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  1. Renco V.

    Renco V.

    Writing and editing in English and Dutch.

    New Zealand - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 3

    My goal is to make a career doing what I love, working with the English language. I am highly fluent in English, and offer writing and editing services for that language, as well as translation to and from Dutch. I have a good understanding of the nuances that choice of words communicates, and know how to adjust my vocabulary for specific audiences. I know how to research a thing and then write authoritatively on that subject.

    $11.50 /hr
    7 hours
  2. Saara Nurmela

    Saara Nurmela


    Finland - Last active: 26 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 5

    Hi! My name is Saara. I am a native Finnish musician, writer, translator and actress. I have done several tasks via multiple freelancer web sites. Non-virtually, I have mainly worked in customer service. I have studied music and economics. I am reliable and responsible - respect the deadlines and provide quality. Choose me - I am ready already!

    $15.00 /hr
    1 hours
  3. Wes Locher

    Wes Locher

    Creative Writer

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Portfolio: 5

    Greetings! I'm Wes Locher: comic book writer, game writer, humorist, copywriter and journalist. Currently seeking: paid creative freelance writing opportunities in the comics, video game and transmedia markets. I'm the writer of the comic book series UNIT 44 (Alterna Comics, 2015), THE UNDOUBTABLES (Markosia Enterprises, 2014), CHAMBERS (Arcana Studio, 2013), the webcomic INNOVATION and have written short comics for anthologies published by Titan Comics and GrayHaven Comics. In 2009, I self-published the book MUSINGS ON MINUTIAE, a collection of humorous essays. At Pocket Gems Games, I'm the writer of the interactive narrative FUTURE: UNCERTAIN, playable for free through the company's Episode App (iOS/Android). I served as lead writer for the PlayStation 4/Mac/PC video game RESEQUENCED, coming late 2015 from developer Based on the Play. My journalism work has been published digitally and in print by The Port St. Joe Star newspaper, The Panama City News Herald, The Apalachicola Times and the Washington County News. What I'm bringing to the table: - Storytelling abilities - Strong understanding of English language and grammar - Excellent written and verbal communication - Exceptional time management and prioritization abilities - Proactive self-starter - Self-managed and motivated - Six years management and recruiting experience - An amazing sense of humor Lets create something awesome together and then high five when it's complete.

    $25.00 /hr
    3 hours
  4. Vesna P.

    Vesna P.

    High Quality Content Writer

    Macedonia - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3

    With almost two years of experience in the freelance industry, I've learned that writing is a lot more than just putting words on paper. I'm responsible, hardworking, and loyal person with proven ability for collecting information efficiently. I make my living through the freelance industry, which is why I take all my projects very seriously. I'm available daily and will give my best to provide high quality results on any project you engage me to do.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
  5. David M.

    David M.

    Experienced writer of many genre's for your fiction needs

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Portfolio: 4

    I recieved a B.A in Literature and Writing at the age of 47 (a year and a half ago). Going back to school convinced me to actually do what I love to do. Reading and Writing. I have plenty of writing experience and a lot of life experience to add to my writing content and abilities. I can and will write what you need!

    $16.00 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Mattia Galliani

    Mattia Galliani

    Translator - Italian Writer and Proofreader

    Italy - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 22 - Portfolio: 2

    Native Italian speaker with 6 years of experience in translation. High school diploma, focused on classical studies. Good knowledge of ancient Latin. Language pairs: -Italian/French/Spanish/Ancient Latin to English -English/French/Spanish/Ancient Latin to Italian I'm interested in all sorts of projects, from ebook translation to app localization, from Italian proofreading to copywriting. In the recent past, I've been translating a lot of articles about traveling, applications and games. As someone fairly said: "Action speaks much louder than words", and that's why I'm always available through this website. You can contact me at any time, and I'll get back to you within 24 hours. Please note that I can accept payments sent through oDesk only.

    $16.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Saradha M.

    Saradha M.

    Writer, Editor and Blogger

    India - Last active: 26 days ago

    I am a writer/editor who has worked with some of the leading national newspapers in India and Sri Lanka. My articles have been published in both news and features sections of national dailies, including the Times of India. As a journalist, I have a knack for working under pressure and meeting deadlines without compromising on the quality of the content. Having worked as a subeditor for close to two years, I am quick at spotting mistakes, editing, rewriting and proofreading. I am a travel writing enthusiast and writing poetry is my hobby. Here are the links to some of my published articles.

    $9.00 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Lusine Khachatryan

    Lusine Khachatryan

    Translator, Writer, Contact center consultant

    Armenia - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 5

    I am a native Armenian speaker and also fluent in English, Italian and Russian languages. As a professional English translator and article writer I can handle any type of translation in short terms and excellent quality. I can also write interesting articles on different subjects. Besides I have about 5 years’ experience in customer service and have all the necessary skills to complete tasks related to telemarketing, telesales, Email handling, Chat-support.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Lena K.

    Lena K.

    Bachelor degree in languages (LMU Munich), skilled translator

    Belgium - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 5

    Translations in Swedish to English, Swedish to German, French to English, French to German, English to German, German to English, Danish to German software translations, technical translations, manuals, literary translations creative writing Due to my outstanding achievements in my literary and language/translation studies at one of the best universities in Germany (LMU Munich) and my ambitious style of work, I had the chance to gain a lot of great working experiences with different companies. Five years of translating for companies as e.g. super quam GmbH, dadazunano GmbH, banks like the Genfer Bank in Switzerland or NGOs such as Amnesty International in Brussels, have contributed to my excellent knowledge in the areas of software and technical translation and translation of humanitarian and political issues. Being used to handling work, studies, voluntary commitments and a large family at the same time, I am a very well organized person. I am dedicated to my work and easily inspired by multiple topics and issues.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Andriamiadana R.

    Andriamiadana R.

    Expert Web Writer

    France - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2

    I am a web writer able to provide any type of content. I write specifically in French. I can write mode texts, news articles, SEO texts, biographies, description texts, travel stories, promotional texts, and many others. I've already written for different platforms writing as Greatcontent and Textbroker. I am available at any time and I work according to customer requirements. Then if you looking for a professional writer for writing a text in French, I am your service provider.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours