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  1. Maria Brodine

    Maria Brodine

    Creative editor, researcher, writer, & consultant

    United States - Last active: 3 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. Phillip Nista

    Phillip Nista

    Freelance writer and academic copyeditor

    United States - Last active: 4 hours 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
    33 hours
    4.53
  3. Joshua Marcus

    Joshua Marcus

    Creative writer and copywriter

    South Africa - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    I've been writing for over five years, both as a personal means of expression, as well as contracted freelance work. Over that time, I have completed numerous short stories, penned articles for social media and satire blogs and websites, and have written and edited chapters for various authors. Within fiction, which is my main area of focus, I write intense, emotional scenes to great effect, as well as dark humour. I write literary fiction and sci-fi, for the most part, but I also have experience in romance and erotica. Other creative work has included satire, emotional wellness blogging, social media how-to columns, and well-researched, informative articles on a vast range of topics. I am fortunate to have the opportunity this year to study an honours degree in Creative Writing through Wits University, during which I hope to perfect my writing style, as well as gain experience from interaction with and feedback from experts in the South African writing community. In addition to my own creative work, I am skilled at recognising and differentiating good writing from bad. I will utilise these skills to edit, critique and provide expert recommendations to ensure your work meets the high standards required for unqualified success. Within the corporate field, I write engaging copy for businesses and entrepreneurs, which provides information and guidelines, while maintaining the reader's interest and keeping them entertained when appropriate. Over the course of an honors degree in Psychology - including experience with group therapy and trauma counselling - I have gained great insight and perspective into human nature. This is a major strength in my writing. I write realistic characters and bring clarity and insight into stories, whether fiction or non-fiction. Overall, I'll produce work which is of a very high quality, in terms of writing style and content. Thanks for reading!

    $40.00 /hr
    19 hours
    4.98
  4. Kristin B.

    Kristin B.

    Razor-sharp content for a cutting-edge world.

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

    I'm an American freelance writer based in the Scottish highlands. My passions are fashion and scriptwriting, but I also possess an exceptionally broad range of topics on which I can write with ease. I'm a fashion blogger, a professional saxophonist, obsessive tennis player, U.S. Air Force Veteran, and hold a Master's degree as a Nurse Practitioner. I have worked at everything from theatre to publicity to healthcare, and beyond, and I truly believe that this broad range of experience comes through in my unique writer's style. I am at ease using social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, as well as most of the major blogging platforms out there. You can visit me at my style blog at www.highlandfashionista.com, or step inside and have a look around.

    $33.33 /hr
    25 hours
    5.00
  5. Andrew Knighton

    Andrew Knighton

    Experienced writer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago

    A freelance writer with three years experience in academia, six years in business writing, over forty short fiction publications and paid blogging experience. I have written for audiences from primary school children to senior managers, adapting to different audiences and situations. I am also a trained project manager, with the experience to deliver projects in a timely fashion, to your specifications.

    $39.00 /hr
    431 hours
    4.98
  6. Sadeem Lodhi

    Sadeem Lodhi

    MBBS (MD), Medical writing, Referencing, Editing

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 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
  7. Dominic Velasco

    Dominic Velasco

    Raising the bar in quality healthcare information

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 3

    I am the go-to guy for employers in need of high quality health care information. My work has been published by companies that help them sell their products and services. My accomplishments and functions include the publication of medical articles and medical research; preparation of lectures with slide presentations; performing statistical analyses; formulation of USMLE questions based on NBME standards; and on-line medical consultations. Client satisfaction is my goal and I guarantee exceptional work. No remunerations will be accepted from unsatisfied employers.

    $44.00 /hr
    155 hours
    5.00
  8. 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
  9. Eric Baron

    $33.00 /hr
    40 hours
    4.98