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Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $60 - Posted
I am looking for a motivated and inspired writer that can help me to put in writing a concept that I have in my mind. You must be able to hear a recording I made that explains the concept and write a creative short story in your own words. English with correct grammar and spelling is a must. A writer must be willing to sign an NDA and be comfortable without credit as the author. I'm ready to pay $60 for 7000 words. If you want to be considered for this job then reply and use the word 'Decision' as the FIRST word in your application. Please attach your 3 samples. Also, I might consider re-hiring for a series of self-help e-books and blogs Thanks.
Skills: Short Story Writing Blog Writing Book Writing Content Writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $500 - Posted
Do you love paranormal romance? Do you love writing short stories? Are you looking to make some extra money doing what you love? If you can write a short romance story (Paranormal Romance) I'd like to talk to you. I'm looking for five writers to each write an e-book of 10,000 words within 2 weeks. You'll be compensated $1/100 words, or $10 for 1,000 words. I'm pretty easy to work with as long as you're good at communicating regularly and letting me know the status of the project. If you have a good feel for the romance genre and are able to write scenes with a good balance of action and dialogue, I have a lot of projects for you. What I'm looking for in a writer--the ability to write scenes with: 1. Strong conflict 2. Clear characterization 3. Dialogue that moves the story forward It's also very important to me that you let me know if you're stuck, if you have a question, or if there's any problem whatsoever in completing a story. We can solve any problem together, and those problems get solved faster the sooner we start talking it through. All rights to the stories, once you receive payment, belong to me. This is a work-for-hire arrangement. Please submit a writing sample that demonstrates your ability to write strong scenes, preferably something you've written in the paranormal romance genre. I look forward to hearing from you! Please start your cover latter with the word: Love (screening) Project or Ongoing work: Ongoing work
Skills: Short Story Writing ebook Writing Fiction Writing Ghostwriting
Fixed-Price - Entry Level ($) - Est. Budget: $80 - Posted
Creative writers needed for kindle short stories!! Genre: Romance. Word count 10-12,000. I will provide a basic synopsis to which you can go wild! :) I need a quick turn around time - 5 days would be ideal. It is essential that you are comfortable with detailing intimate scenes. If a relevant sample is not on your profile, please include a link.
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing
Fixed-Price - Expert ($$$) - Est. Budget: $120 - Posted
Overview: I'm interested in hiring a group of ghostwriters to write a few paranormal romance stories in the Shifter/Werewolf/Werebear subgenre. Each story will be 10,000 words in length and I will supply worldbuilding notes and a plot outline. Writers considering this job should be creative, have solid attention to detail and be willing to ask questions if they don't understand something. You'll be expected to produce a quality piece of fiction that meets the expectations of the genre. You'll be expected to finish the 10,000 word story in either seven or fourteen days. The faster you turn in quality work, the faster you get paid and get the next assignment. ** I'll need to see an example of your writing in your portfolio, preferably of this genre. ** You must be a native English speaker. ** You'll need to sign an NDA and ghostwriting contract for the work you produce. ** All work submitted must be completely original and written by you. All work will be source-checked: plagiarism will be unrewarded and reported to Upwork. This is a fantastic opportunity to get paid for expressing your creative side. If you can write well, meet a deadline of your choosing and would like to be paid for these exceptional talents, please apply!
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing Fiction Writing Ghostwriting
Hourly - Expert ($$$) - Est. Time: Less than 1 week, Less than 10 hrs/week - Posted
Hi - I am staring a men's clothing brand inspired by military. I've spent a 7 years in the Air Force and I am vet. I want to create a clothing brand that is made in the USA veteran owned. I want to give 10% of my proceeds back to veterans. I need someone to help me write my story and my brand message. I would like for you to interview me and then write a strong brand message. Maybe 2- 3 paragraphs long. Additionally, I will have my first product that I will need help with writing content for as well for a kickstarter campaign. I would like to find someone that has experience in writing compelling stories and copy for clothes. I would like someone with retail experience that is REALLY GOOD! Project could be ongoing as needed. Thank you. Darren
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $100 - Posted
I am looking for top quality, experienced ghost writers for a long term relationship in writing in the romance/erotica genre's. Typically, the short books will be between 7k-10k words, and I am willing to pay $100 usd for up to 10k words. Writing should be original, enthusiastic and well versed in the above genres. More details to follow, as we move through the process. Samples of your work are most definitely required.
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing ebook Writing Ghostwriting
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $20 - Posted
Looking for an excellent writer who can come up with an outstanding emotional heart touching story. It should be at least 3500 words, unique and free from grammatical errors. Ready to start today and can finish within two days. Please don't apply if you can't complete it by tomorrow. More information to the selected freelancer. Newbies are welcome too. Good opportunity to earn 5 star feedback. Thanks.
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing
Hourly - Entry Level ($) - Est. Time: More than 6 months, 10-30 hrs/week - Posted
I am looking for creative writers that can write short stories or anecdotes about life in an office environment and working with peers. The stories would be similar to what can be found on http://thedailywtf.com except the subject matter would be about office life instead of IT. Please feel free to ask any questions.
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing Humor Writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $150 - Posted
We are looking for reliable, committed writers for the Regency Era Period, similar to Pride and Prejudice, must be clean stories only, 15,000 words, must be written in English 'English' NOT American English. This will be on-going work for the right people. Please provide a summary of the previous genres you have written for and a written sample of your work that contains dialogue.
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing Fiction Writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $550 - Posted
I am looking for a romance novel to be written at about 56700 words divided in 7 chapters (at 8100 words per chapter) in the Billionaire alpha male Billionaire Romance genre. There will be a lot of creative freedom in this project. Please note: you will be required to specific content. If the quality is good, I would love to make it a series. You should be an experienced fiction writer, good at developing characters, writing compelling story lines from beginning to end, and able to show me other publications of your other works. The work must be completed within 30-40 days of hire (quote your deadline for 7 chapters). It must be delivered as a Microsoft Word document, with the following formatting: -12 pt Arial font -Single spaced -1" margins (top, bottom, right, and left) - Page breaks MUST BE added after the end of each chapter Do not increase the margin or font type or size, or the work may be rejected. - 150 word abstract (SUMMARY). This abstract will identify the novella's main characteristics. It may act as the back cover description. Should the chosen writer provide us with high quality work, in a timely manner, following the above requirements, we will explore the possibility of forming a long-term working relationship with the writer. We have need of multiple works covering various genres, and we would prefer to continue working with a writer who has proven him or herself to be reliable. This is a work-for-hire position, meaning that the copyright for the finished material will be transferred to us upon payment for the work. The writer will not retain any rights whatsoever to finished work, and will not be credited as its author. These points will be expressly covered in a contract that must be signed prior to beginning the work. Absolutely no plagiarism will be tolerated. The finished piece will be examined closely for any evidence of plagiarism, and should such evidence be found, the writer will be summarily dismissed without payment. Please respond to this application with the SUBJECT LINE = Billionaire Romance Series Please provide a previous sample of your work with your application along with a short synopsis of a potential story line. Budget is $80/chapter of 8100 words including Upwork fee ($80 is inclusive of Upwork fee). If you dont agree with the budget, please don't bid. Thank you for taking the time to look at this project. I look forward to developing a long-lasting working relationship with you. Best, Sana
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing Fiction Writing Ghostwriting