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The Writer
4.8
from 81 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 150 hires on Thumbtack
Tamer N.
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Todd is an outstanding professional. He did a great job editing my paper. He did finish the work before the deadline. I appreciate what he has done for me. I highly recommend him to everyone.

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Accurate Editing & Typing
4.9
from 75 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 157 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joi W.
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Todd was an amazing editor! He contacted me and was the perfect match for my manuscript. He completed the editing of my 90 page book in 6 days, one day earlier than predicted. His prices were very good and his contract was straight forward with no strings. He responds to emails quickly within the hour and he answered all questions I had about the writing process and formatting. I recommend him 100%.

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Dave Wheeler
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michael S.
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David has brought critical analysis to his editing. I really appreciate that.

Resume by Recruiter, LLC
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Alex C.
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Matt has a very good work around! He did a resume within 24 hours and I’m very happy about it. I just recently had him write and edit my resume. It was really good and I’m happy with the final outcome. I had no issues on the outcome of the work. He’s definitely commendable as a resume writer!

Somerville Editors
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Lanie L.
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I contacted Sara on craigslist while searching for someone who could help me with editing my graduate school application essays. The application was due about 3 days after I initially made contact with Sara. In any case, I could not finish my drafts by the time I told her I would due to a family emergency. I was frazzled and discombobulated. About 6 hours before it was due, she edited and proofread 2 of my essays. She paid keen attention to detail and stayed up late in the evening to make sure I could get these in on time. The finished product was flawless. She goes above and beyond for her clients!

Precision Writing
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Kathleen K.
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From the first time I talked to Susan she was a great help to me . She is editing my book that I wrote and she was such a great help to me. She gave me encouragement to keep on going when at times I found it hard to write but I manage to get the manuscript done and I have to thank Susan for believing in me and how she encourage to keep on writing . Kathleen Kennedy Wood from Newport, R. I.

  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Danit E.
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She helped me in my grammar and the development of my essay. She was really prepared and professional in her tips to improve my problems. I definitely recommend Vicki to edit and tutoring!

Tope Fadiran
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Joshua E.
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Tope has helped me edit several writing projects, both personal (cover letters) and professional (long articles). Her advice is always spot-on.

April J. Writing & Editing
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Steven F.
    Verified review

    April is an extraordinary writer, she is sharp witted, and she is exceptionally well educated. She is professional, and has an impeccable work ethic. I was very impressed with the quality and speed of her work. As a freelancer, I have built a steady backlog thanks to the resume that she helped me build.

    Lisa Ingeme
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    George M.
    Verified review

    Lisa did great in writing Journal at our school of Architecture! She turned everything on time and it was perfect. I recommend her for any writing or editing tasks.

    Travel the Write Way LLC
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 30 years in business
    Sharon M.
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    Linda is an outstanding communicator who has demonstrated her writing skills in many domains including: Business communications--Linda has the ability to take even the most complex business topics and make them clear and understandable for any audience. Employee communications--If you are looking for a creative and business-savvy approach for reaching and engaging employees, Linda has the proven ability to deliver. Ghost writing--Want to say something important but aren't a writer yourself? Linda can help by becoming your voice. Writing services--Linda can edit your existing work or coach you through your own creation process. Teaching--Certified by Amherst Writers and Artists, Linda provides writing workshops for both creative and business writers.

    ReWrite Editing
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Heather Y.
      Verified review

      BR has edited my CV on multiple occasions - each time taking care to improve the messaging and context of my experience. Could not recommend her more highly. Incredible attention to detail, extremely professional.

      About

      I have two degrees: one in English and the other in Biology from UMass Dartmouth, and a Master's degree from Bridgewater State University. I can transcribe, edit, or write for both individuals and businesses. I have experience in medical and pharmacy terminology, as well. I am prompt, and depending on the amount of information, give a 48-72 hour turnaround period.

      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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      Over 10 years of experience teaching Spanish at the high school and college levels. Certified Translator and Medical Interpreter. Friendly, amiable, and would love to work with you. I teach all levels of Spanish. I would love to work with you!

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      I am a widely published, award-winning newspaper reporter for hire for copywriting, tutoring and editing assignments. I provide magazine-quality writing.

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      I am a writer and editor with more than 20 years of experience with print and online publications, as well as experience as a communication specialist with two government agencies. My goal is to produce clear and concise copy for clients that fits their budget and/or timeframe.

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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.

      • 25 years in business
      About

      I am a particularly effective coach because I went to the best law school and have had 10+ years of practical experience. My coaching style is effective, positive, and you will get constructive feedback from me. I like working with students and adults who strive for excellence. I also like working with academics and journalists because I can ask them critical questions.

      About

      Are you lost for words? Let LuckyDevilCat Designs lead the way for you to get your point across, whether that be through editing or writing. I provide a personal touch, and upon our first consultation you will experience an "aha" moment and see that working with me will help the true you shine through with any project! I am a masters plus educated Spanish and English teacher with previous experience in corporate recruiting with one of the "Big Three" consulting firms. My works of short stories and poetry have been published by Ezines online. My strength is finding your own inner voice and bringing it forward, as I have for numerous students and businessmen in the past through my career. Discover your own words today!

      About

      Having hard time on typing tons of paperworks? In need of a helper on your book reports? takes you a lot of time typing hard scribbled notes? You look on the right place. My service render, fast typing load work, knowledgeable in computer typing skills and understandable transaction with customers. Just give me full details of what work you want me to do in a reasonable price and reasonable span of time. Let's do the work smooth and easy!

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