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Post your creative writing project on oDesk and find experienced story writers, VAs and ghostwriters to help you write anything from short web pages or product descriptions to short stories, long ebooks or novels. They can add fresh content to your blog or website, or help develop background stories for your fantasy novel or MMORPG game characters.

Creative writing is any writing that includes expressing one’s inner thoughts, feelings and experiences. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find creative writers, experienced in both fiction and nonfiction expressive writing, with excellent English skills and creative writing ideas and techniques, who can write topic-specific stories and articles.

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

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Cindy Kohnen

Cindy Kohnen

Graphics, Web, and Marketing Professional

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 10

I have experience in marketing for a variety of businesses and non-profits. My skill set in internet marketing, graphic and web design enables me to deliver quality solutions for any project. From branding and business cards to brochures, e-newsletters, online sweepstakes and marketing strategies - I can help! I have earned a B.A. in Graphic Design with minors in English, Marketing, Photography, and Fine Art so that I can provide a wide range or services. I am a full-time freelancer so I can work on your projects quickly and with consistent communication. Message me to discuss your project details and goals. In order to design the best product for you, please provide who your target audience is and 3 adjectives you feel the design should convey. I look forward to working with you, Cindy

$17.00 /hr
378 hours
Ma. Laura Sheryn Alvarez

Ma. Laura Sheryn Alvarez

Marketing and Management Consultant | Administrati...

Philippines - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 9

SPECIALIZATION: Marketing, Management, Business Development for SMEs (Small-Medium Enterprises) CAREER GOAL: Dedicated to maximizing business development especially in the areas of marketing & communications, service enhancement, corporate integrity and financial health. RELEVANT EXPERIENCE: Nine (9) years of corporate experience with both local and global clients across various industries, which include (but are not limited to) Information Technology, Broadcast Media & Film, Ad Industry, NGO, Food Services, Travel & Tourism

$22.22 /hr
1,822 hours
Jasmine Bowen

Jasmine Bowen


Canada - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

I have 12+ years experience in professional acting, including a BFA from the University of Toronto. I have worked with celebrities such as Donald Trump, U2 and the Black Eyed Peas. I have been writing my own scripts and managing my own characters for many of those years, and have produced and written 4 full-length theatre shows. I have written many novels, short stories, and novellas.I have also written for non-fiction novels on entrepreneurship. I would like to explore my creative writing more, as it’s an avenue I enjoy just as much as playing the characters. I believe my years on stage and previous experience give me assets to bring to the table. My years of playing characters has given me creativity to write them. Please see my author links.

$15.56 /hr
17 hours
Satina S.

Satina S.

United States - Last active: 13 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 12

I am a creative writer, SEO content generator, and professional blogger who specializes in media, business, technology and lifestyle topics for several business and lifestyle websites. I am a fast moving blogger with exceptional research and content development skills. I have written and blogged about a variety of topics including: spirituality, television and film, politics,media, sexuality,product reviews, and work-life health. - Bachelors of Science in Radio, Television and Film - Masters of Science in Telecommunications - Blogger for Washington Post: Faithbook (2008) - Will always deliver unique, relevant and thought provoking content. - Not afraid to discuss controversial issues.

$10.00 /hr
1,044 hours
Steven D.

Steven D.

Marketing and Sales Expert, Business Plan and Stra...

United States - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 9

Not long ago I heard someone say, "If you think it's expensive to hire a professional, just wait until you hire an amateur". If you have an immediate need put me on it to bring solutions to you quickly. Every project you hire me for deserves a winning strategy. I live to create win-win-win scenarios because it brings you not just new repeat clients but many champion advocates. I am: * Highly resilient and persistent. * Focused and determined. * Friendly and amiable. * Interested and interesting. People tell me again and again I am a breath of fresh air. Steve

$43.00 /hr
1,312 hours
Jessica Esqueda

Jessica Esqueda

Dedicated to Making You Shine

United States - Last active: 17 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

I am a hardworking freelance employee, able to handle tasks big and small. From long term collaborations to one-off projects, I am dedicated to helping you meet your goals! I have a "can-do" attitude and give my all to each project I work on, no matter the size. I am a multi-skilled individual willing to give my best to a variety of tasks, projects, and group experiences. You can rest assured that your goals will be met, because I am able to complete projects quickly and am sensitive to deadlines. I have a significant amount of experience with copywriting, editing, content writing, SEO writing, and technical writing. I am also skilled with academic writing. In addition to this, I have experience with Customer Support, customer retention, and customer satisfaction. Whether you need help writing a novel or increasing your company's customer satisfaction rate, I can do that! If you need to ensure that your tasks are done in a professional and timely manner, let's talk about your needs.

$22.22 /hr
3,662 hours
Jessica Ong

Jessica Ong

Ghostwriter and loving it.

Philippines - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 6

Creative writing is my first love. It allows me freedom to express thoughts feelings and emotions while adhering to the guidelines and expectations required by the client. Whether writing for Astrology, children’s’ stories, fairy tales or fables, I will take the reader along for a magical ride in the written world. I also have an eye for detail and can do research. Tell me what you need and I will deliver to your satisfaction.

$20.00 /hr
49 hours
Kimberly Lawson

Kimberly Lawson

Blog & Article Writing, SEO writing/Data Entry/Typ...

United States - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

I have worked for several other data entry & freelance websites and I am currently looking for more opportunities to further my career. My recently completed oDesk work has included blog & article writing, SEO keyword writing, Article rewrites and product description rewrites. I am more interested in writing my own original content than doing rewrites at this time. I am not interested in doing spins. If you would like to hire me to write SEO articles for you at a flat rate, please contact me for pricing info. I am a stay at home Mom, I have several hours throughout the week that I am able to use for online jobs. I can work Mornings or Evenings, any day of the week, but I would prefer to work Monday through Friday. When I last tested, my typing speed was 75 WPM. My spoken, reading & writing language is American English. I live in the United States in the Eastern Time Zone. Aside from working at home, I have experience with clerical work and have done tasks such as filing, typing, faxing, copying, using a typewriter, computer and microfiche, answering multi-line phone & taking messages. I have experience using Windows 95, Me & XP, Word, Excel, & PowerPoint 2000, Microsoft Works Spreadsheets, data entry, and typical Internet use including business research and advanced search engine use. I am also an independent author, I am currently selling my fiction novel in e-book format on I have sold over 25 copies in the US & UK combined since the book was first published in April 2011. I would be very interested in any creative writing projects available also. I also have experience with Product description rewrites and recently completed 200 rewrites for an online company in less than 1 week. My Education includes: Union County High School - Graduated in 1998. Pellissippi State Technical Community College - Completed 1 and a half semesters. While there I took classes in Word/Excel/and PowerPoint 2000, English 1, Medical Terminology 1 and Marketing. If hired, I would be working from my own personal computer with broadband Internet access. Thank you for looking at my profile and I hope to have the opportunity to work for you soon. - Kimberly Lawson

$11.11 /hr
364 hours
John Crandall

John Crandall

Experienced Writer, Proofreader and Editor

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

Thanks for taking a moment to look at my profile! I've been on oDesk for about four years. Much my work involves articles, essays, legal, and technical writing but I also like writing and editing standard web content. I'm essentially a full-time freelancer. I maintain daily web communication with my clients, and am always careful to meet deadlines. I value maintaining long-term business relationships, and most of my clients are long-term. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or to let me know the details of a new project. John

$16.67 /hr
112 hours
Antoniya K.

Antoniya K.

Copywriter, Online Marketing Specialist

Turkey - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3

I am a professional marketer in experience in online and offline tasks. I specialize in content creation and creative online marketing campaigns. If you are looking for an energetic, responsible and creative writer or personal assistant, here I am! I have a BA in International Business and Management and have lived and worked in 4 different countries for my modest 27 years - Bulgaria, Holland, Hungary and Turkey. I have had the opportunity to communicate and learn in a global environment and have extensive business and intercultural training. I have extensive writing and marketing experience including sales pages, blogs, email newsletters, ebooks, sales copy, landing pages, business reports, social media posts and many others. My marketing experience covers digital marketing, Wordpress, email marketing, video marketing, social media marketing, branding, product design and development, customer targeting and others. My other passion and hobby is design and languages - I manage a handmade design business and deal with photography and product development. I speak Bulgarian, Turkish, English.

$11.11 /hr
468 hours