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Creative writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.76.

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  1. Nancy Bach

    Nancy Bach

    Writer/Editor Always high quality and on time (or early)

    United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 52

    Highly experienced writer, editor, and project manager. Currently managing virtual team developing and writing online content for global finance business. Also providing primary editing and some writing for major Internet travel and language-learning businesses. I have BS and MBA degrees and have worked in various technical, marketing, and managerial roles while living in Hong Kong, Switzerland, and US. - Built and led virtual, cross-cultural teams world-wide - Strong leadership, communication, and organizational development skills - Change agent and manager - Very proficient trainer and facilitator A broad-based writer and perfectionist editor, I'm skilled in working with clients who are not native-English speakers. My range includes articles, full-length books and series in travel, technical, business, children and young adult, motivational, romance, user guides, and training materials. I'm editor-of-choice for several children's, business, and travel authors.

    $40.00 /hr
    3,081 hours
    4.97
  2. Jazlyn U.

    Jazlyn U.

    U.S. Native Freelance Editor and Writer

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    An expert in delivering high quality editing, writing, and transcribing, I am all about finishing a project efficiently and accurately. My experience includes editing and writing for a local newspaper, revising resumes, ghost writing for an international business based in the United States, editing a fantastical work of fiction, and transcribing genealogical interviews. My education and experience are a conglomerate of the health sciences and writing. I earned a B.S. in sports medicine and kinesiology at a prestigious university, with an emphasis in pre-med and English literature. I have worked for over 5 years in office administration, a portion of that as a human resource manager. As a newcomer to Elance, I am trying to provide fast turnaround times and low proposals to benefit you.

    $20.00 /hr
    8 hours
    5.00
  3. Mary Crawford

    Mary Crawford

    Mgmt-Team Lead-Customer Care-V.A.-Sales-Writer

    United States - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 4

    I have specialized in the sales,customer service field as a manager and sales manager, top sales performer and Team leader creating an exemplary team to monitor Quality Assurance for the three major call centers of a National company Responsibilities included: - Leading the growth and development of my company's Quality monitoring. -Procuring top talent and carefully selecting exceptional candidates for the formation of an exemplary team. - Overseeing preparation of uniquely quantitative and qualitative QA reports on a daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly agent specific reporting criteria. . - Edit and distribute to reporting and process critical feedback to all 3 call centers while discovering, managing, and resolving any discrepancies in information or processes. -Meeting on a weekly basis with the different teams for discussion of action items and training of customer care agents. -Preparation of itinerary and hosting weekly QA meetings with my team for a clear portrait of feedback across the globe and preparation of the teams weekly assignments. Accomplishments I am proud of include: -excellent managerial skills in office or performing online virtual assistant responsibilities! -High ranking percentile in communication and negotiation skills, phone, hospitality, email etiquette plus customer care. -Proficiency in business communications understanding that communication is the key to success! -I have received recognition for my careful attention to detail and ability to provide spot on feedback including meeting notes. - I am a publish writer, a foreign language and body language student. - I am tech savvy, a self starter and have an impeccable ability to work independently managing time well. - I pride myself with dedication and maintaining a great work ethic being completely trustworthy. -I am equally content following direction from one supervisor, as a team player, as a team leader or in a managerial setting. - I am very flexible with my hours and enjoy long term positions with an opportunity for advancement and working as many hours as possible. - I am an eager and quick study, always up for a new task contributing 100% effort ! References available I look forward to hearing from you,

    $15.56 /hr
    7,448 hours
    5.00
  4. Arsalan Farooqui

    Arsalan Farooqui

    Expert Writer and Content Developer (Top rated on upwork)

    United Kingdom - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    4.9 out of 5 score. 5 Star Rating. ☆☆☆☆☆ One of the most selective and sought after writers on the Upwork platform. 5 Years Upwork Experience, 160+ Hours logged. Trusted and Verified Freelancer. ✓ I work for serious clients only and take selective projects. I have written hundreds of papers and worked on numerous projects consisting of : • Academic assignments. • Literature Review. • Essays (any topic) • Creative writing/Article writing. • Admissions essays/Recruitment /Scholarship applications / Personal statements. • Project proposals. • Copy-editing, Content- development, Blogging. • Case Study solutions. • Copywriting • Research papers/ Research reports- I am well versed with all citation styles such as MLA, APA, HARVARD etc. My clients have included Google , Odesk and numerous internet startups/established businesses. I have graded and provided critique on students' essays. I have also written essays, literature reviews and academic reports for countless students. I have an established track record here on Upwork. I never compromise on quality. I do my work with the utmost precision and with attention-to-details, and the results speak for themselves. I have a day job that pays me well, freelancing is only my hobby. I get a lot of interest from prospective clients for work and my availability is limited, contact me asap for your project. I want to work with serious clients who appreciate the value of hard work and dedication. My ultimate objective is to deliver you with an excellent output.

    $22.22 /hr
    165 hours
    4.91
  5. Bhavna Vaish

    Bhavna Vaish

    Well Read, Creative, Ex-Corporate Professional

    India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a well read, talented and creative writer with a passion for quality. The creative processes of writing enthuse me. I am looking to expand my writing repertoire and continue on my journey of words and expressions. I would be happy to assist you in any kind of writing assignment that you may have. I also like to use my command over English for other assignment such as proofreading, transcribing (with proper grammar) etc where I can add value. I am an MBA with more than a decade of experience in Banking and Capital Markets and am now looking to work as a freelancer. I enjoy travelling to different parts of this wonderful planet, understanding different cultures and meeting new people. Cheers

    $29.44 /hr
    752 hours
    4.86
  6. Mufassal Ameer

    Mufassal Ameer

    Fluent in work and having more than 3+ years experiance in data entry

    Sri Lanka - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    My main objective on Odesk is to deliver 100% high quality work in fast turnaround. I am determined to get my job done well and on time. Very Hardworking, Experienced well-educated, Executive Assistant and Office Manager with broad professional background. Familiarity with today's most popular word processing and related software, you can be assured of a quality product, delivered on time and at a fair price.

    $3.33 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Jackie V.

    Jackie V.

    Writer, Editor & Communications Strategist

    United States - Tests: 5

    I am a dynamic, results-driven and highly efficient writer & communications strategist with extensive experience within a range of working environments. I have been recognized for my high level of integrity and positive, professional, hard working can-do attitude. I thrive in a high pressure environment and am able to prioritize multiple tasks and work resourcefully / effectively under stress and time constraints. M.S. - Public Communications B.A. - Public Communications & Spanish Essay Ares of Expertise: History (U.S. & European), Government, English Lit, Religion, & Communications (all areas from theory to journalism) Other Specialties: • Innovative and Proactive Messaging • Strategic Communications for Internal and External Audiences • Stakeholder Outreach (non-profit, grants, relationship building) • Public / Media Relations • MLA Style Guide

    $28.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.90
  8. Tassia R.

    Tassia R.

    Social Media Marketing/Virtual Assistant/ Reviewer/Proofreading

    Jamaica - Tests: 10

    I am a quick learner who is open to new experiences. I have the dedication and capacity to work independently under minimal supervision, while providing consistent and accurate work. I have developed many skills by working with a number of organizations, and with this experience i have a highly competent level of administration skills and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in teams. It is my earnest desire to work for you, where i know i can make a meaningful contribution. I am willing to work in any capacity deemed fit. I possess a Bachelor's Degree in Banking and Finance, and this have enabled me to garner a wide range of valuable knowledge and attributes of which i am sure would make me an asset to you. I have knowledge in microsoft word, excel, access and publisher as well.

    $7.00 /hr
    3 hours
    4.99
  9. Jean Louise Quino

    Jean Louise Quino Agency Contractor

    Customer Service Refinement and Management l Creative Writing

    Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 28

    On Customer Service: My communication skills, passion to please and ability to genuinely care for others have landed me into a very rewarding and fulfilling job as a Customer Service Representative, promoted me to Customer Service Consulting and Refinement in just one month's time ( see http://screencast.com/t/rcGb2VtF) and to a Human Resource Manager in the subsequent month. Solving customers'; problems and making them feel good even in the most trying times is a great privilege that I cherish daily and the driving force that propels me on. On Writing: I'm an artist by heart, so everything I do results in a marriage of excellence and beauty. In the same manner that I can make a picture paint a thousand words, I can also paint a thousand pictures with my words. My passion for writing stemmed from my love affair with the English language and my innate zest for life. Give me a dead topic and I will fashion it, mold it, give it a lovely form, breath life into it and animate it. Whatever you want, however you want it. One of my strengths is that I am able to look at one scenario from different point of views. In the end, it's not about the writer, it's all about the reader, so I don't care whether I'm recognized or not. All I want to do is to contribute to the well-being of my collective self present in all thoughts, for in reality, I am my own reader in the person of all others. - Jean

    Associated with: Art for Life

    $8.00 /hr
    5,121 hours
    4.99