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The Writer
4.8
from 79 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 145 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 73 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 153 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Victoria D.
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I was badly in need of an editor for my novel and found Mr. Larson on Thumbtack. He was extremely reasonable, professional, and completed my editing in less time than I expected. I explained my issues and he addressed all of them. I plan to take advantage of his talent again when my next novel is completed. I would like to highly recommend him, especially to new writers. Thank you thumbtack and Mr. Larson

  • 11 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
Janet L.
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I knew after first phone call that I was going to feel comfortable and confident working with Ken as my consultant. He took an old resume, reformatted it, and revised it. We were able to work together on new document thru shared google docs. He listened and was very responsive as he strove to guide me in the writing process. I now have a cover letter and resume to share with potential employers.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alexis B.
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Thank you, Melinda! I truly appreciate the time you took to spruce up my resume, provide guidance and for reviewing everything you did in detail with me. You are a professional, courteous and skilled writer. I cannot wait to hire you again!

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Dave Wheeler
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sarah C.
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David was a fantastic support with the opening chapter of my first novel. He provided excellent insights into my writing habits, great suggestions and ultimately focussed on where I could strengthen my story to keep the reader engaged. His editing was very valuable, and he responded almost immediately. I would work with him again and happily recommend others consider him also.

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!

David Pepin
4.6
from 12 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Rocquicha H.
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David has exceeded my expectations. I had two unprofessional experiences and was skeptical searching for a resume writer online. He is so nice, professional, prompt, and very knowledgeable.

  • 26 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie M.
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Marian did a fantastic job on helping me get my resume updated. It's really such a better representation of who I am and how I want to project myself to potential employers and clients. She has a multi-layered understanding of the process and is a really effective and creative writer. She was also responsive to my need to get the work done within a tight time-window, which I appreciated a lot. I can't recommend her highly enough!

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.

    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.

    Susan C.
    Verified review

    Julie was one of the best writers ive had the pleasure to work with. She is a competent, consummate professional who made the daunting task of setting up and writing our blog a breeze! I look forward to working with her again. -Suze Custer - Custer Creative

    Words of a Writer
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 30 years in business
    Michelle K.
    Verified review

    Michele Schachere is a smart, savvy professional. I am able to hand her projects with little to no direction and the product she delivers back is clean, tight, and on point. She has exceptional attention to detail and sharp wit. I highly recommend her.

    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.

    Writers 1 Stop
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Gina C.
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      It's a pleasure to work with someone who can communicate the core of your message even better than you can! Luanne "gets" it. A beautiful writer and excellent editor, Luanne is a joy to work with. A true professional!

      About

      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.

      About

      Creates and writes web backgrounders, white papers, contributed articles. Journalism, corporate, technical, agency and sole practitioner experience.

      About

      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.

      About

      You tell me what you want or need, I'll do my best to accommodate you. We'll work close together, no gray areas.

      About

      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.

      • 11 years in business
      About

      I customize each clients resume to serve their specific need.

      About

      I'm a freelance copywriter, specializing in creative and humorous content. I also write fiction in my free time and I'm an inventor!

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