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Authentic Writing Provokes
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Gerald G.
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Deborah Drake is incredible! I was first introduced to Deb over a year ago, after she invited me to be a part of her weekly writing group we affectionately called “Tuesday’s with Deborah” or better known to us as “A Writers Support Group for Reticent Bloggers.” She created a safe haven for writers and bloggers to incubate their ideas and share thoughts weekly. Which turned out to be some of the best inspiration, not only for my writing, but for my business as well. I have also had the opportunity to work with her on my first book, “The Art of Working for Yourself” which she was my editor and voice on my shoulder, helping me get out of my own way. I have to thank her for helping me keep my writing voice as the project went along. As tough as the process sometimes was for me, Deb was pivotal in making sure I stayed on track and helped me flush out ideas from the cover to my bio. I would work with her again in a heartbeat. What more can I say, Deb is good at what she does.

RightWriter
4.1
from 8 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Eric R.
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With wholehearted confidence, I offer my recommendation for Lynn Murphy as a writer, editor, project manager, and essential member of any team. I am the editor-in-chief of ALL IN magazine and its website, allinmag.com, and I had the pleasure of working directly with Lynn on numerous projects during her time at ALL IN. She is an enthusiastic and energetic worker, always bursting with new ideas and skilled at communicating them to the rest of the team. What stands out most about Lynn is the way she becomes the “glue” person in any group; she develops strong relationships with everyone else on the team, unites everyone, and is the key to keeping lines of communication flowing in all directions.

Casey Hobbs
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Kristyn K.
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As an editor, I found Casey to be a highly capable writer who meets deadlines, responds to communication quickly, and delivers every time.

Shine PR Etc.
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Alicia G.
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“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.”

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jason H.
Verified review

For the past few years, Ethan has provided manuscript critiques for me on a long writing project. His feedback has been invaluable to me. The best thing about working with Ethan is that he takes the time to understand what your unique goals and vision are, and his critiques are all directed at helping you realize that distinct vision. Some editors and reviewers are only good at helping writers who are working in a particular genre or working toward a particular kind of artistic vision; Ethan is great at helping you realize your own vision, whatever that may be. I can't say enough about how helpful his feedback has been to my project, and I would recommend him to anyone with my full confidence.

Barbara Molloy
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Chris B.
Verified review

Have worked with Barbara on many writing projects over the past 20 years. She's an excellent writer, editor, and teacher! Very detailed, observant, and nuanced.

The Write Stuff
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Alex L.
Verified review

Fran did an outstanding job in creating my resume and cover letter. She is very professional to work with and is highly detail oriented. Fran took my so so resume and turned it into outstanding. I'm confident that my resume will produce interviews. I highly recommend Fran to anyone looking for a professional resume writer/editor.

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.

  • 18 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Thomas R.
Verified review

I looked for an editor who had a knowledge of the law to do a tech edit of my novel because I’m not a lawyer. Brian Roberts did a terrific job. He more than met my expectations. He unearthed those paragraphs that needed a re-write to become understandable. He gave characters voice in their own dialect. He could be counted on to finish chapters in a timely fashion. I would seek his services for future projects.

  • 10 years in business
Shannon O.
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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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Developmental and substantive editing. You've tried querying agents with no luck (or maybe you don't even know who to query). Your friends tell you they love your work (or maybe they don't really say anything at all). What do you do next? Do you show it to your wife or your writing group? If you've reached a point where you feel lost, you'll likely need someone with an experienced eye to read it. I'm here for a consultation about your next steps or to read through your manuscript and give you ideas on what your next steps should be.

  • 4 years in business
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I am a highly qualified professional who takes my craft seriously. I work hard to satisfy my customers and strive to meet and exceed all expectations.

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Professional services offered include freelance writing, editing, transcription, light translation (French-English), resume writing/reworking. Please contact us and let us know how we can help you!

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Logo design (vector art preferred), print design (advertising, business cards, posters, book design), marketing/media consultation. I do not write book summaries; editing rates are hourly, and charged at my corporate rate.

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I am an internationally published writer and editor with experience in every type of media. My background includes more than 20 of writing and editing books, mostly non-fiction and travel, for major publishers, as well as news and business reporting, television program scriptwriting, hosting and production, and web-based page, news stream, and content writing, editing and reporting for major media companies. I also have written scripts for and produced events for these clients and many more. I absolutely love what I do - it's never boring, and a great way to help others get their voices into the public realm. Take a look at my professional background on Facebook and Linkedin at Holly Smith Peterson.

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Writer, editor and transcriptionist with 25 years experience. Experience includes arts journalism, copywriting, content creation, book editing, interviews, light website production. Quick turnaround. Reasonably interesting guy.

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I am a much published author of professional journal articles, two books, newspaper and magazine pieces and daily newspaper columnist. I also have experience as a magazine and newspaper editor. Higher education degrees include an M.S. in Psychology and a B.A. in English and B.A. in Psychology.

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Proven results.

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Are you working on your thesis or a novel and need an extra set of eyes to proofread or copy edit? I'll edit your academic papers, Websites, company publications and brochures, newsletters and creative manuscripts.

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Seasoned editor and writer with extensive experience in news, lifestyle, arts & entertainment and business. Experience content strategist for web and social media. Extensive personnel and project management experience.

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I am willing to take the time to ensure each student succeeds. I check up regularly even after the tutoring sessions are over to confirm a solid understanding of the topic was developed. I do not do work for individuals but instead guide through them the questions and tasks at hand to ensure they are properly approaching the assignment.

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