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Huffy Creative
4.7
from 27 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jared M.
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As the creator of the children's picture book, Santa's Magic Ring, I found Joe to be excellent to work with and will seek him out should I need an illustrator. Not only did he listen and understand my demands, his creativity was beyond reproach. I highly recommend Huffy Creative. 5 stars... Jared McVay, author.

Rowan Coaching
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Lauren S.
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Colleen is really special. I’ve been working with her for the past few months on a diverse range of creative, academic, and emotional goals: she is helping me develop my Master’s Thesis at Columbia University, publish my first zine of comics, and proactively plan and prioritize my life from a place of independence and strength. Colleen’s specific toolset and background are perfectly suited to provide practical support as well as creative inspiration in each of these areas. As a creative herself, she has pointed me towards references and directions that are spot-on and invigorating, while at the same time offering a larger structure and organization for my work that allows me to actually get things done. One of the most concrete benefits I’ve experienced from working with Colleen is a huge improvement in my productivity and mood during the work day. Colleen crafts personalized schedules for my day based on neuroscience, and as a result I have literally doubled my essay-writing speed. Colleen is incredibly talented on an emotional level as well: she creates a safe space and time that is just for me, and I can tell that she is really listening and actively thinking about my goals because of her invariably insightful responses. It’s been wonderful having such a supportive partner in my life, and best of all, it is so fulfilling to actually accomplish goals that I’ve dreamt about for a long time. Colleen is magic – her coaching is the best thing to enter my life in a long time and she has my highest, most enthusiastic recommendation.

Swift Whale Creative
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Ron P.
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I am more than happy to write this testimonial in relation to the website design and development company Swift Whale Creative and its Studio Director, Anne Weeks. I am happy to do so for two reasons; firstly: I now have a website which makes my writing stand out in the crowd of cyberspace sites. I am a writer and author, poet and publisher, researcher and scholar in the evening of my life. My website is the venue for marketing my work and in the three months my site has been on the world-wide-web(21/3/'11 to 21/6/'11) it has shone brightly in the pantheon of my competitors. I don't expect to be famous or rich, but I want to and expect to be read and this expectation has been more than satisfied in just these three months of the presence of my site on the net. Secondly, I was involved in negotiating the style and content, the strategy and the many fine details of what is and was my complex and extensive site with Anne Weeks, the Studio Director, from the preliminary phase of my site's construction in September 2010 until after my site went live in March 2011. My site has some 72 categories and sub-categories of my writing and content and several million words. It's a relatively big slice of cyberspace given the infinity of space in that parallel universe. Anne possessed many qualities that made this 8 month process of getting my site on the interent the relatively easy road that it was. I write and have written 1000s of emails in the last ten years of my life on the internet and I know how easy it is to say the wrong thing and upset the sensitivities of my readers, friends and associations, without even trying--indeed, in the process trying to put one's best foot foreward, so to speak. Anne was consistently: patient, diplomatic, understanding of my needs and desires, prompt to reply to my myriad requests for information and ideas, a provider of explanations which were simple to follow, a skilled co-ordinator and facilitator between myself and Daniel Sullivan and the rest of the Swift Whale Creative team. I have no trouble in recommending Anne and Swift Whale Creative to others who want to design and build a framework for their websites using the user friendly CMS system. Indeed, I would be more than happy to provide even more of a testimonial over the phone(03-63824790), by email(ronprice@gmail.com), or snailmail(6 Reece Street, George Town, Tasmania, Australia, 7253) since my writing is out there in the world getting 1000s, indeed, hundreds of thousands of readers thanks to the work of Swift Whale Creative and the team, Anne Weeks, Daniel Sullivan and, of course, myself---since I have become even more of an internet entrepreneur as well. Yours sincerely Ron Price George Town Tasmania

Work Solutions
4.3
from 13 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Reggie H.
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I have been a freelance writer for a number a years. My writing has mostly been focused within the fly fishing industry. I have written for several newspapers, magazines and on a continual basis for a blog for a large national fly fishing company. Recently, I wrote my first book. I used Carly to edit and proof my book. I found her extremely helpful in all facets of editing from proofing to grammar usage as well as providing suggestions and guidance for sentence and paragraph structure. Overall, it was a great experience and I highly recommend her services. Reggie H

Authentic Writing Provokes
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Donald B.
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For two years Deb facilitated a weekly Writer’s Circle (now known as Tuesdays With Deborah - please Google it). Thanks to her gentle and encouraging persistence I went from non-blogger to blogger. We got to know each other and I shared my second book with her (Résumés That Resume Careers) and we decided to co-author a much-expanded second edition (Burn Your Résumé! You Need a Professional Profile. http://amzn.to/GDwKYo). What Deb brought to the second edition is significant: a. the subtitle and expanded focus of this edition (Winning the Inner and Outer Game of Finding Work or New Business), b. the elements of how to play an effective Inner Game, c. an additional focus on Solopreneurs, d. editing and layout of the book’s interior using EndDesign, e. sourcing and managing graphic artist for cover design, f. coordination with the printer, and g. website maintenance and update, and h. marketing and related workshops, which we are doing together. Thanks to Deb a number of authors now have books in print, and in the near future she and I will add a Kindle version of Burn Your Resume! to our offerings, and others will follow. She has my total, 100% endorsement.

Shine PR Etc.
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Ali G.
Verified review

“I love being a creative, but I’m horrible at self-promotion. Michelle is a natural at bringing out the best in others and helping them stand out from the crowd. She has been my chief editor and general promotions manager for almost 5 years now and I don’t know what I’d do without her. She initially presented me with a promotional plan, calendar, and a strict to-do list and because I listened to her advice, I can say that the sales for my music and book have increased by at least 30%! I only know this because she presents me with stat reports on a regular basis – all I know is that I have been busier than ever with one speaking or singing engagement after another. My motivational speaking career is also finally taking off and I have been invited to speak at charity events all over California. My story is getting out there and I couldn’t be happier. She asks me often, “How are you doing? Can you handle more?” To which I say, “Yes, bring it on!” Here’s one example, while planning a personal vacation in Italy this last summer, I knew about a music festival and told Michelle about it. One call from her and I was booked to perform live on the stage in Italy! I’m sure there were more negotiations behind it than that, but all I had to do was show up. My advice? Be good at what you do and let Michelle be good at what she does, helping you shine.”

WriteWell.
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Kathleen B.
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My daughter has always struggled with writing (she finds it tedious, and, as a result, difficult). When I hired Tom as her writing tutor, my hope was that he would help her make it through a particularly writing-heavy academic year. Tom not only allowed my daughter to meet this goal, but took my daughter so far beyond it that I still have a hard time believing it. Originally, I chose him because he looks good on paper: he is a published author, has an MFA from Columbia University, and years of teaching experience. It only took a handful of sessions to see the other qualities that make him so unique. He is not only committed to seeing his students do well (in the traditional sense), but, more importantly, he is committed to cultivating students' investment in, and appreciation for, the written word. My daughter has been empowered, and she has begun to see writing as a craft, as something pleasurable, and as something that will be imperative in all future life arenas. She has, in other words, come to see writing as her favorite subject. And, she sees Tom as one of the more significant influences on her intellectual life. The magic he works goes beyond writing, only. Because of my daughter's devotion to Tom as a teacher, we also hired him to help her with geometry. Although most tutors are able to do *either* math and science, *or* the more humanistic disciplines, it would appear that this is not the case with Tom. In fact, I can't think of a subject in which he would *not* be an effective tutor! It probably goes without saying at this point: our family recommends Tom very, very highly.

Zian Dinh
4.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Ernesto A.
Verified review

She was flexible with time deadlines regarding my book cover, easy to work with, does exceptional work, and gave me a great price; would highly recommend her for any graphic art work!

Barbara Molloy
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jari G.
Verified review

I had the pleasure to have Barbara Molloy help me with my resume. She was extremely helpful with her assistance and very professional with her editing and explanations when helping me. She is very knowledgeable in grammar and many types of writing styles for books, school work, resumes and editing. I would be happy to recommend Barbara Molloy, she has a great sense of humor also! Very Fun Lady! I appreciate her knowledge and help!

  • New on Thumbtack
William S.
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I retained Ms. Daniel to edit my manuscript for publishing. This was a manuscript of poetry and abstracts that would require an editor a great deal of patience. While I didn't have a deadline to complete this editing task, it would require her professionalism and constructive thinking. She tackled the issues with a very positive and forward thinking approach. She expanded the readership for the manuscript dramatically and addressed each poem and abstract in such a way that I was awed by her creativeness. We maintained excellent communication throughout the entire process, even though we were 1500 miles apart. My manuscript is now ready for publication and the publisher is very impressed with the high quality of the manuscript which I credit Ms. Daniel.

Mark Atteberry
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Carrie L.
Verified review

Mark designed a cover for my published book. I'm very happy and have gotten many compliments from customers on the cover design. Highly recommended.

Two-Headed Tiger
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Ashton W.
Verified review

Haley made the cover for my book, The Nihility. I accredit her amazing artwork for most of my sales. She took the notes that I sent her and made a breathtaking piece of art that embodies my story perfectly. I will be using her again for the covers to book 2 and 3 of my series!

Liz Martini
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Sheila B.
Verified review

I have known and worked with Liz for years. Her work is always exceptional. Liz helped me with a self-help book, providing cover design and layout. She came up with several design elements that made the book content accessible and just plain fun. I highly recommend hiring Liz!

  • 10 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Shannon O.
Verified review

Judith was both editor and publisher of my book in 2012. Her technical skills for the page were exceptional. She has a fine eye for detail and for artistic look. Her keen sense of story made the book better on every level. The prospect of getting a book to print and to e-reader readiness was daunting for this author. Judith handled it all professionally and with good humor. Tasks were accomplished on time. The finished product has garnered many compliments. I'm very happy to be working with her on a second book.

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While copy-writes are respected, our need to understand technical books can exceed our ability to remain conscious, listening to them makes them instantly more accessible, and much easier to understand. With the right "Text-to-speech" utilities, the clarity of almost any subject matter can be made open to you.

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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We created our company to work one-on-one with authors to make excellent books with an eye on contemporary (and future) publishing and distribution practices. We are long-time publishing professionals who run independent presses, making books with national distribution. Our decision to launch The Publishing World grew from a belief that we can work with authors in the same fashion as a conventional publishing house (editing, design, sales & marketing, publicity, etc.), demonstrate our value to authors (without hidden costs and fees that occur with conventional publishing), and ensure that authors retain 100% of their rights and royalties. INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING We can help you publish independently, no matter what stage you’re at with your book. We can assist with the larger, structural editing right down to the copy edits. We can find you the right designer (print and ebook) and printer, and negotiate on your behalf. We also help arrange distribution, author websites, social media, reviews, publicity, and events. When you hear of the giant success stories of the rare independent writer whose book blows up, it’s because they hired people to compete with the big traditional publishers. TRADITIONAL PUBLISHING DEAL If you want to pursue a traditional publishing deal, we can help you write the best possible version of your book to convince an agent and/or publisher to jump on your book. We know a lot of people in the industry, and we can help you with your pitch and...managing the book deal.

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I have had articles published and have a wide array of writing knowledge including cover letter, resume writing, dictation and editing.

  • 13 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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My websites are down for redesign, so please be patient. GDStudios (since 2005) specializes in publication design, advertising and promotions design, and corporate or personal visual identity and branding. Aliterati Publishing specializes in book and magazine design, production and publishing for print and cross-media formats. Feel free to schedule an appointment for a free design brief.

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I'm the real thing. In the past 2 years, I've ghost-written 6 books, 3 thesis and 4 papers and read over 250 books.

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If you want your business to look better in writing, Johnson House Publishing would love to help you succeed! We are a business, and we are web wordsmiths who are dedicated to serving the writing needs of small to medium-sized businesses. We can help your business create, edit, and publish your important letters, emails, and the all-important web content. Writing is our passion. We love to help customers form a magical combination of storytelling and fact with words that capture the soul of the reader or eloquently state just the facts. Our prices are reasonable, and we can create custom packages that will work with your needs.

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We offer green and sustainable blog writers in a broad range of lifestyle and personal finance topics. Our categories, which all include subcategories of varying size are Saving Money, Living Green, Green Home, Food and Health, Family, and Green Business. Our rates will depend on if you require original / exclusive content or are drawing from existing syndicated content. This is always still unique for search engine purposes but substantially similar to work appearing on our pages. We are fully capable in custom graphic production, content management systems (blog setup) and digital page flip for magazine for ebook production. We are capable of deploying cross media from web to mobile or tablet devices as well as print. We are preferred by customers for strong creative, editorial and technical delivery.

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