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Geane Stevenson
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Larry S.
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Geane Stevenson seems like an old friend and I just met her this week. I gave her my information on Monday afternoon and later that day I was sending out my resume. She does excellent work quickly. I couldn't ask for a better experience. Larry Strickland

  • 13 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Ron M.
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Faye Walker has edited two of my novels, Wayne's Angel and Gray Justice. Her editing skills are the best and her rates are very affordable. I give her a 5 Star recommendation!

  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jose Z.
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Exceptional writer. Stacy made outstanding improvements to my resume, technical publications and other documents. Stacy was highly recommended by several of my colleagues in the oil and gas industry

Paule Hewlett
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 38 years in business
Greg V.
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As a graphic designer for more than twenty years, I often find myself in need of writers for various projects. I am fortunate to have worked with the talented Paule Hewlett many times over the years. From a simple headline to concept and content development for a full blown campaign, I know I can count on Paule to come up with a creative and well thought out solution every time. If you’re looking for a smart, hard working, interesting person and writer full of positive energy, I confidently and whole-heartedly recommend that you call Paule.

  • 33 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Tola A.
Verified review

Outstandingly reliable & efficient. Keep up with time frame. Be rest assured she would come up with the best write up for you. For this reason, I do categorically recommend her for anyone. Have no regret to have met her!

Synergy Tutoring
5.0
from 1 review
    Dennis D.
    Verified review

    We discussed writing, the barriers the writers encounter, and how we can work around those blocks. She was able to look at my writing and provide effective feedback and help me plan out my next move in writing.

    Amanda A. -Your Editor
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Andrew B.
      Verified review

      Amanda has been editing for me since college. She has a sharp eye and is willing to add vital input that most writers need to be successful. She probably should edit this feedback for grammar and spelling...

      Ease Tutoring
      5.0
      from 1 review
        Laura I.
        Verified review

        Excellent writer and really helped with my personal statement for school.

        • 3 years in business
        • 1 hire on Thumbtack
        Dina L.
        Verified review

        AMY, is very professional and a great writer!!!

        About

        I am a Cleveland, Ohio based freelance writer. My specialty is creative writing. I will work hard for you to accomplish your goals. I would be glad to send you samples of my writing. Give me your idea and I will custom design according to your needs.

        About

        I provide a variety of free lance services that include copy writing, proof reading, photography and graphic design. Rates vary based on job. I prefer to meet in a public place, such as a local restaurant or Starbucks. Most writing and proof reading jobs can be done via e-mail. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism/English with 35 years experience.

        About

        Do you need - A scribe who can write copy at the drop of the pen, the stroke of the keypad, or the swift edge of a sharpened pencil? An extraordinary, creative, persuasive, writer with the ability to process complex, technical information, translating it into clear and meaningful messages? A skilled, professional writer with more than 20 years producing solid, effective material for a wide variety of industries. Soundly experienced in informative and motivational speech writing for executives, developing B2B marketing and marketing collateral, change management communications, feature articles, opinion and essay pieces, and Web content development. Highly creative in developing concepts and ideas, developing, preparing and producing presentations. Proven ability to use creative writing skills to enhance business/political writing. Highly versatile in style and medium usage. Successfully fosters positive relationships with clients and SMEs. Specializing in: Marketing communications Employee communications Change Management communications Crisis communications Feature Articles Executive Speeches Technical Writing & More Should you have an extensive project or a one-time "impossible" letter to write, I can help. Whether your business is non-profit or for-profit, the right information, the right messaging and the “write” words will provide credibility to each of your audiences. Those words, written or verbal, are the windows through which the world will view your organization. Make them dynamic -- make them memorable -- make them with IMPACT.

        About

        Freelance Writer, Content Editor, and Author with a decade of publishing and blogging experience. Proficient in eight different publishing and editing platforms.

        About

        I am a Houston-based editor, technical writer, and instructional designer with a background in Oil and Gas, and Education. My purpose is to ensure that your materials fully convey the message you want to send, whether you are marketing a new product, writing your first novel, or training rig hands on the latest OSHA regulations. Effective communication is my specialty.

        About

        Mark Q. has worked as a newspaper staff writer and editor. He has been a freelance writer for more than 15 years.

        About

        I am an award winning journalist, editor and writer with experience in online, print and broadcast media. I have worked as a publications editor and writer, and as a broadcast journalist and talk show host over the course of my 28-year career. I currently specialize in providing high quality web content, copy writing, blogging, article writing and media consulting services to clients in a broad spectrum of industries.

        • 16 years in business
        About

        As a Supply Chain Consultant I work with my client’s organization to improve their supply chain and logistics performance, reducing their cost structure and\or improving their capabilities. These improvements are realized through initiatives involving strategic planning, process re-engineering, and/or information technology implementation.

        About

        I offer technical writing, article writing, and editing services. Writing procedure is a specialty, as is software documentation. Also, I write popular articles and books.

        About

        Hello, I am a professional Writer with a B.S. in professional and technical writing. I am looking to expand my freelance positions. Currently, I work for local area magazines and an international entertainment website.

        About

        All businesses, big or small, need expert written content for each project whether it's B2B writing, white papers, reports, and website content. I also love to write newspaper and magazine articles, This is a partnership with success written all over it...when you make the right connections. I AM that connection and my track record is proof.. You need constant content updates on your websites, social media, and other published content but can't afford to hire a full-time person and the expense that would demand? I'm your answer. Don't take my word for it, read what clients have said on my website.

        About

        I am usually able to quickly grasp the need behind a client's request. For example, letters or documents accepting a position or requesting additional information or verification, are all similar documents. But each of these deserves a different format, and voice tailored to the specific client.

        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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        Need Re-Write Services

        Houston, TX

        • Project type
          Other (Web based training/story-telling/mild humor)
        • Number of pages
          Not sure
        • Amount of work
          A single project
        • Details
          We need a script for the narrator portion of a web-based training program we are creating. We would like the script to have some mild humor included which is not our forte. Consequently, I think we are looking for a professional re-write more than anything else.
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