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Creative writing is any writing that includes expressing one’s inner thoughts, feelings and experiences. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find creative writers, experienced in both fiction and nonfiction expressive writing, with excellent English skills and creative writing ideas and techniques, who can write topic-specific stories and articles.

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Creative writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.76.

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  1. Kirsty Burger

    Kirsty Burger

    Creative writing solutions for commercial needs

    Australia - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 57

    Rated by Elance in the top 1% of all those in the writing and translation field and top 5 of all the Australian providers. I am a freelance copywriter who has a passion for causes. I have been combining my passion for writing and my passion for causes in writing for not for profit groups for over 20 years. My experience includes writing for church, para-church agencies and overseas aid organisations. I have the ability to write compelling copy that causes people to act. My articles have been published in their respective newsletters. I have also assisted many businesses to promote their products and services. I am located in Australia, so I can be working while you sleep, adding productivity to your company. I also have premium financial administrative skills in both Excel and Word which adds further value to any writing project. I also have a creative flair, bringing genuineness to the expression of emotion, in the creation of verse for greeting cards and other poetic forms.

    $30.00 /hr
    2,495 hours
    4.99
  2. Aleksandra Andonovska

    Aleksandra Andonovska

    Creative Writing

    Macedonia - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    I am experienced Copywriter with fluent english skils, developing creative ideas and solutions for all kinds of mediums.My aim is to provide efficient, professional, friendly service and very high quality design and writing,I've worked with and studied some of the greatest copywriting and marketing minds.I can sometimes do in 15 minutes what others do in an hour.My goal on o desk is to provide high quality services to customers in a sustained manner, thus building long term relationships.

    $15.33 /hr
    1,871 hours
    4.86
  3. Carla Paz Martinez

    Carla Paz Martinez

    Learning and translating all the time.

    Mexico - Portfolio: 1

    I was an English and French teacher for over ten years. I worked on academic magazines, as a freelancer, writing on very diverse subjects, from Comunication to Psychology... I love languages, I even met my french husband speaking just French and English, despite the fact that I'm Mexican and my first language is Spanish. I'd love to keep conquering interesting challenges, writing and most of all, learning. Each job, each new employer, represents a challenge, and I think, there's no better way of learning than challenging yourself. These past months working as a freelancer here in elance, I've also refined my skills in SEO and SEO writing. As I've said, I love the journey.

    $3.00 /hr
    2,467 hours
    4.33
  4. Ashley P.

    Ashley P.

    Professional Writer and Editor, degree in English and Creative Writing

    United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    I graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Art in English and Creative Writing. In the years since graduating from college I have held positions as an Editor in Chief, Administrative Assistant, Chief Blogger, and various other positions wich involved a great deal of professional writing. I believe my writing ability is what sets me apart from other freelancers on the site. I am also adept at administrative tasks such as data entry, creating schedules, communicating with clients, and other organizational duties. Some of my skills include typing a clean 90 WPM, basic HTML knowledge, a strong proficiency in all Word software, professional editing, writing, administrative tasks, and having 11 years of professional experience in these fields. As you can also see from my tests I placed 1st out of 400k+ test takers on the US Spelling Test. Aside from the professional description above I am absolutely in love with writing and words. I've always been told I have a knack for writing the perfect description that people never knew they wanted. Since I was young I devoured books like The Hobbit and a lot of children's books. I decided after college I wanted to devote myself to actually doing what I went to college for. And living in a small town doesn't lend well for writing outside of your home. So I decided the best step to take was to become a freelancer and help people all over the world with their writing needs. I've written everything from stories about video games to a memorial for a loved one. I hope by reading this you can see just how much I love to write. If you're looking for someone who is truly passionate about reading, writing, and language in general, I hope you contact me and let me assist you with the perfect phrase. - Ashley

    $12.22 /hr
    4,809 hours
    5.00
  5. Dimitri D.

    Dimitri D. Agency Contractor

    Game Designer

    France - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    I fell in love with videogames with (Super) Street Fighter 2 in 1994. Since then, I’m obsessed with games creation in all its forms and platforms. What I particularly like is testing and iterating new systems and the teamwork process that transform a simple idea into a finished game. My goal is to build a long lasting relationship with my clients. Key Skills - Rational Design : Difficulty Balancing, Rythm, Variety Distribution and Player Progression. - Game Mechanism : Creation, iteration and balancing - Versatile : Able to fit in different places with the same motivation and willingness to learn, no matter the type of game or Team Size - Management : Able to organize, manage and motivate people to work toward a same goal. Monetization : Elaboration of economic model, Data mining analyze.

    Associated with: Amerald Inc Agency

    $35.00 /hr
    4,609 hours
    4.99
  6. Phillip Schein

    Phillip Schein Agency Contractor

    See My Portfolio ...

    United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 12

    I write, I ghost, I edit. I create original content matching your specifications in your "voice". I can either deliver assignments based on academic research or produce original fiction. My background is diverse: from biology and information technology to changes in current US tax code. Words for me are both message AND medium. While a single, on-demand job is good, long-term collaborative relationships are better! My rates are ALWAYS competitive. Please request samples of current content.

    Associated with: The Clearing House

    $22.22 /hr
    1,054 hours
    5.00
  7. Joshua Fairfield

    Joshua Fairfield

    Writer and Editor with a Web Design Focus

    United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    Since graduating from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a Bachelor of Arts in English, I have established my own business that helps companies leverage the power of SEO, SEM, and emerging technologies through the creation and curating of value-added content. In simpler, less inflated terms: I am a writer and designer who has learned how to write and design for the web. I love writing website content, email marketing campaigns, blog articles, press releases, journalistic pieces and everything in-between. I'm delving deeper and deeper into developing websites and creating complete marketing campaigns. I'm excited about where the future might take me. Contact me today so we can start working on a better future together.

    $30.00 /hr
    1,761 hours
    4.96
  8. Iveta Csalova

    Iveta Csalova

    Translator, Interpreter, Blogger, Writer

    Slovakia - Tests: 5

    I have recently completed my Master's Degree in Spanish Language and Literature. I have studied one semester at Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. I have Bachelor's degree in Translation and Interpretation, Spanish Language and Culture. I have some experience in creative writing and wide experience as blogger.

    $13.33 /hr
    3,004 hours
    5.00
  9. Arpana Mishra

    Arpana Mishra Agency Contractor

    SEO/SEM Manager, Content Manager

    India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    I am an innovative, self-motivated, and value-driven professional providing interactive marketing strategies and business consulting services to start-ups and well-established organizations. Leveraging more than 4 years of experience as a SEO management, SEM and Article Writer, I can deliver best of my services to the clients. I also have great experience as website content writer, blog and article writer, and seek challenges in these areas. My goal is to offer quality creative work for the employers and hence develop a long term relationship. I am dedicated and willing to go that extra mile in order to perform a good job. With over 1500 hours of experience in oDesk, you can be rest assured for quality oriented and genuine work. Punctuality and quality are two of my assets which will provide you with utmost genuine and timely work.

    Associated with: Web Writers

    $11.11 /hr
    2,060 hours
    4.77
  10. Prerna M.

    Prerna M. Agency Contractor

    Social Media Savvy/ SEO Writer/ Blog Writer

    India - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

    You're looking for a skilled, professional and reliable writer to write copy and create marketing pieces that sizzle, motivate, and sell. You've come to the right place. Utilize my experience and writing skills to boost your business. Contact me today about your project.

    Associated with: Words Wizardry

    $20.00 /hr
    2,229 hours
    4.97