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  1. Joni Wilson

    Joni Wilson

    Copyediting, proofreading, formatting

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 13

    Tested in the top 5% of copyediting, proofreading, and editing. Let me help your work shine! I provide thorough copyediting and proofreading that includes formatting Word documents for print and electronic publication. With a master's degree in liberal arts, I am capable to work on all topics. I have more than 20 years of editing experience and offer you a mature well-rounded perspective. I look forward to working with you.

    $30.00 /hr
    805 hours
    4.99
  2. Kate Kearns

    Kate Kearns

    Professional Editor

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 12

    I am a professional, full-time editor and published writer with a Master's Degree in writing. I love working with the written word, no matter the topic, and I own a business that allows me to do just that. I work with all genres and mediums from creative writing, to non-fiction, to business and web content. More than just correcting grammar, I specialize in making the author's original words shine through in the strongest, clearest language possible.

    $30.00 /hr
    125 hours
    5.00
  3. Judy Genandt

    Judy Genandt

    Creative Writer; Editor; PPT

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Portfolio: 3

    Author of four published books (romance genre) and numerous articles published at several writing websites; ghost writer at the Elance site for the past year; experienced in plotting story lines and describing character interactions, with a good mix of dialogue and narrative. Accustomed to working under a deadline. Interests and expertise in environmental causes, animal rights, and political issues; born and raised in farming community and currently working at a small church; life experiences include a long-term marriage, motherhood, grandmotherhood, and divorce.

    $16.00 /hr
    17 hours
    4.99
  4. Nicole Mayo

    Nicole Mayo

    Industrial/Organizational Psychologist, Writer

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

    As an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist, I seek to bridge the gap between the academic literature and the training classroom, applying adult learning theories and virtual training techniques to increase skills and knowledge acquisition, training transfer, and job performance in a wide variety of industries. I am seeking consulting projects will allow me to apply my extensive virtual classroom experience and knowledge of virtual training theory to build training programs that will entertain, inform, and drive employee success.

    $77.78 /hr
    87 hours
    4.98
  5. Phebe-ann H.

    Phebe-ann H.

    I'll get it done 'write' the first time!

    Jamaica - Last active: 22 days ago - Portfolio: 2

    I love to do and am proficient at all types of writing. I'm well versed in both UK English (grew up in Jamaica) and U.S. English (studied in America). Familiar with A.P.A format. I write fiction and also do songwriting having attended the Edna Manley College for the Visual and Performing Arts in Jamaica.

    $11.00 /hr
    54 hours
    5.00
  6. Will Noble

    Will Noble

    Journalist, copywriter

    United Kingdom - Last active: 15 days ago - Portfolio: 34

    A full-time freelancer, I contribute regular articles to publications including Londonist, The Peckham Peculiar, luxury magazine Private Air, and Knightsbridge Park: Real Estate Internet Marketing. I also write regularly for Greet Speech Writing. Previously I've been resident culture journalist for the Prague Post (an American publication), penning reviews, previews, interviews, blogs and features. I have extensive experience as a copywriter in the UK where I produced, edited and proofread text for web, print, social media, radio ads and speeches. My degree is in Scriptwriting for Film and TV (Bournemouth University, 2007). What can I do for you? Plenty! I can pen informative travel articles, memorable speeches, or an infectious ad campaign. Just let me know what you need.

    $40.00 /hr
    44 hours
    4.93
  7. Barbara E.

    Barbara E.

    Creating dynamic copy for busy people.

    Canada - Last active: 27 days ago

    Hi there, I'm Barb. I am a native-English writer specializing in technical writing and copywriting, as well as editing and proofreading. I understand and use effective SEO and social media management practices for my clients. I am based in Hamilton, Ontario and have 10+ years experience writing technical, industrial, business, marketing, and academic materials. I work with my clients until they express satisfaction on their project. Please note that I would like to work with you to develop my reputation through the Elance platform. I am flexible regarding proposal terms and rates of pay in order to build my online presence. I look forward to working with you!

    $28.00 /hr
    56 hours
    4.89
  8. Wai-Lin Terry

    Wai-Lin Terry

    Ghostwriter Intersecting Business & Consciousness

    Canada - Last active: 19 days ago - Portfolio: 24

    I am a prolific ghostwriter standing at the intersection of spirituality, consciousness and investing. In 2014 alone, I finished 15 ghostwritten books (100-140 pages each) for my clients covering the gamut from God and business, awareness and happiness, simplicity living, executive coaching, mid-career transitions, marketing and sales, alternative healing therapies, global education, entrepreneurship and empowerment. I straddle several worlds - more than 14 years as a high level Wall Street institutional broker and research analyst, (previously licensed in Series 7,63 and 24) several years as an entrepreneur and a freelance ghostwriter for 7 years. Right now, I am working on a fantasy novel.

    $100.00 /hr
    43 hours
    4.87
  9. Chanel Smiley

    Chanel Smiley

    Keep Calm Hire Chanel !

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago

    General - Provide great customer service and support that will build a lasting relationship and work ethic that my clients can genuinely appreciate and know they deserve. Businesses - Free business client from tedious and repetitive tasks so that they can focus more on building the business. Individual - Free individual client from their workload and tedious task so they can focus more on family and getting down time.

    $10.00 /hr
    174 hours
    4.88