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The Writer
4.8
from 79 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 145 hires on Thumbtack
Bradley S.
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Working with the Writer was a very positive experience from start to finish. He was very clear from the beginning of what type of work he would be doing and sent over a clear contract outlining everything. He was incredibly fast with the turnaround time of my manuscript, and the quality of his work was excellent. I also appreciate how honest he was with his pricing and time spent. He quoted a range of how long it would take to edit, and he only charged towards the low end of that range - so you can definitely know that The Writer is honest with the time spent. I would highly recommend this editor to any potential clients, and give him a full 5 stars in every area of work quality, professionalism, responsiveness, value, and punctuality.

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Accurate Editing & Typing
4.9
from 73 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 153 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Victoria D.
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I was badly in need of an editor for my novel and found Mr. Larson on Thumbtack. He was extremely reasonable, professional, and completed my editing in less time than I expected. I explained my issues and he addressed all of them. I plan to take advantage of his talent again when my next novel is completed. I would like to highly recommend him, especially to new writers. Thank you thumbtack and Mr. Larson

Eagle Elite Tutoring
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie A.
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My experience with Ian was SO delightful... I am a bit older and recently decided to go back to college. I hired Ian to help me with college essays.. He has a great background and such a creative writer. In addition to the essays he offered to help me with my resume knowing that colleges will also request that. I couldn't be happier with his service!!

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  • 1 year in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alexis B.
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Thank you, Melinda! I truly appreciate the time you took to spruce up my resume, provide guidance and for reviewing everything you did in detail with me. You are a professional, courteous and skilled writer. I cannot wait to hire you again!

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Dave Wheeler
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
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Adriana D.
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David was absolutely amazing in helping me articulate just what I wanted to say to my sister on her wedding day! My sisters and I had the idea to make our speech into a poem for our other sisters wedding day. I am not a very good poem writer, however, David helped me take my thoughts and put it into a poem! He was extremely quick in his responses, flexible with making changes, and so beyond easy to work with! I highly recommend his professionalism and his creativeness!

David Pepin
4.6
from 12 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Rocquicha H.
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David has exceeded my expectations. I had two unprofessional experiences and was skeptical searching for a resume writer online. He is so nice, professional, prompt, and very knowledgeable.

Andrew Green
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Virginia F.
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    I contacted Andrew Green to assist me with a grant proposal. As an artist my strengths are in the visual world so I needed help when applying for a grant which required much writing. Mr. Green helped me not only to submit a professionally written proposal, he helped me to clarify my thoughts and ideas about my project. During the process Mr. Green also reworked my artist statement which will be beneficial for me on many levels. I was very happy with my experience working with Mr. Green. He made a process which is usually tedious and painful, easy and in fact enjoyable. I hope to work with him again.

    April J. Writing & Editing
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
      Steven F.
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      April is an extraordinary writer, she is sharp witted, and she is exceptionally well educated. She is professional, and has an impeccable work ethic. I was very impressed with the quality and speed of her work. As a freelancer, I have built a steady backlog thanks to the resume that she helped me build.

      Lauraine Dalton
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 9 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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      Writer/editor of biomedical science manuscripts, dissertations and grant proposals. Data analysis and presentation. I work closely with clients to provide integrated science writing and illustration. Interaction and review of drafts by the client are key to providing the best finished project. I prefer to consult with clients near their place of work in metro Boston, so that I can get a sense of the nuances of their projects.

      Writers 1 Stop
      5.0
      from 1 review
        Gina C.
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        It's a pleasure to work with someone who can communicate the core of your message even better than you can! Luanne "gets" it. A beautiful writer and excellent editor, Luanne is a joy to work with. A true professional!

        • 16 years in business
        About

        If you're looking for an experienced public relations advisor who can create an effective communications strategy, successfully execute marketing and PR programs and produce written materials and messages that tell your story, well, we should talk. My services include: writing, public relations, marketing communication, reputation management, online marketing, thought leadership, presentations, personal branding, social media, lead-generation, issues management and crisis communications. I look forward to working with you!

        About

        Creates and writes web backgrounders, white papers, contributed articles. Journalism, corporate, technical, agency and sole practitioner experience.

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        You tell me what you want or need, I'll do my best to accommodate you. We'll work close together, no gray areas.

        • 11 years in business
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        I customize each clients resume to serve their specific need.

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        Site is password encrypted Username mj Password mj Site must be run w Google Chrome as browser Extraordinary writer. Madison Avenue experience.many awards for creativity and innovation. International reputation Bio: about.me/Michaeljacobs1

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        Hi! I am an academic, an editor, and a professional writer. I specialize in part in editing projects for international scholars. I also specialize in writing clear, engaging blog content for all kinds of audiences. I pride myself in delivering projects by the deadline. My experience is in editing scholarly manuscripts, but if you have other deliverables I am more than happy to take on miscellaneous projects. I have a strong writing background, and I produce feature articles for various companies. My editorial experiences range from working at publishing houses to editing literary journals. I have experience with Word, Excel, Adobe, and PPM. Please provide me with any criteria I need to know and a style guide, and I'm your editor!

        • 18 years in business
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        Reliable, high integrity, imaginative, significant experience in corporate sphere, journalism, publishing, and public relations.

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        While I'm obsessive and thorough when it comes to removing errors, I'm also in love with the flexibility of language and feel that every project has its own distinct personality. I am aware and adaptable, always conscious of the overall tone and focus of a piece to ensure it represents you and your needs.

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        I am an actor, writer, web content provider, media scholar, and art critic and have been director of publications or webmaster at several institutions including the Harvard Art Museums and Wellesley College.

        • 8 years in business
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        I’m a freelance writer/editor in the Boston area. I was a reporter at Computerworld, an information technology magazine in Framingham, Mass., for nine years. I am the published author of five true crime books “Murder at Morses Pond,” “An Act of Murder,” “Ripper,” “Bone Crusher,” and “House of Lies” for Kensington Publishing Corp. (Pinnacle imprint). I have a BA in English from the University of Massachusetts and I’ve been a journalist since the late 1980s. I’ve written for, and done proofreading and copy editing/editing for a group of community newspapers in the Boston area, where I covered politics and was a high-profile investigative reporter. I’ve also freelanced for the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald. I’ve edited a variety of manuscripts including fiction, memoirs and biographies and I’ve written investigative stories, eBooks, press releases, IT blogs, IT white papers, FAQs, IT case studies, Web site copy, health-related articles, “green” articles for an eco-friendly website devoted to luxury goods, and real estate/home improvement articles. I currently manage and edit a blog devoted to data analytics. I've written about cloud, data recovery, SaaS, security, etc. I’ve also done editing and proofreading for a group of high-end magazines in New Jersey. I’ve written for a high school textbook publisher and I’ve ghostwritten/edited business/technology e-books, self-help books, health/nutrition books, novels and several memoirs/biographies. I’ve also written a novel from a screenplay.

        Q & A

        Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

        How do you hire a good grant writer?

        Grants are available to nonprofit organizations, for-profit businesses that qualify for government grants, and individuals who qualify for foundation or government grants. Hiring a good grant writer can help you gain funding in your chosen field. According to the American Grant Writers’ Association, grant writers can help you research potential grant opportunities; write grant proposals, create budgets, and build budget narratives; review written materials before you submit; prepare a business plan; analyze your organization for grant competitive qualities; prepare research grants; help with 501(c)(3) applications for nonprofits; and more. Investing in the right grant writer could result in a financial win for your organization. Generally no licenses or certificates are required to be a good grant writer, but you may want to find a grant writer who has been certified (not just received a certificate of completion) by a reputable organization such as the Grant Professionals Certification Institute. Qualities to look for in a good grant writer include:

        • Proven success writing winning grants, especially in your target area.
        • Strong writing skills.
        • Strong math skills and demonstrated proficiency with budgeting.
        • Careful attention to detail — brilliant grant proposals may be rejected just for formatting errors, so you want someone who follows instructions explicitly.
        • Expertise in your target area.
        • Punctuality and good communication skills.

        How much does a grant writer cost?

        Hiring a grant writer can give you a competitive edge when applying for financial grants for your business or nonprofit organization, or as an individual. The cost to hire a grant writer can vary depending on their academic background, areas of expertise, previous grant writing success and years of experience. According to the Grant Professionals Association, grant writers should be paid hourly or by flat fee. It is unethical for a grant writer to accept a commission or percentage compensation of grant monies received. They can, however, be awarded bonuses in line with the hiring company’s prevailing practices. Here are some examples of average grant writing fees:

        • Hourly rate for grant writers with less experience or fewer grants awarded: $25-$35 per hour.
        • Hourly rate for grant writers with some degree of success: $35-$75 per hour.
        • Hourly rate for grant writers with proven success winning large grants: $75-$150 or more per hour.
        • For a smaller grant, the writer may charge a flat fee of $200-$500 for preparation and submission.  

        Pricing may also vary based on the complexity of the grant application. A federal grant that requires pages of research, budgets and a business plan may take more than 30 hours to prepare. For a high-level grant writer who charges $100 per hour, this means $3,000 or more in grant writing fees.

        Most grant writers will provide you with a total cost estimate before agreeing to the work. You may be required to pay a deposit up front, or the grant writer may work from a retainer. Often, seasoned grant writers pay for themselves in the long run by writing successful grants.

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