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Veale Consulting
from 25 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
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Rani G.
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I cannot thank Dr. Veale enough for her incredible work editing my dissertation. She really went the extra mile in every way by not just fixing things but explaining how to do some things should I come across something similar. My dissertation reads and flows so much better. You will not regret your decision hiring Dr. Veale.

Judy Wilson
from 3 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Mike S.
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We hired Judy to create the copy for an e-book we needed for a specific technology in which we provide services. She did a very good job of working with our team and providing a solid final piece.

Sydney Wordsmith
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  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Bobby T.
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she's vocal and i like that, she has an overall view of how i want my novels to be edited and she double check and i like that too, i think that she and i will work well together.

Content 360
from 2 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Stefan G.
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Diane worked direct for me as a Tech Writer at DRI corp. She was an invaluable addition to the company and brought order and clarity to all documentation, internal as well as external. She quickly picked up the technical aspects and then inventoried and made a gap analysis of the documentation set. She then worked diligently and effectively with all SME's to close the gaps and reform the entire set of product documentation, with minimal guidance, including technical content and adaptation to specific audiences. I can highly recommend Diane!

Mia's Writing and Editing
from 1 review
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rachel P.
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I needed a 5 person conversation transcribed and Mia did an excellent job with this. It was superbly transcribed and done in a very fast manner. Would definitely use her again!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

I'm an experienced editor and writer, and I've had articles published in professional journals. I'm available for editing and/or writing projects. Ruth


I am an avid reader of all things written and have experience drafting, proofreading and editing legal documents. I have over 15 years experience in the legal field and have experience in documenting reasons for edits as well as researching and documenting items in both the legal and private sector. I take great pleasure from seeing a job done well. I know how important it is that your thoughts be presented tot he world in a concise, complete and correct manner in order to leave the best impression possible.


If you're a good writer, I can improve your writing. If you're a great writer, I can do the same. Everything I edit gets a little bit tighter and, usually, a lot better.


I have been writing for most of my life. My firsthand experiences have given me a very broad range of subjects including health and beauty, medical services, resumes, Curriculum Vitae and personal opinion. Media experience includes television storyboards, television and radio commercial copy, print advertising, copy suitable for public media, fiction and non fiction articles, short stories and training materials.


I customize items to fit the customers' needs.


I offer English tutoring for those at all levels. As well as, writing, editing, and transcription services.


I offer the following: * Proofreading * Editing * Transcribe * Opinions I can take your work and edit it to your specs or transcribe to fit your needs.


AMC Literary Services offers professional and reliable services, tailored to suit your individual situation and specific need. We offer in-depth consultations to understand your project goals, budget, and desired outcome. We guarantee* our services and know that through a concerted, cooperative effort we can craft a long-term solution and desirable end product that is right for you. -Copy-Editing -Web-Editing -Professional, Desktop Publishing


I offer professional editing, writing, research and transcription skills. I also type 40 words per minute.


I am a clinical and forensic psychologist; however, I have an extensive amount of editing experience spanning 24 years. At age 12, I became a weekly writer for The Long Beach Press Telegram, a newspaper in California with a current daily circulation of 75,000. I worked as a contributor for four years and then became a features and entertainment editor for Chapman University's student newspaper for four years. (My undergrad degree is English with an emphasis in Journalism). I edited for Teen magazine and All About You in 1999. Since that time, I have edited over 50 dissertations and countless court documents, reports, assessments, and am the editor for death penalty mitigation reports for the state of Oregon. I have also been a university writing tutor.


I have industry experience, academic and I speak my mind freely, even if it hurts my client in the short-term.


All things written---from business writing (sales sheets, case studies, PowerPoint presentations, brochures, newsletters) to manuscript/book editing, audio and DVD script writing, web content, e-newsletters, blogs, press releases, media events, grant writing. Award winning editor, writer with 25 years of experience and portfolio to prove it. Your satisfaction guaranteed to final draft!! B.S. Journalism; Masters Degree Public Affairs.


I have always loved to help people with stuff they needed help with since high school. I love to edit photos the most out of anything.


I have been a professional journalist since 1989, specializing in writing about artists and their work. I started Memorable Memoirs, an effort to ghostwrite the memoirs of artists and other creative types so that their legacies are preserved for the inspiration and edification of all. I have also written extensively about health care, higher education and the furniture industry. In recent years, I've begun branching out to offer other editor/writer services. These include: *copy editing novels, short stories, academic papers (humanities), and college essays as well as books about artists and their work; *ghostwriting blogs or web copy for arts groups and/or businesses that serve artists (e.g., piano dealers); *writing/editing all manner of public relations materials, including bios, descriptions, press releases and web copy; *advising artists and other creative types how to promote themselves; *writing/editing all manner of fundraising communications materials, including grants, case statements and stewardship reports; *writing/editing internal communications, particularly for the health care industry; *translating German- and Spanish-language documents into English; *translating English-language documents into Spanish; *teaching German, Spanish or writing.


I have 33 years of communications experience -- first as a newspaper reporter, editor and publisher, then as a magazine editor and publisher, and now as a communications director in the power industry. I was trained in editing by old-school, Lou Grant-style mentors -- no nonsense, take no facts or spellings for granted. My newspaper experience has taught me how to find the story nuggets and get to the point, but do it in a way that leaves a lasting impression. And I'm an award-winning sports and documentary photographer, so I can provide powerful images and photo editing to complement your documents.


I am a recent Ph.D. graduate from UNC with extensive teaching experience in European and U.S. History, Latin, and Research Writing on all topics. As a writer and copyeditor I have broad experience with academic writing, legal writing, and editiorial and marketing pieces. I am familiar with several citation styles, including Chicago, MLA, and Blue Book. I also have experience tutoring for expository writing, such as college admissions essays. I can also help to prepare students for standardized testing, such as the GRE and LSAT. I am available to tutor these subjects at a high school and college level in the Triangle area. EDUCATION: Ph.D. in History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2016 J.D., Duke University School of Law 2011 M.A., Duke University 2011 B.A. Swarthmore College 2006 Relevant Work Experience: Teaching Assistant, UNC-CH 2012-2015 Teaching Assistant, Duke University 2010 Textbook Production Assistant, Apex Learning 2007-2008 Please ask if you would like to see a summary of my teaching reviews from UNC.

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How do you hire a good grant writer?

Grants are available to nonprofit organizations, for-profit businesses that qualify for government grants, and individuals who qualify for foundation or government grants. Hiring a good grant writer can help you gain funding in your chosen field. According to the American Grant Writers’ Association, grant writers can help you research potential grant opportunities; write grant proposals, create budgets, and build budget narratives; review written materials before you submit; prepare a business plan; analyze your organization for grant competitive qualities; prepare research grants; help with 501(c)(3) applications for nonprofits; and more. Investing in the right grant writer could result in a financial win for your organization. Generally no licenses or certificates are required to be a good grant writer, but you may want to find a grant writer who has been certified (not just received a certificate of completion) by a reputable organization such as the Grant Professionals Certification Institute. Qualities to look for in a good grant writer include:

  • Proven success writing winning grants, especially in your target area.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Strong math skills and demonstrated proficiency with budgeting.
  • Careful attention to detail — brilliant grant proposals may be rejected just for formatting errors, so you want someone who follows instructions explicitly.
  • Expertise in your target area.
  • Punctuality and good communication skills.

How much does a grant writer cost?

Hiring a grant writer can give you a competitive edge when applying for financial grants for your business or nonprofit organization, or as an individual. The cost to hire a grant writer can vary depending on their academic background, areas of expertise, previous grant writing success and years of experience. According to the Grant Professionals Association, grant writers should be paid hourly or by flat fee. It is unethical for a grant writer to accept a commission or percentage compensation of grant monies received. They can, however, be awarded bonuses in line with the hiring company’s prevailing practices. Here are some examples of average grant writing fees:

  • Hourly rate for grant writers with less experience or fewer grants awarded: $25-$35 per hour.
  • Hourly rate for grant writers with some degree of success: $35-$75 per hour.
  • Hourly rate for grant writers with proven success winning large grants: $75-$150 or more per hour.
  • For a smaller grant, the writer may charge a flat fee of $200-$500 for preparation and submission.  

Pricing may also vary based on the complexity of the grant application. A federal grant that requires pages of research, budgets and a business plan may take more than 30 hours to prepare. For a high-level grant writer who charges $100 per hour, this means $3,000 or more in grant writing fees.

Most grant writers will provide you with a total cost estimate before agreeing to the work. You may be required to pay a deposit up front, or the grant writer may work from a retainer. Often, seasoned grant writers pay for themselves in the long run by writing successful grants.

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