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JFH careers and tutoring
4.9
from 39 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tori E.
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I called Dr. Helgeson after receiving her initial quote on Thumbtack. She answered all of my questions thoroughly and was always patient with me whenever I asked questions because I wanted to ensure I had the best writer to rewrite my resume. Dr. Helgeson was prompt with my resume and the quality is a huge difference of what I had before. I look forward to applying this resume for my new career and I thank Dr. Helgeson for all of her help!

Write Well Coaching
4.8
from 30 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 56 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.

Write4You
4.4
from 40 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
Priscilla L.
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I recommend Tom as being an excellent resume writer. I was hesitant, at first, to use Thumbtack. I now have a brand new resume and cover letter I like.

Clymer Creative
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Katherine P.
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Amy took my resume a few years ago and absolutely transformed it! I would never send a resume to a prospective employer that she had not signed off on! She is a brilliant writer and editor, able to take your ideas and turn it into something better than you had in mind.

Your Pro Writer
4.0
from 1 review
  • 32 years in business
Ana C.
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Quick turnaround!

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I provide book editing, proposal writing and funding strategies for small businesses and private non-profit corporations. Also able to provide peer review, editing and second-set-of-eyes strategies for completed proposals.

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Hello, there. I'm Corey, your helpful writer. I've spent the better part of my life striving to become an excellent writer. I'm a university graduate and tutor in writing and have never stopped furthering my own education and experience. I have published short fiction and numerous online articles. Now, I'm here to help you polish any piece of work you're currently struggling with. Whether you're a proficient English writer already, or you're new to the language, I'll help you become a better, more confident writer.

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I am a writer based out of the nation's capital. I have six years of professional writing, blogging, and editing experience, and my articles have appeared in major outlets like Forbes, The Blaze, Red State, and a plethora of other outlets both online and in print. I capture my clients' ideas and energy and translate them into beautiful copy for any outlet.

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.

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Professional writing in any format (technical, creative, web content, sales). Also offering strategic communications and editing.

Andrew Weber
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Coach Lynn J.
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Andrew is a very gifted and skilled writer. He is able to make powerful edits that make a difference. I found him to be very professional, positive and cognizant of timelines. I have utilized his skills on several projects and will again. I am always bery satisfied with his work and work ethic.

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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 .

  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Vijay G.
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I have worked with Maria to review and assist me in updating my engineering resume and cover letter. She has provided me excellent feedback and updated the resume substantially to focus as per the demand of current job market. I strongly recommend Maia as a resume writer and consultant expert. VG

The Learning Turtle
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Adam S.
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I've trusted Katie's keen eye and thoughtful critique with numerous professional and personal writing projects, including articles for publication, experimental poetry, and short fiction. In each circumstance, she was an enthusiastic and valuable guide, offering thoughtful criticism each step of the way. An accomplished and imaginative writer in her own right, I've always trusted Katie's unique insight when refining prose.

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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.

Leslie Lass
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Anoja R.
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Leslie worked with my son who is autistic and a poet and a writer. Leslie was his tutor several years ago. They worked on all of that. As well he was doing presentations on autism and related issues. Leslie and Chandima worked on those too. She was an outstanding teacher

Writing with Willona
5.0
from 1 review
    Laura B.
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    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!

    Web Content Writer
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Vickey Z.
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      I hired DJ to create all of the content for one of my niche sites (over 50 posts) and i was extremely pleased with the speed and quality of the articles. He is definitely one of my go to writers for any type of writing. I have some more work for you too buddy! Haha

      About

      I am an attorney, actor and a public relations professional with experience in all types of writing, for either business or personal purposes. My experience includes all forms of business, media, creative and legal writing. I am also am the author of a blog on political and cultural issues. As a historic preservationist working to save a historic Broadway theater, I created press materials, wrote letters to politicians and theater professionals, and created a tax-exempt organization as well as its Web site. I offer reasonable pricing, and quick turnaround times. I look forward to your contacting me, and discussing your needs with you.

      The GrapeVine Sway LLC
      5.0
      from 4 reviews
      • 5 years in business
      Sara H.
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      Absolutely loved the book Deuces and Hearts! Some of the poems i could really relate too! I never really was big on poetry, but i must say, this book have me wanting to hear more and more poetry and going to to poetry readings at different lounges. Excellent job Tequila!

      • 5 years in business
      About

      I am a creative writer in a day and age where many people have lost the ability to write concisely, with innovation and technicality, with proper grammar that doesn't seem like a abbreviation-filled text message, or a tweet where the character count is more important than the message. I pride myself on being able to express a idea, relay a message with creativity, originality and erudition. I love writing stories, but don't at all mind the monotonous stability and consistency of technical writing; a combination which in itself is unusual, but fortuitous when it comes to almost any job.

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