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  1. Christopher Richmann

    Christopher Richmann

    Professional Content Writer and Editor

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 7

    I graduated from the University of Iowa where I held two majors: Communication Studies and Journalism and Mass Communication. I currently have over two years of professional writing experience. I worked as a Web Content Writer for Yellowbook from November of 2011 to November of 2012 before leaving for McGrath Auto, where I was employed as the Web Content Creator for 13 company sites and blogs. I also have experience writing and editing for newspapers, sports blogs, and company newsletters.

    $20.00 /hr
    330 hours
    4.94
  2. Joni Wilson

    Joni Wilson

    Copyediting, proofreading, formatting

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 13

    Tested in the top 5% of copyediting, proofreading, and editing. Let me help your work shine! I provide thorough copyediting and proofreading that includes formatting Word documents for print and electronic publication. With a master's degree in liberal arts, I am capable to work on all topics. I have more than 20 years of editing experience and offer you a mature well-rounded perspective. I look forward to working with you.

    $30.00 /hr
    809 hours
    4.99
  3. Judy Genandt

    Judy Genandt

    Creative Writer; Editor; PPT

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Portfolio: 3

    Author of four published books (romance genre) and numerous articles published at several writing websites; ghost writer at the Elance site for the past year; experienced in plotting story lines and describing character interactions, with a good mix of dialogue and narrative. Accustomed to working under a deadline. Interests and expertise in environmental causes, animal rights, and political issues; born and raised in farming community and currently working at a small church; life experiences include a long-term marriage, motherhood, grandmotherhood, and divorce.

    $16.00 /hr
    17 hours
    4.99
  4. Erica S.

    Erica S.

    Writer and editor

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Portfolio: 4

    Versatile writer and editor. Writing is my first love and something I have a natural aptitude for, though I am always working on improving my craft and honing my skills. I truly enjoy helping people find the best way to tell their stories, whether it's as a ghostwriter or an editor. My ghostwriting projects have included novels, short story collections, book-length nonfiction, articles, and educational reading passages. I love the challenge of taking someone else's ideas and crafting them into a compelling and readable narrative. I am firmly committed to providing affordable and quality editing services. Writing a book is such a big achievement, yet for many people (myself included!) it is only the beginning on the road to publication. It is often difficult to clearly "see" your own work after a while, which is when the help of a seasoned editor will be indispensable. I've done everything from deep line editing to proofreading and am a voracious reader, an intuitive editor, and a meticulous proofreader. I believe everyone should have the opportunity to put their best work out there.

    $33.33 /hr
    55 hours
    4.98
  5. WA King

    WA King

    Professional writer, copywriter and journalist

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago

    After years as both a dedicated journalist and touring comedian, I have developed an effective style blending humor with substance. Knowing how to make sentences flow and words move across the page can be a powerful skill. It's a crucial element to successfully interacting with your readership, no matter the platform. In the past my work has focused a good deal on media culture, from film reviews and award shows to even celebrity trial coverage. For five years I penned a Friday column for the Charlotte Observer's entertainment fold-in. simultaneously serving as film critic for Grit Magazine. I also spent two years developing an education curriculum for the Charlotte/Mecklenburg School System's eighth-grade program. I have extensive research experience from my newspaper years, which helped me develop the ability to quickly absorb and understand subjects otherwise foreign to me. ____ I believe all writing should have a natural cadence which coaxes the reader further in. Finding the right balance of information, tone, even flowery expression can be vital to keeping your readers' focus. This can still be accomplished while fully utilizing marketing and SEO techniques, be it for a press release, blog posting or standard reporting. My work can be quick, light and pithy - or largely technical and thick in nature. Whatever the project, it will be streamlined to your specifications and directly targeted to your core audience. Thanks for your consideration.

    $30.00 /hr
    25 hours
    4.99
  6. Janette Parr

    Janette Parr

    Highly skilled writer, editor and proofreader

    Australia - Last active: 1 day ago

    Do you need an experienced, versatile writer, a professional editor or a meticulous proofreader? I will produce excellent results for you. I work with skill, efficiency and accuracy and I am available for: - your professional, personal or creative projects - letters, resumes - translation (French to English) - professional learning and development materials - press / news releases; advertisements, brochures and leaflets - website content I am a published author with extensive experience in professional and creative writing of all types. I will be happy to discuss your project. I am also available for translation (French to English)

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
    4.85
  7. Cody Stewart

    Cody Stewart

    Published Novelist, Creative Writer and Pro Editor

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Portfolio: 3

    I am a published novelist, comic book writer, and comic book editor. I have a degree in Creative Writing. I am professional, dedicated to my craft, and always make deadlines. I can successfully juggle several projects at once. No matter the topic, I can write about it in whatever tone you need - academic, comedic, dramatic, etc.

    $16.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Jeff V.

    Jeff V.

    Writer/Editor

    United States - Last active: 8 hours ago - Portfolio: 4

    I've been an English professor for the past twenty years. I have writing experience with technical writing, general writing, content writing, fiction writing, poetry writing, and screenwriting. I can turn your projects around quickly and professionally. Work with me, and I can promise that you won't be disappointed with the results or the pricing.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.92
  9. Susan M.

    Susan M.

    Photo Editor and Graphic Designer

    United States - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 15

    I have a lot of skills in a variety of areas. Many depending on creative problem solving and communication and the study of social interaction developing from the two. I feel a deep commitment to education and social development in new and inclusive ways. Since there are lasting effects from my stem cell transplant for my leukemia that make "normal" ways of holding employment difficult. I've been able to apply the skills learned from my life in international and urban environments to pioneer my home based businesses and be able to participate in local organizations and development that I believe in. I'm really excited to continue this journey and see what's next.

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00