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  • 9 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Samuel J.
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Stephanie J. Beavers is a superb editor. I wanted my book to be in my own voice, with my own cadence and rhythm, and she did what all first-rate editors do: she tuned her ear to mine. As my editor, she patiently corrected my poor grammar, punctuation, spelling, and word choice. She gave me different phrases to choice from if mine were awkward or stilted. She helped me format my book, putting in headers, section breaks, and an index. She proofread my manuscript, pointing out confusing statements. It was a joy to write a draft of my book, but the editing—I entered that phase with some apprehension. But working with Stephanie made the editing easy. Sure, there was a lot of work by the both of us, but for me there was the joy of seeing my book slowly, step by step, coming to fruition with her help. I have a book on Amazon that I’m very happy with, thanks to Stephanie.

7th House Productions
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Mort A.
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Mr. Wilde is an excellent writer and editor. does the work professionally and on time.

Writing & Editing Services
4.6
from 8 reviews
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Maritza M.
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Working with Shalon Cleaver has been a blessing! I recommend her editorial services to any and everyone looking g for an editor. Not only was her price for the work reasonable, her work ethic and down to earth personality are refreshing. I was worried in choosing an editor for my first manuscript. She has made the entire process so easy and enjoyable!!

  • 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!

Cayce K.
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Sara is a very experienced and thorough editor and quality assurance agnent, and her flair for writing is also unmatched. She brings wry humor and poignancy to everything she writes. She was a pleasure to work with.

Excellent Edits
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Iris R.
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I hired Michelle to edit a romance manuscript. I love to write, but hate editing. I’m new in the business and had some real hangups about paying someone to read my work. I’m also pretty thin-skinned even with constructive criticism. Michelle Horn made the process so much easier than I expected. I can’t say enough about the experience I had with her. She was professional and friendly. She was considerate of my handicap (hearing impaired), fears, idiosyncrasies, and lack of knowledge and made the task as painless as possible. She worked with me to meet my goals and delivered on time. The editing program she used was uncomplicated which made it easy for me to make corrections or keep what I thought should remain. As an added bonus, she made a character chart that helped a great deal since I’m writing a series of novels with the same characters. She also made a style sheet that I can refer to in the future. Through it all, she was in constant contact with me so I didn’t have to guess or worry about anything. Michelle was also very encouraging. I don't know if that's something editors do, but I thought it was a nice touch to have someone make positive comments. Even her negative stuff didn’t hurt very much. That is very important to someone just starting out. I’ve leaned that you don’t know how good a writer you are until a good editor attacks your work. My manuscript is a hundred percent better because of her eye for detail. Thank you Michelle.

Laurie Ports
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Tim M.
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Laurie edited my short article, which was already fairly well-written, in an expeditious manner. This enabled me to send it to the editor the very next day.

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.

YveRenee Writes
5.0
from 1 review
  • 10 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Monique J.
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I have used Yve numerous times and I am happy with the results every time. She is a wonderful writer and she also is very good at proof reading articles and written work. I would recomend her to anyone and I hope everyone else has the wonderful experience with her that I had.

  • 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.

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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

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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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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 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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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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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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I am an experienced journalist, editor and executive speechwriter. I specialize in health, wellness, veterinary, business and marketing topics. I have worked for business publications, daily newspapers and academia.

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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.

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I am not a head case, and I don't work to stroke my ego. My concern is you and your particular needs, goals, vision, and dreams.

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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.

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