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  1. 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
  2. Mark N.

    Mark N.

    S.E.O, web content and article writer

    Canada - Last active: 7 days ago - Portfolio: 5

    I provide unique and timely articles for my clients with the guarantee of perfect grammar and plagiarism free content. I am well versed in both U.S and U.K English and i have a rich knowledge in content writing for various private clients as well as content mills. I have a knack for S.E.O writing and general content writing. Hire me for engaging content for you clients and websites.

    $3.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  3. Glenna Hale

    Glenna Hale

    Health Copywriting Specialist

    United Kingdom - Last active: 18 days ago

    I am an AWAI trained copywriter and I look forward to helping you with your writing projects. If it's persuasive writing you're after, I can fulfil your needs. I've written fiction for many years, but my main focus is copywriting: I love the variety of the work. I have 27 years experience in the health service, so I'm familiar with medical terminology and comfortable writing on medical matters. But I will also be able to write on a variety of topics. Let me be your 'go to' copywriter.

    $44.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Qyesha S.

    Qyesha S.

    Strategy is a commodity, execution is an art.

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Portfolio: 2

    Pre-medical student majoring in Philosophy and Biology. Also an expert writer with a creative edge. No job is too big or small for quality work that stands out. Quality never goes out of style. Let me provide my unique writing style and capture your vision in my writing. I am a published author currently writing a fiction novel. Have experience as an article/content writer. At the local college, I proofread, edit, and ghostwrite for faculty and students. No need to reconsider, you will feel confident with my services. - Quality assured.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. Lauryn Nosek

    Lauryn Nosek

    Read, write, edit, what can I do to help you?

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 8

    Hello. I specialize in editing fiction, writing fiction, and blog writing. I received my BA from UMass Dartmouth in 2010 double majoring in English and History. While there I was section editor for the arts and entertainment section of the student run weekly newspaper, The Torch. I also worked as a tutor in the Writing and Reading Center on campus and had two essays published in the first issue of the English department's ejournal, Corridors. I attended Boston University where I completed my MA in English and American Literature in 2013. I maintain a blog where I post some of my short stories, creative writing exercises, and book reviews. I have always loved to collaborate on projects, especially writing projects. I would love the opportunity to help you with whatever projects you have.

    $15.00 /hr
    5 hours
    4.85
  6. Polly P.

    Polly P.

    NUJ-affiliated writer and journalist: Pet/dog/veterinary specialist

    United Kingdom - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 28

    I am a professional freelance writer/journalist, who specializes in writing about cats, dogs, hoses, and veterinary related topics. I am a B.V.N.A. qualified veterinary nurse/veterinary technician, competent rider, and experienced cat owner and dog handler, as well as having more than a passing familiarity with most other domestic pets too! I hold a BA(Hons) 2:1 Marketing degree from Anglia Ruskin University, and have a solid practical understanding of the principles of effective marketing. I pride myself on being able to write effectively for both online audiences and printed publications on an almost limitless range of topics. My latest print articles are now live in the current editions of The Towpath Talk newspaper, InStyle magazine, the Veterinary Nursing Times, Pet Tails magazine, and London newspaper The Kensington & Chelsea Press, to name just a few.

    $50.00 /hr
    4 hours
    4.97
  7. Jeff V.

    Jeff V.

    Writer/Editor

    United States - Last active: 11 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
    4.93
  8. Les Blythe

    Les Blythe

    Professional Writer and Best Selling Author

    South Africa - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

    "Very knowledgeable around persuasive, effective PR. 100% trustworthy. Yes, he clearly understands top-notch copywriting. Say 'yes' to him. Glad I did." You need exquisitely written and imaginative content that captivates your target audience instantly and I deliver just that. On time EVERY time! Give me just a moment of your time and I'll tell you about myself but most importantly of all how I can help you achieve your goals. I'm a full-time freelance copywriter, business consultant and Amazon Kindle best-selling author. I've published in excess of 20 books and am a native English speaker from the UK. I've written literally thousands of articles and papers for both for my own businesses and for my clients. I bring a solid no-nonsense approach to my work - your time is money and I appreciate that. That said, I do have a wicked sense of humor and have published several lighthearted stories on Amazon Kindle for relaxation!

    $44.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Dev G.

    Dev G.

    Creative Content and SEO Writer

    India - Last active: 11 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    If you have the idea, I got the words for you. If you need fresh ideas I got no words to explain out my credentials. I have been an ardent learner of the English language since a tender age. In the past few years, I have been toying with its application in diverse avenues. This has made me write on a pod of varied genres. Hire me if it is a coalescence of commitment, precision, collaboration, penchant, conformity and priority you are looking for.

    $17.00 /hr
    7 hours
    4.96
  10. Virginia Aronson

    Virginia Aronson

    Author/Ghost 40+ Books

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 4

    Virginia has published dozens of books in a variety of genres with Random House, Doubleday, Penguin, Prentice Hall, and small indie presses. She has written books for people at the White House and Harvard University. She's helped doctors, lawyers, professionals and everyday folks to get their stories into print. She will edit your work, coach you as you work, or ghostwrite from an outline. Reliability and professionalism guaranteed. Subject matter of published work ranges from health and wellness, cookbooks, and memoir to literary fiction and steamy romance. Nonfiction articles, poetry, flash fiction, novellas, novels, she's published it all.

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00