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Fixed-Price - Entry Level ($) - Est. Budget: $50 - Posted
I'm seeking a Ghostwriter/Editor for a Novel (currently about 20k). It is a Cold War, spy story (U.S.-USSR) and should be an enjoyable read for any writer! The Ghostwriter/Editor should preferably have interest in the subject. At present, the plot is being developed and there are more 'descriptions' than dialogs, etc. and there are some 'rough edges' and 'logical gaps.' -----> TASK Ghostwriting/Editing content by: 1) Adding rhetorical paragraph to glue together different parts of the story. These sentences should smoothen rough endings, beginnings, and descriptions that may seem unrelated, so that story reads well going from one theme to the other. 2) Ghostwriting dialogs to complete scenes, events, to enrich characters, or complete dialogues. ***PLEASE NOTE: *There will be information in the text about how to expand scenes and what should be the outcomes of scenes/chapters. Please see example attached. ***PLEASE NOTE: ADDING * Currently the manuscript contains about 20k words. The Ghostwriter/Editor should plan to add about 5k words so that the end draft will have about 25k. Writer should use a different color to write in the text so that her/his text is easily located. DELETING Instead of deleting text, Ghostwriter/Editor should cross them (a line through text) so that word count remains constant. This way deleted words can be easily located. PLEASE FURTHER NOTE: ------> Your bid must reflect the ENTIRE PROJECT -----> This project is NOT an HOURLY PROJECT. -----> NEW FREELANCERS "ARE VERY WELCOME TO BID"!! -----> NO RESEARCH! JUST THINK AND TYPE!! -------> I'm inclined to offer the project to lower bidder!! -----> I will give EXCELLENT feedback for A LOWER BID. Thanks!
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing ebook Writing Editing
Fixed-Price - Entry Level ($) - Est. Budget: $500 - Posted
Hello, I produce short romance e-books that are generally based in the gay romance world 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. Who was the 23rd 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. I will pay a maximum of $10 per 1000 words. The ghost writer must be an expert in gay romance, alpha / omega books and paranormal (shifters). I will ask questions about these dynamics to ensure that you know what you are talking about. Lastly, by accepting this job, I will own all the rights to the book. This includes characters, places etc. I own all the rights. Thank you!
  • Number of freelancers needed: 2
Skills: Short Story Writing Content Writing Creative writing ebook Writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $112 - Posted
I am looking for a few good writers to write short, clean historical romance stories. Some knowledge of different eras is a bonus. The stories should range between 10K and 12K words, and have a nice blend of romantic tension with a happy ending. No sex or erotica, please. I can offer $10 per 1000 words, plus the Elance fee, and ask that you sign an NDA that transfers the copyrights. Quality work is appreciated, and reciprocated. Please express interest, and more details will be provided.
  • Number of freelancers needed: 2
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing Fiction Writing Ghostwriting
Fixed-Price - Entry Level ($) - Est. Budget: $800 - Posted
Write a lengthy, intense story about a guy who grows to two miles tall. The story is told by his friend who is caught up in the natural, yet magnified details of his friend's giant body. Focus on the human body and visual descriptions. Looking for very rich, lengthy visual details. **I'm hoping to find someone who can use a real male person they know as a model for this story, meaning you would be studying and writing about his entire body in very rich detail.** *OR* Write about yourself growing to two miles tall. This would be a strong focus on your own body, head to toe.
  • Number of freelancers needed: 5
Skills: Short Story Writing Book Writing Content Writing Creative writing
Fixed-Price - Expert ($$$) - Est. Budget: $5 - Posted
- Are you an amazing storyteller... - Love to write a presentation where when delivered...My audience will love the adventure - I have the content... looking for a wizard... a magician... an oracle that can tap into the other realm and create a masterpeice of wothy of the adventure and intrigue... TED style delivery
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative & Talent Creative writing Poetry
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $40 - Posted
We need several articles or short stories of 20-30 pages long. Self help articles are what we are looking for. We are also looking for cookbooks. Authenticity is key and pieces will be checked. We need several hundred articles it could end up being a long gig for the right people.
  • Number of freelancers needed: 70
Skills: Short Story Writing Article Writing Creative writing ebook Writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $100 - Posted
Are you a Writer? Do you like reading business non-fiction books? Are you good at summarizing? ... then keep reading, because this job is for you. I'm looking for high quality writers that can write eBooks in the nonfiction category for me. The books will be summaries of different non-fiction books, mostly about business, but also about self-help, etc. You must be able to get the book, read it and summarize it pointing out the most important ideas and takeaways from it. You must be able to write me with a unique, 100% original quality book of about 10000 words that will help people.The book should have good grammar and spelling as well. I am willing to pay up to $1 per 100 words. I am looking to build a long term relationship with someone that can provide quality books for me quickly (15 days of turnaround). I appreciate the work of my writers a lot and I always treat you with respect. I expect reliable individuals that deliver quality job. Please apply here with your proposed rates in your application, your turnaround, as well as a sample of your writing for me to review.
Skills: Short Story Writing Academic Writing Article Writing Blog Writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $700 - Posted
Hi, We are looking for High Quality Romance ghostwriter who are good with deep emotions and connections between characters to work on CLEAN romance series as the theme is heavy on emotions and bits of controversy. Few things to ask and for you to consider: 1/ write up 54k(total) short stories in a 3-parts series. Each part is 18k words. 2/ CLEAN Christian romance( NO SEX) written in series form 3/ Accommodating that willing to make changes if needed (that will be min if you are a strong writer) 4/ Willing to work and brainstorm with us on Book Blurb for sales jacket, story outline before actual write up,etc 5/ Strong proofreading/ clean editing from your end 6/ willing to do reading on research materials, sample stories to understand the history and genre (of course, we will compensate that on your time). 7/ Willing to follow a structure using template with pointers provided 8/ Need the writing to be FAST and STRONG who has the ability to turn quickly high quality series. 9/ Need to be RELIABLE as in responsive in replies and able to meet datelines so stories can push out in a CONSISTENT timeframe. 10/ good experience in romance story of what readers really want. - believable conflict - English-American dialogue - having the engagement with readers where they can feel a romantic emotional connection with the story and characters. - Excellent English-American writing - inspiration will happen along the way where hero & heroine will face a series of troubles, conflicts and grow through it and in the end overcome them. ***IMPORTANT : PLAGIARISM*** All works MUST be unique and original. No plagiarizing of others' works or works that you have written for other clients. Stories written for us MUST by original and CANNOT by found anywhere in internet. All stories submitted to us will run through COPYSCAPE and with our beta readers who are avid readers for the genre. When they report back that they have read the stories(s) else where before and part of it is available on internet through Copyscape scanning, we will take the necessary action: A- report to Upwork immediately B- You won't be paid for the story and terminate our future working relationship instantly C- post a 1star review and write a detailed review comment warning other potential client. *** Please DONT APPLY for this job if you CANNOT adhere to this *** Having say the above pointers, it will potential be a long-term working relationships. Projects will be given constantly if proven good. Eventually, we would want to go exclusive with you (if proven that you are the rite fit for the team) meaning to push out more high quality series and faster. On top of that, the type of writing will surely hone your skill as we are looking for deep emotions. Upon reading the pointers above, if you are interested and available, we can discuss more in details. If you are the type that need consistent payment and at the same time to hone your writing skills, I can keep you busy as there are more projects available. We are constantly on the look out for great and suitable writer for the genre. I am not a slave driver and easy to work with for we value our writer as well as hold them with respect. If we love your writing, your availability being reliable and commitment, we would love to extend our invitation to put you on our exclusive list if you are willing and interested. Being exclusive with us will means that there are a GUARANTEE number of projects throughout the year and beyond. Please propose to us: -your pricing on 54k words in total for a 3-parts series.(Please give us a good pricing) - your time frame to complete each book. Each book will need to be proofread, with clean editing. Also, need a plot outline send through and discussed before actual write up. - *** please send us a short story sample (less than 2k words) on romance fiction. If you have a clean Christian historical romance, would love to see. Ideally, we love to see sample that displays tension/conflicts with dialogues ( see example sample) Thanks and I'm look forward to your reply. P.S: The budget listed can be more or less depending on skill sets and experience. ~J
  • Number of freelancers needed: 6
Skills: Short Story Writing Content Writing Creative writing ebook Writing