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Marti Dryk, Ph.D.
4.7
from 142 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 303 hires on Thumbtack
James L.
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Marti has been great. I have a complex manuscript. My writing style can be too bureaucratic, a result perhaps of too many years in the Australian Public Service. Marti understood clearly what type of revisions I needed. She did the work effectively and expeditiously. Marti has been the best I have used so far. Others I have used have done little more than run a spell checker through my manuscript. Marti was able to advise ways to improve the flow and logic of my arguments. Of course Marti also picked up on the smaller points too. Highly recommended. James Lindsay

Inksnatcher
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Michael N.
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I am a published author, but this project was my first dive into self publishing. Sally was instrumental from the quality of editing the manuscript, to the guidance and nudging in self-publishing. I just completed my first self-publishing manuscript. Sally is definitely going to be on my team for my next publishing projects.

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Petrena Wilbur Enterprises
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
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Michael R.
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Petrena and I just started working together in 2016. So far so good. Her organization and approach will be a key asset to this adventure of writing a book. Her experience with previous publishing was a key facet in my decision. I am looking forward to the ride.

  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
William G.
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Nick Courtright is a name you should know as a tutor, consultant, editor and supporter. I have a "long poem" that needed someone to help me get my arms around it, and Nick did, by understanding and taking the big picture view. Upon completing it I have returned to Nick for guidance as to self-publishing or submitting to publishers. He is knowledgeable, to say nothing of the important attributes of being an excellent poet, articulate, scholarly. I plan to have Nick's help in assembling poems to submit for publication, for editing, selecting and market analysis. He knows more than I do, and I benefit from that. Bill

The Mediation Practice
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 17 years in business
Quinton E.
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Carole Gold showed great interest in my subject and entered into it with zest. She is smart and caring, and as an editor, gave attention to detail like syntax and grammar but also aided me in getting the flow of the work to develop a natural movement. She is responsive, sticking with the task until it has a polished quality. She is truly professional and a real gem.

Morgan Robinson
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Remy S.
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    Morgan is excellent! She's helped me edit a number of essays, and has a great eye for organization and coherence. She also returned notes to me in a very timely manner. She's a pleasure to work with, and far more concise in her feedback than other editors I've encountered. Additionally, Morgan's social media abilities are exemplary, and something I plan to take advantage of in the nearby future.

    Jennifer Jacobson
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Robert S.
      Verified review

      An amazing editor. Not only shfixed all the Grammer issues I had in my cover letter, but she took a look at my resume and helped me write about skills I had on the resume but did not show in my cover letter. I will definitely be coming back to her again for any editing I will need in the future.

      AJP Writing and Editing
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Rachel G.
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      When I first started looking for an editor I was worried about hiring someone who would take my work serious and handle short deadlines. I am so thankful to have found Adolfo. All the work he has done for me has been excellent and exactly what I wanted. He never once complained about the short deadlines and I can count on his editing work improving my writing. Very impressed with him!

      DKF Writing Services
      5.0
      from 1 review
        Chris S.
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        I hired David to be the editor of my first book, Babies Can Smell Fear. I wanted someone to take my work and make it better without changing my vision. I wanted someone to tell me what did not work in a way to keep confidence high while making the project the best it could be. David accomplished all of that and more. Since I was working on my first book I will admit I did not know fully what to expect or what to do. David walked me through the process and went above and beyond what I asked him to do. He set me up with a design team, helped develop the title and sub title for the book, and answered all of my questions even if they did not fully correspond with his job description. I was very pleased with the final product and so were the Mom's Choice Award judges who awarded my book a Gold level award for Parenting Humor. I know that would not have been possible without David. I highly recommend working with David. He even came to the launch party to celebrate the release of the book.

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        I am able to complete Transcription quickly and I type at a rate of speed faster than most transcribers which means that for larger jobs that require an hourly rate-I ultimately cost less while still giving you a superior product.

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        I am an independent copy editor and proofreader. I have edited school papers, website content, articles, white papers, and a book.

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        I turn ordinary words into dynamic prose! I am a published journalist and professional writer/editor with over 25 years experience. I offer quick turnaround times and flexible pricing. My skills are diverse and include: - Social media and community outreach - Digital/web content creation - PR/marketing literature creation - Corporate writing - presentations, business plans, proposals - Technical writing - Document management - Wiki design and maintenance Tools: MS Word, PowerPoint, Wiki/Confluence, Visio, iGrafx InDesign, Photoshop, Publisher and SharePoint.

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        I think the difference is passion. I love what I do and it shows.

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        Content writer editor social media blogs email marketing newsletters biographies feature articles I am an outgoing, vibrant person with the desire and skills to make words make a difference. I have a natural knack for putting unexpected words in expected places. I write for the reader, keeping SEO in mind. Communication is key.

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        I'm a very exacting editor. I pay attention to all the usual things -- spelling, grammar, punctuation, tense, consistency, facts -- and also check formatting and images. Being a graphic designer as well as a writer and editor helps me make sure a document is not just correct, but also "looks" right.

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        I am a writer and editor who love to help my clients express content clearly and concisely. I have an eye for detail, correct grammar, and punctuation. I will help you rearrange awkward sentences and paragraphs to maximize coherence and flow of ideas. I am able to work on projects with tight deadlines and produce excellent work. Let me help you put your thoughts into words; let me help you improve your words. Let me help you produce writing projects that are a pleasure to read, and easily accessible and comprehensible to your audience.

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        I'm a passionate, uber-educated writer with 20+ years in the professional field. Medical and technical writing are my particular fortes, with an emphasis on research, instructional design, and software development. My dissertation was a novel, so academic and creative writing are happily in my wheelhouse.

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        New York Publishing is a hands-on publisher that works directly with authors to assist them in the development of their work from manuscript to book. New York Publishing also offers non-publication editorial services for documents regardless of whether it is published. Not many publishing companies take the time to work with authors in this manner.

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        I have years of cross-sector experience -- private companies, nonprofits, government organizations.

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        I provide help regarding writing, editing, resume writing, and transcription. I also provide services to translate to and from English and Hindi.

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        Over 20 years of public relations, marketing, fundraising, grant writing, editing, writing, media buys, working with tv, radio and print media outlets

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