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  1. Mona G.

    Mona G.

    Veteran writer, editor, columnist - books, speeches, blogs, content.

    Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    Mona G's core competency is writing and editing. She writes two columns; one with a local publication (COOK Magazine) where she writes restaurant reviews, and the other with a regional publication, (Enrich Magazine) where she writes about construction and home health and safety. Mona also contributes articles to several local publications including The Philippine Daily Inquirer, which is the country's number 1 newspaper. Mona writes for two online websites, namely http://www.viktorix.com/writer/mona-gonzalez/ and http://www.projectarmy.net/contributor/mona-gonzalez/. Mona has also contributed to the website, http://www.alzheimersblog.org/tag/alzheimers-philippines/. Mona is an experienced book writer and editor, and collaborates on book projects with Human Capital Asia Inc. and Katica.J. She has written and edited several books for clients on oDesk. Mona also writes web content, blogs, press releases, speeches, travel writing, and a wide range of topics such as home construction, boilers, food, travel, opinions, legal issues, ecological sustainability, product descriptions, fashion, events, marketing, religion, and academic writing. For samples of her work, both published in magazines and online, kindly refer to her account at http://grandoldlady.hubpages.com/. As the daughter of a diplomat, Mona grew up traveling and living overseas. As a result, she has had first had exposure to many cultures and English is her first language. Mona has an MS degree in Journalism from Boston University.

    $7.78 /hr
    4,443 hours
    4.95
  2. Caitlyn R.

    Caitlyn R.

    Editing & Writing

    United States - Portfolio: 1

    Caitlyn's Writing Experiences Include... -5 years in the field of web copy writing and editing -Website moderating -Ebook writing and creating, start to finish -Fast turn around, finishing your work before your due dates -Delivering thorough, self-edited, & impeccable writing -Note: My favorite dinosaur is the thesaurus. I love freelancing because I get to meet new people all the time. Send me a message if you would like to work together or just talk about freelancing or writing. I'm always looking for writers to collaborate with on e-books! My Website/Portfolio: www.catierobbinswriting.wordpress.com My Film Review Blog: www.cineclub8.com

    $28.00 /hr
    30 hours
    4.99
  3. Susan Courtright

    Susan Courtright

    Ghostwriter-highly reviewed, masterful editor proven track record.

    United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

    Highly-rated ghost writer! I love working with my clients and providing timely and exciting reads for their eBook and print customers. August 6, 2015 one of my ghost eBooks (non-fiction)was a Recommended Read by Amazon.com in their morning email blast. Two days later one of my ghostwrites, a fiction mystery novella, was a Recommended Read! I will provide your company with timely, effective and proficient written skills. As a proofreader/editor of eBooks and print books of some 40+ years, I will protect your work as if it were my own. I will bring a fast turnaround equal to the efficiency of my work. Proficient copywriter/editor of continuing blogs and SEO. I will bring to your objectives fast and accurate research when necessary, with my ability to write biographical sketches/articles on a variety of subjects. My time-efficiency and ability to produce quality writing on a schedule is attributed to writing series television and a weekly newspaper column; position papers for the U.S. Army. I have written and edited financial articles and blogs for over 25 years, and travel/food articles around the U.S. and Europe for some 35+years. Find examples of types of writing on http://seshirley.wordpress.com and http://www.seshirley.blogspot.com.

    $16.67 /hr
    41 hours
    4.87
  4. Jobby Benoza

    Jobby Benoza

    Online Freelancer

    Philippines - Tests: 4

    I aim to build a successful and thriving career here at Odesk.com by providing excellent and quality service to discerning clients. I am a goal-oriented person, handles deadlines and pressure with grace, and I also have a good command of the English language. I am a gamer by heart, a teacher by trade and a professional person all-around. I am into sports, movies and loves reading.

    $4.44 /hr
    2,885 hours
    4.90
  5. Maja Rogic

    Maja Rogic

    Creative Creative Writer

    Serbia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Anyone can write, but not everyone can use words to depict and describe what you want them to... List of services available: - Ghostwriting - Books, ebooks and novels - Screenwriting and plays (thriller, drama, comedy, romance,sci-fi, horror ) - Children writing and bedtime stories - Creating storyboards and plots - Character development - Ideas - Web Content - Article writing - Blogging - Essays (psychology, social science, literature, English, history) - Interviews - Reviews and product descriptions

    $10.00 /hr
    161 hours
    5.00
  6. Bai saada schejam B.

    Bai saada schejam B.

    Graphic Artist, Illustrator, Writer

    Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 25

    I love arts. Both traditional and digital, I have ardent passion for this field. But more than than, my imagination and creativity are wide! I do: - Characters design - Illustrations - Clipping path specialist - Photo processing - Photo enhancements - Creative Design - Data Entry for MS Word and Excel I am also a meticulous English grammarian. I write and edit articles, do clerical jobs and same tasks that demands high-level English language proficiency. Why hire me? - Because I deliver with quality. I do my best to give my clients the best of what they want. No perfunctory outputs! :D - I am honest. I can always tell my shortcomings to avoid false expectations form my clients. - I can vary my style in illustrations to give what my clients need. - And the most important thing of all, I possess Intellectual humility. I am open for criticisms and suggestions that are conducive for my production improvement and of course to be of better service. Of course you will need someone who will listen to your needs without biased perceptions :D I'm looking forward to work with you :D

    $3.00 /hr
    208 hours
    4.77
  7. Oneika Francis

    Oneika Francis

    Virtual Assistant | Blog Writer | Creative Writer | Health and Fitness

    Jamaica - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    My career goal is in the field of medicine, Pediatric Neurosurgery. From this job activity, I hope to attain enough funds to continue my studies at a University, when the time arrives. I have been a Virtual Assistant for about two years now; secretary for the clubs and societies I am involved in at my school along with freelance jobs. I am highly skilled in the field of data entry and book-keeping. Also, I have attained grades II, I and I respectively in the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) of the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) in the subjects Information Technology, Principles of Accounts and Principles of Business, which improves my expertise in book-keeping and data entry.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Stephanie Bradley

    Stephanie Bradley

    BA/MA-ed. highly organized typing/transcription/Microsoft experienced

    United States - Tests: 5

    I received my BA in the arts from Christopher Newport University, my MA in education from the University of Phoenix, and possess a Virginia state teaching license. I am proficient with word processing software (i.e. Microsoft Office), Internet navigation, transcription, research, writing, and editing. I type approximately 77 wpm. My skills include communication, organization, and creativity. I have extensive knowledge of English literature and grammar, including composition and manuscript formatting. I have experience in writing, both fiction short stories and novels, and non-fiction essays and informative material. I am willing to do ghost writing, article, ebook, and fiction work. I also have an extensive background in the arts including visual art, art history, theater, and music. I currently substitute teach and do some online transcription and writing work. My ultimate career goals are to attain a full-time teaching position or to find a challenging job online that allows me to work from home while utilizing my skills and mind power.

    $12.00 /hr
    3 hours
    5.00
  9. Billy Chappell

    Billy Chappell

    Content Marketing Director & Producer

    United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    I'm a professional writer that specializes in using copywriting, public relations and content-related marketing tactics to capitalize on my best-in-industry writing. Throughout my career, I've also served in marketing leadership roles, including Marketing Director at Wake Documents, and proven my ability to lead creative teams through the development, implementation and execution of comprehensive campaigns.

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  10. Briana Lambert

    Briana Lambert

    Writer and Editor

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 9

    I am an editor with eighteen years experience, and over 850 books edited. I have worked as a developmental content editor, a line editor, a proofreader, and an acquisitions editor for several publishers. I'm equally at ease editing fiction and non-fiction works. I have created web content since 1996. I have been published as a fiction author with a small press since 2007. I have worked as a social media consultant since 2009, on a per-project basis. I'm very accomplished in work-for-hire ghostwriting and can create content quickly to meet your needs.

    $17.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.97