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San Consults
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
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I have worked with Sandra over the past 5 years on a number of different print projects and her attention to detail and professionalism is unmatched. I would highly recommend her to any one looking for her services Patrick CEO Flatbush Copy Center

  • 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!

Georgia Editing Service LLC
from 3 reviews
  • 21 years in business
Matthew M.
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I had a great experience with Georgia Editing Service. I was in a jam with getting my business proposal together and one of the editors, Mrs. Glover, truly helped me. I definitely recommend.

Lauren Moore Editing
from 3 reviews
    Tifany L.
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    Lauren edited my novel "Serenity" she was proficient and timely. I enjoyed the experience she ask for feedback to ensure that my work remained authentic. Thanks Lauren I couldn't have became a published author without. Tifany

    Pro Writing & Editing
    from 2 reviews
      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.

      • 16 years in business
      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.

      M19 Media
      from 1 review
        Caleb S.
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        Franklin Parish designed both my website and facebook page. His marketing plan took the hits on these sites from zero to over seventeen hundred in less than three weeks. My novel, REGGAE JIHAD, had almost no sales, and now, after only three weeks, the sales are two to three copies a day, and rising.


        I am a Philadelphia suburb-based editor and proofreader, with an eye for detail and a command of English grammar rules. I have a bachelor's degree in English and worked as a senior editor for a major financial firm.


        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.


        I am a freelance writer specializing in website and blog copy and editing. I am able to draft professional, well written articles which my clients use to grow their business and obtain new clients. I am rewarded by their success and feel very fortunate to have been able to transition my hobby into a career. Feel free to ask for samples of my work!


        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.


        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.


        I have experience with typing, remote data entry, writing, proofreading, editing and am willing and able to take on small one piece assignments or long term assignments. I am willing to travel up to 25 miles to meet and discuss the work needed.


        I am an expert editor with a flair for making complex ideas attainable. I understand how to make a connection with an audience, and what matters in communication. Let's work together to craft the message your audience deserves.


        We make you look exceptional! Our editors are perfectionists...and we wouldn't want it any other way.


        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.



        Mostly writing and editing Science Fiction stories and song lyrics. Very fast with ideas as well as collaborating with other writers.


        I am a communications professional specializing in writing and editing flawless copy. I can write white papers and research papers, high-end reports, magazine/Web articles and speeches and letters. In addition, I can also structurally edit and copyedit, and have done both professionally for years.

        • 8 years in business

        I edit books, term papers, articles, documents, and many others. I have a master's degree in English and have taught English and writing for over 20 years. My most recent job was editing a book.


        My 25 years' experience as a writer and editor, as well as my commitment. As a full-time freelancer, I bring to each assignment the enthusiasm, professionalism, and integrity that a client or partner deserves to expect and receive. I am well organized and detail-oriented as well as deadline-oriented.

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