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Review a letter before you send it.

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10 simbi per unit - Virtual OK

Don't confuse this with traditional copy editing*. This is looking at communication structure and approach.

I can look over a letter you wish to send to be sure that you are using good communication techniques to achieve the outcome you are hoping for. While I cannot guarantee the outcome on any letter, I can help make sure that you give it your best shot by using the best techniques and structure for getting your specific message across. Being able to communicate your ideas in written text is a challenge. Sometimes having an objective third party look at your letter is a good idea.
We can talk about your goals with the letter. Look at your draft and see what kinds of changes or rearranging may need to be done.
100% confidential and I can explain the reasoning for every suggestion I give. Suitable for business or personal letters.

*You should seek a professional copy editor for your final copy.

Training & Qualifications


Communications educator for over 16 years at the University of Colorado Health Sciences.
A letter is really just a written conversation. Getting your ideas across in an economic and effective way can be a challenge. I use my communication skills to help you formulate the best letter you can send for your specific situation. I want you to achieve the goals for your letter.

Availability & Preferences


Fairly flexible

Trading Preference: I prefer being paid in simbi

Reviews of Dennis


Darren provided Unit of Picturebook illustration for Dennis
Feb 25, 2017
Dennis was great to collaborate with. I look forward to working with him again.
Joey received Session of 30 minute magic classes from Dennis
Feb 24, 2017
Excellent teacher, communicator. Delivered on his promises and more. A pleasure to do business qith Dennis and I will most assuredly deal with him aga...in. show more
Cara received Unit of Make a wizard or magician wand from Dennis
Feb 21, 2017
Dennis was kind and helpful. He asked specific questions to figure out what I wanted. I look forward to receiving my wand.
Brandon received Unit of Make a wizard or magician wand from Dennis
Feb 20, 2017
Great wand! Very good person to work with!
Ruby received Unit of Make a wizard or magician wand from Dennis
Feb 08, 2017
Dennis is very talented and great to collaborate with. I am excited to receive the wands! :)
Amanda sold Men's Shave Kit to Dennis
Feb 07, 2017
Thanks Dennis!
Bailey received Unit of Make a wizard or magician wand from Dennis
Feb 06, 2017
Oh my god the wand Dennis made me is SO cool! Whoever you are, you NEED one. Your life is probably not complete until you have one. Expelliarmis! Repe...llo Muggletum! Beautiful handiwork, and the wood he used for the wand is simply gorgeous. Mine is 14 and 1/4 inches long, and made of oak. show more
Luna received Unit of Make a wizard or magician wand from Dennis
Feb 03, 2017
Working with Dennis was a wonderful experience! He was flexible, friendly, and respectful, and he went out of his way to customize my wand according t...o the specs I'd given him even when he ran into issues with local availability of the wood type I had requested. Great person and talented craftsman :)show more
Reese provided Unit of Quick Cartoon Face Sketch of You! for Dennis
Feb 03, 2017
Smooth transaction, thank you!
Sandra received Unit of Make a wizard or magician wand from Dennis
Jan 26, 2017
Dennis was extremely friendly! Has a wonderful attitude and a fantastic Talent!


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About Dennis Vander Houwen

I am a full time comedy magician who performs magic in restaurants and for public and private events. My other work includes working as a communications educator at the University of Colorado. I tea...ch medical students communication skills and have a passion for understanding effective communication. For fun I enjoy Tenkara fly fishing, playing my ukulele, camping , hiking, and hanging out with my son and wife. I love bow ties, embrace a lifestyle of simplicity and minimalism, drink great coffee, am somewhat of a beer snob, enjoy a good scotch and nice night out under the stars. Recently I started a cottage business making artisan magic wands for magicians and wizarding folk. I enjoy do it your self projects and love making my own things. I like to write, have a blog and one published magazine article under my belt. I am a veteran of the Gulf War where I was a combat photographer. I now mostly take pictures of fish, wildlife, landscapes and family. show more

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