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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 4.70.

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  1. Bianca Van Der Meulen

    Bianca Van Der Meulen

    Experienced Writer and Editor

    United States - Last active: 10/29/2014 - 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
    410 hours
    4.99
  2. Jessica Zawadzki

    Jessica Zawadzki

    Freelance Writer / Editor / Research Assistant

    United States - Last active: 27 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
  3. Julie Brinker

    Julie Brinker

    Writer / Editor / Photographer

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

    Over the last 10 years I have been working in public relations writing press releases and working with media, organizing events, creating content and managing websites and handling social media. I'd like to branch out to creative writing, as well as continue working in public relations, media and content writing, which is what I'm good at.

    $30.00 /hr
    10 hours
    4.90
  4. Laura Shumaker

    Laura Shumaker

    Writer, Storyteller, Content Curator

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    I am an original content developer and curator, author and writer for print and online platforms. I'm frequently recognized for my ability to help companies and organizations get on message quickly--but not too quickly. I'm a superb storyteller. I started as a writer and author and morphed into an advocate for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. Hire me if you have a mishmash of ideas and need an expert to assemble them into a clear and snappy message. Specialties: original content creation, editing, public speaking, social media, autism and disability.

    $55.56 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. David Johnson

    David Johnson

    Skilled Writer, Web Designer, Social Media Management, and more

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

    I have worked in advertising, sales, human resources, finances, and customer for service. I am very familiar with Microsoft Office, including Word, Powerpoint, and Excel. I also have experience with Microsoft Dynamics, Genesis, and various Point of Sale systems including Delight POS. I enjoy creative writing and have written several very short stories, but would love to aquire more experience in that area. I also have experience managing online content, including social media accounts like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+. and more. I am an experienced web designer fluent in HTML/CSS and have plenty of experience maintaining current sites and building new ones.

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Laurel K.

    Laurel K.

    Professional Editor, Published Writer; FAST, efficient and reliable

    United States - Last active: 12/15/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    More than 20 years of professional experience in writing, editing, and proofreading! I am a PUBLISHED writer of hundreds of articles, websites, short stories, and books. Recent written work includes lengthy academic writing (APA, Harvard, MLA, ACS), historical research, how-to book, legal articles, and fiction in numerous genres. As a meticulous, disciplined professional, I will quickly and accurately provide you with expertise in proofreading, editing, creative writing, technical writing, copywriting, and research. With a BA in English you can be assured I have advanced skills in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and complex linguistic structure. If you want expertise, speed, and quality in a writer, look no more!

    $35.56 /hr
    177 hours
    4.94
  7. Samantha Joyce Paradero

    Samantha Joyce Paradero

    Content Manager / Creative Writer / Editor

    Philippines - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a highly experienced professional writer and proofreader with a degree in Computer Science. Prior to obtaining my degree, I devoted two years to studying Creative Writing, and during that time I was able to practice and hone my writing skills. I studied different genres: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, etc.; and took daily workshops in each one. Hence, I am a very diverse writer. Being a perfectionist, I am very particular when it comes to quality—so expect impeccable grammar, punctuation and spelling from my work.

    $12.00 /hr
    835 hours
    4.99
  8. Clarence Oakes

    Clarence Oakes

    Expert SEO Content Writer & WordPress Developer

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 20

    Satisfaction Guaranteed (see below) As an expert SEO content creator, I develop articles which both inform and entertain. However, because every website has two audiences, I write for both. I create content which gets results from both the search engines and readers. This is accomplished by carefully ensuring that keywords and keyword combinations are used to the right density. If you need help determining the best keywords/combos, I can research this for you. I specialize in... >Creative Website Content >eBooks >Technical Writing When creating website content and eBooks, I follow the AIDA marketing principle so that you get the results you want. I also provide content written in American, Australian, or UK English. Books can be delivered in .doc, pdf, or both formats ready for print or electronic publication as desired. MY GUARANTEE: If you are dissatisfied for any reason, I will make it right. I guarantee my work...Always. If you have a special project, I would be happy to discuss your needs. I am also proficient in WordPress. I look forward to hearing from you. Jeff

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $25.00 /hr
    298 hours
    5.00
  9. Saad Ahmed

    Saad Ahmed

    Web Developer - WordPress, Joomla, HTML, CSS

    Pakistan - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

    With the experience of more then 4 years, I have developed important skills for web designing and developing importantly in Wordpress, Joomla, various e-commerce CMS, HTML, CSSand Photoshop, After Effect and Swish. I have done many website projects for private companies. Other then development and designing, I have done sound engineering work just for learning and did that right. Sound work include creating IVR's. Also have worked in SWISH 4 and Created GUI of ITALK iphone app with professional developers in 2010. Currently I am working as a team lead for Adwords and SEO for online marketing for a private company. Its been about 2 years now and have a pretty good skills set in marketing too.

    $8.89 /hr
    38 hours
    5.00
  10. Keith Ancker

    Keith Ancker

    Writer, Editor, Content Manager/Producer

    United States - Last active: 04/02/2014 - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

    A multi-talented, highly motivated, project manager with industry experience in Print and Web Publishing, Brand Marketing and Customer Service and Customer Acquisition. Well developed, diverse skill set focused on content production and creation, social media management, event planning/execution, and strategic planning. Versatile communicator, employee manager, and team member, able to communicate goals and execute them in a timely, cost efficient manner. Comfortable balancing, and satisfying, competing demands in an energetic environment.

    $33.33 /hr
    447 hours
    5.00