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Michon H.
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I sent Lorena a copy of my resume and she made it look absolutely wonderful. It's very professional, easy to read, and highlights my skills. She also included a cover letter which is something I've never had. Great job

CJB Editing
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Abdul E.
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Chris is brilliant! An outstanding editor and proofreader. He helped me greatly in editing a paper with a short notice and a close deadline. He eloquently managed to thoroughly analyze the paper and understood the purpose of the project, and accordingly he made the necessary adjustments/ corrections. Chris is a professional person, and i strongly recommend him to those who want to obtain the expertise of a resourceful person.

  • 15 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Nimoy M.
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I was seeking a professional to assist in writing my resume. After several search and reading reviews I came across Wes P's profile which really caught my attention. As a skeptic, his reviews were spectacular, so I decided to hire him. In so many words, he did an outstanding job on my resume, followed up with me for editing, ensures that I was satisfied with the work that was done. He was able to meet his deadline in delivering my resume on time as promised. I would definitely hire Wes P again and recommend him to friends and family. Do not hesitate to use Wes P.

Rooster Writing & Editing
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
John F.
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Although Jessica was very critical of my manuscript, her honesty was refreshing and I highly respect her opinion. She is a great editor who is flexible and has a quick turn around time. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a quality edit.

Hannah Krieger
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Jason S.
    Verified review

    Hannah has done copy edit work for me on numerous occasions. I find her editing to be fast and of a high quality. She is always a positive person and a great person to work with.

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    Was a magazine editor for more than 20 years. Have ghost-written two books and numerous magazine articles. Am versed in fiction, nonfiction, advertising, speech, and some technical writing. Have a story to tell but can't put it on paper? Let me do it for you. Have a menu or business letter or form ready for publication? At the minimum, allow me to proofread it. Term paper, dissertation or thesis need polishing? Perhaps I can help. No job is too small. Some, however, like ghost-writing a book or memoir from scratch, may be too large and time-consuming unless the subject matter is of great interest to me. Deadlines will be met. Prices negotiable.

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    I have a master's in education and a bachelor's in English. I have more than a decade of experience teaching English in foreign countries as well as in the United States. I also have online tutoring experience, assisting many students with writing essays and other English language tasks.

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    I am a published author and a web content specialist I provide all writing and editing services for most projects.

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    If you need experience, professionalism, and efficiency with your writing or editing tasks, I'm the lady for you. I promise to meet and exceed all your needs in a very timely manner. Please feel free to reach out with any question or for sample work or references.

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    Deep knowledge / professional solutions.

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    I am a retired technical writer/editor offering writing and editing services for all types of products.

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    Family and individual services including technical writing, research, editing, proofreading and editing.

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    I am very dedicated with every single student and I offer not just an academic formation, but a Cultural approaching to the language through the arts and the interest of the students. Also, it is very important when learning a new Language to do it through a neutral accent. Mexican accent can be understood by the whole Spanish speaking world.

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    I am a seasoned public relations professional, writer and editor. With more than 25 years of experience and a master's degree in journalism, I can provide the expertise you seek.

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    I help my clients transform dull or poorly written work into vivid and professional writings, increasing their potential as future writers.

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    As a former tutor I am available to critique, edit or proof read term papers, general writings, and books. Providing proof reading and editing of written materials including grammar, flow and writing style. I can provide editing for general topics and I have dealt with medical writing with technical background and editing in this specialty area. I have a thirty year background in the medical field to qualify for medical editing. I am located in Louisville, Ky. Love story telling and writing. I can create a budget to fit your needs.

    • 23 years in business
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    My years of experience have exposed me to many of the different aspects of publishing, writing in particular. I am always alert to the nuances of a particular field. For example, an engineering book would have requirements different from those of, say, history.

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    My degree is in ele. ed. I have experience in tutoring ele. thru college. I have edited several newsletters. I am now retired.

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    Areas of expertise: ghostwriting, research, technical writing and editing articles of all lengths, website development, web content development, creative consultation, layout production, technical content engineering and documentation management. Corporate and internal communications is another specialty. Click thru here for my LinkedIn profile. Professional member of the Society for Technical Communication

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    Proof reading, editing documents. What makes my business great is our goal for 100% customer satisfaction.

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    I am independently working from home on my editing and Spanish translations. I have an associate's degree in both Spanish and Journalism. My most recognized work comes from Oklahoma Life and Style Magazine where I consistently contributed an extensive spread called "Food Fight." I am a server/bartender throughout the week, but I spend the majority of my time writing and editing.

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