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  1. Elizabeth Tilley

    Elizabeth Tilley

    Experienced researcher, administrator, writer

    United States - Last active: 22 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    I am a Ph.D. researcher with strong statistical and writing skills. I also have extensive administrative experience including budgeting, visa coordination, human resources, and accounting. Additionally, I am a published novelist who enjoys writing fiction and poetry. I am interested in assignments that allow me to combine my research skills with my creative abilities.

    $22.00 /hr
    264 hours
    4.96
  2. Lacar Musgrove

    Lacar Musgrove

    writer and editor

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    With a BA in English from Boston University, two masters degrees (an MFA in creative nonfiction and and MA in history), and years of experience as an English teacher, my writing and editing skills are impeccable. I have worked as the editor of a literary journal and have edited and formatted book-length manuscripts for print and ebook publication. I have extensive research skills and am published in the field of popular history. I have also worked as a copywriter for both print and radio.

    $16.00 /hr
    137 hours
    4.94
  3. Grace F.

    Grace F.

    Research and Creative Writer with Design Skills

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago

    I'm a multi-talented writer with six years of experience in research and content writing. My academic writings can be found in The SAGE Encyclopedia and Mission Bell Media, which are available to school and public libraries. I've created website copy, e-books, articles and blog posts for private clients and online publishers. Highly creative, I'm also a fiction writer with published works in the literary, paranormal and psychological horror genres. On the design side, I've provided web design services to clients. I have sound knowledge of: - Adobe Photoshop - WordPress - E-commerce platforms, such as OpenCart and 3dCart - Third-party integration - Search engine optimization Overall, I'm thorough, timely and capable of producing high-end results. If I send you a proposal, it means I'm certain I can do your project justice. For a more detailed look at my services, check out my website at http://www.gracenferguson.com.

    $22.22 /hr
    128 hours
    4.99
  4. Caressa Oorloff

    Caressa Oorloff

    Transcriptionist /Creative Writer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a native English speaker with a Bachelors Degree in Communications. Having begin involved in the media industry for over 7 + years, this has given me the experience I need to actively, diligently and efficiently work with high standards of quality in mind. I am very dedicated to whatever task I take and will always deliver what the client wants and then some. I look forward to working together!

    $22.00 /hr
    27 hours
    4.93
  5. Ryan Twombly

    Ryan Twombly

    Software Analyst, Creative Writer and Editor

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    Native English-speaking writer and editor who specializes in bringing a unique voice to every project. Experience in fiction, non-fiction, motivational, and technical writing. Programmer with broad experience in back-end eCommerce development and support. 13 years design and implementation of vendor- and customer-facing sales tools, specializing in Python, EDI translation, PL/SQL, C++, JSP, and HTML.

    $30.00 /hr
    487 hours
    5.00
  6. Tracie Davis

    Tracie Davis

    Experienced strategic communications professional

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 26

    Let me apply my decades of strategic marketing and communications experience to help you achieve success. I have a broad range of professional experience that includes helming marketing communications departments in health care, Osteopathic medicine, retail grocery, retail shopping center, engineering and higher education. In my freelance career I've provided copy writing, creative writing, natural keyword web writing, blogs and articles for a diverse set of clients including a grass roots non-profit organization, a marketing analytics firm, a fitness studio, an HVAC company, a law firm, a boarding school, an eLearning IT company, a kitchen products retailer, a women's entrepreneurship initiative and a construction company.

    $22.00 /hr
    98 hours
    4.94
  7. Joanna D.

    Joanna D.

    TRANSLATOR. Proficiency in FRENCH, ENGLISH

    France - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    TRANSLATOR, with MA in Translation. Native French speaker with high level of proficiency in English (GB, USA) and Spanish (Spain, Latin America). I am a 30-year-old native French speaker and a professional translator, listed as such in the French directory of businesses. I am fully bilingual and highly articulate in all three languages. I have a very high command of French grammar and spelling. I hold a MA in Translation and another MA in French Literature. I have a solid experience in writing fiction and non fiction. I worked as a professional reader for a French Canadian publishing house specialised in romance novels. French - native English - fluent, studied in the USA Spanish - fluent, worked as a French teacher in Mexico I specialise in literary translation and creative writing, but I am available for any translation, proofreading or content writing job. I am extremely professional and meticulous. Don't hesitate to contact me.

    $11.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Shane D.

    Shane D.

    Amazing results at surprisingly affordable rates.

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Portfolio: 4

    Since starting as a freelance writer in 2004 I've dedicated myself to providing only the very best content and editing/proof reading services for my clients. No matter how big or small the job, you can rest easy knowing that I will give you top notch copy and professional attention to detail that your project deserves. I handle every project personally - no outsourcing - and you can rely on my years of experience in the freelance industry, in addition to my MFA level education, to tackle any writing job successfully no matter how difficult. Whether you need highly technical academic writing or smooth selling, easy-to-read marketing copy, I can provide any style of writing you need at a quality that will have you coming back again and again for more.

    $33.00 /hr
    5 hours
    4.80
  9. Abdul Hannan

    Abdul Hannan

    Transcription, web and web application developer (java/PHP)

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    i have been writing articles on variety of topics ranging from health, beauty, daily life, terrorism, urbanization and almost every aspect of life. This ability to tackle wide range of subjects and analyzing things from a broader perspective gives me an edge over other writers. Moreover my foremost priority is quality, quality and then quantity. I am a hardworking, devoted and goal oriented person. My work is satisfying both in terms of quality as well as time. Every assigned task is completed well within time. Rewriting of articles can also be done. High quality work free of grammatical mistakes. Creative work free of plagiarism of any sort.

    $12.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.93