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Blue Square Writers' Studio
from 21 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Michael P.
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Hi hired Derrick and Blue Square Writer's studio for the final edit of my vampire novel. The decision to hire was based on both his professional response to my initial post, as well as the reasonable price he offered for the service. And I don't mind saying that I definitely got my money's worth from his edit. He covered the basics, correcting my grammar and spelling, but also provided positive critical feedback regarding character and story development, helping me to shape my manuscript into a strong and marketable book. I look forward to working with him on future projects, and I can absolutely recommend his service for writers of fiction, like myself.

Vintage Horizon Collections
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Nick S.
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Jeff completed many tasks for our small business, including creative writing and promotion, and even helped overhaul our Youtube channel. Most importantly, he is a gifted writer who pays terrific attention to detail, and extremely focused. He also has graphic design and computer skills, and was helpful in our company's digital publishing business. Finally, he helped us with our social media outreach.

Justin Lantier-Novelli
from 1 review
    Sameer K.
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    Justin edited the first half of my novel BODIES: BOOK #1: STAGED FRIGHT, and his notes were both insightful and helped get my book where it needed to go. At first I got defensive at some of Justin's feedback, which is generally what happens to writers. We get all "OMG, how dare you say something like that about my precious prose?!" But eventually I saw through my defensiveness and used almost all of Justin's notes. My book is much leaner, meaner, and better now for it.


    - Writing, Editing, Resumes, Wedding Invitations, Business Correspondence - Web Content, Web Page Migration and QA


    I take online jobs only. I have a B.A. in Creative Writing and love finding new ways to hook people with my writing. I have experience in writing articles for websites and editing their content to better suit the needs of the fast paced world we live in. I can proofread documents and leave comments as to what to improve. Proofreading services range from simple fixes with grammar mistakes and misspellings, to rewrites and critiques on the subject's content.


    I've been an idea-spinner and a word weaver for more than 15 years. My creativity knows no bounds. My clients tell me that I have a knack for turning staid information into snappy, must-read copy. I can also tailor the tone and approach of my copy to suit your readers. As a reliable, highly organized self-starter with a strong work ethic and high standards, I can be counted on to meet your deadlines and to deliver superior work. Clients appreciate my ability to work efficiently from my home office, as well as in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. I'm always willing to learn and use new tools to create the work you need and want. My home office is based in New Jersey and I accept work-at-home assignments from clients in any state. I currently accept on-site assignments in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.


    I'm a freelance artist and a writer with a diverse background in online article writing, ad writing, web content and original artwork.


    Reading and writing have been a life long passion that had to put on the back burner for many years. After many years of being a single working mom I returned to school and got my BA in English with a minor in Psychology. I edit, proof read, write research papers, some creative works, author analysis and some Scientific work.


    I am a freelance writer that is more than happy to help you with writing/proofreading/ghost writing. I have been know to write marriage vows, resumes, essays, reviews, and stories.


    Professionally create business collateral, i.e. press releases, e-newsletters, e-blasts, articles, proposals, marketing presentations, brochures, on a daily basis for an international non-profit organization. Able to write creative and technical content for all platforms, i.e. blogs, online forums, press, social media, print.

    • 23 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack

    As a life-long lover of stories and a creative writer since I was 12, I have a unique perspective on what makes a good tale. I delight in the sounds and rhythms of words and phrases and the vivid imagery which they create. Telling stories is a pure joy and passion for me. With over 30 years as a teacher of preschool children through college freshman, I've also gained the experience to adapt my programming and services for a variety of audiences. These collective skills allow me to help and instruct others with their own writing projects and stories. Please let me be of service to you.

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