newsletter articles. When I am struggling to find the words for what I want to say, she asks exactly the right questions to enable me to find those words. And, when I'm having a hard time coming up with a topic, we brainstorm ideas. In addition, Tammy writes a weekly newsletter with writing tips that help solidify what I am learning. The process is always full of learning and fun. Tammy is absolutely fabulous in every way!

Sheilamary Koch
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Ronnie R.
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Sheilamary did a terrific job writing articles for us about her experience teaching English as a second language. Her work rarely needed edits and was always very well done.

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.

Gillett Editing
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Carl S.
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Janet was very thorough in editing my CRP. She helped with grammar, APA format, and layout. Highly recommend her serviced!

Precision Writing Group
5.0
from 1 review
    Ashlea P.
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    Katy did an outstanding job with editing my Master's Thesis project. She responded quickly to my project and communicated well throughout the process. I had a fast approaching deadline and she was able to edit 85 pages in one week's time. Her work is high quality and her knowledge is evident. I am a very happy client and I plan on using Katy again in the future!

    • 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!

    About

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

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    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.

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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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    Writing, Copy-editing, Transcribing, Coordinating, Project-Managing, Running Logistics, Busy Work, Admin

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    I am a freelance editor seeking contract opportunities. I offer editing and proofreading services for manuscripts, digital writings, and web content. During my undergrad at Western Illinois University, I worked for Western Illinois Museum where I designed, wrote, and edited exhibit panels. While I specialize in academic writing, I am flexible and work with a variety of subjects. Feel free to contact me for quotes, or any other questions.

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    I offer writing tutorials for college students (over age 18) only, proofreading, editing, and resume/cover letter writing.

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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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    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.

    About

    I can help students prepare a Resume and Cover Letter and do other tasks as needed such as tutor ESL or French. I am flexible and experienced.

    • 5 years in business
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    My editing work is professional quality with timely delivery of projects at all times.

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

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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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