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Richmond Technical Writers

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Kit Minden
from 31 reviews
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
Beth K.
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I live so far from Kit Minden that she can only work with me over phone and e-mail -- and she has been a terrific support as I learn new material, especially technical (computer-related). She's patient, careful, and helps me to feel like I can master material that used to scare me. Thanks, Kit, for all the times you've helped me to say, "Oh, now I can do this!"

from 12 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Eric W.
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Andi is passionate about writing and has a knack for drawing fellow writers together so we can learn from each other. Andi's words of wisdom and encouragement have been a real blessing.

Constance Whitney
from 4 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
M.E. C.
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Constance has been proofreading my work for many years. I can't imagine any other person on earth I would trust my words with other than her. From technical to creative writing, LOOK NO FURTHER. She will make you look good, sell your product, make a thesis sing or your CV stand out, help you with your multi-million dollar proposal, or anything else that requires words. Reasonable rates & production times, accurate, and a thoroughly creative mind.

MKD Writer for Hire
from 3 reviews
    Megan S.
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    I've worked with Kat on several projects and have both enjoyed getting to know her and her ideas for my business! !

    Lewes Productions
    from 3 reviews
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Mary Ruffin H.
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    David is a thorough researcher and an outstanding writer. I look forward to opportunities to work with him.

    Long Bow Solutions
    from 3 reviews
    • 4 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Michele G.
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    I have had the pleasure of working with David Moody on several different projects over the past 10 years. David is a dedicated IT professional specializing in Application Development and Software Delivery. David continually demonstrates the strengths of his technical expertise, technical leadership, and his strong commitment to understanding his Client’s needs and delivering the highest quality software to his business partners. David is highly regarded by his IT colleagues and Business Partners, and I fully endorse his technical abilities.

    Not Your Mama's Writer
    from 3 reviews
    • 27 years in business
    Richard H.
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    Cindi was great! if you need copyediting, proofreading or editing on your project, let Cindi help. She's prompt and professional! A pleasure to work with!

    Carlene Can, LLC.
    from 2 reviews
    • 2 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Kate N.
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    Thoroughly pleased with my experience with Carlene Can, LLC. In working with me on both logo design and technical assistance with a poster presentation, Carlene was efficient, professional, and friendly. Response time and follow-up were exceptional. Highly satisfied with the finished products. Carlene was recommended to me by a colleague, and I will definitely recommend Carlene to others.

    • 9 years in business
    Cathie S.
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    At the very beginning of our working relationship, Jane spent a GREAT deal of time helping me narrow down what the specific and unique focus of my book was, and the time she took to help me with this critical foundational aspect of the whole book was monumentally important. In similar fashion, she devoted a lot of time and expertise toward helping me identify and promote myself as a legitimate author whose voice and authority are valid and necessary. Then throughout the writing and editing stages, Jane engaged herself in the work not only as a copy editor but also as a potential consumer/reader of the book, which pushed me to make the content more coherent and more accessible to the reader. In addition to her knowledge and skills regarding format, style, and grammar, she has a good sense of how to maximize a book's chances of attracting, maintaining, and rewarding its readers. Additionally, throughout the entire project, Jane was just as attentive to what the book meant to ME, the author, as she was to what the book would mean to the reader. Overall, I enjoyed the working relationship that Jane and I had, and she helped me to grow in so many ways.

    • 32 years in business

    I love words and I love to write. I possess a unique skill set with education and experience to write various business documents: RFI/RFP, user manuals for software/applications, installation manuals, training materials, website content, marketing/sales materials, and more.


    As a freelance writer, I provide you with professional quality articles, blogs or blurbs in a timely manner. My expertise is in early childhood development (10 years of experience) and also working with pets on a professional level (over 6 years).


    I'm a published author, ordained minister, Web guru, and illustrator. I offer services, such as technical writing, resume writing, grant writing, business plans, and anything else that involves writing.


    For more than 10 years, we have taken our technical writing expertness and have been "as-needed" contractors to international, local and national employers like you for lots of different types of technical writing tasks. We work within your time crunches, your budget, and save you of the headache of having time to fulfill your technical documentation or online help system needs. We bring business and information technology technical writing experience to the table and can assist you during times of heavy workload. We work with both the IT folks and the business folks to merge the non-technical and technical information into clear user documentation for any user group. We understand the newest Internet trends and how significant coaching and training are to your staff. We greatly love writing website content and computer based training, or online training courses.


    As a professional writer, I also have more than 25 years of experience in corporate America. I understand the fundamentals of business management, marketing, and promotion of a business. Combined with a detailed knowledge of healthcare, preventive medicine, healthy living, child development and growth, and related areas, I have the knowledge and experience to produce a comprehensive offering of writing services. I also have a proven track record of success on multiple websites and for private clients. My ability to communicate succinctly and consistently add to my professional abilities to work collaboratively with my clients.


    (1) Proofreading, (2) editing of manuscripts...memoirs, fiction, biographies, and more. Simple proofreading @ $25/hr., editing and assistance w/ rewrites $40/hr.


    I am a freelance writer experienced in multiple platforms. I write content, reviews, slogans, proofread and more. I am available for this task as well as both part-time and full-time employment. I am also an experienced server for private parties and events. Thank you


    I am a creative nonfiction writer, skilled in business writing, grammar, and proofreading. I have expertise in web content writing for local businesses, giving a creative flair to make you stand apart from the crowd.


    Gordon Duncan is an award-winning educator, salesman, teacher, manager, and writer. He has taught in the public school system, lobbied for school's accreditation, managed eye clinics, led sales' teams, and also publishes books on theology, church, and culture. He has been happily married to Amy for over 17 years and is the proud father of 3 wonderful girls. He is a graduate of East Carolina University and Reformed Theological Seminary. He has been an elder in the Presbyterian Church of America (PCA) since 2000 and planted Sovereign King Church in Garner, NC in 2005. In 2013, Gordon will be starting a new church in the Spotsylvania, VA area. The church is called Evident Grace Fellowship.


    I am a sports enthusiast and a talented writer. I hold an extensive amount of knowledge of all sport and look to cover professional, college and high school sports(if the county is close). Please contact me if interested.


    I have been providing professional technical and proposal writing for over 30 years. I am highly successful. I specialize in government proposals.


    I am a writer by talent, yet for decades, it slowly died in various high-pressure cubicles. I can't go back to that abyss. Dictate the words, and I'll set them to paper, or just tell me what you want conveyed, and I'll smith the words. Oh, I also type like the wind.

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