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Jeff Berger Communications
4.9
from 58 reviews
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lori O.
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Jeff was very helpful and professional in editing my book.

Bespoke Editorial
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
Curtiss C.
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After talking to Bespoke Editorial I decided that my book was not ready for copy editing. Sabrina suggested that I take my book to a develop editor,or try to get feed back from writing community groups. I went to a writing meet up, and I was not satisfied. All the feedback I got was that the book is too dense. Sabrina explained what this meant and then pitched the idea of a manuscriptevaluator being the strategic decision to do to see if the book was ready for copy editing. From there she recemmended three developmental editors who do manuscript evaluating. She even gave me the rate they would charge.

SharonM7
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
TARA A.
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Sharon is phenomenal ! Very professional, organized and honest in pricing. I have never written a book before and her expertise and advice have really helped me get my project started. Very happy that I have retained her as the Ghostwriter for my content. I’m very excited to work with her!

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Ashshanae Chew
4.9
from 46 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Arlena T.
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Ashshanae did an awesome job editing my manuscript. Her work is of great quality and she had a super fast turn around time. Very professional. I will use her for future editing projects.

Write Well Coaching
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie M.
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Amenah has been an indispensable component of some of my best work throughout my bachelor and masters degrees. Even if the subject matter is obscure, she is able to quickly understand the point I was trying to get across and help me find the most strategic, well-organized pathway to get my point across to the reader. Importantly, she takes into consideration the audience you are writing for (whether academic, journalistic, grant agencies, etc.), helping you tailor the form and delivery of your writing. Amenah is not only a skilled grammatical editor. She is able to work with my style of writing, not against it, making me a better writer with each project she assists on. Her personable nature and common sense way of talking me through even the most complex subject matter helps me organize my thoughts and arguments, making any writing task seem far less daunting. I would HIGHLY recommend working with Amenah.

James Moran Edits
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 15 years in business
Brian D.
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James is a thoughtful, talented editor. He does a great job of helping writers distill voice and intent in their writing, bringing earnest positivity to what can sometimes be a tough process. I look forward to working with him again.

Write4You
4.4
from 44 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
Brian A.
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A true proffesional. Always making great suggestions. Working on the weekends to complete my project. Always answered my emails right away. Answered all my calls when I had questions and made some changes that made my transcript much more cohesive. His expertise added the edge that I needed to make my book stand out. Tom is the best at what he does. I give him 6 stars, 5 being the highest. I am more than ecstatic with his work.

Christin P.
5.0
from 1 review
    Jim H.
    Verified review

    Christin is outstanding! She is very precise, willing to offer suggestions, and keeps herself on a tight deadline. All of the elements you want for a great editor! I enjoyed working with Christin, and would do so again in a second.

    About

    Patrice Ford is an experienced writer serving private sector businesses, non-profit organizations, and educational institutions. Her expertise includes the writing of winning grants and proposals, as well as impactful press releases and online content.

    About

    I have over twenty years of experience in professional editing, proofreading, and copy editing manuscripts and publications. My career started in London, UK where I worked for a magazine as a features editor. I was also privileged to interview celebrities of the day and do the write-ups, while at the same time, writing short stories which were also published. Since emigrating to the USA, I have worked as a free-lance editor for a number of clients from diverse organizations, including the World Bank Group, while at the same time holding a full-time job.

    About

    Longtime reporter and copy editor at The Washington Post now a freelance editor/writer of articles/books/essays/speeches. I also edit textbooks, notably medical and nursing.

    Laura Markstein
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Susannah R.
      Verified review

      Laura is a dependable editor with an eye for detail. Whenever I send her a cover letter, she returns my draft promptly and undoubtedly strengthens the piece. She's always positive about the work and takes genuine interest in what I send her. I trust her with all my application materials no matter what the position.

      Pen for Hire
      5.0
      from 1 review
        Jennifer R.
        Verified review

        As a new writer, I was looking for a friendly editor that could walk me through the process, and Jason delivered. He is easy to communicate with via email, and has provided helpful edits and comments on my writing that I believe have improved my writing in general. I am looking forward to working with him in the future.

        • 4 years in business
        About

        I am a DC based documentation editor. I am available to proof read and edit documents, rephrase statements to make them read smoother aimed towards your targeted reader. Send me your documents or notes and let me transform them.

        Writing with Willona
        5.0
        from 1 review
          Laura B.
          Verified review

          I contract talented writers, editors, and graphic designers to best meet my non-profit and association clients’ content strategy and development plans. Willona Sloan is at the top of my must-have contractor team. Over the last two years, I’ve contracted with Willona on several editing and writing projects for a major client, and she has never disappointed me. I count on Willona for comprehensive and creative editing services as well as committed professionalism in tight turnaround deadlines. She possesses a high-level of attention-to-detail and an overall sense of creative craft that make her a fantastic team member and an asset for any writing project or publication!

          • 4 years in business
          About

          My mission is to improve your copy -- or write it for you -- while being true to your voice. Whether you want a casual or a formal tone, I'll work with you to make it right. Writing well isn't easy. You have to ensure your reader gets the right message, without using tone of voice, body language or gestures. I enjoy polishing others' copy to make it readable and effective, whether that means a few tweaks or a complete rewrite.

          About

          I am available to write or edit your materials as needed. I worked in politics for over 20 years and I now I am a freelancer writer/editor. I am especially good in all things legislative but am happy to deal in all kinds of prose. I also am adept at planning meetings and parties. You won't go wrong if you use my services .

          SEA Academy
          5.0
          from 2 reviews
          • 3 years in business
          Jai R.
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          Wonderful teacher - motivates her students and build the love of learning in them. I find my son more confident in English; he has developed strong vocabulary started enjoying non-fiction books. I appreciate her was of encouraging students think out of the box. The emphasis on critical thinking is the highlight of het teaching.

          G&G Editorial Review
          5.0
          from 1 review
          • 1 hire on Thumbtack
          Wanda H.
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          She reviewed a document.

          Blesid Consulting
          5.0
          from 1 review
          • 2 years in business
          • 2 hires on Thumbtack
          Jay A.
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          Juanita Greenfield has vast experience in market research, market development, and brand design. She is also a skilled writer and editor. Add to those skills here legal background, she is a rare find! Looking forward to our next project.

          About

          Do you need an experienced editor to review and edit your college or graduate school admissions essays? Would you prefer comprehensive assistance with the entire application? Do you need help writing or updating your resume? If the answer to any of these questions is 'yes,' then Ivy Admissions Writing is here for you. I am a graduate of Columbia University and currently in my final year at a top 5 law school. For the past three years I have worked as an editor and admissions counselor at a national test preparation and admissions counseling company. My clients have varying backgrounds and I tailor my guidance to capture each of their individual voices and experiences. The students I have worked with have been accepted to schools including Columbia Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, NYU, NYU Law School, University of Michigan, University of Vermont, and more. Contact Ivy Admissions Writing today and let's get started.