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  1. Phebe-ann H.

    Phebe-ann H.

    I'll get it done 'write' the first time!

    Jamaica - Last active: 22 days ago - Portfolio: 2

    I love to do and am proficient at all types of writing. I'm well versed in both UK English (grew up in Jamaica) and U.S. English (studied in America). Familiar with A.P.A format. I write fiction and also do songwriting having attended the Edna Manley College for the Visual and Performing Arts in Jamaica.

    $11.00 /hr
    54 hours
    5.00
  2. Ishayat Ahmed

    Ishayat Ahmed

    Just Hire me Already!

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    I promise you to provide Copyscape passed, plagiarism free, captivating, high quality content before the given time frame. I am also ready to write on any particular topic of your choice before accepting any project. I am an individual and don't own a team of writers to get the work done. If you want top-notch articles, hire me!

    $7.00 /hr
    144 hours
    4.77
  3. Bianca Van Der Meulen

    Bianca Van Der Meulen

    Experienced Writer and Editor

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    I graduated summa cum laude in 2011 from NYU with a major in English and American Literature. My strengths are in research, creative nonfiction, and editing of all levels. I value prompt, clear communication very highly and do my best to truly understand and fulfill the vision for each project I undertake.

    $38.89 /hr
    418 hours
    4.99
  4. Gerry C.

    Gerry C.

    Voice Talent

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 15

    I am the best Voice Over Artist in the business. I have a voice that is clear and pleasant to listen to. I do a very good impression of Don Lafontaine, may he rest in peace. ACCENTS: British (proper), British (Cockney), Irish, Bostonian, Texan, Australian, Arabic (Egyptian), Arabic (Moroccan), Mexican, Hindi, Russian. Impressions: Don LaFontaine, SEAN CONNERY, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gary Busey, Sam Elliot, Dudley Moore, Alec Guinness, Mike Judge (Butthead), Mike Judge (Hank Hill/Mr. Anderson), Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, Riley Martin, George Takei, Robert Shaw (Captain Quint from "JAWS". I am new to Elance, so please do not judge me by the lack of my completed jobs on this site. I assure you, I am the best voice artist you will ever hear.

    $65.00 /hr
    17 hours
    4.95
  5. Gabriel VanSolkema

    Gabriel VanSolkema

    Experienced Writer

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Portfolio: 2

    I am a young, passionate writer, a creative storyteller, and a skilled editor. I view any writing as a piece of art and will treat it as such. I am a native English speaker, and have thus far completed two years of college education at the most prestigious Christian College in the world, Wheaton College. I am also currently working on writing a couple novels that I hope to have published.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Galina Rupchanska

    Galina Rupchanska

    Linguist - English, Bulgarian & all Slavic languages

    Bulgaria - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    Over the last 12 years I have been working with local and foreign companies - translating on a daily basis; these include: - one of the biggest Bulgarian companies - "M-Tel" - a mobile operator (translating press-releases); - one of the biggest American subtitling companies - "Deluxe Digital Studios" (translating, proofreading, S/IQC of various features, featurettes and trailers); multiple accountancy and law companies - translating and editing their documentation and presentations. - some of the best international translation platforms. For the past six years I have been translating, transcribing and recording training and teaching materials for an audit company. I have also served them as a copywriter. My multiple publications in various spheres on local and national level (mostly books and magazines) have been highly estimated. Since 2003 I have been working with the Union of the Bulgarian Writers - provided overall interpretation for their international seminars, translating books (including poetry) into English and editing Bulgarian and English texts of various nature. I have translated about 15 novels from English, 2 from Czech, 2 to English and 5 poetry books. I have interpreted (simultaneously) from and to English on many International forums and meetings. I founded my company Galexa Pro Ltd. in 2009 to meet the growing needs and requirements of my customers. They work with me because of my professionalism and loyalty - qualities that are currently the basis of my company.

    Groups: oTranslators

    $20.00 /hr
    22 hours
    4.98
  7. Zoe K.

    Zoe K.

    copywriter, editor, proofreader

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    Being a charismatic native English speaker and having a background in marketing, I marry these two attributes to produce superb copy that is clear, creative, engaging and persuasive. My marketing, business and copywriting experience coupled with my naturally creative writing style and fervent attention to detail translates into powerful, immaculately written, edited and proofread copy—every time. Be assured, by hiring me you will receive nothing but the very best work—samples are in my portfolio (more are available) and my feedback speaks for itself. It's a small investment for a big return.

    $16.67 /hr
    217 hours
    4.99
  8. Mariah P.

    Mariah P.

    Marketing Project Coordinator

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    I have been freelance writing for several years but recently began to devote my entire workday to freelancing opportunities. With extensive experience in writing, editing and proofreading, I am also proficient at PowerPoint creation, Excel and database management. I am able to write on a variety of subjects, and have earned a reputation with my former coworkers as being able to pick up a misspelling or be able to correct sloppy writing quickly and accurately. I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you.

    $20.00 /hr
    1,621 hours
    4.94
  9. Eva S.

    Eva S.

    Great Content Without Fluff

    Canada - Last active: 04/28/2014 - Tests: 3

    I am a professional freelance writer who is easy to work with, flexible and reliable. I thoroughly research topics, and write informative content to benefit readers and clients alike. As SEO practices change, my writing also changes to suit business needs and polish old content into something fresh and new.

    Groups: Article Samurai

    $15.00 /hr
    332 hours
    4.87
  10. Abbey Woods

    Abbey Woods

    Experienced Illustrator / Sculptor

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago

    I'm looking for the chance to add more experience to my resume. I have created storyboards and drawn several comics for a few people. I have also made two maquettes for a student film. I have also had experience in data entry and customer support for about a year.

    $7.26 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00