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  • 4 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Collinsville, IL

Alexander B.

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Julie helped me out with my debut novel and did so in a span of two weeks. I was pleased with the manner of editing including grammar checks, word usage/choice, and clarity needs/additions of the story line. I intend to have her edit future novels of mine, and would recommend her to others as well.

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.

Rita S.

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Julie was very helpful in helping me with my essay. She was very professional and friendly and most importantly patient. The work was well written and done in a timely manner. So far so good I would recommend her to friends.

  • 33 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Saint Louis, MO

Murray C.

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During the writing of my book, The Apple Doesn’t Fall Too Far in Maple Brook, I was incredibly fortunate to find Richard Lowenstein as my editor. Richard blessed my book with the professionalism and organization that it had lacked. Richard was a great editor to work with, as he brought out my creative writing skills. And he always made himself available for any questions I might have. An extremely easy and enjoyable person to communicate with, he made sure that my book was sound and was edited to my complete satisfaction. His professional prowess awakened my book and pulled the reader into the world of Kawan and his many different experiences. Five stars richly deserved!

Herman K.

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In June 2016, I employed Mr. Richard Lowenstein to edit the manuscript for my soon to be published book. I found him to be a well seasoned professional who was calm and collective. He was very detailed and exemplified a high level of integrity and remarkable editing skills. Mr. Lowenstein welcomed my input and reached out to me when clarification was needed. He showed great interest in my project and gave me timely feedback, relative to the progressive stages of this task toward completion. I plan to use him again for my second book and I highly recommend him to new and current writers!

Dave H.

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I hired Richard in the spring of 2012 to edit my first three chapters of a book project I was working on. I was so impressed with his skills and service I kept him on as my editor through the completion of my manuscript and self publishing process (three years). My book is "Don't Jump It's Only A Bump" published in 2015. You are welcome to view it and form your own opinion at www.dontjumpitsonlyabump.com. I value his editing suggestions, opinions and the friendship developed by this project. Dave Heyl

  • 7 years in business
  • Saint Louis, MO

Heaven Liegh E.

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Elicia Stoll is an amazing proof reader an editor. With an outstanding professionalism she has been able to exquisitely edit all three of my award-winning novels in The Demon Side Series. I truly believe without Elicia's stellar editing abilities, quick turn-around, and educate insightfulness, I never would have become a published author. I highly recommend Elicia Stoll for all of your proofreading and editing needs!

Ellie P.

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Elicia is a wonderful editor. She is very encouraging, which makes her editing the best. There are some editors out there that make you question why you write, but not her. Elicia gives your story the shine it needs, in a professional and friendly manner. I can go on and on about her because of how much I tressure and admire her!

Jennifer B.

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Elicia is the first editor I had that was professional and encouraging. I found myself enjoying going through her edits. She confirmed that the plot twists I had created in my suspense novel had the desired effect on the reader.

  • 5 years in business
  • Saint Louis, MO

Louise V.

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Karen has been my editor for all of my marketing materials for the last 2 years. She has done a excellent job for me. She always asks the right questions and ends up with beautifully completed work.

Ahmed Z.

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Karen was the editor of my instructional book. All went very well.

Ava L.

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Her love of writing and enthusiasm for stories are evident.

  • Saint Charles, MO

Stephanie A.

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I have used Kait Thomas many, many times for both transcription services and copyediting. She is phenomenal -- very precise, very professional, and very thorough. She is terrific to work with and turns around projects very quickly. I cannot recommend her more highly!

Shannon P.

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Kait worked as a copy editor for our publication and we were continually impressed with her attention to detail, her willingness to learn various editing styles and her professional nature when coaching writers.

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Saint Charles, MO

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.

Lisa N.

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Cindy O'Hara is a talented writer, deadline-oriented and very capable of covering any subject in detail. She served as a freelance writer for a national construction industry magazine and quickly learned the industry's issues and terminology. Her work is detail-oriented, interesting and solid.

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Wentzville, MO

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!

  • 1 year in business
  • Saint Louis, MO

Allison H.

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Holly is a wonderful professional, great editor. Always timely and attentive to detail.

  • St. Louis, MO

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

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I am an author, writer and editor with more than 20 years experience. I am the editor of a quarterly magazine and have edited several books for publication as well as had a book of my own published by a publishing company. I have been an independent writer for many types of clients including newspapers, magazines, corporate communication, newsletters, etc.

  • Saint Louis, MO

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I offer top-notch writing, editing and media outreach, using targeted media placement to generate third-party credibility for my clients.

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Thirty years experience as an editor and technical writer on textbooks and course materials for a professional trade association, the Appraisal Institute, in Chicago, Illinois. I write and edit using Microsoft Word. I have a Master's degree plus extended graduate work in English and have taught literature and composition at the university and college level. I am seeking freelance editorial or writing assignments and am eager to bring my expertise and experience to your project.

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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.

  • 41 years in business
  • Collinsville, IL

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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.

  • Saint Louis, MO

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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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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.

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

  • Saint Louis, MO

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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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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.

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I'm an author and I love helping others get their work out and noticed. I'm an editor and very reasonable.

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“Need an Editor”

Ballwin, MO

Number of pages
11-50
Project type
Dissertation
Amount of work
A single project
$88
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“Need an Editor”

Florissant, MO

Number of pages
200+
Project type
Book
Amount of work
A single project
Details
Punctuation, word proofreading, synonym usage for words.
$2250
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“Need Editing Service for a Fictional Book”

O Fallon, MO

Number of pages
100-200
Project type
Book
Amount of work
A variety of projects
Details
I have a 50,000 word fiction book that at this time I need proofed and edited. Some of the vernacular is rural and some is plain English. The rural portion probably just needs to be checked for consistency. The plain English is another story. I can write fiction but sometimes sentence structure is another matter. Can you give me a ballpark idea of the cost? There will eventually be 5 or 6 books in this series that will need to be proofed and edited. I have the next book already in the pipeline at this time. It should be done in a few weeks. After that they will be written on a schedule of every 2 to 3 months until the series is complete. I would prefer to use the same person to edit each book. I feel that once I establish a relationship with an editor and they become familiar with my writing style, it will prove to be a lot more productive. After I see what you can do and If we can reach an agreement on a reasonable cost, perhaps we could enter into a long term association. Thank you.
$902
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