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Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $240 - Posted
I am looking for a talented Romance Ghostwriter who can make characters come to life and put together an engaging storyline that leaves the reader longing for more. This first project will be a 40,000 word billionaire romance with some eroticism. For the right candidate this can become a long term gig! REQUIREMENTS Only apply if you are a native English speaker. No plagiarism. All content must be original. In the event that plagiarism is found, payment will NOT be made. Spell and grammar checks must be done prior to submitting work. Must be willing to work with an editor. Meet deadlines. In many cases, deadlines will be rather 'loose ended'. However, in the event that you commit to a deadline I expect that the work is delivered within the discussed period of time. Legal Once payment has been made for the content, you accept that you have handed over full ownership of your work to me. I will, at the point of payment, hold full rights to publish in whatever manner I please, including but not limited to print and electronic. PAYMENT My budget for the first project will be between $0.50 and $0.70 per 100 words, plus upwork fees. Please ensure to attach samples and quote for a 40,000 word contemporary novel.
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing ebook Writing English
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $200 - Posted
I am looking for 3 Billionaire Romance short stories written in a series, 8,000 words each. The category for the series will be BILLIONAIRE. There will be a lot of creative freedom in this project do to the fact that I do not have a specific plot or outline. The story will be up to you. If quality is good more work is guaranteed for a LONG time to come. IMPORTANT - This MUST be unique content and a unique story line. NO part of your story should be found ANYWHERE else. Not even on your own blogs or in other books, magazines, etc. - Your story MUST be in the BILLIONAIRE ROMANCE genre - You should be good at developing characters, good at writing compelling story lines (compelling beginning to end is especially important in a short story), and able to show me other publications of your other works. - NOTE - You should also be very adept at writing a CLIFF HANGER at the end of your story. The Reason? Think soap operas / daytime dramas / "The Young and The Restless"! One show leads into the next with a series of cliff hangers that makes the audience HAVE to watch the next episode. ...In other words, if this book does reasonably well, I will keep bringing you back to write more "episodes"! (i.e. - to keep adding/writing more books in your short story series!) - YOUR name will not appear on the book. full ownership, royalties and rights stay with me ================ Detailed Requirements: Written by a NATIVE English speaker ORIGINAL WORK - plagiarism not tolerated A font size of 12 points Arial/Times new roman font type SINGLE spaced With margins no more than 1 inch on all sides (left, right, to, bottom) (MANDATORY) - I also need you to include a 2-4 paragraph sales summary / description of your story, that teases/entices readers to buy By applying/accepting this job you agree this is a WORK FOR HIRE situation. This is ghostwriting so you will own no rights to the work or parts of the work and you understand/agree your name will not appear anywhere on/in the work, nor can you share/sell/give away the work at any time. ****Please also attach a sample of your work in your reply to this message. Thank you for taking a look at this project and I look forward to developing a long lasting working relationship with you
  • Number of freelancers needed: 4
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing Erotica Writing Fiction Writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $300 - Posted
We’re looking for an excellent writer to join our publishing company and produce engaging, high-quality children’s book stories. The right candidate will work closely with the creator of a 5-part children’s book series to co-write the 2nd book in the early reader chapter book series. Must have a passion and an ability to write for young readers (ages 5-9 years old). We will pay between $200 - $300 per book. Each book should have a word count ranging from 6,000-7,000 words. The ideal candidate will be an American-English speaker. Excellence in grammar and spelling is expected. This is NOT a ghostwriter position. You will receive credit for your contribution to the book. In addition, we are looking to build a long-term relationship that can last throughout the duration of the series and other future projects. Short-listed candidates for this position will be asked to submit a short "test" job of 300-500 words in length on the topic of our choice. Candidates will be paid a nominal fee of $5.00 for this sample. If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit a one-page writing sample with your application and explain you experience in children’s book writing. In addition, please use the word TANGERINE as the FIRST word in your application. We look forward to hearing from you!
Skills: Short Story Writing Children's Writing Creative writing Editing
Fixed-Price - Expert ($$$) - Est. Budget: $35 - Posted
Hello, I am looking for funny writers for children's books, scary (age appropriate which will be provided) and learning books. English as a 1st language is required. This is a fixed-term trial job. I will supply and I need YOU to write a funny 300-500 word description of scenario that will be provided. To give me an idea of your funny writing skills (and so I can evaluate your suitability for this job against the other applicants), and give me a funny 100-125 word. I have lots of projects just like this in development right now, and full-time writing position is available for the right person. Also, please begin your reply with "Where in the world is Kuchampu?" Looking forward to working with the best writer. Hudhud
  • Number of freelancers needed: 3
Skills: Short Story Writing Children's Writing Creative writing ebook Writing
Fixed-Price - Entry Level ($) - Est. Budget: $70 - Posted
I am looking for a writer who is a minecraft veteran and is familiar with its characters to write a fictional story in a diary format. The writer must provide samples of his/her previous work and will have to demonstrate writing proficiency and high experience with the Minecarft game. These stories should include certain key characters from the Minecraft universe :Steve, Herobrine, Creeper, Enderman, or others such as villagers, cats, dogs etc. I am open for Suggestions upfront and willing to pay a BONUS at completion for a creative way to differentiate these series from what is currently on the market. There will be lots of work for the successful candidate. You will be paid on completion of each story. We are familiar with a lot of the books released on this topic and any plagiarism will be reported to the appropriate individuals and will not be paid for! To make sure that you have read the description, please include the word "Herobrine" as the first word in your proposal. The writing style should be humorous and geared towards children 8-12 of age. You will be asked to provide a 200 word sample before you start. Budget is for around 6,000 words for a 30 day diary or equivalent.
Skills: Short Story Writing Children's Writing Creative writing Humor Writing
Fixed-Price - Entry Level ($) - Est. Budget: $35 - Posted
I give you the premise and you create the story with a defined beginning, middle and end. Must have experience in this genre. Must sign work for hire agreement.
  • Number of freelancers needed: 5
Skills: Short Story Writing Erotica Writing
Hourly - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Time: 1 to 3 months, 10-30 hrs/week - Posted
Hi everyone the book will be an e-book. I am searching for someone who can help me come up with a book title and subtitle, help me brain storm to write a short yet deep meaningful inspirational story about a young cancer patient who fought till his very last breath, was strong and always had faith during his cancer journey. The young cancer patient lived an inspiring life and inspired many who knew him. He passed away at 25 years old and it is a real life encounter, I want this short story to touch and reach out to millions to look at life at a different perspective, to live a positive life regardless of your circumstances. I was this young patients primary carer and partner so I have all the memories to start off with :) I look forward in working with you
Skills: Short Story Writing Content Writing ebook Writing Editing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $270 - Posted
This is a series of 3 books. each book is 12,000 words. I have a basic premise for the series. It is a black man/white woman romance. A black man gets out of prison and wants to make amends for his crime. He goes to the family who he affected. They reject his apology. He starts a relationship with one of their family members, and of course drama ensues. We will come up with the plot together. The first milestone will entail coming up with a basic outline for the series. After that, then you can begin writing the story. I need someone who has experience and someone who can write quickly and doesn't miss deadlines. Must sign work for hire agreement
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing Erotica Writing Fiction Writing
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