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Fixed-Price - Expert ($$$) - Est. Budget: $100 - Posted
Hi, My name is Jonathan Blain, I am a bestselling author of 12 non-fiction books / $3.8m sales. I’m looking for a development editor for my new book which is titled: “Career and Life Game Change – How to make your future better than your past” I want to create a revolution in how people manage their careers and lives, so that they can be: 1. Happier 2. More Fulfilled and 3. Make a bigger difference in the world and also: 4. Achieve the career success they desire and 5. Meet their financial needs and desires I am looking to create a bestselling book that can sell millions of copies / help millions of people and am looking for a development editor who can help me to achieve that. I’ve got firm ideas about how this can be achieved, but need a great development editor to help me take my ideas / content and structure it into a book that delivers the desired result. If successful, the development editor will help me to be able to achieve the following: 1. Make the reader feel that I truly “get them”. 2. Make the reader feel that I empathise with them, make them feel understood 3. Get the reader to feel that they know, like and trust me. 4. Get readers to see that you are an expert and an authority 5. Get readers to believe that they have a need for the solution that I am offering 6. Help me to move the reader from believing what I am offering moves them from believing that what I offer “possibly with deliver the result they want to probably will deliver the result they want” 7. Absolve the reader of past failures. 8. Instil new hope for success. 9. Get readers to believe my solution is superior to any other solution out there. 10. Get readers to believe that my solution is the only one of its type in effect creating a new category of one. 11. Eliminate the reader’s objections to my solution in advance. 12. Structure my message such that they can easily share it with others 13. Make the reader decide that they want to buy into my seminars / training programmes etc. before you offer it for sale 14. Get readers to remain loyal to me for future books / products / purchases. 15. Get the reader eager to consume my message 16. Get readers to draw their own conclusion 17. Deliver my message in such a way that people feel they have been shown and not told. I am massively creative and innovative, I have lots of ideas and content. I’ve got a working manuscript of 32,000 words and a previous attempt that I think is about 35,000 words with some duplication and more material and articles. I need a development editor who can help take what I have, and shape it, structure it, condense it and turn it into a book that will deliver the results I desire. This book is for a mass audience. It has to be an easy read, easy to navigate in a clear logical structure. I feel I am too close to it and need an external perspective. The book needs to contain a system and framework and have a logical structure. Achieving the 17 points mentioned will mean that the book will deliver the results I want. You’ll need to be able to demonstrate that the finished book really achieves these things. It really works like a giant persuasive marketing document. You’ll be good at creating outlines and structures, good at organising the content I already have written and editing it. I see the project as having 2 parts: Part 1 = Creating the outline You’ll need to work with what I’ve got, but also be prepared for some skype chats and brainstorming and sifting through lots of material, diagrams etc. and doing some brainstorming with me. I have all the ideas, you just need to help me to extract them. Part 2 = Editing down and organising what I already have and helping me to create new content to fill in the gaps. It is not an easy project because I have vast amounts of content and ideas. You’ll need to be organised and good at pulling together threads. You should be able to distil, quickly understand what needs to be done and also have that feeling that in this job you are going to be helping millions of people and hopefully yourself too. You will need to be quite strong and results focussed. If this resonates with you, please put in a bid. Please be aware I have advertised this job elsewhere. Thanks, Jonathan
Skills: Proofreading Book Writing Editing Editorial Writing
Fixed-Price - Entry Level ($) - Est. Budget: $24 - Posted
I have 2 hours of digital audio that needs to be transcribed, it's an interview. Please let me know your availability and previous transcription experience through an internship or professional setting, as well as length of these job/this job. Looking for someone with at least 1 YEAR of internship or professional audio transcription experience. I have text that is partially transcribed, would need to be checked over please, so it's not as much work as transcribing from scratch. It is mostly checking over the text and making sure it is verbatim (word for word accurate) transcription from the audio, as well as putting in punctuation. Thanks in advance! Look forward to your message. I either have digital audio or occasionally video links, so high speed connection is needed to download these. Needs attention to detail, punctuation, spelling, formatting if there's an example to follow, and checking terms or proper nouns on Google. Time code might be needed (otranscribe.com) Please be able to check messages frequently, I can't have someone who just disappears. Looking for a fluent English speaker please with understanding of grammar and punctuation.
Skills: Proofreading Editing English Transcription
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $170 - Posted
I need the chapter edited for conciseness, flow, grammar and precision. The editor should understand APA style and be ready to provide a sample of their work.
Skills: Proofreading
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $100 - Posted
Hi, I produce short and informative e-books that are generally based in the health/ fitness/nutrition/holistic fields. So if you are looking for a recurring job as a freelance writer you came to the right place! Here is what I need: -A NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKING writer. If you don't have a good grasp on western english sentence structure please don't apply. -Someone who can be a good researcher. -Don't plagiarize. All books are run through plagscan and copyscape. They need to be 100 percent original. If the work is found to be plagiarized you will not be paid and you will be reported. Who was the 33rd president of the United States? Please answer this question in the application. Timeliness - The faster you produce these (with quality) the more jobs you will get. This job will be recurring if you do a good job.
  • Number of freelancers needed: 2
Skills: Proofreading Content Writing ebook Writing Editing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $1,000 - Posted
I'm looking a line/copy editor for my alternate world fantasy novel, Transformation Towards Destiny. It is a fantasy novel that's the 2nd book of a 4 book series. I'm preparing the manuscript for a May 2016 publication. I'm looking an experienced editor within the fantasy genre that has line and copy editing experience. The editor should look for consistency of the words and structure of the novel as well as the grammar and misspellings throughout the manuscript. I will send three to five pages as a sample edit for perspective freelancers and will pay for that edit to see if they are the right fit for this job. I'm looking to get started with the editing process this coming week.
Skills: Proofreading Content Writing Copy editing Editing
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