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Arnold Editors

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I am a freelance editor based in Wentzville, Missouri, and I want to help rescue your manuscript or document from such calamities as sneaky misspellings, awkward comma placements, and pesky inconsistencies, to make it the very best it can be.

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I'm a location-independent editor and ghostwriter with a passion for helping writers create masterpieces. I've been a writer and editor in some form for over seventeen years. I know words, and I know the people who write them. There are tons of editors out there who will take your text, run a red pen through it, send it back and go on their merry way. If that's the kind of editor you want, we won't work well together. On the other hand, if you want an editor who will ask questions, make suggestions, call you out when you sabotage your own authority or let your emotions take over your writing, nitpick over using the exact right word, and give you a loving kick in the ass from time to time, all in the interest of making your work the masterpiece we both want it to be…nice to meet you. :)

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My master's degree in history combined with a love of writing gives me both the technical skill and the passion necessary to write and edit large documents. I also write fiction, primarily in the sci-fi genre.

Editor Megan Harris
5.0
from 1 review
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Delia M.
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Megan stuck with me to the end on this resume writing project. She made every change that I asked for and her communication was timely. I would hire her again!

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Writer of plays, children's stories, eulogies, poems. Love to write and willing to help others with editing, creative writing, copy, proof reading. Graduate of Boston University. Edited Journal of Clinical Endocrinology, edited books for Cooperating School District. Wrote film, Build Better Bone Now with Dairy Foundation.

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I'm available to edit novels, short stories, fiction/non-fiction, etc. This can be a basic edit or something more involved, depending on what you need. These services start at $1 per page. I also do ghostwriting and have no problem doing this as a 'job for hire' so that you can put your name on the project. I write articles for websites on many subjects, but my specialty is health-related articles about how to stay healthy naturally with good nutrition and vitamins. I've been writing/editing for 20+ years and have had five historical romances published as well as a non-fiction book about health matters.

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I organize and help authors self-publish their books and am the go between with the printers. With materials furnished to me, I layout books and provide same for printers. I've been an editorial writer for 35 years. I have 50 years + as a journalist, which includes writing, editing the work of writers, etc. Due to the ill health of my wife, all of my work must be done at home, though I do research on line. I have a graphics designer at my disposal. My rates are flexible, depending upon the assignment.

Dawn Leslie Lenz
5.0
from 1 review
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Rick B.
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Rick Bolner Austin, TX 78749 May 21, 2010 To Whom It May Concern: I have had the pleasure of knowing Dawn Lenz for the past five years. On many occasions she reviewed my fictional work and always offered keen insights and an attention to detail that I seldom received from others, including published novelists. Perhaps most helpful to me was her understanding of my work and what I wanted to achieve. With specific examples and suggestions, she told me how my work would—or wouldn’t—succeed. Dawn never hijacked my work or its intended outcome. In addition to her comprehension of fiction, her application of formatting, grammar, and punctuation was exceptional. I recently read her novel Winged Victory. In it, she demonstrates her understanding of the far-reaching requirements of fiction. The plot had great narrative energy; her plot-point spins were perfectly timed, and she did a superb job of getting her protagonist into tough situations throughout the story. I found the predicaments believable, and the specifics with which she rendered them, convincing. Also, the story is replete with entertaining incidents. Her use of sensual details, which are essential to good fiction writing, added to the dramatic effect. I never gave pause to her dialogue. It was artfully set up through supporting narrative to give its delivery a pop and rhythm. Also, she skillfully used dialogue tags—character’s actions used in lieu of "he said, she said" locutions—which is an earmark of a serious pro. Her setting of ancient Greece was compelling and accessible for me as a reader who knows little of that milieu. The physical descriptions, with other details, ratcheted up her verisimilitude and the overall power of the story. The narrative energy, along with its tightness, and professional presentation made me feel very comfortable and confident that the author would deliver. I wasn’t disappointed. Obviously, if she knows how to achieve this in her own work, certainly it’s fair to expect her to share these insights and talents with you. Whether you’re writing a literary novel, genre fiction, or if you just need a critical review of grammar and construction, I know Dawn will offer very valuable advice to you. Sincerely, Rick Bolner

  • 41 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I have a B.A. in Journalism and a strong background in English usage and grammar. I was a reporter and photographer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat. I copy edited my stories and the stories of others. I'm reading some newspaper stories by Hemingway and I edit his usage. I mentally copy edit everything for usage and punctuation--newspapers, magazines, signs and billboards. "Maybe" and the apostrophe are misused more than they are used correctly I'm based in Collinsville, Ill., near St. Louis.

Karen C. Armstrong
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 5 years in business
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Ahmed Z.
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Karen was the editor of my instructional book. All went very well.

Write On Time
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie S.
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Cindy was my editor for my first self-published book, "Ride On!" and she has helped me tremendously on making my story come alive. Since I am not a writer by trade, she worked with me on skills I needed to improve, offered many suggestions, and mostly spent time with me. I highly recommend her for your writing and editing purposes.

  • 7 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Ray S.
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When I approached Elicia Stoll to edit my series Love Out Of Lust, I was amazed how she was able to relate with what I wrote. Her editing skills, kept me on my toes, as well as her suggestions to the manuscripts. She has edited all four of my books, and I can’t wait to finish more of my stories to send over to her. She is an awesome editor worth appreciating. - Ray Sostre Author

  • 4 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Crissy R.
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I am very pleased with Julie. She is very professional, works with you every step. works in time line that works best for me. I would recommend her services to other writers anytime. I think i found a great editor for future writing as well. Thank you Julie.

Holly WriteWell
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 year in business
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Allison H.
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Holly is a wonderful professional, great editor. Always timely and attentive to detail.

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Provides writing and editing for online content. Five years of experience writing for nonprofits and expanding client base.

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