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  • 23 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I've worked for Jennifer, who was the Writing Studio Director at my college, and she also has helped me with my writing on a professional level. Jennifer is excellent at relaying how each person can maximize learning. She is very clear, but also very friendly with her guidance. When working with college students, Jennifer is able to help them break assignments down into easily digestible tasks and suggest edits (some that are significant and some that are minor) with ease and confidence. She tends to use a guiding method of asking questions and allowing you to find the answer. She is astute when it comes to ascertaining whether or not a student already knows an answer. If they do know it and just can't "see" it - she helps lead them to it. If they don't, she helps them find ways to research and remedy that issue, which build their confidence as a writer and a person. Overall, Jennifer is an incredibly passionate and positive professional. I highly recommend her for any sort of writing, editing or mentoring opportunity.

JIB MEDIA
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from 6 reviews
  • 16 years in business
Elise A.
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Ryan Mercik patiently and meticulously edited through reams of my Dad's 8mm film footage from the 1950s and 60s, transforming them into a DVD set of precious memories. She magically corrected color and light as she worked, often saving impossibly dark or blown-out sequences. Ryan also added fun music, appropriate to the times; and packaged the DVDs with still photos clipped from the film. I can't say enough about Ryan's expertise with this media. Her instincts are spot on. My whole family is grateful that she rescued our deteriorating films and gave us a gift from our childhood that has us doubled over in laughter, as well as in tears. Thank you, Ryan!

  • 6 years in business
Raphael A.
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Pauline’s keen eye helped me create a professional website for my business. She found grammar, punctuation, and consistency errors that improved the flow and overall appearance of my site. She sent back her notes and edits within 24 hours. I highly recommend her for any writing services you may have.

Michelle B.
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Greg was able to take on a wide range of topics from technical medical device guides to articles on lifestyle and wellbeing. He often asked follow up questions to clarify assignments and make sure he was on target. His projects were typically turned in ahead of schedule and needed little editing. He quickly grasped the brand and with that the voice of the organization. His work was always research-based and easy to digest. I would not hesitate to recommend him for content writing in the health field or any other.

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I charge less than anybody else, I do my work with the pleasure of helping others and myself learn from each other, sometimes I don't charge anything at all. I understand what it is to be poor, low income and not have the ability to receive help from people in the same business I am in.

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I offer writing and editing services. I do technical writing for product support. I also provide resume writing services. I do web and content development. I am also an information technology specialist.

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Professional writing, editing and content development services. Present complex ideas in terms relevant to the audience and in concise language that forms a lasting impression.

  • 9 years in business
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I offer comprehensive, long-term (if needed) guidance on a whole variety of household and office organizational and administrative tasks. I have experience that goes well beyond plastic bins or California closets. I can use what you have in your house right now to start improving your quality of life and to start saving time.

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With Q&R Literary Services I have been able to expand my abilities and strengths both as an editor, and a writer. The two principles of Quality, and Reliability, are the driving standards of my work. Most importantly I enjoy what I do, and I enjoy helping others see their projects to fruition. My most recent projects include a business plan editing and consultation for a creative arts upstart, and a local funnies paper from Cape Cod, Mass. Resources for those in need of publishing and printing services are also available. With that, I look forward to doing business with you. May all your projects meet with the success you deserve.

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I am an independent experienced print journalist who offers exceptional writing and editing skills for hire on projects of all stripes. My rates are negotiable, hourly or per project.

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I have a Master's degree in Education and have been an English teacher. I have experience in writing and editing educational materials, technical manuals, and website content. As an editor I clean up spelling and grammar as well as attending to the overall tone and style of your writing so that it is clear, concise and readable.

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I can help you at any stage of the writing process, from first draft to final revision, and can provide detailed, constructive feedback on your work. Whether you are writing a personal essay, presenting an argument, or just need a little help in expressing your thoughts on the page, I will read with an attentive eye so that you will be left with the best possible piece of writing.

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Extensive experience as a reporter (newspapers), magazine writer and editor(Inc. magazine), author (two books about business management) and communications director (Maine Legislature). English/creative writing degree from a major university and M.A in International Relations (Boston University). Ample background in writing speeches (for legislators), press releases and editorial columns.

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I am a former reporter, features editor, city editor, and State House reporter for the Kennebec Journal and other Gannett newspapers. Spent four years as owner/operator of a successful little print shop. Joined MaineGeneral Medical Center (MaineGeneral Health) as a writer and retired 13 years later as Vice President of Communications and Community Relations. Writing and editing have always been a part of my career. I have won numerous awards for writing from the Maine Press Association, the Public Relations Society of America, and the Maine Healthcare Communications Association. I am especially good at and interested in human interest feature length articles. As a freelancer, I have written speeches, written and edited newsletters, and been involved in the production of various publications.

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Editing, web content writing and proofreading services available. I specialize in blog content, newsletter articles (online and print), social media, marketing collateral, and copy (for print or web).

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My prices are very cheap and I'm energized and ready to go! :)

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Copyediting and proofreading services for professional services providers, publishers, authors, business websites, all types of business communication, and academic authors. My mission is to make your writing clear and powerful, to help you communicate with certainty with your audience, to boost your success. Thirty years of experience in editing, proofreading, writing, and publishing. Dennis Kouba, The Editing & Proofreading Guy.

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Clarity. Precision. Accuracy. I can make a muddled idea crystal clear. I have my SPHR certification

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I have 16+ years of copywriting and editing experience for an advertising agency. I will write and/or edit anything you may need help with.

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Provide proofreading and editing services for anyone needing a sharp eye, like small businesses, teachers, and students.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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As a writer and editor I work hard to produce and polish compelling content. This is created through STORY, LANGUAGE and VOICE. STORY is the plot. This could be anything from your resume (the story of your professional accomplishments and career goals) to a romance novel (the story of a relationship). LANGUAGE is the words you choose to tell the story and VOICE is what is created when you rub the two together. Striking a balance between these three elements can be difficult but this is what a good writer and editor strives to achieve. I want my clients to feel that their story has been told in the very best way possible.

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