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MKDiehl Editing Services
4.9
from 74 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patrick B.
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In my first time using MKDiehl Editing Services, and my first time seeking help via ThumbTack, I was very pleased with her work. She proof-read our 48 page public policy report. When reviewing this and other editing services on Thumbtack, I didn't know whether to expect proof reading or full-on copy editing, but was very happy in the end. It was a huge boost to the quality of my writing, and a big step up from relying on just our internal staff proof reading. I'm looking forward to using this great service again, and found the price very reasonable.

Angels In Design, Inc.
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Caitlin P.
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I recently graduated with my masters degree in Management and Leadership, and I have embarked on the journey of finding a career in my field. Applying for jobs can be extremely competitive, and I felt the need to reach out for assistance with my resume and cover letter. Mrs. Brenda Pilson took time to answer my questions and give invaluable feedback that took my resume to the next level. I am not typically someone who writes reviews, but Mrs. Pilson went above and beyond. Of course, she helped me with my documents, but she also instilled a sense of confidence and a renewed sense of purpose in me. I loved our consultations because she helped to remind me why I entered my profession. If anything in this review resonates, please reach out to Mrs. Pilson. She takes care of her clients. Thanks Brenda Pilson!

The Writehouse
4.6
from 39 reviews
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Crystal M.
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I am submitting my review to Bob Levengood (The Writehouse) resume writing services. I am very pleased for choosing Bob to assist me with revamping my resume. Bob created two (2) different resumes (one for a senior level Administrative Assistant and one for an entry Paralegal/Legal Assistant) with cover letters for each. I submitted the reference materials needed consisting of professional background and past performance evaluations. I had a draft copy of the first resume and cover letter for my review the following weekend. Based on the materials submitted, Bob was able to feature my skillset and attitude to a potential employer that I was unable to do myself. Thanks to Bob’s efforts, I now have a resume that I can feel proud to submit to any future applications and/or agencies for positions that I am interested in. I sincerely thank Bob for his efforts and I would certainly recommend him to others.

Write for Life
4.5
from 23 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Bruce K.
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David Tabatsky is one of those rare individuals in modern day publishing who consistently shines in all three of the industry's most fundamental criteria: writing, editing and administrative skills. He would be an asset to any organization seeking someone whose love of words is matched only by his proficiency at putting them together.

  • 18 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Brian G.
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Wendy Notarnicola did a great job proofreading and line editing my book manuscript. I have used her services for general business documents too and she is always accurate professsional and fast.

  • 10 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Karyne J.
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Malory is amazing. I have a bit of a problem with word recall and word choice. Utilizing an editor has helped me to see the areas I need improvement. Malory’s is responsive and depending on the length can review and edit in minutes. She’s a godsend.

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The Content Interpreter
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Heather G.
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JT wrote a 3 minute speech for me. The speech was on point, delivered as promised, and edited as requested.

GBW Creative Workplace
4.6
from 12 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Joan G.
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GBW Creative Workplace understood the editing I needed and was very professional. She and I will continue to work together. I found her to be a nice person and trusted her with my memoir which was very important to me. She is a capable women I can not write or say enough about her.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Keith D.
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Maria has done a wonderful job at editing and re-writing advertisements for my company. Without her help my customers would think I am a dolt.

  • 11 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Rodolfo R.
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Mr. Fleming copyedited a program evaluation report that was based on interviews and focus groups. He performed an outstanding job, promptly responded to my questions, offered insightful feedback and wording suggestions that made the final copy more readable. I will be using his services again.

Jason C.
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Sophia is awesome! She helped me with my book, a memoir that I wrote. She read different drafts and made very useful editing suggestions and helped me cut some parts out. Definitely recommend her for any writing/editing needs!

Perla V.
4.7
from 3 reviews
    Irene L.
    Verified review

    I have had the pleasure of working with Perla R. Vásquez-Caldera during the process of editing and translating business plan and thesis. She is an excellent translator with exceptional interpersonal skills and highly efficient. I highly recommend Perla R. Vásquez-Caldera and I am happy that I had the chance to work with her.

    Hillel Black
    4.3
    from 3 reviews
    • 45 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Jerry P.
    Verified review

    I hired Mr. Black to provide editing services for my book. Although I am not one of his best selling authors, I was very pleased with the insightful help he gave me. I would recommend him to anyone who is serious about producing a first rate product in a timely manner. His experience shows in the help he gives and the impact he makes.

    Dave's Editing
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Ulina G.
    Verified review

    Dave is very considerate and passionate about helping out. He goes above and beyond to get the project done. He ias very kind and warm. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing his service. .

    Julia Blume
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Jeffrey S.
      Verified review

      Julia edited a number of my research manuscripts. In each case, she was prompt in returning edited drafts, and I have been impressed with the thoroughness of her work. Particularly important for me, she was able to recommend edits that fit within the "scientific" style of writing, which is sometimes difficult, in my experience, for editors to do.

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      I'm a freelance reporter and investigator; my background is in data-driven investigative journalism.

      About

      OUR SERVICES I have a full-service digital media production service called Dinosaur Hawk Films. I produce the script breakdowns, manage production, and edit video. DH consists of a full creative team available for hire during production. All of us work in the field and join together creatively in our off time. ABOUT ME I am a writer who loves to help projects stay efficient and on brand while keeping crew on a reasonable work day schedule. Working as a freelance producer / editor allows me the freedom to write and create my own projects. It is a very rewarding career to help creatives! - MY PROCESS FOR SCRIPT LINING I dissect your script, split every department into its own sheet, and research the best solution for obtaining every requirement to tell your story. YOU PROVIDE: The completed script, as many details and preferences currently on brain for the project. I PROVIDE Patience, nimble fingers, a spreadsheet, and Celtx. Rates starting at $75/hr, sliding scale. Drop me a line if you'd like to work together! - MY PROCESS FOR VIDEO EDITING We discuss the type of project first. If this is a one day music video shoot, I'd like to be there to take notes. This is not required for all shoot types. Upon wrapping production, we'll meet, exchange footage, and review your preferred takes / desired story edit. I use Final Cut X and am certified in Final Cut Pro 7. I am familiar with Avid and Adobe Premiere, but do not own these programs. YOU PROVIDE: The footage, an external hard drive for the project. I PROVIDE Macbook Air with Final Cut X, mobility up to 5 miles, and a pleasant calm attitude. Rates starting at $50/hr, sliding scale. Drop me a line if you'd like to work together! Thank you, Chanel

      About

      Will edit and/or proofread manuscripts. Retired ad agency owner/copy writer (25 years) and real estate appraiser (15 years). Retirement is for dead people. Need to get back in the saddle.

      About

      Have worked with major trade and educational publishers;worked with major authors and notable people, as well as on cookbooks; developed food and travel series titles. Some of the titles I've edited have been in NY Times Bestseller lists, have won awards such as the Pulitzer Prize, and James Beard awards (as well as a nominee of Cordon Bleu award for a book I developed on Louisiana cuisine).

      About

      I love to write! I would like to write my own book one day! It's one of my passions. I will write,type, edit and translate for you. Bilingual in English and Spanish.

      About

      I'm Wesley Bailey III and i want to apply for the position as editor. i don't know if the position is filled. Using Final Cut 7 & X as well as Avid Media Composer i just finished a freelance gig at CBS News productions. Before than i was in Zambia working for the media company Yoka Creative Media, which i helped produce and edited agricultural advertisements, public service announcements, musical showcases, etc using Adobe Creative Suite. While that experience has made me hone in on my craft as well as a better professional, I returned back to evolve even more using my tolerance and work ethic. My humor and being a people person with a keen understanding on social etiquette is what has brought me as far as I have, which leads me to you. Hardworking, trainable, and a leader are some of the qualities that best describe me, I personally feel any company willing to give me a chance won’t be disappointed in the decision. i have my own 27 inch Mac with Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut 7, and Avid With my outside the box mentality, it encourages a lot of ideas that could be beneficial to anyone willing to listen.

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