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Hourly - Expert ($$$) - Est. Time: 1 to 3 months, Less than 10 hrs/week - Posted
Hello, My name is Kevin, founder and CEO of Journey Beyond Recovery, LLC. (JBR). JBR is an interactive digital storytelling and crowdfunding community for survivors and those recovering from traumatic events. JBR presents users with the opportunity to share their stories, connect with others with similar backgrounds, and launch campaigns related to their experiences. For example, a cancer survivor starts a non-profit helping other cancer survivors. I need someone that can write 12 or more high quality original survivor/recovery stories. I would like to focus on stories where the person already has a project/cause, etc based on their real-life experiences with trauma. You can look at my Facebook page for examples. https://www.facebook.com/journeybeyondrecovery/videos/vb.946729372004994/1089180764426520/?type=2&theater The full proposal is attached. PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU RESPOND. I am looking for a long-term relationship.
  • Number of freelancers needed: 2
Skills: Short Story Writing Article Rewriting Article Writing Blog Writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $1,500 - Posted
We are looking for talented ghostwriters, GENRE: Horror, supernatural, paranormal Attach a recent sample of your work. 3-4 books of 45k words each in a series. Checkpoints occur at each 15k mark, and the checkpoints are a lot more frequent during the first book until we ensure the quality is present. Propose a plot summary and you have the creative freedom to flesh out the rest of the details. Please apply only if you are eligible and agree with the following details: REQUIREMENTS - You must be Native English speaker. - All content must be 100% original. No plagiarism. We will be verifying this, and you will not be paid if the content is not original. - Final product must be proofread and free of grammatical and spelling errors. - Please attach a sample of your recent fiction writing in this genre PAYMENTS & TIMELINE - You will be paid $0.01 per word ($100 per 10,000 words). We cover the odesk fee. - You will be paid upon the completion of each book (45k) LEGALITIES - By applying and accepting this job, you understand and agree that this is a WORK FOR HIRE and ghostwriting position. This means once accepted and we pay you for the work, you will not retain any right to the finished products. We reserve the right to use the material in any form, whether electronic or print, and will own all rights for publication, including but not limited to, the copyright, byline right (someone else's name will be used as author name), resale, ownership, editing, revision and distribution right. You will have no rights to distribute or republish the material in any form whatsoever, even excerpts. - Before payment, you are required to sign, scan and e-mail a nondisclosure and copyright assignment agreement stating that the rights to the content will belong to us. ADDITIONAL NOTES Add the word "star" in your bid so we know you took the time to carefully read this post. Reminder: Please apply only if you can meet the requirements and details mentioned above. We work with following milestone format: 1. Work begins: xx/xx/2015 - Ghost writer agreement & book instructions provided 2. Submit introduction and first 3 chapters - xx/xx/2015 (usually within 3-4 days after book is assigned to ensure we are on right track) 3. Final work to be submitted - xx/xx/2015 4. Revisions (if any) - xx/xx/2015 5. Final work accepted - xx/xx/2015- 100% payment
  • Number of freelancers needed: 3
Skills: Short Story Writing Content Writing Creative writing ebook Writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $80 - Posted
US-based digital publisher is seeking to forge on-going relationships with talented authors, freelancers, and ghostwriters who are interested in writing original manuscripts on a contract basis for the following genres: • Romance, BBW (big beautiful woman) • Romance, Biker/bad boy • Romance, Billionaire • Romance, Navy Seal • Romance, Paranormal/ shifter • Romance, Sweet/clean • Romance, Historical If you can write great books in these genres please apply. If we like your work, we can keep you busy. TERMS: Unfortunately we have been severely burned in the past by hack writers who delivered horrible products. Therefore, to work with our company, these are the terms that apply. If you take issue with any of these terms, please do not apply. • Each book must be a minimum of 8,000 words and include a 150 word description that will entice the reader to purchase the book on Amazon. • Must have the ability to deliver the assignment within 2 weeks of award. • Content should be well-written, highly creative, HIGH QUALITY and 100% original. All content will be checked at CopyScape. Plagiarism will not be tolerated and immediately end our relationship. • You agree that you will own no rights to the work or parts of the work and you understand/agree your name will not appear anywhere on the work. All copyright and ownership is retained by the publisher. • Must be experienced with this type of writing, a NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKER and have excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation. A writing sample will be required to be considered for this position. • If selected, you we will be paid $10.00 to write the first 1,000 words of a proposed story. If the story has promise and your writing talent meets our standards, we will pay you $70 to write the remaining work and 150 word description. • You'll be paid a $50 BONUS each time you complete 5 books for us. • Please note your final manuscript will be reviewed by an editor for quality and content, and must be approved before final payment is made. • NOTICE: Publisher reserves the right to reject any work that we feel does not meet our high standards. If the work is rejected at any time, no further payment is made, but you retain ownership and copyright and are free to do with it as you please so long as you remove any and all references to copyrighted characters, situations, and series specifics owned by the publisher. We are open to ideas for longer works paid at the same scale. Is this something you would be interested in doing? If so, please submit an example of your writing (in this genre preferred, or other fiction). If you do not have samples to show, or if your samples are full of typos and grammatical errors, please don't apply. Please also answer this question in your reply: What is 2+2? We look forward to hearing from you.
  • Number of freelancers needed: 2
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing ebook Writing English
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $90 - Posted
I'm looking for a creative, talented short story, novella and eBook writers who have experience writing fiction content for ongoing ghostwriting work. I am looking to build a long term relationship with someone that can provide quality books for me. I need a creative writer that can manage short stories for teenagers and young adults! I can give you some jumping off point, but I will let you a lot of creative freedom in this project. Your story MUST be in CONTEMPORARY ROMACE for YOUNG ADOLTS, but is encouraged to include other thematic elements such as billionaire, historic, thriller, etc. You must have good English grammar and spelling!! I'm willing to pay up to 80 - 100 US dollars for 10.000 word books in the following weeks. I am looking to build a long term relationship with someone that can provide quality books for me. PLAGIARISM WILL NOT BE TOLERATED! All material must be original content and written in your own words, my staff will check and any material found to be plagiarized from OTHER sources will be reported to the proper authorities and not monies shall change hands. Please keep in mind that I do require the following from you; - I need a basic idea (100 words) of the topic (plot) you have in mind – if you have some. - I need to read parts of your previous work. Contemporary romance if possible, short story if possible. Again, I am looking for a writer to work with long term (series) as long as your content is of quality and your price per report is reasonable. Thank you for taking a look at this project and I look forward to developing a long lasting working relationship with you. In your reply for this job, please tell me the town/city where you live. Please tell me 3 books you read last and you like a lot. Who is your role model author? How much and in which way are you in contact with teenagers?
Skills: Short Story Writing Book Writing Creative writing ebook Writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $100 - Posted
US-based digital publisher is seeking to forge on-going relationships with talented ghostwriters who are interested in writing original manuscripts on a contract basis for the following genres: • Cowboy Shifter menage, foursome, etc. • Shifter & shifter pregnancy standalone or series • Werebear, Werewolf, Werelion, etc. • Dragons, Angels, Vampire, etc. If you can write great books in these genres please apply. If we like your work, we can keep you busy. TERMS: If you take issue with any of these terms, please do not apply. • Each book must be @ 8,000-10,000 words and include a 150 word description that will entice the reader to purchase the book on Amazon. • Include a 120 word teaser/description that will entice the reader to purchase. • Payment is based on a flat $10 per 1,000 words rate • Must have the ability to deliver the assignment within 2 weeks of award. • Content should be well-written, highly creative, HIGH QUALITY and 100% original. All content will be checked at CopyScape. Plagiarism will not be tolerated and immediately end our relationship. • You agree that you will own no rights to the work or parts of the work and you understand/agree your name will not appear anywhere on the work. All copyright and ownership is retained by the publisher. • Must be experienced with this type of writing, a NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKER and have excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation. A writing sample will be required to be considered for this position. • If selected, the first time we work with you we will pay you $10.00 to write the first 1,000 words of the story (roughly 3 pages). If the story has promise and your writing talent meets matches your samples you will be allowed to complete the assignment. PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE SUBMITTING: • Publisher reserves the right to reject any work that we feel does not meet our high standards. If the work is rejected, no further payment beyond the $10 initial fee is due the author, but you retain ownership and copyright and are free to do with it as you please so long as you remove any and all references to copyrighted characters, situations, and series specifics owned by the publisher. We are open to ideas for longer works paid at the same scale. Is this something you would be interested in doing? If so, please submit an example of your writing (in this genre preferred, or other fiction). If you do not have samples to show, or if your samples are full of typos and grammatical errors, please don't apply. We look forward to hearing from you.
  • Number of freelancers needed: 2
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing ebook Writing Fiction Writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $100 - Posted
I need several M/M romance eBooks written of about 10,000-15,000 words along with a 150 word description. Themes of the stories would be alpha omega, m-preg, paranormal shifters etc. Please only apply if you are comfortable writing in these genres. - Content should be creative, HIGH QUALITY and 100% original. - The eBook should be delivered in .doc or .docx format. You agree that you will own no rights to the work or parts of the work and you understand/agree your name will not appear anywhere on the work. I would retain all copyrights to these stories. The pay is $100 for 10,000 words. Must be experienced with this type of writing, a NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKER and have excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation. A writing sample will be required at the time of your application. I am looking to create an ongoing working relationship with reliable writers. I have many future projects in mind.
  • Number of freelancers needed: 2
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing Fiction Writing Ghostwriting
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $350 - Posted
Hello, I need a steamy adult romance story to be written. This will be a 5 part story. Each part consists of 9k words. A short description of the story will be needed at the end of each part. Native English Speakers Only. Anyone with experience in writing adult romance, historical, and billionaire romance are welcome. Content must be creative and 100% original. I retain the rights to the work once you've received the payment. You must agree to e-sign a ghostwriter's agreement. Story must not have any grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors or else it will not be accepted. I am looking for a long term writer. Include: -1 or 2 samples of your romance story.
  • Number of freelancers needed: 2
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing Fiction Writing Ghostwriting
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