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Wheaton Professional Writing Editing Services

Browse these professional writing editing services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Wheaton.

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VerbWright Writing Services
4.9
from 48 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 160 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Aetna M.
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Sandra is a professional in writing, and I value her expertise. I would highly recommend her to anyone who needs revisions in writing research papers.

Yes! You Can!
4.3
from 39 reviews
  • 49 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.

All Good Marketing
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Danielle H.
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I had the pleasure of working with Anna for 3 years during her time as Marketing / SM Director for our company. Her writing and creativity abilities are extremely unique and always drove unexpected results for all the clients under her wing. Remember that Oregon Trail Generation article that went viral and got over a million shares? Yeah... that was her!!! Don't miss out!

Heidi Cardenas
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Denna L.
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Heidi is wonderful, professional, talented in her writing and she has great ideas. Heidi helped write my business plan. Very thorough. Outstanding work!! I will use her expertise again I'm sure.

  • 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!

Jessica Allen
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Olivia L.
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Jessica’s work is always of the highest quality. She is responsive, detail-oriented, diligent and always a delight to work with. She has superior editing and communications skills and I would highly recommend her for any project.

Jackson Writing CO
4.3
from 7 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Ryan A.
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Brittany did a really good job! Very sweet, professional, and timely!

Lyn P.
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I am so grateful for Creative Writing & Tutoring Services! I was shown how to effectively and eloquently write so many of my English AP reports in high school. This skill served me well throughout college, when I had to complete numerous marketing presentations. Thank you Creative Writing & Tutoring 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.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Sue T.
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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!!!!!

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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.

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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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English professor with Masters of Arts in English provides a full line of services to include editing via email or telephone.

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Graphic Design, Web Design, Logo Design, Video Production, Writing/Editing, Flash Banner Design, Flash Website Design, etc.

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

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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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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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I'm an experienced teacher/professor, having taught writing and mentored students through their dissertation processes. I've taught writing at undergraduate and doctoral levels and am familiar with the common problems people encounter when they write. I have published myself and have been a reviewer and editor of peer reviewed journals for several years. I read and write English, French and Chinese.

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Editing and up dating of resumes, procedure, recommendations and RFP. Marketiing/Presentation documents.

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