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  1. Tiffany Turpin Johnson

    Tiffany Turpin Johnson

    Owner of Fictiffous Editing & Writing Services

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 16

    Former Senior Editor with a book publisher and agented writer with impeccable spelling/grammar offering all types of editing (developmental to proofreading) and writing, with an advanced specialty in young/new adult literature. Encouraging, supportive personality--I'm here for you! "Having Tiffany as my editor was a wonderful experience. Her comments and suggestions always respected my writing voice and helped improve the structure and flow of my book, all while meeting every deadline on time. Her feedback was instrumental in polishing my manuscript into the final product it is now." -C. Rosa, author of An Unexpected Hunger (available now on Amazon) "Tiffany's method of kind encouragement made even the most difficult changes...something that I felt I could handle with minimal stress. She found insight into the world and characters I had created that I didn't even know I was missing." -Megan O'Russell, author of The Tethering (releasing fall 2014, Silence in the Library)

    $38.89 /hr
    131 hours
    4.98
  2. Kate K.

    Kate K.

    Writing, Editing, Voice, PR, Social Media

    United States - Last active: 03/05/2012 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    I love helping clients establish, increase and improve their online presence. I am good at writing, editing, blog set-up & maintenance, video marketing, voiceover work, article & PR marketing, keyword research, Social Media Marketing, Internet marketing for small businesses, photo editing, and some design. All of the skills combined, you can sum it all up in one - Online Marketing. Let me know if I can help.

    $72.22 /hr
    274 hours
    4.98
  3. Mona Lisa Safai

    Mona Lisa Safai

    Ghostwriting, Article Writing, Social Media, Editing, Reviewing

    United States - Last active: 09/13/2011 - Tests: 3

    Over the last 5 years, I have consulted on various writing assignment in the government, corporate, and nonprofit sector. I developed resolutions, legal documents, copy, press releases, official letters, brochures, newsletters, SEO articles, and blogs.I am the Chief Editor and Creative Consultant of two green start-up companies and maintain web content, presence, and exposure for clients on the website. My core competency lies in completing writing projects from beginning to end. I am seeking challenging article writing assignments, graphic design and social media opportunities to further individuals and businesses in their endeavors.

    $44.44 /hr
    58 hours
    5.00
  4. Samuel Fielding

    Samuel Fielding

    UK Doctorate-level Proofreading, Editing, Writing and Data Analysis

    United Kingdom - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 7

    I have 10 years of experience in proofreading, editing, reviewing, and writing scientific, economic and technical reports and popular science articles. Furthermore, I have frequently communicated scientific and economic concepts and issues to the public via newspaper articles, guides, manuals, and presentations. I am also highly skilled in data mining and analysis, laboratory techniques, MS Windows and Linux OS environments, and have a sound understanding of several languages (French, German, Spanish, Latin). I frequently use a suite of statistical, graphing, GIS, bioinformatics, financial trading and publishing software.

    $50.00 /hr
    130 hours
    4.52
  5. Ashley Kraemer

    Ashley Kraemer

    Writing/Editing/Proofreading

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

    Writing and editing are passions I have had for some time now, and it is very exciting to get to work on my love for the written word every day. I have a proven track record of excellent results, where my passion shines through in my work. I have experience in editing articles, eBooks, novels, and marketing materials. I also have experience writing website content as well as creative writing. I have been a freelancer full-time now for a few of months, and I have to say, I should have done it sooner! I love the work I do in writing, copy-writing, editing, and proofreading. Every day that goes by, I learn something new, and I can add it to my knowledge. I never stop learning and I apply that to the work I do everyday.

    $7.78 /hr
    369 hours
    4.90
  6. Laurie M.

    Laurie M.

    Transcription, editing, copywrite/creative writing

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

    “I will hire Laurie M. again. She exceed my expectations and got the job done ahead of schedule and the quality of her work is excellent. I look forward to working with her again.” "Top of the list. You need her on your team." "Just the best. A+" After writing for courts and clients for more than ten years, it's time to put my skills to work in a broader arena. Whether you need academic writing, editing, or commercial copy, look no further. Whether you need to reach the hipster crowd or the Oxford comma devotees, I can create the perfect copy for you. My writing covers a wide spectrum, from professional courtroom presentation to the creation of ceremonies for medieval reenactments. I can create professional documents, put your ideas into a Power Point presentation that is guaranteed NOT to bore your audience, or transport the attendees at your wedding into a land of enchantment

    $17.78 /hr
    91 hours
    4.81
  7. Douglas Michael Massing

    Douglas Michael Massing

    academic and medical editing, research and writing

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Portfolio: 25

    Clients, publishers, and client affiliations include Alliance Health, the Simone de Beauvoir Institute (Montreal), British Journal of Anaesthesia (Oxford), Continuum: Frederick Ungar (New York), Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Hawai’i Review, the London School of Economics, Mayo Clinic, Political Geography, Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace, Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, and l'Université du Québec À Montréal. Clients say: "Perfect editing." "[Provided] invaluable materials and information," “Outstanding service!"

    $77.00 /hr
    12 hours
    4.99
  8. Sadeem Lodhi

    Sadeem Lodhi

    MBBS (MD), Medical writing, Referencing, Editing

    Pakistan - Last active: 17 days ago - Portfolio: 3

    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
  9. Irene victoria D.

    Irene victoria D.

    Technical Writer | Operations Manager

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    Experienced manager with a Master's Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering. * Operations and Team Management * Chargeback and Dispute Management * Procedure and Instruction Manual Documentation * Use Case Documentation * Editing, Formatting and Designing Guidebooks, User Manuals, and eBooks * Business Support Management * Kaizen, 5S, Process Improvements, Cost Savings * Call Center Management * Project Management * Customer Service * Office Administration I excel at creating clear, detailed, and concise documentation including user manuals, training manuals, system manuals, use case documentations, guidebooks, and company policy manuals in various industries. I work diligently to provide excellence in my professional endeavors and have gained reputation for my attention-to-detail skill, integrity, and results-driven work ethic.

    $33.33 /hr
    2,950 hours
    5.00
  10. Martyn Shuttleworth

    Martyn Shuttleworth

    Experienced technical and academic writer. Native English speaker.

    Greece - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 20

    As a graduate with many years experience of writing and proof-reading academic papers, I am familiar with all major citation practices. I am able to write papers for most subjects, from philosophy to physics. Without complaint, I adapt to any topic and style of writing, and I am thorough in my research. I firmly believe in going the extra mile required for completing the task to a high standard. As a perfectionist, I never compromise upon quality, whatever the size of the task.

    $33.33 /hr
    52 hours
    4.97