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Ghostwriting Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.72.

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  1. David Jester

    David Jester

    Published Author.

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

    I am a published author and Amazon bestseller. I have published over a dozen ebooks in genres ranging from nonfiction to comedy, horror and fantasy. I also teach creative writing, novel writing and short story writing at a leading online college and I regularly write articles, blogs and web content (in any style and on any subject) on a number of freelancing websites.

    $45.00 /hr
    124 hours
    5.00
  2. Lorraine Mabe

    Lorraine Mabe

    Creative - Efficient - Motivated

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

    I am a creative, detail-oriented person with years of business experience, in both public and private sectors, as well as experience as a freelancer. I will bring enthusiasm and motivation to every project I undertake, while ensuring the highest quality standards. My transcription speed is approximately 65 wpm, with minimal errors. I have repeatedly received continuing work with my transcription clients, due to my accuracy, availability, and timeliness. I have worked as a writer for more than 10 years. I am skilled in business, article, fiction, and creative non-fiction writing. Having strong skills in writing and transcription benefits all of the clients with whom I contract. I am adept at giving a creative edge to administrative tasks and adding an administrative outlook to creative projects. I proofread and transcribe with speed and accuracy. I write with innovation and dexterity. I combine my skills to edit with a keen eye to the originator's vision. My love of the English language and my years of business experience make me uniquely qualified to assist my clients in achieving their goals.

    $48.00 /hr
    60 hours
    4.99
  3. Anna Starostinetskaya

    Anna Starostinetskaya

    Writer/Entrepreneur

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a multifaceted writer looking to channel my abilities into various written projects. I am the Head Writer and Editor-in-Chief at Off Track Planet, a web/print travel magazine I co-founded in 2009, the print version of which is currently available at Barnes & Nobel nationwide and selected web articles are available on Huffington Post. While my most recent work deals with travel and is written in an edgy and humorous tone, I worked in the legal field for five years and am capable of more serious, technical diction. I'm pretty creative and can tell a great fictional story as well. I hold a Bachelor's Degree in International Studies from the University of California, San Diego and currently reside in Brooklyn, New York.

    $38.89 /hr
    4 hours
    4.99
  4. Christopher M Hodge

    Christopher M Hodge

    The Problem Solver

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 13

    *Bring prospects to your website through superior SEO, LSI and generally great written content *Position you as an expert in your field *Drive sales to the max with brilliant web copy *Write your next best-selling book *Save you the time it takes to do this yourself I make goals, not excuses. I often exceed these goals, so you get your written work when you NEED it. I write so both search engines and people like what they see. Good SEO is a start, but great content keeps people coming back and referring their friends. Got a project you need done professionally? Send me a message!

    $83.33 /hr
    0 hours
    4.93
  5. Megan W.

    Megan W.

    The Voice Of An Ainjell

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago

    “Outstanding talent on vocals! We are extremely pleased to have Megan with us. Always quick responses, and most important, quick satisfying delivery on the project! We look forward to see what other amazing skills she has under her sleeves! Recommended at all times!!!!”— Client “We thank Ms. Wesby for a job well done! Not only she delivers project on time, but delivers the finished project with fulfilled satisfaction. She's open to accept opinions and adjust to our needs without hesitation. Already to begin on our next open project, looking forward to another amazing song from Ms. Wesby! Always recommended! - Fat IQ Music -” I am a singer/songwriter/music producer/voice-over artist and aspiring writer. I possess over 22 years of writing experience with poetry, lyrics, resume's, blogging, web content, and more. I have been singing since the age of 3 and, as you can see, my clients are always very happy with my work. Please contact me to discuss how I can be an asset to you.

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.95
  6. Joshua Fairfield

    Joshua Fairfield

    Writer and Editor with a Web Design Focus

    United States - Last active: 10/24/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    Since graduating from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a Bachelor of Arts in English, I have established my own business that helps companies leverage the power of SEO, SEM, and emerging technologies through the creation and curating of value-added content. In simpler, less inflated terms: I am a writer and designer who has learned how to write and design for the web. I love writing website content, email marketing campaigns, blog articles, press releases, journalistic pieces and everything in-between. I'm delving deeper and deeper into developing websites and creating complete marketing campaigns. I'm excited about where the future might take me. Contact me today so we can start working on a better future together.

    $30.00 /hr
    1,761 hours
    4.96
  7. Cheryl Humphreys

    Cheryl Humphreys

    Highly skilled writer and editor

    United Kingdom - Last active: 10/06/2014 - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 10

    Highly skilled editor and technical author. Co-author of "7 Steps to Making Money on oDesk" and "Get the Best - A Guide to Hiring the Best Freelancers on oDesk" Strong writing, editing, planning, administration & organisational abilities across all sectors. Proactive in prioritisation of workloads across several clients alongside solid engagement with stakeholders. Published author of two books on Celiacs Disease as well as ghostwriter for many other books (available on Amazon and other sites under pseudonyms). For the latest updates on my freelance career, http://digitalmined.com/going-from-zero-to-hero/#sthash.WEBezSRR.7s1xmFmH.dpbs

    $33.33 /hr
    346 hours
    4.95
  8. Allison Schultz

    Allison Schultz

    Food Writer, Proofreader, Copy Editor, Researcher

    United States - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 5

    Creative, academic and journalistic writing, proofreading and editing performed under tight deadlines with strict attention to detail. Strong research skills. Additional experience includes blogging, social media posting, crowdfunded campaign writing, ebook writing, newsletter writing, and more. Academic background in gastronomy, food policy, English literature, history and religion.

    $35.00 /hr
    420 hours
    4.98
  9. Allyson Jones

    Allyson Jones

    Freelance Writer, Editor & Destination Marketing Expert

    United States - Last active: 08/21/2013 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Experienced magazine and online content writer and editor who has spent more than 15 years shamelessly promoting the people, places, organizations, events and history of the South Carolina Lowcountry and Coastal Empire of Georgia, both in print and online. Author of real estate blogs, countless feature articles, interviews, personality and business profiles, entertainment highlights, event calendars, advertorial, charts and more. Proficient in Microsoft Office products, especial Word and PowerPoint, as well as WordPress. Experience with SEO, keywords and tags. Specializing in the creation and editing of clear, concise and compelling copy.

    $36.67 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  10. Tais Calado

    Tais Calado

    Writer

    Spain - Last active: 07/31/2014 - Tests: 4

    I'm a brazilian, with a lawyer degree, currently living in Europe. I have more than ten years work experience in public law and six years experience as a portuguese teacher and as a text reviewer in portuguese. My job experience includes the production of media and internet press reviews about legal matters. Nowadays i work as a legal consultant freelancer for a brazilian lawyers office, and also, with my real passion: creative writing, in portuguese, to several customers and websites, producing articles of general matters, traveling guides, and others. I am also an experient researcher and I have great investigation skills. I have experience in market research and public relations.

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00