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The Writer
4.8
from 79 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 147 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 74 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 155 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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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Dave Wheeler
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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.

  • 13 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel B.
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Diane is a phenomenal editor with an eye not only for the smallest detail but for the big picture as well. To begin with, she has done a wonderful job editing and proofreading my novels, not just catching typos or pointing out missing words, but finding inconsistencies in descriptions (people, places, things), timelines, etc. She has applied the same discerning attention to my non-fiction. Diane has also been editing and proofreading copy for my advertising business for more than two decades now. That copy has run the gamut from lengthy brochures to video scripts to print advertising to web content to sales presentations, and so on. Additionally, for my licensing business, she has done an equally superb job reviewing complex legal agreements. Bottom line: She has never failed to make my writing better in some way, whether it’s by flagging a phrase or sentence that could be clearer or by catching a typo. I always have a lot more confidence in the clarity and accuracy of my work after Diane has put her stamp on it.

Tope Fadiran
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Moya B.
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Tope is a fantastic editor. She is able to provide such clear and concise language for any project. She helps you get to the heart of the text and ensures there are no errors

Susan B.
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Jan Krause Green is a very inspirational and renewing writer I very much enjoyed her latest book" I call myself earthgirl"

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.

Sarah M. Kipp
5.0
from 1 review
  • 11 years in business
Audrey M.
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Sarah is my go-to editor/proofreader for every project; from resume design and professional writing, to academic assignments and even creative pieces. I have absolute trust in her knowledge of grammar and punctuation, as well as her eye for layout and her ear for perfect word choice. She is direct and tactful in communicating her recommendations. Our interactions have been fun, smart and time efficient. I always come away feeling uplifted.

Deborah Bier
5.0
from 1 review
    Karen T.
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    I've worked with Debbie for 18 months but have been a friend for more than that. I love the way she writes (articles and other materials for our company). She is organized, logical, gets to the point but includes human stories and interactions that bring the information in focus. She is honest and real and this comes through in her writing.

    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.

    About

    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!

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    I am a published writer and editor that would like to offer proofreading, editing, and writing services.

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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.

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

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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

    • 8 years in business
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    I’m a freelance writer/editor in the Boston area. I was a reporter at Computerworld, an information technology magazine in Framingham, Mass., for nine years. I am the published author of five true crime books “Murder at Morses Pond,” “An Act of Murder,” “Ripper,” “Bone Crusher,” and “House of Lies” for Kensington Publishing Corp. (Pinnacle imprint). I have a BA in English from the University of Massachusetts and I’ve been a journalist since the late 1980s. I’ve written for, and done proofreading and copy editing/editing for a group of community newspapers in the Boston area, where I covered politics and was a high-profile investigative reporter. I’ve also freelanced for the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald. I’ve edited a variety of manuscripts including fiction, memoirs and biographies and I’ve written investigative stories, eBooks, press releases, IT blogs, IT white papers, FAQs, IT case studies, Web site copy, health-related articles, “green” articles for an eco-friendly website devoted to luxury goods, and real estate/home improvement articles. I currently manage and edit a blog devoted to data analytics. I've written about cloud, data recovery, SaaS, security, etc. I’ve also done editing and proofreading for a group of high-end magazines in New Jersey. I’ve written for a high school textbook publisher and I’ve ghostwritten/edited business/technology e-books, self-help books, health/nutrition books, novels and several memoirs/biographies. I’ve also written a novel from a screenplay.

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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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    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!

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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.

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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.

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