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  1. Jennifer Rodriguez

    Jennifer Rodriguez

    Author, Editor, Advocate, and Inspiration

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    Jennifer is a native Texan currently residing in San Antonio. She received her BS degree from Baylor University in the field of Education, and began working on her MS degree in Child and Adolescent Psychology. She has worked with children in a variety of roles since 1990. Jennifer has published 3 children's books under her own name, and been a ghost writer for nearly 10 others. She has worked as an educational content editor for McGraw-Hill, and as a freelance editor for several children's and adult literature projects. Additionally, she owns and runs a small independent publishing company which produces both e-books and print books.

    $12.22 /hr
    15 hours
    5.00
  2. Sarah F.

    Sarah F.

    Words lover.Writing in French, translation, voice.

    Turkey - Portfolio: 5

    Native French speaker, I work as a French language and literature teacher, I write and lend my voice. Experienced in many kinds of writing jobs ( press articles - cultural subjects, books, cinema, exhibitions, linguistics - reports and essays, scenarios, short stories, mails, translations), I write all kinds of texts in French, and translate from English and Spanish. My work is precise and thorough, carried out with energy and enthousiasm. I've also studied and worked in cinema (directing, acting, voice over) and would be glad to lend my voice.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  3. Nadine L

    Nadine L

    Transcriber, 110wpm, film/photo editor, tutor, writer

    United Kingdom

    Education: BSc Psychology (2:1) MA Philosophy of Biological & Cognitive Sciences (ongoing). I have experience in a wide range of jobs and projects including event organising, tutoring, film and photo editing, personal assistant for several start-up businesses and website design. If there are a range of jobs you need doing chances are I can help with all. Fluent in English including spelling and grammatical differences for UK and US English. Some French, German and Arabic. General: Speed typing (110 WPM), proofreading, grammar-checking, essay & article writing, general admin and computer work including but not limited to Powerpoint, Excel, SPSS, Photoshop CS5, iMovie, Final Cut Pro. Photo and video editing. Tutoring: up to (I)GCSE level in all subjects (not including 2nd language) A-level and Undergrad in Philosophy and Psychology, including Statistics & Research Methods and SPSS.

    $20.00 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  4. Samantha Elphick

    Samantha Elphick

    MEMOIRS/ LIFE STORIES/ SCREENPLAYS/MOTIVATIONAL

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 16

    GHOSTWRITER - PASSION FOR PEOPLE WRITING SERVICE I'm the published author of four novels, numerous memoirs and life stories, fiction and non-fiction, a developmental editor, and a creative ghostwriter of all genres. I have the experience and talent for bringing unique characterization, plots and sub plots to make stories compelling. I will work for you and give 110% to your project. I limit the projects I take on as this keeps my creativity alive and consistency to the job at hand for a timely scheduled completion. I always meet deadlines and keep you informed as your book or screenplay progresses. If you have a business odyssey, or want a book inspired by your life experiences, a screenplay or a motivational E-Book you have come to the right place!!

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.80
  5. Line S.

    Line S.

    norwegian speaking writer and artist

    Norway - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    Creative soul, writer and artist from Norway. :) I do translations norwegian - english, english - norwegian. I also work with Photoshop, Illustrator and I'm a freelance photographer. Please take a look at my portfolio and profile. :) If there's anything you need to know, please, don't hesitate to contact me. Cheers!

    $8.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Ryan James

    Ryan James

    Multimedia production

    Brazil - Portfolio: 2

    Braziwi Media is a boutique multimedia production company based out of the south of Brazil. We have a completely bi-lingual team including native English and native Brazilian Portuguese speakers. We work greatly on corporate and promotional video as well as photographic services and general design.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Stephen B.

    Stephen B.

    Write it out with me!

    United States - Portfolio: 4

    I have a BA in English, and I have written four novels, adapted scripts, edited the novels of colleagues, and done several ghostwriting projects. If you're writing fiction, I welcome the challenge. If you're not writing fiction, have no fear! Those skills are transferable. Let's talk, why not?

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Johnathan Sweeney

    Johnathan Sweeney

    The Silent Innovator

    United States - Tests: 1

    Graduated with a bachelor degree in civil engineering technology and additional classes in mechanical engineering, I have had experience in residential, commercial and industrial construction trades. I have worked at a project manager as well as IT specialist for the various companies I have been at. I am able to effectively manage a project and provide support at any stage

    $27.00 /hr
    60 hours
    0.00
  9. Victoria Andre King-Voreadi

    Victoria Andre King-Voreadi

    Innovative content for web or print publication.

    Greece - Portfolio: 3

    Raised and educated in southern California I have worked as a freelance English language scriptwriter, editor and translator in Greece since 1992. Since 2010 I have also provided original S.E.O. web content primarily for tourism related businesses. I specialize in application specific text so I am able to create informative, entertaining and/or promotional text related to a wide array of fields and disciplines; from composing the users' manual for a travel product database, creating promotional flyers and lyrics for advertising,to writing broadcast program scripts and voice over narration. In the fall of 2015 my first novel will be published by an American publishing company. I am characterized by my belief that a true understanding of the clients vision and goals is the key to successful work. In the summer of 2016 I will be relocating to Toronto, Canada.

    $16.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  10. Mark Shea Price

    Mark Shea Price

    Writer & text/video/sound editor

    Canada

    I am primarily a writer for screen, live stage, and print. Several of my short films have received acclaim and awards at film festivals throughout North America, and encompass multiple genres including drama, historical, sci-fi, comedy, and horror. I am a graduate of Vancouver Film School, where I learned the Hollywood standard for formatting and editing of story and script, and where I received awards in my graduating class both for best screenplay and best in workshopping of scripts. In addition I am an accomplished sound editor/mixer, having several years experience in editing audio conference calls for corporations, as well as mixing and editing sound effects and music for live theater for two years with a high proficiency in Adobe Audition and Audacity. My additional skills include university-level training in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, video editing in Adobe Premiere, and photo editing in Adobe Photoshop.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00