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  1. Brian Frydenborg

    Brian Frydenborg

    Freelance Writer / Researcher / Analyst / Consultant / Historian

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

    Personal website with more detail: http://www.brianfrydenborg.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brianfrydenborg I have almost 15 years of experience writing about, researching, and analyzing complex public policy, historical, political, and international affairs subjects ranging from UN peacekeeping to ancient Rome. My Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington and Lee University is a double major in History (concentration Asia and Russia) and Politics, and my Master of Science degree from the George Mason University School of Public Policy is in Peace Operations, a term which basically refers to everything that occurs in and concerns conflict/postconflict and disaster/postdisaster zones, especially international development, humanitarian relief and aid, and governance/institution building. I can easily provide a quality work product concerning any of these topics and many others, and can also easily research, write, and analyze new subjects. I also have extensive travel experience, including to Japan, Cuba, Liberia, Israel and the West Bank, and Jordan, to list some examples. My resume, which provides more detail, can be found on my LinkedIn profile http://www.linkedin.com/in/brianfrydenborg/ Please feel free to contact me regarding any of your research, writing, analysis, and consulting needs. I am also available for interviews as a subject-matter expert. NOTE TO CLIENTS: I DO NOT DO FIXED-PRICE CONTRACTS USING ODESK'S FIXED-PRICE SYSTEM. oDesk removed most protections for contractors with its new fixed price system so this is non-negotiable. HOWEVER, WE CAN AGREE TO A FIXED PRICE USING THE HOURLY SYSTEM TO BILL in that you can set an hourly cap on your end that will not allow the price to go past a certain point without your permission and action on your end and the system will not let me bill past this limit. In this situation, depending on our arrangement I can work until the job is done regardless of how many more hours past the cap it takes. My basic ground rules are 1.) any contract we make is going to only be the project outlined in that contract; additional work will require a separate contract as opposed to just adding to existing contract to keep things clear, and so that the client rating can reflect the actual work stipulated in said contract and not additional requests made after a contract is agreed upon 2.) I will be very responsive in my communication expect a similar responsiveness in return 3.) I ask that I not be held responsible for a third party's satisfaction with my work since you as the client, not I, have the relationship with the third party, but I will be happy to work off of feedback from a third party for any contract in order to address that third party's concerns 4.) if for any reason you are unsatisfied with my work I ask that you communicate to me the reasons why so that I may address any issues or offer a resolution that will bring you to a state of satisfaction 5.) If your work requires the APA documentation format and it is something other than a very short assignment, there will be a non-negotiable 10% surcharge because of the extra time this style requires. I look forward to doing business with you!

    $59.99 /hr
    251 hours
    4.98
  2. Laura Hernandez

    Laura Hernandez

    MarketingQueen/Writer/Voice-over Talent/ Author

    United States - Last active: 03/06/2013 - Tests: 4

    A former MTV personality, Laura graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University in 2009 with a degree in Writing-Literature. She's written everything from television bits to web copy, and her work has been featured in the HuffPost Blog, Huffington Post Divorce Section, PopSugar Moms, Yahoo Parenting, Malestandard.com, the Oklahoma Review, and more. Her first book as a co-author is being published in April-- "The Complete Bartender's Guide." She is a digital media manager for a major Italian food company as well. She is looking for very part-time or project work doing the following: write copy, features, or edit for any field (minus the food industry due to conflict of interest)/in any style--varying from technical copy to blogs. She is also available to ghostwrite or edit any small body of work/textbook(s). When you work with Laura, you will get your money's worth. If you need creative juice or copy/ features, she's got a unique voice and style that will make your product/work memorable. Her work ethic is from the old generation: honest and respectable. You won't regret your choice to work with a solid Ivy League graduate and comedienne!

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  3. Ned Lauver

    Ned Lauver

    Ned W. Lauver Voice Acting, LLC

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 1

    Thank you for visiting my profile page. I am an experienced freelance writer and voice actor based in the midwestern United States. I have recently written for Educational Leadership, Yahoo!, and Scripted and have completed jobs for voice acting clients both locally and nationally. Communicative and professional, I believe in collaborating with you until the job is done right. www.nedlauver.com

    $111.11 /hr
    4 hours
    4.99
  4. Gabriele C.

    Gabriele C.

    Bilingual (English-Italian) Editor, Copywriter and Content Manager

    Netherlands - Last active: 08/06/2014 - Tests: 1

    Hello, my name is Gabriele and I just might be the person you are looking for: - I am Bilingual, having been raised in Italy in an English speaking family, and thanks to this, my knowledge of both languages isn't only academic, but deeply rooted as a live and evolving knowledge. - My Classical studies and my BA in Philosophy helped me gain a deep understanding of the structure of written texts, of etymology and of the wide array of nuances and subtleties that good communication requires, and I am able to transfer this knowledge into any text I write, edit or proof read. - My current job as an Editor for an international market leader keeps my attention sharp, and my curiosity constant, also to the benefit of my freelance projects. - I am detail oriented, extremely precise wherever written communication is involved and I proactively work to improve any text I manage within the guidelines I am given.

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. 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
  6. Michael Sugarman

    Senior Editor, Writer

    United States - Last active: 22 days ago - Tests: 5

    Michael prides himself on efficient text, both succinct and compelling. For five years, he has been writing for online publications and drafting public relations copy. For two of those, Michael has worked as Senior Editor at a rising music blog. He holds a BA from Columbia University

    $50.00 /hr
    19 hours
    5.00
  7. Karla Lant

    Karla Lant

    Writer, Editor, Professor

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 8

    I am a freelance writer and adjunct professor; I was a trial attorney until 2010. I have a BA and an MA in social sciences and each course of study was writing intensive. I have a JD from Columbia Law School. I have an LLM in biotechnology and genomics (thesis outstanding). My academic training and current teaching roles have given me expertise in AP, MLA, Chicago, APA, and other style guides. I have written a weekly column in a local online magazine, I write and manage several large business blogs, and I have managed and produced social media for several organizations. I have demonstrated editorial judgement and a superior command of the English language. I have years of teaching experience with adults and children. I have experience providing voice talent, especially for technical businesses (please see sample below). Finally, I have years of experience with training and course development. I am based in Phoenix, Arizona. PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS Online portfolio: https://karlalant.contently.com Sample Press Releases: Live Casino Partners: http://www.pr.com/press-release/467632 Victoria Milan: (All English language press releases by Karla Lant) http://www.victoriamilan.com/press/ Sample Web Copy: Visualized Arts: http://visualizedarts.com/ Au Lac Gallery: http://aulacgallery.com.au/about/ Academic reference projects: Multicultural America, eds. Cortes, Carlos Eliseo and Golson, J. Geoffrey, 2014, multiple sections. Golson Media project: Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. Golson, 2014, multiple Industry Profile sections. Graphic World projects: Marketing Handbook (article on Social Media) and Business Law Handbook (article on Global Business Law), 2014. Lifestyle/Humor: Victoria Milan US: http://www.victoriamilan.us/blog/ Smiles for All: http://www.smilesforall.com/author/karla-lant/ http://www.smilesforall.com/three-surprising-things-wont-kill-laptop/ Professional Publications: “Are You Competent to Argue Juvenile Competency?” For The Defense, Vol. 15, Issue 01, Page 1, 2006. Lant, Karla. SEO Dos, Don'ts, and Must Haves. 11-04-2013. http://www.amazon.com/SEO-Donts-Must- Haves-Karla-Lant-ebook/dp/B00GJWJ3EW Book Reviews, Academic Work: “Review: ‘Recommendations for revisions to the Declaration of Helsinki,’” [International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, “Commentaries” section, Fall 2007.] “Book Review: 25 Months” [American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, issue on clinical biomedical ethics]. “Book Review: The Socialist Feminist Project,” Association for Feminist Anthropology, 2004. http://www.aaanet.org/sections/afa/?book-review=the-socialist-feminist-project-a-contemporary-reader-in-theory- and-politics “Book Review: Death Is That Man Taking Names,” POLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review, Spring 2004. “Breeder at Law,” Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Spring 2002. http://heinonline.org/HOL/LandingPage?collection=journals&handle=hein.journals/coljgl11&div=9&id=&page= Zombie Nation: Racism, AIDS, Haiti and Horror, University of Alabama, 1998. Books: Lant, Karla. The Candida Diet for Weight Loss Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla. The Paleo Diet for Weight Loss Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla. The Mediterranean Diet for Weight Loss Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla. Mediterranean Slow Cooker Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla (co-author). Candida Diet and Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Editing projects: Please request samples http://www.nacdl.org/Champion.aspx?id=1659 Musical Theater: http://www.intransitthemusical.com/#!meet-the-writers/vstc2=karla-lant

    $55.56 /hr
    264 hours
    4.95
  8. Morgan Staggers

    Morgan Staggers

    Editor, Researcher and Hack Provocateur

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 15

    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
    146 hours
    4.96
  9. Cherrie Rose Ang

    Cherrie Rose Ang

    The worker in Me

    Philippines - Last active: 19 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a student of Philosophy in one of the most prestigious university in the Philippines. So far, I have been working as tutor for 6 years now. This developed my flexibility due to my daily exposure to different types of people with different attitudes. I am working as writer/translator/researcher here in oDesk. I am also running a blog, (cherrierosecang.wordpress.com), which you might find useful in assessing my writing style. My interest ranges from philosophy to music to current events. I love to learn new things and share them to anyone. I have experiences in organizing events and programs. I am also singing in different charity institutions. Lastly, I am hardworking and determined to earn experience, skills and financial freedom. I also see that open communication is the key to successful work relationship between me and my client. Thank you for visiting my profile and have a nice day!

    $6.67 /hr
    244 hours
    4.71
  10. Jessica Zawadzki

    Jessica Zawadzki

    Freelance Writer / Editor / Research Assistant

    United States - Last active: 23 days ago - Tests: 3

    I am an individual with a background in Political Science, Legal Studies, and Psychology from Northwestern University, but have also had vast experience in public relations, social media, and events planning. Attention to detail, clarity, and producing quality work efficiently are of utmost importance to me, making me an excellent candidate for a vast array of projects including but not limited to essays, content writing, graphic design, creative writing, editing, and research.

    $12.22 /hr
    53 hours
    4.92