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Eugene Writers

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from 5 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rev. Christian C.
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Mr. Davenport designed and printed large banners for our church sanctuary as well as helped out with creating several web projects for separate ministries. He has always gone above and beyond to make sure I am pleased with his work and it is exactly what I am looking for.

JLD Writes
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    Karen D.
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    Judy came to my house to help me with a personal writing project. She offered suggestions about my writing, hints about organization and tips on how to begin the process of enlisting publishers and agents. She is knowledgable, charming, generous with her time and insights, as well as an experienced traveler in the land of writing and publishing. She inspired me with her genuine enthusiasm about my project. I will definitely call on her for input as my project moves along.


    Each and every paper is unique and everything is 100% written from scratch, meaning you can be sure it is wholly originally and not plagiarized from somewhere. Each paper is checked twice for grammar and typographical errors to ensure a high-quality paper that passes the highest academic standards required by the school.


    I am a retired teacher available to edit/write for undergrads or graduate students. I am open to proofing business/company work as well.


    Experienced corporate pro bringing services to you.


    Great writing and communication. I have a degree in joirnalism. Born and raised in Saint Petersburg, Russia.


    Editing, writing, coaching, book layout and production are done by a professional publisher with over 20 years' experience.


    Reading and musing and contemplating what works or could work better . . . books, papers, news and magazine, resumes, advertizements, anything that needs a looksee.


    Published author in ten countries with an entire series of novels under contract, founder of Alaska Writers Guild, graduate San Francisco State, attended U. of Oregon.


    Marketing, Photography, On-Air-Personality, Advertising and Presentations, ANYTHING you can't find the right words or creative source for, Write Professionals will do it for you!


    Papers are well-written and properly referenced using the appropriate citation style as required by the teacher (high school) or the professor (colleges and universities). It is double checked always for grammar and spelling errors so the paper comes out in a perfect manner that guarantees not only a passing mark but a high grade! All papers are original and free from plagiarism (a big no-no in high school, college or of any academic papers) as this constitutes cheating and a form of fraud.


    Having spent over 30 years as a pastor I've developed excellent written and oral communication skills. I'm attentive to customer needs and enjoy creative collaboration. I can come to you or work via phone and email.

    • 43 years in business

    I am thorough and thoughtful when editing your manuscript. I know it is your "baby" because I have babies too.


    I have been writing historical fiction for over twelve years and have written three novels in a series currently being submitted for publication. I have participated in three dynamic writing critique groups and have attended writing conferences in Oregon and Canada to gain a better understanding of the publishing industry and how it works. In addition, I have an MSW, (master's degree in social work) and during the past twenty years, have written professional custody evaluations for family courts in two states, as well as numerous other social work reports. I have received recognition from teachers, supervisors, and judges, along with positive critique of my own writing, by three different editors. I have a talent for writing, and for recognizing the essential elements of good, commercial fiction.


    I have been in love with writing since I first discovered how to put pencil to paper as a child. It is my passion in life. Even the most mundane writing activity is something I can get excited about because I like to put my heart into it, making each piece unique.


    I proofread, edit, outline, and write. I have over 12 years of experience and I can offer assistance with research papers, critical essays, internet content, novels, or short stories. I would be happy and honored to help you with your project!


    I provide writing, editing and publicity services to a wide range of clients ranging from individuals to businesses large and small. Because I am a sole proprietor and work from a home office, I am able to offer my professional services at prices that are very affordable. My experience includes 25+ years as a staff writer, researcher, copy editor and proofreader. I possess a BA in journalism and an MA in English. Contact me with information about your project. I will respond within 24 hours.


    Copy, proofreading, content writing and digital publishing. Graphic design as well, from cover and jacket design, to formatting for print and electronics.


    Writing needs passion, and that is what I give it. No matter the topic you have to be into the writing.


    I am very detail oriented and work until you are satisfied with what is written.

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