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Editing and Writing
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Jonathan M.
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Carol was incredible. She not only copyedited my book manuscript quickly, but her execution was flawless. She took the time to understand and adapt to my writing style, demonstrated a superior command of all the rules of language usage, and maintained a professional yet friendly/down-to-earth demeanor throughout the project. Carol is a true pro. I would absolutely recommend her for any project, and I will definitely request to work with her again when the time comes. Thank you, Carol!

Writing & Editing Services
4.6
from 8 reviews
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa T.
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Shalon recently edited a magazine article for me and did a wonderful job. She gave me excellent advice and turned around the edit very quickly. I am currently in the process of writing a book, and I have already discussed hiring her to do the edit. I would highly recommend Shalon for any writing, proofing or editing work.

  • 16 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Kim M.
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It was my pleasure to work with Lorrie from approximately 2010 to 2013. Lorrie was working as a Technical Editor on protocols and clinical study reports and I was a study manager. Lorrie was always professional and kind in her interactions. Her writing recommendations were very helpful and appropriate. I would recommend Lorrie without hesitation.

About

I have an Bachelor's degree in English with a concentration in writing. My passion in life is everything to do with English; reading, writing, proofreading, editing, etc. I can write anything from technical pieces (manuals, pamphlets, etc) to fiction to persuasive pieces. Further skills include proficiency in blogging, Facebook, and various word processors. I have writing samples available, and these are pieces that I have also edited myself. I also have a resume available.

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A long time editor of historic footage and creative writer. It's a fun short of thing, and anything is welcomed.

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I am an experienced teacher with a Master's Degree plus60 credits in Education and an Administrator's degree. I've been editing work for approximately 25 years. Allow me to help you present your best work

Pro Writing & Editing
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Stuart R.
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Over the last 2.5 years, David Gertler has helped me edit a book I am writing about chess. As a philosophy professor, I have had 12 books published in the last decade (mostly new editions of textbooks), and so I have extensive experience with editors, proofreaders, compositors, and so on. Mr. Gertler's work has been exemplary -- helpful, insightful, and prompt. He has done research for me, improved my prose, and noticed apostrophes that were backwards. He has marked up around 35 different chapters (sometimes multiple drafts), totaling several hundred single-spaced pages. I have agreed with upwards of 90% of his suggestions, which might be a record in my experience. He is one of the very best.

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I am a Professional Copywriter & Editor with HTML5/CSS5, SEO, and Content Marketing skills. I work hard to make small businesses shine in a fierce marketplace. If you're looking for an experienced writer to tell your company's story, I'm the guy for the job.

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For over 12 years, I have been providing freelance Editing, Copy Editing, Content Editing, Writing, Ghost Writing, and Proofreading services, as well enough Graphic Arts to put together business cards, brochures, and – one of my specialties – newsletters. Here's what clients love about me as a Copy Editor: 1) I can work with all types of writers, from experienced and polished to writers who can't organize a thought to those with little concept of English grammar and word usage – including ESL authors. 2) I can shape anything into a very conversational writing style so anything so anyone can understand it, regardless of how complex or dry the material is. 3) I learn quickly enough to work just as effectively with topics I do not yet know anything about. 4) And perhaps most importantly, I am easy to work with, accessible, approachable, dependable, and deliver quality work on or before the promise date.

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I'm a versatile writer and editor with 30 years in the newspaper business in a variety of markets. Deadline-driven as well as a good long-term project person. Quick study, skilled interviewer, strong editor and in-depth writer who brings stories, subjects and people to life on the page.

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Specializing in fiction manuscripts, I also have extensive experience in both academic and journalistic editing. I edit for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and clarity. I can also provide suggestions for story improvements (for example, plot and character development), expose inconsistencies, alert you to problems with point of view, pace, and structure, and give an honest assessment of your story’s appeal. In addition, I provide typesetting services, resume revisions, and general critiques.

  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Shay L.
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David had responded to a Craigslist post I had made requesting the services of a writer to formulate my artist biography for publicity purposes. Amidst a slew of amateur responses, the professional demeanor in which David initiated our correspondence made me realize he might be the one, but that he would probably be far beyond my budget. I had never had a proper artist biography before and was overwhelmed by the process, but David guided me through with a fool proof, open-ended survey that would help me describe my life experiences as well as my history as an artist in a succinct manner. He assured me that he would know how to edit my lengthy responses since the survey was the same one he'd become accustomed to using for his company as editor-in-chief of MUTE Magazine, and he was right! When I received the final product, I was astonished! David's turnaround time was so prompt, and he was welcoming of any additional edits I had in mind. When I braced myself for the cost of the bio, David surprised me once again by not bursting my budget, and even asking if he could feature me in his magazine! As I've gotten to know David since our chance meeting, I've learned that he is genuinely the professional that he exudes on a daily basis. By hiring him, you will get the quality you desire with no corners cut!

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I'm a talented editor with more than 30 years experience. My system relies on communication with the writer in building an understanding of the topic.

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I provide professional writing, copyediting and proofreading services for print or online, including blog posts, informational articles, and published items such as books.

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Janiece A.
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Mrs. Crawford created a Proposed Services based on the interview of Company principals. Proceeded rebranding and redesign of one site and branding of new site including taglines, colors, logo, stationery etc. Creation of branding for social media & e-mail template for e-newsletters; social media profile updates,selection of communities, schedule structure for blogs and postings, configured e-commerce on site, product pages, designed artwork of book cover, websites and postcard mailer,and copywriting. I liked her professional follow through on what she said she would do, integrity, flexibility and the excellent quality of her work. She clearly intended to understand our desires and carried them out artfully. She was available, responds promptly and provides ongoing consultation. Also she awards a credit for client referrals. We are continuing our working relationship and are very satisfied.

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