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Average Creative writing Freelancer Feedback Score

Creative writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.76.

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  1. Telma Ribeiro

    Telma Ribeiro

    Expert freelance translator

    Portugal - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 13

    I have an university degree in Administrative Assistance and Translation and I´m looking for opportunities as a translator in the languages Portuguese/English/Spanish. I have a high domain of both European and Brazilian Portuguese. Also, large experience in text review/ proofreading and content writer. Currently I work as a freelancer at home, so I have lots of availability which allows me an entirely dedication to each work I have in hands. I work mornings, afternoons and nights as needed to met my clients deadlines. I´m a very dedicated person to all my commitments and a hard worker.

    $12.00 /hr
    1,140 hours
    4.93
  2. Aurelija B.

    Aurelija B.

    Professional SEO content Writer/Copywriter/Editor, ENG-LT Translator

    Lithuania - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    I'm a highly skilled and responsible person looking for new and challenging job opportunities as a Writer/Copywriter/Editor, Translator, VA, Researcher. For more than 2 years, I've been working as a manager in both international and one of the biggest plastic component producers in the Baltic States. Being a manager, I gained and improved skills like planning, organizing, leading, overseeing and executing tasks. My expertise area covers: - Website administration; - Writing SEO friendly articles, blogs, posts and descriptions on different topics in both English and Lithuanian; - Copywriting; - Link building and Google AdWords; - Research and Data entry. I am very fast and eager to improve my skills and to learn new things. I am looking forward to hearing from a potential employer.

    $11.00 /hr
    2,254 hours
    4.98
  3. Russ C.

    Russ C.

    Senior Technical Author, Microsoft Word and Self-publishing Wizard

    Thailand - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 50 - Portfolio: 96

    A professional, diligent, multi-talented author with a proven track record in producing documentation across many industries. A native British national with advanced Microsoft Word skills, and a wealth of experience as a technical author, proof-reader, editor, and self-publishing wizard, means I can transform your work from where it is, to where it needs to be, while maintaining or achieving the highest standards. - - - - "Exceptional eye to detail."- - - - * With excellent skills in PowerPoint, Excel, and many other common programs, such as PhotoShop, Wordpress and other Internet-related apps, you will gain one of the most important factors when looking for professionals online - peace-of-mind. - - - - "Russ was amazing to work with..." - - - - * Peace-of-mind that allows you to focus on what YOU need to do to build your business; peace-of-mind about not having to worry about whether your money is being well spent; and, the peace-of-mind from knowing that you have made the right choice and that you will get what you need, on time, ahead of budget, and of the highest quality. - - - - "It was a pleasure to work with you..." - - - - * I believe in trust, I believe in relationships, and I believe in satisfaction. Most of my clients, on oDesk/Upwork (and elsewhere) are repeat clients and this only comes through listening to and delivering what they need; and that only occurs through effective communication, feedback, and flexibility. - - - - "...if you need someone with Russ' skills, we can't recommend him highly enough." - - - -* Indeed, when reviews include the above client comments (all taken from client feedback available in full in my work history), you know that not only are you are making a sound choice, but also you are getting the best for your money and you are getting that oh so valuable peace-of-mind that you both want and need. So why risk it? I have been a Word user for 21-years, a technical author for 18, a designer of professional Word templates for just a little less, am a qualified English Language teacher (CELTA), have a 1st Class Honours degree in English Language (with High Academic Achievement award), and guarantee my work 100%. - - - -"Russ was perfect for the task (and perfect for most tasks, I'd imagine)" - - - -* If you have any questions about me, about the work I've done, if you think I can help you, or are even just after some advice, then feel free to contact me. I look forward to hearing from you. Best wishes, Russ * Quotes are from client feedback on my profile below.

    $50.00 /hr
    1,338 hours
    5.00
  4. Jennifer S.

    Jennifer S.

    Fast. Reliable. Experienced.

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 40

    Let me make words work for you! As a seasoned print author and writer, I use rhythm and style, unforgettable stories, and fact-based research to captivate readers. I write business copy that sells and content that entertains or informs. I’m a veteran in the online marketplace; I work efficiently, completing projects according to specifications and deadlines, so that you can do what you need to do, knowing the project will arrive in your inbox on time, as promised. No project is too challenging; no topic is too obscure. My high ratings speak for themselves!

    $28.89 /hr
    1,042 hours
    4.89
  5. IOANNIS LIOLIAS

    IOANNIS LIOLIAS

    English Greek Translator - SEO Article Writer

    Greece - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 8

    Are you In need of an expert English Greek / Greek English translator or a talented SEO orientated blog/article writer? Then please feel free to spend a few minutes reading my Upwork profile and find out yourselves why am I your ideal choice! In case of a doubt, don't hesitate to contact me and i will get back to you ASAP! Expert Translation - Proofreading - Transcription - Localization - Article Writing Services: I am a QUALIFIED Greek English / English Greek translator / proofreader ( 14 years of experience) and an experienced article writer. I have all the needed practical and academic background that someone needs to excel in the field of linguistics and communications regarding the English and Greek language. Overall, I am a hard working professional who follows strictly the deadlines in a rather perfectionist manner, provides constructive feedback, and above all treats every project with outmost confidentiality! Greek English / English Greek Translations --> Areas of expertise: web content, PC software and iOS/Android Applications (strings/html) press releases, travel and tourism articles/texts/brochures, business plans and financial articles, politics and legal documents, academic/research papers. Also, I run Online English Language Seminars for : Business, Banking & Finance, Politics, Media. My Clients are firms, organizations and individuals from all parts of the world, such as : Greece, USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Spain, Finland, Lithuania, India, Australia, Japan. ============================ 0=========================== Concerning creative/article writing : I am a well experienced and established web content and newspaper/magazine editor and writer (with author's signature or as a ghost writer) in topics, such as : Culture, Media, Lifestyle, History, Travel & Tourism, Dating & Relationships, Sociology, Politics, Geo-politics (in both English and Greek). Finally i work as a successful radio producer in Greece , while at the same time run the marketing departments of three radio stations. This gives me a great practical opportunity to master communications at the highest level! ============================ 0=========================== As a principle of life , i do strongly believe that we learn as we live....and since i was a child i was always keen on learning , experiencing and adjusting. Definitely flexibility is one of my strongest personal competencies. ============================ 0=========================== Flexible availability 24/7 all year around depending on clients' workload and deadlines!

    $10.00 /hr
    1,760 hours
    5.00
  6. Stella Mariz Solitana

    Stella Mariz Solitana

    Data Entry/Article writer/encoder/transcriptionist

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Over the last 3 years, I have developed a wide range of skills in Basic Communication, English language, Article writing and Computer skills such as encoding and Researching, by being the class secretary and at the same time participating in a research team. My core competency lies in Writing, Data entry, researching and encoding. I was a member of the pool of writers in our school and was exposed to different trainings and seminars to improve my English capabilities. I enjoy working on the computer for long hours to do researching and encoding while at the same time, staying on line to be updated all the time. In this regard, I would like to grab this opportunity to expose myself to different jobs and opportunities that will for sure mold and prepare me to become a better individual. I am very interested to find jobs in order to enhance my above mentioned skills and as well, serve as my learning experience.

    $11.11 /hr
    1,967 hours
    4.87
  7. Sarad Shrestha

    Sarad Shrestha

    Football Writer, Soccer Writer, Sports Writer

    Nepal - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 9

    I hail from the beautiful Himalayan country, Nepal and am an avid football lover whose passion for 'the Beautiful game' is unbounded. I would one day, want to turn my passion into my profession and earn a living of off writing articles on football. As for experience, I have been working for www.winnersports.co.uk, www.futnsoccer.com, www.worldsoccertalk.com, www.evertonfansite.co.uk and www.afamoustreble.co.uk for the last few years and have had over 2000 articles published so far. I am willing to work only for the jobs which I will enjoy so that I can produce my best work. I can assure potential clients that I am proficient in English and always try my level best to meet deadlines.

    $8.00 /hr
    3,599 hours
    5.00
  8. Melissa D.

    Melissa D.

    Italian Content Writer and Translator

    Italy - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10

    Hi, I'm an Italian native speaker and I'm an Upwork freelancer. I have been working as a web writer and translator for the last two years. I usually write: - blog posts, - articles, - reviews. And I can translate: - from English to Italian and - from Spanish to Italian I love my job and I put passion in every single project. Clients know that I'm an hard worker and that I take care of small details.

    $10.00 /hr
    2,028 hours
    4.72
  9. Laura H.

    Laura H.

    Legal and Technical Translator, Writer, Proofreader and Editor

    Romania - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 35 - Portfolio: 7

    I am a teacher and I know very well the Romanian, English and French grammatical rules. I am efficient in WRITING (journalistic articles, press releases, academic writing, creative writing), EDITING (revision of texts, article planning) PROOFREADING and TRANSLATION, with experience in translating various types of documents (from contracts and legal documents to financial, medical or highly technical documents). My skills are: creativity, imagination, good communication with people, patience, curiosity and interest. The combination of my skills is my highest asset. I would like to make use of my creativity and my knowledge.

    $10.00 /hr
    1,302 hours
    4.99
  10. Fariha Della

    Fariha Della

    PRO Ebay / Amazon Product Research - Lister | Data Entry | HTML Editor

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    Work is my passion. I love my work,and I give my all when it comes to work. For more than 05 years, being an Electronics Engineer, Research and development has always been the part of my life. I have been producing high quality works in freelancing fields. I will give you the following services - * Ebay Research * Ebay Listing * Ebay Writing * Amazon Listing * Product Research * Creating listing with any kind of tools * Data Entry * Web Research * Html Editing * Photo Editing * Email Handling * Creative / Copy Writing * Microsoft * Basic web developing I am an eBay expert, I have been working for various eBay buyers for several years.I am a professional eBay product Lister / Researcher and been appreciated by all of my Clients. Also experienced in Craig list and Data Entry jobs, Email Marketing, Web Research and many more. My work is what makes me Professional, So its obvious for me to do my jobs perfectly, and that's exactly what I do. My theme of work is to find the fastest and perfect method to do a job, and to do it correctly. As I like to prove my skills, if you are looking for someone who can do your work professionally with responsibility, I am the one you are looking for. Thank you.

    $3.33 /hr
    1,467 hours
    4.59