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Bespoke Editorial
4.9
from 56 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
Curtiss C.
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After talking to Bespoke Editorial I decided that my book was not ready for copy editing. Sabrina suggested that I take my book to a develop editor,or try to get feed back from writing community groups. I went to a writing meet up, and I was not satisfied. All the feedback I got was that the book is too dense. Sabrina explained what this meant and then pitched the idea of a manuscriptevaluator being the strategic decision to do to see if the book was ready for copy editing. From there she recemmended three developmental editors who do manuscript evaluating. She even gave me the rate they would charge.

  • 26 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
Aliza G.
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I am writing this review as I am extremely happy with the services Coach Lynn provided. After several sessions with her and professionally written resume I got two interviews out of only 3 jobs I have applied for and have already scheduled my final interview at the University of my choice! Coach Lynn didn't only give me a professional advice, but she motivated me to do my best when I felt discouraged! She is truly an amazing life coach! I can always text her for an advice or just an encouragement and she's always there for you! She is super friendly and sweet and has a calm positive aura that brings enormous positivity! What a finding! I knew it right away it would have been a successful companionship! She is outstanding!!!

Write4You
4.4
from 40 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
Brian A.
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A true proffesional. Always making great suggestions. Working on the weekends to complete my project. Always answered my emails right away. Answered all my calls when I had questions and made some changes that made my transcript much more cohesive. His expertise added the edge that I needed to make my book stand out. Tom is the best at what he does. I give him 6 stars, 5 being the highest. I am more than ecstatic with his work.

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Jeff Berger Communications
4.8
from 32 reviews
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lori O.
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Jeff was very helpful and professional in editing my book.

Write Well Coaching
4.8
from 30 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie M.
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Amenah has been an indispensable component of some of my best work throughout my bachelor and masters degrees. Even if the subject matter is obscure, she is able to quickly understand the point I was trying to get across and help me find the most strategic, well-organized pathway to get my point across to the reader. Importantly, she takes into consideration the audience you are writing for (whether academic, journalistic, grant agencies, etc.), helping you tailor the form and delivery of your writing. Amenah is not only a skilled grammatical editor. She is able to work with my style of writing, not against it, making me a better writer with each project she assists on. Her personable nature and common sense way of talking me through even the most complex subject matter helps me organize my thoughts and arguments, making any writing task seem far less daunting. I would HIGHLY recommend working with Amenah.

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KOHLER Communications
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
RJ H.
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I worked with Kevin on two different projects. A complete confusing book manuscript and a synopsis of a potential tv idea. I write in stream of consciousness and Kevin professionally and meticulously unraveled it all into a very readable format. He is a nice guy to work with and very fair and generous with his time. He has incredible dairoken(Japanese intuition) for an American and quickly puts himself in the author's shoes to make a clear and concise product. I highly recommend him for any writing project you have in mind and worth twice the money! Ray Hodge

Clymer Creative
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Amarilys G.
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She is great!!! I was searching for a person that could edit my Dissertation. She is able to edit complex academic topics. The feedback I got from my professor is great. Also she works fast and is very professional. If your looking for someone that can: read a complex material and understand it, being able to make edit related to grammar and being able to change the stile of the document to a more academic and professional one, this is the Person. I know is hard to find some one this good, I had tried other Editors and it was a nightmare, but I am happy and now more confident than ever that I will graduate for sure, and when I do, part of the reason will be her. If you are searching for some one Outstanding, you don't need to keep looking, she is for sure what you are looking for.

Student Excel Tutoring
3.5
from 13 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Afua B.
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Tutor is always on time.My son is progressing and they email me updates at the end of every session .

Tutoring by Wendy
4.1
from 7 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Catherine B.
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Wendy was amazing! She taught me how to read patterns and told me not to be afraid to improvise if needed to make it work. It was just what I needed. My pattern turned out great and I feel great about my edits to it. I would defiantly hire her again!

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jeff W.
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Quinn LaRouche Design’s, Senior Principal, Janell is an exceptional talent. Her innate creativity and attention to the customer's needs is tremendous. She created several pieces for my brands, and I have received numerous compliments over the past five years. Not only is she professionally trained as a publisher, editor, graphic designer, web designer and social media marketer but she is also an accomplished writer. I have reviewed various pieces first-hand over the years. We continue to use her services for multiple projects. - Jeff Wood Partner- Business development Manager First Rate Mortgage NL Inc. St. John's, NL.

Senior Editor-Writer
5.0
from 1 review
    About

    Writing and editing for all written work products. Experience in government, business, academia, reports, professional journal articles, magazine features, newspaper features. Experiece with all types of audiences: plain language for laymen, converting technical details, sophisticated subject matter experts. Rigrous education in technology and science as well as public affairs, politics, congressional and agency clients.

    Laura Markstein
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Susannah R.
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      Laura is a dependable editor with an eye for detail. Whenever I send her a cover letter, she returns my draft promptly and undoubtedly strengthens the piece. She's always positive about the work and takes genuine interest in what I send her. I trust her with all my application materials no matter what the position.

      The Write Touch LLC
      5.0
      from 1 review
        Errin B.
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        I hired India to assist me with my first writing project. Our consultation and first session were a divine connection. She is attentive, great listener, and true to her word. She is a great writing coach with an eye and ear for guiding, supporting and encouraging you to success. I am excited about continuing our relationship. Fall book release to come!

        About

        I have over twenty years of experience in professional editing, proofreading, and copy editing manuscripts and publications. My career started in London, UK where I worked for a magazine as a features editor. I was also privileged to interview celebrities of the day and do the write-ups, while at the same time, writing short stories which were also published. Since emigrating to the USA, I have worked as a free-lance editor for a number of clients from diverse organizations, including the World Bank Group, while at the same time holding a full-time job.

        About

        Do you need someone to proofread your website, brochure, or other business material? I'm the one for you! Do you need an editor with editing experience for your manuscript or book? I'm the one for you! Are you looking for a personal writing tutor with publishing credits to take your prose and poetry to the next level? I'm the one for you!

        About

        Reach out to me for an impeccable editing experience! I have extensive writing, editing and proof reading experience. I meet deadlines consistently, no matter how hard the job.

        About

        Well, there are several reasons: 1) Technically, I know various writing styles real well (AP, GPO, Chicago, APA). 2) Through my years of journalism and other writing experience, I've developed a knack for clear, accurate, succinct expression and finding just the right words for a certain thought. 3) I was trained in Biochemistry in college. This developed my strong analytical ability, which helps me produce clear, logical, and error-free copy. 4) I write poetry, so I bring an aesthetic sensibility to the written word, helping me produce writing that's tasteful, sensitive, and moving. 5) I have a broad general knowledge, in everything from world history to science, art to gastronomy, which strengthens my fact-checking and editing in many ways.

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        I provide book editing, proposal writing and funding strategies for small businesses and private non-profit corporations. Also able to provide peer review, editing and second-set-of-eyes strategies for completed proposals.

        About

        Book doctoring including Proofreading/Copy Editing/Developmental Editing/Fiction Editing/Non-fiction Editing, Customers appreciate my thoroughness and eye for detail. Over the 123 books I've edited, there isn't a single writing problem that I haven't had to solve.

        About

        Do you need an experienced editor to review and edit your college or graduate school admissions essays? Would you prefer comprehensive assistance with the entire application? Do you need help writing or updating your resume? If the answer to any of these questions is 'yes,' then Ivy Admissions Writing is here for you. I am a graduate of Columbia University and currently in my final year at a top 5 law school. For the past three years I have worked as an editor and admissions counselor at a national test preparation and admissions counseling company. My clients have varying backgrounds and I tailor my guidance to capture each of their individual voices and experiences. The students I have worked with have been accepted to schools including Columbia Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, NYU, NYU Law School, University of Michigan, University of Vermont, and more. Contact Ivy Admissions Writing today and let's get started.

        About

        Patrice Ford is an experienced writer serving private sector businesses, non-profit organizations, and educational institutions. Her expertise includes the writing of winning grants and proposals, as well as impactful press releases and online content.

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