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Tukwila Copy Editors

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Kristine M Smith
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
David L.
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I've used Kris for copy writing and copy editing for many years on many different projects. She is amazingly talented, works super fast, always on schedule and is an absolute pleasure to work with. I definitely recommend Kris.

The Social Stage
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Lynn D.
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Lauren consulted with me on promoting my new blog's facebook page. I really appreciated your ability to explain things without making me feel dumb. She was punctual, professional and full of helpful hints.

Salmon Bay
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Chaowen T.
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Duane proofread and copy edited an article on Mozart's opera The Marriage of Figaro for my journal submission. He was very nice, quick and responsive. Duane helped me with spelling and grammatical errors, provided feedback on rewording sentences, and commented on redundancy. I used Duane for this particular work as I am submitting the article to a Humanities conference (instead of Music) and wanted to see if my arguments would make sense to people outside of the musical field. The only thing I would say about the editing was that Duane didn't address issues with academic formatting and citation rules. (I use the Chicago Style). Overall it was a good experience.

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

a Fresh Copy
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
R. T.
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Kelsi is professional, responsive and great to work with.

  • 8 years in business
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I'm not only competent, thorough, and meticulous, but I'm also easy to work with! I'm flexible and adaptive to my clients' needs. And it's not hard to get a hold of me--I respond quickly to inquiries. I'm constantly learning more to improve my skills.

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With editing, advice and coaching helps my clients understand the purpose of their writing, their audience, and the method they'll use to deliver their message. Good writing starts with that clear focus on where we want to go.

  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Marketing strategy Product/Services messaging Copywriting for web, brochures, articles, white papers, direct mail Resume creation and editing Newsletters

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Editoo Writing Services will polish and perfect your academic dissertation or thesis! Professional librarian with over 10 years of editing, proofreading, and formatting experience. Don't let grammatical errors and poor formatting distract readers from the content of your most important work ever!

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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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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.

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I'm generous, quick, and thorough.

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I help you write, edit or create fabulous web content and copy to engage your audience and drive conversions of sales!

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I am a University of Washington graduate with experience in both technical, creative, and business-related writing, and I want to help you improve your communications with clients or customers in any way possible. I have extensive experience in grant writing, blogging, press release writing, editing and proofreading in multiple contexts.

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Helping to make certain that what you are typing is what you really intended to say. You've concentrated on the main theme of your message..., let us confirm that the details of your message look right to to you, and to others. Typos and missing, or misused, words can make your text, contract or pamphlet look amateurish, or even wrong.

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My work always contains a high degree of clarity. My work usually entails synthesizing large amounts of highly technical or complicated information and producing a product that's easily understandable for the casual or business reader. I have been practicing my art for just over 5 years now.

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For more than a decade his home office has produced editing and writing in the areas of medicine, science, engineering, history, literature, and technology. His associates are skilled in grant writing, business at the MBA level, public health, education, dentistry, psychology, parenting, and Brazilian Portuguese/English translation.

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I offer copy editing, writing, and content critique based on my extensive experience in both academic and creative settings. I offer a variety of services to meet the particular needs of my clients, from basic editing for spelling and grammar to comprehensive rewriting aimed at increasing the overall effectiveness of content. I occasionally offer copywriting services if I find the project interesting.

  • 5 years in business
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We focus on making visible the knowledge people can put immediately to work preventing chronic diseases. Prevention means avoiding the disability and dependence on devices (such as oxygen tanks and walkers) and daily taking a handful of medications due to these conditions.We emphasize personal action to sustain a high quality of life.

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Tell customer's stories through clear and engaging content. We tease out the details that make you unique and share these with the world.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do you hire a good grant writer?

Grants are available to nonprofit organizations, for-profit businesses that qualify for government grants, and individuals who qualify for foundation or government grants. Hiring a good grant writer can help you gain funding in your chosen field. According to the American Grant Writers’ Association, grant writers can help you research potential grant opportunities; write grant proposals, create budgets, and build budget narratives; review written materials before you submit; prepare a business plan; analyze your organization for grant competitive qualities; prepare research grants; help with 501(c)(3) applications for nonprofits; and more. Investing in the right grant writer could result in a financial win for your organization. Generally no licenses or certificates are required to be a good grant writer, but you may want to find a grant writer who has been certified (not just received a certificate of completion) by a reputable organization such as the Grant Professionals Certification Institute. Qualities to look for in a good grant writer include:

  • Proven success writing winning grants, especially in your target area.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Strong math skills and demonstrated proficiency with budgeting.
  • Careful attention to detail — brilliant grant proposals may be rejected just for formatting errors, so you want someone who follows instructions explicitly.
  • Expertise in your target area.
  • Punctuality and good communication skills.

How much does a grant writer cost?

Hiring a grant writer can give you a competitive edge when applying for financial grants for your business or nonprofit organization, or as an individual. The cost to hire a grant writer can vary depending on their academic background, areas of expertise, previous grant writing success and years of experience. According to the Grant Professionals Association, grant writers should be paid hourly or by flat fee. It is unethical for a grant writer to accept a commission or percentage compensation of grant monies received. They can, however, be awarded bonuses in line with the hiring company’s prevailing practices. Here are some examples of average grant writing fees:

  • Hourly rate for grant writers with less experience or fewer grants awarded: $25-$35 per hour.
  • Hourly rate for grant writers with some degree of success: $35-$75 per hour.
  • Hourly rate for grant writers with proven success winning large grants: $75-$150 or more per hour.
  • For a smaller grant, the writer may charge a flat fee of $200-$500 for preparation and submission.  

Pricing may also vary based on the complexity of the grant application. A federal grant that requires pages of research, budgets and a business plan may take more than 30 hours to prepare. For a high-level grant writer who charges $100 per hour, this means $3,000 or more in grant writing fees.

Most grant writers will provide you with a total cost estimate before agreeing to the work. You may be required to pay a deposit up front, or the grant writer may work from a retainer. Often, seasoned grant writers pay for themselves in the long run by writing successful grants.

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Need a Book Editor

Lake Stevens, WA

  • Number of pages
    200+
  • Project type
    Proofreading, Book, Other (double checking english book that has been translated in to spanish and proofed once)
  • Amount of work
    A single project
  • Details
    I wrote a 350 page book had it translated and need a book spanish editor to read it for accuracy
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