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Hourly - Est. Time: Less than 1 month, 10-30 hrs/week - Posted
I am looking for someone who can write an interesting and original short story. Will need to be around 10k words in length and be broken into chapters. I am open to ideas and suggestions abut outline and plot specifics and such but I do have basic character profiles in mind for the main characters and a general idea for the book. I will share these with writers who show a genuine interest and ability for this project. Please send me your basic rate for 10k words and your time frame for completion. Also, if you have any questions for me feel free to ask. Please send me sample of past work so I can see you are able to do this type of writing. Thank you and I look forward to the bids.
Fixed-Price - Est. Budget: $ 150 Posted
First of all, I'm working on launching a fiction quarterly. I started taking submissions last October, but I had to pause everything, and push the first issue to October 2015 due to a family illness issue. I've been working toward getting back on track, and the October issue is ready to go, all I have left is some light edits and the formatting. Here is the problem. I ended up with a backlog of over 300 submissions. I hired a part-time assistant, and between us, we've pared that number down to about 90 stories. My assistant is busier with her life now, and I'm pretty sure she is burnt out on short stories, so I'm left with those 90 stories. I'm still getting 3 to 4 new subs per day and I can keep track of the new ones, but I just don't have time for the backlog. I need someone to rate these stories, so I can contact each submitter with the correct news. A lot of these stories can be gone through quickly, as I'm only taking stories that need very few edits and only stories that fit...
Fixed-Price - Est. Budget: $ 150 Posted
Looking for someone full of imagination and who loves travelling more than anything and be rewarded for putting it down into words! I'm looking for some sort of travel fiction material. Preferably one that has a bit of travelling experience but not necessarily, the writer should always feel curious about the world and very intrigued on sharing your inner feelings and imagination to the world. I'm thinking about something like ''Around The World in 80 Days" or "Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves" kind of stories. Looking for about 70-80 pages of the story. It must be BRAND NEW stories! Good imaginative skills to captivate the readers' attention and heart are essential considerations for this job. A Skype call may be necessary upon interview. I'll provide more details once you've reached out to me. This will be published in an e-book, and I'll be checking with you during the course of the employment to make sure you're on the right track. Please send me any relevant experience or...
Fixed-Price - Est. Budget: $ 150 Posted
Overview: I am looking for a 15 second Stick Figure animation that will tell a story of our product idea coming to life. I do not need anything fancy except for stick figure and stick drawing. I have the scenes written out but will need a little help with the creative side of things. Details: The animation should be done on a white background and the animation will look like the character is moving and some of the background items. The background will be a melody with no voice over. We can use type in the scenes to help tell the story. The animation will be used on Website, Kickstarter page and social media. So the format will need to be created so that it will work in 1:1 dimensions. The finished product needs to tell a compelling story of inspiration, creation and implementation of our product Candelcase.com into people's lives. Check out our website to learn about the product before posting. I will only accept bids from animators that post with skill sets specific to our needs. Skills: Animation Creativity Story...
Fixed-Price - Est. Budget: $ 20 Posted
I need several short stories in the romance and similar genres, at least 4,000 words each. I am looking for completely original content only - no previously published stories. My primary considerations will be: quality of writing and delivery time. The stories will involve 2 or more characters and will involve some kind of romantic/steamy scenes. I am currently in need of several stories, so I prefer working with authors who have the capacity to produce multiple stories in a relatively short turnaround. I will be providing general genre/theme and storylines for the shorts. However, if you have a story you WANT to write, please let me know. My proposed payment is starting at $20 per story. I will own all rights to the stories and will check them to make sure they pass copyscape. I will have all rights to any stories that are accepted and paid for. I reserve the right to reject any story submitted. Payment will only be made for stories that are accepted. Native speakers only...
Fixed-Price - Est. Budget: $ 25 Posted
This gig is pretty simple. I am looking for creative individuals who have the rare ability to come up with unique and original story ideas. They will need to be either Romance or Sci-Fi story ideas. Basically all I need is a quick blurb and the overall gist of your story idea. I will come up with character names etc... So what are you waiting for? Pitch your idea to me and get PAID!
Fixed-Price - Est. Budget: $ 45 Posted
Hey folks. Thanks for taking the time to view this job opportunity. I have a 10,100 word short romance story that is hot off the press and needs to be thoroughly proofread and edited. I would prefer someone who has previous experience with Romance stories. I need someone to go in and proofread each sentence line by line and then make comments in Microsoft Word. Then you will submit it back to me so that I can give it back to the writer to fix all of the things that you noted in your comments. You will have to do very minimal actual editing. I expect you to fix the simple and quick things, but anything that needs to be majorly overhauled will only require you to leave comments. Thanks for applying and I look forward to working with you!
Hourly - Est. Time: 3 to 6 months, 10-30 hrs/week - Posted
Hi, I am creating a prototype and need someone to translate and do voice in Swedish. Both written and spoken skills are required. 1. translate stories, correct grammer etc to be suitable for swedish voice and reading. 2. Record voice for stories. (questions etc) 3. Send the Mp3 files to a google drive for production team. (I will create folder) 4. Listen to the developers final version. 5. Do one round of edits and improve quality of story. This is not a final production. Just initial fast version. A total of 15 stories over the next 2 months. You will be offered Pay by Hour deal for final production if things go well. Each story is less than 1000 words. Please include voice sample in soundcloud or similar. Positive; Living in Stockholm, Have experience from childrens books or short stories, have experience from similar projects.
Fixed-Price - Est. Budget: $ 20 Posted
We're looking for solid writers that have some experience writing short steamy romance fiction. Please note that you have to be comfortable with hetero and homosexual relationships. This is steamy, not raunchy. For this project, we're looking to spend $20 for a 5000k+/- word story. We want to increase this budget soon. But this is really just our initial offer to see how we work with you. If things go well, we will give bonuses and revisit the pay. This is a ghostwriting job. We will own all rights to the books. Further details will be discussed if we decide to move further along the process with you. Plagiarism will terminate our agreement. Must pass copyscape and other plagiarism services. 100% Original work. In your response, please say "I love writing short fictions because" as your first sentence and give us your reason. Let us know how quickly you can write 1000 words. The Goal: We want to have a long-term relationship with you as a writer. We will work with your...