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Fairfax Manuscript Editors

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Bespoke Editorial
4.9
from 55 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Curtiss C.
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After talking to Bespoke Editorial I decided that my book was not ready for copy editing. Sabrina suggested that I take my book to a develop editor,or try to get feed back from writing community groups. I went to a writing meet up, and I was not satisfied. All the feedback I got was that the book is too dense. Sabrina explained what this meant and then pitched the idea of a manuscriptevaluator being the strategic decision to do to see if the book was ready for copy editing. From there she recemmended three developmental editors who do manuscript evaluating. She even gave me the rate they would charge.

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EpiStat-E Consulting LLC
4.8
from 42 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Tanya S.
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Wonderful job editing a manuscript! Will definitely use again. Prompt, courteous, and professional. With great ideas for publication success.

Jeff Berger Communications
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Lori O.
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Jeff was very helpful and professional in editing my book.

KOHLER Communications
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
RJ H.
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I worked with Kevin on two different projects. A complete confusing book manuscript and a synopsis of a potential tv idea. I write in stream of consciousness and Kevin professionally and meticulously unraveled it all into a very readable format. He is a nice guy to work with and very fair and generous with his time. He has incredible dairoken(Japanese intuition) for an American and quickly puts himself in the author's shoes to make a clear and concise product. I highly recommend him for any writing project you have in mind and worth twice the money! Ray Hodge

Write Well Coaching
4.8
from 14 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie M.
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Amenah has been an indispensable component of some of my best work throughout my bachelor and masters degrees. Even if the subject matter is obscure, she is able to quickly understand the point I was trying to get across and help me find the most strategic, well-organized pathway to get my point across to the reader. Importantly, she takes into consideration the audience you are writing for (whether academic, journalistic, grant agencies, etc.), helping you tailor the form and delivery of your writing. Amenah is not only a skilled grammatical editor. She is able to work with my style of writing, not against it, making me a better writer with each project she assists on. Her personable nature and common sense way of talking me through even the most complex subject matter helps me organize my thoughts and arguments, making any writing task seem far less daunting. I would HIGHLY recommend working with Amenah.

C. Levine & Associates
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Denise R.
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UNBELIEVABLE! This is the only way to describe the professionalism, passion, detail orientation, skill and pride that Dr. Casandra Levine shows in everything she does. As a small business owner it is difficult to find dedicated professionals who would invest the quality of time, focus and attention to detail to your work the way you would, despite the cost. As a doctoral student, she has worked with reviewing and Editing papers for both me and my cohort, helping our papers shine with the polished look of an accomplished academic scholar. She has not only edited for content, but has been instrumental in keeping my work in line with the latest editions of APA style which is required by my professors. If you are like me, while in the process of studying and working, there is little time to totally commit to the details of style manuals and sometimes inadvertently miss a few grammatical nuances. Having Dr. Levine as my go to editor and second pair of eyes, have given me the peace of mind necessary to focus on the content of my research, my papers and official correspondences. Her technical writing skills, multilevel ability to move between academic, federal, and business writing and editing is hard to beat. My humble thanks Dr. Levine, and I look forward to having you continue to allow me to shine. Regards, Denise Rosier

Genius Editors, LLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Andrea B.
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I'm so pleased with the service and professionalism working with Genius Editors. I presented them with a quick turn-around response time and they went over and beyond to meet my expectations. I feel very confident in presenting my final resume edited by Genius Editors for future job opportunities. I am certain I will refer others to Genius Editors for other professional editing needs.

Clarity Editors
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Luzmarina G.
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I like everything about Clarity Editors. I personally have an experience with one of the Editors, Helen Clark, who help me with my papers while I was doing my Masters. Her professionalism, punctuality and work ethic were outstandin!

Pen for Hire
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Jennifer R.
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As a new writer, I was looking for a friendly editor that could walk me through the process, and Jason delivered. He is easy to communicate with via email, and has provided helpful edits and comments on my writing that I believe have improved my writing in general. I am looking forward to working with him in the future.

Writing with Willona
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Laura B.
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I contract talented writers, editors, and graphic designers to best meet my non-profit and association clients’ content strategy and development plans. Willona Sloan is at the top of my must-have contractor team. Over the last two years, I’ve contracted with Willona on several editing and writing projects for a major client, and she has never disappointed me. I count on Willona for comprehensive and creative editing services as well as committed professionalism in tight turnaround deadlines. She possesses a high-level of attention-to-detail and an overall sense of creative craft that make her a fantastic team member and an asset for any writing project or publication!

Laura Markstein
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Susannah R.
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Laura is a dependable editor with an eye for detail. Whenever I send her a cover letter, she returns my draft promptly and undoubtedly strengthens the piece. She's always positive about the work and takes genuine interest in what I send her. I trust her with all my application materials no matter what the position.

Senior Editor-Writer
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
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Writing and editing for all written work products. Experience in government, business, academia, reports, professional journal articles, magazine features, newspaper features. Experiece with all types of audiences: plain language for laymen, converting technical details, sophisticated subject matter experts. Rigrous education in technology and science as well as public affairs, politics, congressional and agency clients.

Blesid Consulting
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jay A.
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Juanita Greenfield has vast experience in market research, market development, and brand design. She is also a skilled writer and editor. Add to those skills here legal background, she is a rare find! Looking forward to our next project.

About

Longtime reporter and copy editor at The Washington Post now a freelance editor/writer of articles/books/essays/speeches. I also edit textbooks, notably medical and nursing.

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I have over twenty years of experience in professional editing, proofreading, and copy editing manuscripts and publications. My career started in London, UK where I worked for a magazine as a features editor. I was also privileged to interview celebrities of the day and do the write-ups, while at the same time, writing short stories which were also published. Since emigrating to the USA, I have worked as a free-lance editor for a number of clients from diverse organizations, including the World Bank Group, while at the same time holding a full-time job.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I am available to write or edit your materials as needed. I worked in politics for over 20 years and I now I am a freelancer writer/editor. I am especially good in all things legislative but am happy to deal in all kinds of prose. I also am adept at planning meetings and parties. You won't go wrong if you use my services .

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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.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I am an experienced editor and proofreader. I have extensive experience in editing technical and scientific material and can edit both online and in hard copy.

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Do you need someone to proofread your website, brochure, or other business material? I'm the one for you! Do you need an editor with editing experience for your manuscript or book? I'm the one for you! Are you looking for a personal writing tutor with publishing credits to take your prose and poetry to the next level? I'm the one for you!

  • New on Thumbtack
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Book doctoring including Proofreading/Copy Editing/Developmental Editing/Fiction Editing/Non-fiction Editing, Customers appreciate my thoroughness and eye for detail. Over the 123 books I've edited, there isn't a single writing problem that I haven't had to solve.

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I am a quick and experienced copy editor. I will pick out and fix all of the errors in your document.

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