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At A Glance: Creative Writing

When a story needs to be told in a particular way, a freelance creative writer is the perfect person to take that narrative and create something from it. Whether it’s for a novel, an eBook, or even the story behind a game, creative writers paint an image in the mind with their words. Stories have so many places in our lives, and finding someone who can write the perfect prose is made so much easier on the Upwork marketplace. No matter which style of writing, theme of story, or even language is needed, the perfect writer is available.

The editor is just as crucial as the writer in ensuring every word that reaches the public is perfect. Some writers are adept at both writing and editing, and on Upwork, you can find both kinds – writers who are editors and professional editors who offer their services for the second part of the process. Either way, this fine-tuning of the piece can catch everything from simple grammatical errors to inconsistencies in the story. Nothing is worse than reading a story and realizing that something doesn’t follow logically or that the narrative has a flaw. By using a professional editor, you can ensure the story is filled with great substance, perfect in the language required, and faultless in its plot.

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Intro to APIs: What Are APIs and What Do They Do?

Application programming interfaces (API) have been around since the 1960s. So if they aren’t a new concept, why are they such a hot topic lately? Without APIs, the digital experiences that we expect every day as consumers wouldn’t be possible. Here’s a brief introduction to what APIs are and what they can do from Upwork’s free ebook, The API Economy.

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September 26, 2016

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Why You Should Use AsyncTask in Android Development

In Android applications, background threads are excellent ways to improve user experience by offloading work from the main thread. One go-to tool is AsyncTask, which is designed to handle tasks without blocking the main thread. Here’s a look at AsyncTask and why Android developers should be using it.

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September 23, 2016

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5 Tools to Help You Increase Your Twitter Engagement

Twitter is one of the most powerful social media platforms for businesses today. These five tools can help you increase engagement, build better relationships with your followers, and connect with and grow your audience—as well as your business.

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September 22, 2016

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