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  1. Alicia Guillen

    Alicia Guillen

    Free Lance Writer/Editor

    United States - Tests: 8

    I am a published author who has been writing prolifically for years. My three-book Tori Salinas series, published by Price World Publishing, is available in eBook form through all major eBook providers. Feel free to visit the below link for a creative writing sample. I have also had a spin-off novella about Tori's cousin Joy, as well as a young-adult thriller novella, published by Price World Publishing, and three young-adult short stories published by Short Story Press. I have extensive experience in freelance writing, proofreading, editing, and blogging. I have successfully ghostwritten several pieces that have since gone on to be published. I have written for adults, young adults, and children, and have completed work on such varied projects as autobiographies, memoirs, book proposals, query letters, resumes, cover letters, articles, blogs, children's books, romantic short stories, and many more. Throughout my college career, I was awarded the distinction of having an extensive research essay published in ESSAI, a compilation of outstanding collegiate writing. I have independently planned and conducted a one-session college-level class for adults entitled "How to Write a Book," during which we discussed the basic elements of good writing, fiction, nonfiction, submission of work, and publication options, among other topics. I have worked as a summer intern in a professional capacity writing website bios for the staff of a prominent securities company. In addition, I have had three years of tutoring experience in the field of writing and reading. I have worked with students and adults of all ages, races, and socioeconomic backgrounds on developing those skills that are relevant to excellent written communication. I have taught Reading Readiness classes at my local YMCA, introducing the written word to children ages 3-7. I have also tutored lower-income children as a volunteer at my local World Relief program. I am interested in free-lance writing, editing, and proofreading work that can be done from home. I have a broad spectrum of writing abilities to bring to the table in both creative and professional writing.

    $16.67 /hr
    102 hours
  2. Ben T.

    Ben T.

    Award Winning Native English Writer

    United Kingdom - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 11

    Born and raised in the UK, I have been writing and editing professionally since 2009. I also run a small, bespoke IT consultancy, working with clients in London and beyond. My work includes published features in well-known UK magazines, numerous regular blogging spots and a host of private jobs spanning Web content, article writing, technical "how-to" guides and promotional literature. I am highly professional and pride myself on exceeding customer expectations. You can rely on me to craft my words to your exact requirements. Please check my reputation - I am "top rated" on Upwork and have been awarded full 5* feedback for every job I have undertaken on the platform. In my spare time I run several blogs of my own, including one which has won several awards. I have also recently released my first book, which is selling well and has gained numerous positive reviews. My particular writing strengths include lifestyle, travel and food articles, business-related content and anything at all technical. As well as being a writer, I am also hold both Microsoft and Apple certifications. I have highly developed research skills so can confidently write about topics outside my key areas of expertise. My availability is good across all timezones, as I am rarely far from my laptop - I am happy to discuss any requirements and queries via Skype. In my spare time I am kept busy by being a new dad, cycling to the beach, and studying psychology for my own interest. I hope to hear from you soon.

    $40.00 /hr
    30 hours
  3. Sarah Tyrrell

    Sarah Tyrrell

    Experienced editor, proofreader, and writer

    United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 12

    I am an experienced editor ready to help any writer find their own voice. I am a native English speaker and an accomplished researcher, writer, and editor. I have a firm grasp of the mechanics of English, and I study often to constantly refresh and refine my understanding of various writing styles and grammatical rules. As a professor, I teach writing intensive humanities and history courses, so editing student essays and research papers is my daily work. I strive to provide for my student writers and for my oDesk clients an effective creative process that relies on both writer's and editor's attention to detail. I promote getting maximum impact within rigid word-count parameters. I am a published author and my work can be viewed in academic journals and the online arts magazine found at Certainly I can write in an academic tone, with comprehensive research to support my points; however, my skills and interests are broad. My work in the arts has fostered a colorful and vibrant writing style that can be tailored to most any subject and any requirement. Thanks for considering me as a partner on your projects!

    $39.00 /hr
    54 hours
  4. Jenny G.

    Jenny G.

    Environmental Communication Consultant

    South Africa - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 4

    Freelance environmental/science writer specializing in ecology, marine science, sustainability, green building, climate change, environmental health and conservation issues. I offer environmental writing and copywriting services, including: attention grabbing sales copy, green blogs, articles, web content, press releases, environmental educational resources, technical writing & environmental reports. I have a knack of making complex subjects easy for the layman to understand. I have a BSc (Hons) Degree in Marine Biology, a Diploma in Nature Conservation, and a Certificate in Freelance Journalism. I have taken courses on science writing and communicating science to a non-scientific audience, & courses on 'Covering Climate Change' & 'Covering Water Quality'. As a qualified and experienced ecologist/environmental educator, I have a deep understanding of ecological principals and environmental/sustainability issues, together with a knack of communicating complex subjects in simple terms that my target audience - typically non-specialists - can easily understand. I also have a wealth of experience in the pet care industry, and write extensively on pet care topics. I am a committed team player with excellent research skills, and to ensure client satisfaction, I will go the extra mile - with a smile :)

    $33.33 /hr
    1,352 hours
  5. Hando A.

    Hando A.

    Expert freelance french editor

    Madagascar - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    Over the last eight years, I have written texts in french for several french websites about different themes (health, beauty, forex, traveling, insurance and more...). Due to my experience, I am excellent in this field and can write high quality texts in french. Whether a product description, a press release, an informative text or other... Be sure that my texts contain no spelling fault and no syntax error.

    $11.11 /hr
    89 hours
  6. Michelle Dias

    Michelle Dias

    Professional Book Editor

    United States - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 8

    I enjoy open discussions with writers, providing detailed feedback and that second set of “eyes” that we all need for our stories. As a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association, and with more than nine years of proven editorial success, I know my stuff. I have flexed my creative muscles, high level of organization and a keen eye for detail to help aspiring and experienced authors from around the world reach their publishing dreams. If you're looking for more than just an editor, someone to partner with you as a true manuscript consultant on your road to publication, I'd love to hear from you. Visit my website for more information and to view my blog:

    $49.00 /hr
    162 hours
  7. Roman Dufrene

    Roman Dufrene

    Effective script/article/story/copy writer and editor.

    United States - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 5

    I am an experienced writer with a degree in Creative Writing from the University of Washington. I have excellent research, writing and editing skills and excel at producing high quality content with a fast turnaround for clients. I am currently searching for opportunities to help companies or individuals express their message to the world around them. From 2012-2014 I worked with start-ups to create scripts and storyboards for promotional animated videos. I have a strong work ethic and am always striving to exceed my client's expectations. I am also a proficient typist and am familiar with the Microsoft Office suite.

    $31.11 /hr
    117 hours
  8. Louise T.

    Louise T.

    Native English writer, editor and PR professional

    Portugal - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a native English writer, copy editor and proofreader, with a talent for crafting engaging and interesting articles, blog posts, press releases and other written materials. My attention to detail is excellent and my grammar and vocabulary are impeccable. I particularly enjoy jobs which require a high level of accuracy and focus, as well as jobs which allow me to use my writing skills to their full extent. As well as being a native English speaker I have a passable knowledge of French and Portuguese. I am available for both one-off and ongoing writing jobs. I take pride in the quality and responsiveness of my work, ensuring that my clients receive precisely what they are looking for in a timely fashion. In my spare time I enjoy creative writing and have recently published my first book. In 2009 I moved to Portugal, where I am now based.

    $44.44 /hr
    217 hours
  9. Evan Jensen

    Evan Jensen

    US-based Health, Fitness, and Marketing Article Writer

    United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    Website: My name is Evan Jensen. I specialize in writing about health, fitness, nutrition, chronic disease, and preventive medicine. I have a master’s degree in journalism and more than a decade of experience writing for newspapers, magazines and corporate clients, including health professionals, hospitals, wellness programs, and personal trainers. As a kid, I watched my obese parents try every diet in the book without success, and resolved not to take the same path. I’ve finished 30-plus marathons a couple of 100-mile ultra-marathons. I eat healthy, take a daily multi-vitamin, lead a weekly running group, and know my way around the gym. If you have writing or editing needs for articles, e-books, blogs, newsletters, press releases, feature stories, Q&As, case studies, marketing campaigns, or anything else, give me a shot at delivering high-quality content and making a good first impression. - Evan

    $50.00 /hr
    996 hours
  10. Alesia B.

    Alesia B.

    Go-To Pro-Writer

    United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

    My main objective as a writer is to provide clear, intriguing and detailed information to the world. I'm interested in most every subject, which means I'm very diverse. I have written non-fiction essays, papers and articles. I have also written, edited and published two fiction novels under the pen name Scarlet Clearwater. My favorite genres are sci-fi and erotica, however, I generally love to write anything, be it technical or creative. Currently, I'm writing a screenplay adapted from one of my novels. Professionally, I have experience in real estate, property management and law. I graduated with an Associate's Degree in Paralegal Studies. I worked on oDesk last year for many hours, but due to a transfer in PCs, I lost my portfolio and had to start again. I hope this doesn't deter anyone from hiring me, as my work is top-notch.

    $13.33 /hr
    29 hours