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  1. Maria Brodine

    Maria Brodine

    Creative editor, researcher, writer, & consultant

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago

    I am a professional writer and social science researcher living in New Orleans, Louisiana. I specialize in editing, proofreading, writing, and research. I have an M.A. in Anthropology from Columbia Univ., as well as a B.A. in Honors English from San Diego State Univ. I have versatile skills and interests and can cover a wide range of topics in the arts and sciences. As an anthropologist, I am well versed in cross-cultural perspectives, enabling me to write for diverse audiences. In addition, I have over ten years of experience as a freelance proofreader, editor, and tutor. On the creative side, I love to work with horror, science fiction, and fantasy, though I am certainly open to other genres. I am skilled at breaking down and paraphrasing highly technical language, which is advantageous for technical and science writing. In all areas, I have a meticulous editorial eye for grammar, spelling, formatting, and content.

    $40.00 /hr
    540 hours
    4.91
  2. Tom McMeekin

    Tom McMeekin

    Multi-Media Journalist, Writer, and Artist

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

    I'm a professional multi-media journalist who can write, edit, research, produce, and design high-quality content on almost any topic and for any medium. From creating blog and social media posts to complete marketing communications plans, I have worked with clients including university programs, acupuncturists, chefs, commercial painters, e-commerce sites, news sites and forums, and more. I do not compromise my high ethical standards. Sorry, but I do not accept jobs that involve "ghostwriting" without credit, "spinning" and stealing others' copyrighted work, or other shady practices. What you get with me is a passionate, hard-working, detail-oriented, mass communications expert. What you do not get is someone who will rush the job or be a mindless "yes man" -- if I accept a job then I am committing to give you my best work effort, and that includes sometimes offering suggestions or advice -- getting you the final product you NEED, not just the one you think you want. I generally do not do Skype interviews or meetings for any projects paying less than $1,000. I am happy to answer any questions through ODesk or email, and I am happy to do a trial period for any ongoing positions. Sorry, but the reason I choose to do online freelancing is to make my own schedule and work in my pajamas; if you can't deal with that then best of luck finding someone who is a better fit for you.

    $50.00 /hr
    234 hours
    5.00
  3. Sadeem Lodhi

    Sadeem Lodhi

    MBBS (MD), Medical writing, Referencing, Editing

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 days ago

    I am a freelance article writer, with a particular expertise in the field of biological sciences. I have several years experience in medical sciences and research. The beauty of being a science writer is that I never know what subject I am going to be working on my next project. I have had the privilege to learn and write about a wide range of areas.

    $34.00 /hr
    18 hours
    4.80
  4. Natasha Drake

    Natasha Drake

    Grant Writer, Researcher, & Fundraiser / Professional Writer

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3

    Owner of Natasha Drake Grants, an independent grant writing and fundraising business. I am a professionally and academically trained writer with more than six years of experience in grant programming, including development, solicitation, implementation, and evaluation. In addition to grant writing, I have a strong background in prospect research and donor stewardship. I am skilled at communicating in a variety of contexts and have worked with a diversity of nonprofits, community organizations, and government entities. My services are unique in that I am skilled at weaving emotionally compelling stories with data driven content into successful fundraising documents and presentations. Selected Successes: *Wrote more than 150 successful grant proposals totaling $6 million in funding. *Secured nearly $1 million in new or increased funding through targeted donor research and strategic grant writing. *Managed a team responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of approximately $3 million in annual donor funding. *Built a grant writing team from the ground up at a national nonprofit, managing the team's expansion from one individual into a full-time staff of three. I am a motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter with experience collaborating in remote team collaboration. Services include, but are not limited to: *Grant Writing *Proposal Development *Grant Review & Editing *Grant Training *Donor Research *Donor Development *Reporting & Evaluation *Content Development *Multimedia Presentations *Miscellaneous Writing Services

    $35.00 /hr
    43 hours
    4.71
  5. Kirsten Clodfelter

    Kirsten Clodfelter

    Writer, Editor, Communications Consultant

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago

    With over seven years of experience as a freelance writer, editor, and communications consultant, I'm an expert in producing strong, clear prose and meticulously copy edited documents. My body of work includes the development and polishing of marketing/PR materials, press releases, marketing/sales campaigns, and ad copy in both nonprofit and corporate environments; the creation of sharp website copy and engaging blog content for a diverse range of industries; writing, ghostwriting, and editing articles and profiles; offering writing coaching and editing for admissions essays/personal statements, resumes/CVs, cover letters, and professional bios; developing or editing grant/fellowship/scholarship applications; writing and editing exam content at secondary and post-secondary academic levels; and providing comprehensive social media and online marketing management for both individuals and businesses.

    $40.00 /hr
    88 hours
    4.93
  6. Tanya Slavin

    Tanya Slavin

    Expert writer, researcher, editor

    Canada - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    I have a B.A. in English literature, a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Toronto, and 13 years of experience in academic writing and grant writing. During my academic career I have published 3 articles in top rated academic journals in my field, and 7 more as book chapters and conference proceedings. I have also presented my work at many academic venues, thus having perfected the skill to present any amount of information in a concise, clear, and engaging manner. During my graduate studies, I also regularly wrote grant proposals, and have managed to secure several highly prestigious federal and provincial grants. Over the course of 6 years, I have raised a total of over 130,000$ for my own academic research. My academic experiences have taught me that I genuinely enjoy the process of synthesizing ideas (my own and those of other people) into a compelling narrative. I started working as a freelance writer recently, and have already had experience writing grant proposals for a small non-profit start-up in Toronto, as well as writing and editing a couple of kickstarter projects. I greatly enjoyed this type of work, and look forward to more opportunities to help others with their research and writing needs. I believe that I can effectively apply my curiosity and skills to virtually any field of writing, editing or research.

    $33.33 /hr
    297 hours
    5.00
  7. Jordan Ringenberg

    Jordan Ringenberg

    PhD in Computer Science, Expert in C++, Python, MATLAB, Java, Web Dev.

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 3

    Expert knowledge and over seven years of experience in object-oriented programming and agile development utilizing C++, Java, Python, Visual Basic, Objective-C, C#, MySQL, shell scripting, and web programming Software engineering and computer vision expertise, with numerous peer-reviewed published outcomes. Specialties include object-oriented design, algorithms, image processing and computer vision, and 3D modeling Expert-level experience in major development platforms including .NET, MATLAB, Linux/UNIX, Eclipse, and Cocoa Strong written and verbal skills, with proven track record in university teaching and scholarly publications

    $60.00 /hr
    85 hours
    5.00
  8. Eric Baron

    Eric Baron

    Creative Writer

    United States - Last active: 16 hours ago

    I'm all about telling stories. My academic background is in English, Economics and Psychology. And as a professionally published writer of fiction and poetry I believe I can help make your content better. Whether it's an assignment, book, website, article or blog, I can help with creating original work or editing what you already have.

    $33.00 /hr
    40 hours
    4.98
  9. Phillip Nista

    Phillip Nista

    Freelance writer and academic copyeditor

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5

    I have a PhD in biology (Indiana University, 2013) with publications spanning evolutionary ecology, bioinformatics, genomics, and botany. Over the last year, I've become a careful and helpful copyeditor of academic manuscripts in many fields, including agriculture, environmental sciences, psychology, clinical medicine, and foreign policy. I edit all documents, from dissertations to cover letters and CVs, for clients of all backgrounds, including ESL. Jobs less than 4,000 words are done in 24 hours. In addition to standard and substantive copyediting, I also specialize in rewriting cover letters. If you can provide me with some rough text and/or a CV/resume, I can provide you with a stellar cover letter that shows people just how much you have to offer. I'm also available for consultations on statistics and use of the R statistical computing environment. This service can range from troubleshooting and guidance of your analyses to writing R code and performing analyses for you.

    $45.00 /hr
    32 hours
    4.53