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The Writer
4.8
from 81 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 150 hires on Thumbtack
Yogi B.
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Todd Larson did an excellent job editing my book Rising Stars in Emerging Markets, published in 2013. He not only helped to cut the size of the text without changing the underlying message, but also did this under a very tight deadline. I wrote this book with the layperson reader in mind, which is always difficult to do, especially when writing about little-known names in emerging markets. But Todd helped to simplify the jargon to make the book easier to read, especially on my country-specific comments. I definitely recommend Todd for editing projects in business as well as non-business areas.

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Accurate Editing & Typing
4.9
from 75 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 157 hires on Thumbtack
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Lisa C.
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Todd copy-edited my association's 50th Anniversary book/History of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. We had numerous challenges, such as strange formatting in Word, ridiculously large file sizes, et cetera. Todd not only overcame those challenges (which were on my end, not his!), but delivered the project on time with excellent edits. I'm generally a bit harsh on copy editors -- I used to be one full-time -- but his work elevated the copy to where it really needed to be & exceeded my expectations. I will definitely be working with him again! Highly recommend.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 156 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Holly H.
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I had two objectives - to improve my SAT reading score & develop better experience with the essay section.. In just two hours consulting over the phone, Kathy was extremely helpful in achieving both of my goals. She taught me alternative methodical strategies for different types of critical reading passages & questions. She also eliminated my anxiety of getting caught off guard by a strangeEssay prompt by explaining how & why I could prepare my examples ahead of test day, write to the specific structure and still stand out from other good persuasive writers. She even made it fun to recognize the most common grammar mistakes on the test. The resulting positive attitude, clear-mind, and confidence I had on test day definitely improved my score. Thank you Kathy!!

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Dave Wheeler
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
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Ozay O.
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If you are looking for a great editor for your manuscript Dave Wheeler is a great one. He is fair and generous. We still talk on the phone and he still offers his recommendations and help for the next steps. I highly recommend him.

Somerville Editors
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Douglas H.
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I needed help structuring my first novel draft--a wild project. Somerville Editors gave detailed multi-level feedback that really helped. Professional, timely, and personable. I received thoughtful feedback for much less in cost.

JIB MEDIA
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 16 years in business
Andrea E.
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I have seen Ryan do miracles with film to digital transfer projects. Ryan is an unbelievable editor. She is talented and patient enough to draw out hidden and 'lost' clips, adds a personal touch and is awesome with her pick of music. You WILL NOT BE disappointed in any project you give her. Andrea E

| POMP |
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kayla R.
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I was a little skeptical.. Having to find an event planner on thumbtack, I thought I was scraping at the bottom of the barrel. But Phedorah was able to take my list of wants and put it together into the coherent design! I would book with her again!!

Susan H.
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I highly recommend reading "I call myself Earth Girl. The story is compelling and not easy to put down. Ms. Greene has given us a beautifully written book that carries messages that are dear to my heart. Her method of bringing these subjects to light will reach many. It is a thought-provoking book that left me thinking long after the last sentence.

Liam R.
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Tom was very thoughtful in his feedback on my document (85,000 words) and often offered alternative phrasings in the comments section. He queried things he did not understand clearly and I never felt like he skirted over any sections without checking things properly. His rates were also extremely reasonable for the work done. I was thankful to have another set of eyes to check through my work.

Hagan Creative Arts
5.0
from 1 review
  • 22 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
About

I am an award-winning writer, editor, and writing coach with 30 years of publishing experience. Over the years, I've worked with dozens of writers on projects ranging from DVD scripts to complete book projects. Whatever you've written, I can fix it or we can create something entirely new, crafted to meet your goals and reflecting your distinctive voice.

  • 18 years in business
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Reliable, high integrity, imaginative, significant experience in corporate sphere, journalism, publishing, and public relations. The people. The challenges. The opportunities.

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Hi! I am an academic, an editor, and a professional writer. I specialize in part in editing projects for international scholars. I also specialize in writing clear, engaging blog content for all kinds of audiences. I pride myself in delivering projects by the deadline. My experience is in editing scholarly manuscripts, but if you have other deliverables I am more than happy to take on miscellaneous projects. I have a strong writing background, and I produce feature articles for various companies. My editorial experiences range from working at publishing houses to editing literary journals. I have experience with Word, Excel, Adobe, and PPM. Please provide me with any criteria I need to know and a style guide, and I'm your editor! Scholarly projects excite me. I love proofreading and editing academic articles, but I'm open to editing any projects.

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As a Harvard-educated English major with an interest in psychology and, quite frankly, a boatload of neuroses (if you think one informs the other, you're probably right!), the intricacies of wordplay and effective messaging have always fascinated me. After graduation, I chose to go into the field of communications, which provided me with a solid foundation in PR and marketing writing styles. Despite trying to leave this field in my next role, the passion to write -- and, even more pressingly, to edit -- kept coming back to me and guiding the projects I sought out. In my full-time positions, I have ghostwritten legal blogs for the senior counsel of a major tech corporation; edited numerous academic manuscripts for successful submission and publication, as well as a doctoral dissertation; authored Commencement speeches for a university dean; and much more. My diverse background means I'm able to tackle pretty much any project and any content that is fired my way. When you have a mind for details and have been voraciously consuming literature and media since you were very young, finding pleasure in editing seems like a natural fit. I tick all of these boxes and view each new project as a challenge to really dig into the details and minutiae. While writing presents a more creative opportunity and I sincerely love it, editing is my true calling.

  • 8 years in business
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I genuinely love curating content—whether it be writing to grab a reader’s attention right off the back cover of one of my books, exploring prevalent topics on my site, guest blogging, or creating sales pitches and product catalogs. I enjoy performing vigilant market research to connect readers with the content they desire.

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I have succeeded across a wide variety of assignments, long and short term. I have written editorial op/eds, letters from the CEO, corporate and non-profit communications, analysis, screenplays, ads, marketing collateral and have loved it all. It's always about telling a story in a beautiful or compelling way to connect with your readers. I am not patient, focused, skilled and intuitive. I love being an editor, working closely with authors, and working with both experienced and new writers. I have always loved writing, and writing and editing projects. I love the process and the development of authors connecting with their work and their readers. From the most creative to the most technical, the process and craft excites me.

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I am a writer/editor in Worcester County. As an English major, I am well equipped to proofread documents - both fiction and non. I edit a serial novel on a weekly basis. My clients include college students, business managers, and more. Editing has always been a passion of mine; I am happy to put my knowledge to use!

  • 4 years in business
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I am an experienced resume writer and editor, fluent in Spanish translations for clinical and non clinical specialties. I am also available to provide transcription services. All services are turned around within 24 to 48 hours depending on the length of the documents.

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While I'm obsessive and thorough when it comes to removing errors, I'm also in love with the flexibility of language and feel that every project has its own distinct personality. I am aware and adaptable, always conscious of the overall tone and focus of a piece to ensure it represents you and your needs. I love working with people, discussing and assessing their individual needs, and ultimately delivering a product that exceeds their expectations. I love the moment when a client exhales, smiles and realizes the work is done and done well.

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I provide copy writing, copy editing, and proofreading services for businesses. I've had my own freelance business since 1992, and before that I worked for ad agencies and corporate ad departments. I have worked for just about every industry and do work for Web, print, and broadcast media. I have a proven track record of success with regard to accuracy and generating sales for clients. Clients like me because they can depend on me for a job well done, that meets the deadline, for a reasonable rate. Collateral includes ads, catalogs, articles, blogs, websites, press releases, brochures, direct mail, and more. I am trained in SEO and offer that expertise to clients.

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I have experience with journalistic forms (from a career at The Boston Globe), with academic communications (as news director, writer and editor at Brandeis University and Boston College), and with B2B communications (freelancing for McKinsey & Co.). Having traveled extensively during my years as a foreign correspondent, I am familiar with scores of countries and issues around the world, and am adept at working with people from different cultures. My blog is Annals of a Recovery Journalist

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I have written one book, "Walking in Dominion, by Jean Tendongho " I do writing and editing. My English is standard, and I promise my clients the best value for their money.

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