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Fixed-Price - Entry Level ($) - Est. Budget: $115 - Posted
To start, I need a romance story written of about 10,000 words along with a 150 word description over the course of 7-10 days. Elements that I want to be included in the story will be: - Lesbian Romance - One of the female characters should have a prestigious/glamorous life and career and decides to take a break to focus on a more calm life. - She should end up meeting the other lead female character who leads a dull, unfulfilled (small town) life but comes with a tragic past. -The friendship should blossom into something more. -They meet through career/job-related reasons -(Optional)This can be a older woman/young woman relationship or an interracial one The proposed budget for this story is $115.00 with a strong potential bonus for early completion PLEASE NOTE: - Content should be creative, high quality and 100% original. -The ebook should be delivered in .doc or .docx format - If you decide to accept the job offer you are agreeing that you will own no rights to the work or parts of the work and you understand/agree your name will not appear anywhere on the work. I would retain all copyrights to these stories. It cannot be used for portfolios or as samples for other clients. - Must be experienced with this type of writing, a NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKER and have excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation. I am looking to create an ongoing business relationship with chosen bidder(s). I have many future projects in mind. Hope to hear from you!
Skills: Short Story Writing Book Writing Creative writing ebook Writing
Fixed-Price - Entry Level ($) - Est. Budget: $800 - Posted
Write a story about a guy shrunk to 1 millimeter tall by his brother. A dark, weird, disturbing story about power. Focus on human body descriptions. I would love someone open-minded and very creative. Attached is an example of how detailed and body focused I want this novel to be. Part of the interview is discussing the outline. 30,000 words
Skills: Short Story Writing Book Writing Content Writing Creative writing
Fixed-Price - Entry Level ($) - Est. Budget: $5 - Posted
Hello there! I'm looking for someone to edit 2 sections: 1. "Our story": we are a social gaming company (mobile&web), need to write VERY short but VERY creative paragraph to describe us. We are open for ideas about the content. 2. "Why us?": short paragraph as well with 6 icons, each contain 2 lines of description, such as "24/7 support". That's it! I have very limited budget and the project is very small. I'm looking for someone do to take this project mostly for experience and reputation/feedback (5 stars review). Thanks and good luck!
Skills: Short Story Writing Content Writing Copywriting Creative writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $500 - Posted
Hello, I produce short romance e-books that are generally based in the gay romance world So if you are looking for a recurring job as a freelance writer you came to the right place! Here is what I need: A native english speaking writer. If you don't have a good grasp on western english sentence structure please don't apply. Someone who can be a good researcher. Don't plagiarize. All books are run through plagscan and copyscape. They need to be 100 percent original. Who was the 23rd president of the United States? Please answer this question in the application. Timeliness - The faster you produce these (with quality) the more jobs you will get. This job will be recurring if you do a good job. I will pay a maximum of $10 per 1000 words. The ghost writer must be an expert in gay romance, alpha / omega books and paranormal (shifters). I will ask questions about these dynamics to ensure that you know what you are talking about. Lastly, by accepting this job, I will own all the rights to the book. This includes characters, places etc. I own all the rights. Thank you!
Skills: Short Story Writing Content Writing Creative writing ebook Writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $50 - Posted
We are looking for an experienced Short Story writers in various genres to join a growing team of writers and editors! Currently we are accepting writers from the following categories: Literary Fiction, Young Adult & Teen Fiction, Mystery Thriller & Suspense All writers must have prior work experience and/or submit a one-time paid short story sample to be approved a team writer. Writers earn promotions and raises based on the length of working relationship. Hiring is immediate - apply today! **ESTABLISHED SINCE 2012** **OVER $30,000 IN PAYOUTS** **STEADY LONG-TERM WORK AVAILABLE**
Skills: Short Story Writing Content Writing CreateSpace Ghostwriting
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $50 - Posted
I am willing to hire a writer who has experience writing short stories in the cozy mystery genre. The writer we hire for the first book in the series will hopefully write the next two books so the author's voice and presentation are consistent across all three books. Our fixed price for each 10,000-word book is $50 per book, for a total of $150.00. The plot outlines will be provided to you and they will contain a story summary, character descriptions, setting and chapter scene set-ups. All you have to do is build on the plot and make a complete story with mysterious twists and turns so the reader cannot easily figure out the villain. This assignment may turn into a long-term relationship. We are always searching for creative writers to add to our team. These are the skills required for this job: Fluent in English Can produce error-free work Good grammar and vocabulary Develop solid stories that are believable Delivers work tasks on time Familiarity with Cozy Mysteries Deliver document in .doc or .docx format Guidelines for what we're looking for are best described in this citation from Brian A. Klems at Writer's Digest: "The cozy mystery (sometimes simply called a cozy) is a subgenre of crime fiction that gives readers a chance to delight in vicariously solving a murder—without graphic violence or sex. Protagonists are typically amateur (and usually female) sleuths solving small-town crimes with old-fashioned detective work rather than forensics. These unlikely heroes are often small-business owners who find themselves drawn into detection by crimes impacting their work; sometimes their investigative efforts are aided by a significant other with police connections." The content you create must not be copied from the plot outline and used directly in the story. The words you write must be 100% original content, and we will not accept works of plagiarism. Your document will be run through CopyScape for proof of no plagiarism. If your submitted work is not original and does not pass CopySpace, the document will be returned without compensation and you will not be included in our search for writers for future projects. The Legal Stuff When you apply for this writing job, you are agreeing that this is a work-for-hire and ghostwriting position. After the work is accepted by us and you have been paid, all ownership rights are transferred to us. This includes the story's copyrights, and you will not retain any rights to the draft product, final product, or published product. We reserve the right to use this story and the plot in any form, whether print or electronic, and we will own all rights for publication, including but not limited to a byline, resale, copyrights, editing, revision, ownership, and distribution rights. You will have no rights to distribute, sell, re-sell, or republish the material in any form whatsoever. You may, however, use a sample paragraph for your portfolio, but you must not disclose anything further. Before payment is released, you are required to sign, date, scan, and email us a nondisclosure agreement that we will provide. How to get started with your proposal Please include a brief statement telling us why we should consider you for this position. Please send a sample of your work in the cozy mystery style of writing. At the end of your application, please use the words 'whodunit' so we know you've read the entire ad. Ideally, we would like to receive the first completed book within three weeks, sooner if you are able. Examples of cozy mystery book authors are: Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, Charlotte Armstrong, Mary Roberts, Charlotte MacLeod, and Jane Haddam. Example of a cozy mystery series on TV is: Murder She Wrote We welcome your proposals and we're ready to get started within this next week.
Skills: Short Story Writing Book Writing Creative writing Fiction Writing
Fixed-Price - Expert ($$$) - Est. Budget: $30 - Posted
I need someone to make a double sided card that I will be printed out on card stock, and inserted in an enveloped and sealed with a wax stamp. The card needs to effectively communicate a few things to the customers. 1)Dominant theme: Made by hand in the USA 2) Message: Hand burnished with wax to impart a rich surface, the wallet beautifully darkens over time. Our leather requires no waxing or conditioning. 3) A story: The $2 bill lucky and it is an age old lucky tradition to give a lucky person a crisp $2 bill in a new wallet. 4) Call to action: If you "like" The Southern Trapper facebook page, AND post a picture of your wallet and lucky $2 to facebook, than you will be sent a FREE T-shirt. 4) Contact: for more details
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing Graphic design Marketing Automation
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $140 - Posted
I need native English writers to write 2 high quality historical romance stories with a minimum of 10,000 words each. The story needs to come with 150 words of description. You will be given the theme of the story and you will have a large amount of creative freedom. Each story must be very creative, high quality without any spelling or grammatical errors. Qualifications: - ONLY NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERS - Must have good grammar and spelling - Produce 100% original work (plagiarism will NOT be accepted) - Must include a 150 words of book description that entices readers to buy the book. - Expected turnaround time is 7-10 days Our proposed budget for this project which includes 2 stories x 10,000 words each (total 20,000 words) is $140 (inc. Upwork fee). Please reply here with your proposed rate (your bid is for 2 stories) in your application, as well as some samples of your. We are seriously looking to create an long-term business relationship with the right bidders.
Skills: Short Story Writing Fiction Writing Romance Writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $5 - Posted
An animation studio seeks a writer who can come up with a quirky, low budget, two-characters series for children. Episodes should have a run length of around 5-7 minutes each, and the series should have the potential to continue indefinitely if required. Don't worry if you don't have experience writing screenplays per se, as we have screenwriters that can convert your notes and ideas into the appropriate format. All that's required is a great idea which you think you can develop. If this sounds like it could be of interest then please do get in touch with the following: 1. a logline or short pitch; 2. a short description of each character; and 3. a quotation per episode (please ignore the budget mentioned above). We look forward to hearing from you soon.
Skills: Short Story Writing Creative writing Screenwriting Writing