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Essay writing is the process of writing expositions, narratives, descriptions, arguments and other forms of written discourse. Essay writing often involves a number of skills including research, analysis, conciseness, persuasion and the ability to put together a logical structured text. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you’ll find essay writers who can craft academic papers, persuasive essays and other forms of written exposition.

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Essay Writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.69.

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  1. Arsalan F.

    Arsalan F.

    High Quality Essay / Creative / Academic Writer- Researcher / Blogger

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    4.9 out of 5 score on odesk. 5 Star Rating. ☆☆☆☆☆ One of the most selective and sought after writers on odesk. 5 Years Odesk 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 odesk. 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.

    $27.78 /hr
    165 hours
    4.91
  2. Bhavna Vaish

    Bhavna Vaish

    Well Read, Creative, Ex-Corporate Professional

    India - Last active: 2 days ago - 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
    580 hours
    4.86
  3. Jackie V.

    Jackie V.

    Writer, Editor & Communications Strategist

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - 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
  4. Nicole Schilling

    Nicole Schilling

    Small Business Support and Development

    United States - Last active: 10/02/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a passionate entrepreneur with an MBA in general business. My strengths lie in business creation, development, marketing, and support. I am interested in all phases and aspects of the business process and am fast-paced and highly productive.

    $30.00 /hr
    47 hours
    4.97
  5. Morgan Staggers

    Morgan Staggers

    Editor, Researcher and Hack Provocateur

    United States - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 18

    I'm here to serve your writing and editing needs. Proficient at internet research, I use a number of citation styles including MLA and APA to reference my academic work. For marketing and SEO applications, my writing utilizes search content and HTML placement for optimal indexing. I have authored numerous on-spec articles on law, business and leisure pursuits. I've also edited novels and scholarly papers for clarity and flow. Please examine my oDesk portfolio to see the wide variety of projects I have submitted to my clients. Armed with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin in government and English, I seek to leverage my life experiences and interests into my writing. My thoughts are shaped by lucid reasoning and proper grammar. Depending on audience and subject, I adjust my style to cater to almost any readership. Please contact me if I can be of assistance to your project.

    $22.22 /hr
    148 hours
    4.96
  6. Angkan Mukherjee

    Angkan Mukherjee

    Freelance Writer

    Singapore - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 11

    Economics/English graduate (Maryland) with experience in creative and factual content writing. Working on personal writing at the moment and looking to take on freelance work to supplement income. Hoping that work on diverse content will make me sharper and help my personal writing. Professional and prompt. Work will be completed punctually and will be of the highest standard. Experienced in everything from dense academic writing, blog pieces, marketing material to creative writing and editing.

    $30.00 /hr
    55 hours
    4.80
  7. Charlie M.

    Charlie M.

    Consultant/Writer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 17

    My overriding objective is to use my dedication to quality and value to provide my clients with professional product deliverables. From ghostwriting to SEO article copywriting or data analysis to financial reporting, my primary goal is customer satisfaction. I treat all my clients' projects as if they are my own, ensuring that what you receive is the best possible product. Experienced in academic writing, editorial writing and creative writing, I couple that talent with skills learned during my career with Fortune 500 insurance companies to bring business solutions to the creative field with a level of professionalism rarely seen in freelance communities.

    $19.44 /hr
    186 hours
    4.98
  8. Gabby L.

    Gabby L.

    Copy Editor, Proofreader, Copywriter, Writer

    Canada - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5

    I'm a NATIVE English speaker with 5 years of professional experience in writing, copy-writing, copy editing and proofreading over a wide range of disciplines including finance, human resources, law, and marketing among others. I'm also vastly experienced in financial analysis, strategic formulation, implementation and development. I specialize my competences in the fields of: academic, business plans, thesis and projects (dissertations), reports, case studies, mission statements, website content and articles; with APA, MLA, Harvard and Chicago referencing where required. I favor long term relationships with clients hence I'm self driven and result oriented in all work that I undertake as well as guarantee confidentiality. I look forward to professionally working with you as I remain committed and focused throughout. Thank you for your time.

    $27.78 /hr
    65 hours
    4.61
  9. Moreen Gitu

    Moreen Gitu

    Article and Eassy writting in Business Topics and other fields.

    Kenya - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am Mohreen-Gitu a Professional Writter who is willing to work efficiently to meet deadlines and who truly enjoys being busy.I enjoy and really relish challenges whereby i easily adopt to changes.Am very dynamic , flexible and willing to perform any task assigned to the best of my ability. I believe my dedication will amount to securing a position as a Professional Writer. With great regards, Mohreen Gitu

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
    4.94
  10. Charlotte H.

    Charlotte H.

    Professional Story-Writer, Journalist, Researcher and Editor

    United Kingdom - Last active: 10/12/2014 - Tests: 7

    If you are looking for a passionate perfectionist, come to me with your writing needs. My writing skills and talents are varied and include academic, proofreading, instructional, creative, non-fiction, dramatic, comedic, and review writing. I have some experience with blog writing - for example: http://adventuresofdaveandchar.blogspot.com.es/2012_01_01_archive.html At school I graduated with the highest grade for English literature in my year. I also achieved a 2:1 university degree from Leeds, and my qualification from Cambridge University to teach English as a foreign language shows my fluency in and passion for English. So if you need help with grammar and punctuation, a poem, script, review or simply a couple of lines - you can rely on me to follow what you want with impeccable flair.

    $44.44 /hr
    23 hours
    4.91