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  1. Resa A.

    Resa A.

    Writing, Editing, Blogging Guru

    United States

    Writing, editing, blogging guru with more than 20 years experience. I am one of the founding editors of a major international literary journal, and have worked in a variety of settings on freelance projects including blogging for AMC TV, editing an anthology of writings on the healing process, editing arts publications on photography, editing projects in progress for writers of fiction, non-fiction, children's books, and works for theatre and film. As a writer, I have published essays,fiction and poetry and have had plays produced in the theatre. I also write and edit content for websites and am an expert resume writer.

    $60.00 /hr
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  2. Arturo C.

    Arturo C.

    Writing is my passion and core competency...

    Philippines - Portfolio: 1

    Writing and copy editing is what I do best, and with this passion and competencies, I have been working successfully as a freelance copy editor/web content writer for local and international clients. Business writing is one of the niches I am currently engaged in, as well as copy editing manuscripts of novels and similar literature. For my work samples, please visit: http://beta.fool.com/dARTtanyan001/ http://sarasotabayrealestate.com/category/news/

    $12.00 /hr
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  3. Becki Leonard

    Becki Leonard

    Writing/Editing/Public Relations Specialist

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    I'm a seasoned communications professional with 8+ years in producing external and internal materials of all sorts, primarily for technology companies. I excel in taking complex, technical information and transforming it into clear, concise, digestible messages and stories. I specialize in developing a variety of content - press releases, thought leadership papers, data-centric trends reports, website copy, marketing collateral/datasheets, blog posts, social media updates/posts, and more. I'm also a highly competent copy editor for the same types of materials. I studied journalism at Indiana University, and have a solid grasp on AP style as well as impeccable grammar/punctuation/spelling. Writing and editing isn't for everyone, but it's certainly for me - and I'd love to help!

    $100.00 /hr
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  4. Jennifer VanderKlipp

    Jennifer VanderKlipp

    Writing, Editing, and Publishing Services

    United States - Tests: 3

    A California native transplanted to the Midwest, I have over 15 years of experience in business, marketing, and publishing. Over this time, I have held the titles of marketing director, managing editor, graphic designer, and director of communication. My skills include complex project management, writing and editing. I am an agented author, having ghost-written nonfiction and written novels, curriculum, and award-winning articles and short stories. My clients include Our Daily Bread Ministries, Credo Communications, Zondervan, HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Barbour Publishing, and Concordia. I have degrees in Business Administration, History, and Comparative Literature from the University of California (Riverside and Irvine). A few of the services I offer: • Taking your product from an idea to a finished book. • Complete editorial services, from consulting on book structure, to substantive editing, to copyediting and proofreading • Ghostwriting: from basic idea to printed book product, both fiction and nonfiction • Complete proposal evaluation (for presenting to major publishers) • Start-to-finish project management of books, series and curriculum projects

    $38.89 /hr
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  5. Jazz Girard

    Jazz Girard

    Professional creative content writing and editing

    United States

    My expertise on professional and creative content varies between topics such as fashion, beauty, legal work, education, self-help and lair guidance, and many more. I have been an active member of the Huffington Post team since 2011, and have collaborated on several articles within different social media platforms, which includes a 3-part education feature in Upfront Magazine.

    $27.78 /hr
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  6. Silvia Piovesan

    Silvia Piovesan

    Project Coordinator, excellent writing/translating/editing skills

    Spain - Tests: 4

    Italian graduate (International Economics) with a passion for writing, translating, editing and copy-writing. Translation and proofreading experience (IT and EN) in corporate environments, worked abroad for 3+ years. Ranked first in English to Italian translation skills test. Trying to start as a freelancer in translation (EN-IT / ES-IT) and creative writing (IT), I would prefer short projects to win your confidence and possibly start a profitable cooperation.

    $10.44 /hr
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  7. Lisa Fielack

    Lisa Fielack

    Experienced Writer, Editor and Publicist

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a public relations professional with over 15 years of experience in the book publishing, nonprofit, and healthcare industries. In my decade at NYC's top publishing houses, I have created comprehensive publicity campaigns for hundreds of mid-list and bestselling authors. I have also worked with several nonprofits focused on issues such as water preservation and suicide prevention. Currently, I serve as the Public Relations Coordinator at one of the nation's oldest and beloved rehabilitation care facilities, facilitating outreach to local and national media as well as connecting with our community through event planning and promotion, social media outreach and more. I am able to offer my expertise in writing and editing, as well as in public relations and communications practices. I am both professional and creative, and have a passion for clear, concise writing that shines through in my work.

    $20.00 /hr
    12 hours
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  8. Russ M.

    Russ M.

    Fast competitive professional results count.

    Brazil

    37 year old British man with a university education. Sales and Marketing career which has now lead to helping clients utilize the world wide web for better results in their business. Both through social media and organic search results by improving web page content. Writing press releases, editing English written text. The benefit of working with myself is that you will receive 100% commitment on any job that is undertaken. That means that once we are working together you will not have to stress about the job again, just know that it is being taken care of. This means that you can focus your time and energy in other aspects of your life and business.

    $15.00 /hr
    26 hours
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  9. Kathleen F.

    Kathleen F.

    Public Relations/Communications Professional

    United States - Portfolio: 5

    I've had a passion for writing my entire life. Everything from creative short stories, to slam poetry, to professional newsletters, press releases and digital articles. I was fortunate enough to have a strong manager and excellent mentor right out of college who continued to help me develop as a writer and dig deeper into my talent. My portfolio showcases mostly nonprofit writing that highlights my ability to take an idea and transform it into a captivating story that motivates donors to give towards a cause. I've finessed my interviewing skills so people feel at ease sharing their stories. The opportunity to paint a picture for readers through my words drives my passion for writing.

    $15.00 /hr
    47 hours
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