About this pro
11 years in business
6 hires on Thumbtack
John S.Dec 23, 2017Verified
Michael did an excellent job with copy edits, grammar fixes and paragraph structure. He provided very helpful and useful suggestions with regards to sentence and paragraph structure. I'm very pleased with his work and will request him on my next editing job.May 28, 2016Verified
I decided to have him do some editing. He, accurately, recognized that my book proposal was too long. I'd been misled by one that said a proposal might be 100 pages. He reduced my overly long chapter descriptions to about a single sentence each. After that, I had to focus on writing so I haven't employed him for a while, but I may do so in the future. When I saw the firve stars I was influenced by the Amazon practice making five stars very rare. I was surprised to see "good" opposite five stars. Was it there before? I'd imagine most editors might not accomplish what he did and have tried to describe that. I think your rating scale needs work since it seems to me to limit the top rating to just "good." and Mr. Munkvold was better than that.Feb 19, 2016Verified
Aaron Kirk D.
Michael was the final proofreader for my book "Growing Up Twice" and did a great, quick job of the work, and also suggested a couple of very important changes that two other proofreaders had missed!Jan 20, 2016
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?My pricing is pretty straight-forward: $25 an hour, with a $5 charge for every day a payment is late.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I just completed a certificate in marketing from Portland State University.
- How did you get started doing this type of work?I'm a writer because it's who I am.