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Allison Schultz

Allison Schultz

Food Writer, Proofreader, Copy Editor, Researcher

United States - Last active: 3 hours ago - Tests: 5

Creative, academic and journalistic writing, proofreading and editing performed under tight deadlines with strict attention to detail. Strong research skills. Additional experience includes blogging, social media posting, crowdfunded campaign writing, ebook writing, newsletter writing, and more. Academic background in gastronomy, food policy, English literature, history and religion.

$35.00 /hr
338 hours
4.98
Joshua Marcus

Joshua Marcus

Creative writer and copywriter

South Africa - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4

I've been writing for over five years, both as a personal means of expression, as well as contracted freelance work. Over that time, I have completed numerous short stories, penned articles for social media and satire blogs and websites, and have written and edited chapters for various authors. Within fiction, which is my main area of focus, I write intense, emotional scenes to great effect, as well as dark humour. I write literary fiction and sci-fi, for the most part, but I also have experience in romance and erotica. Other creative work has included satire, emotional wellness blogging, social media how-to columns, and well-researched, informative articles on a vast range of topics. I am fortunate to have the opportunity this year to study an honours degree in Creative Writing through Wits University, during which I hope to perfect my writing style, as well as gain experience from interaction with and feedback from experts in the South African writing community. In addition to my own creative work, I am skilled at recognising and differentiating good writing from bad. I will utilise these skills to edit, critique and provide expert recommendations to ensure your work meets the high standards required for unqualified success. Within the corporate field, I write engaging copy for businesses and entrepreneurs, which provides information and guidelines, while maintaining the reader's interest and keeping them entertained when appropriate. Over the course of an honors degree in Psychology - including experience with group therapy and trauma counselling - I have gained great insight and perspective into human nature. This is a major strength in my writing. I write realistic characters and bring clarity and insight into stories, whether fiction or non-fiction. Overall, I'll produce work which is of a very high quality, in terms of writing style and content. Thanks for reading!

$40.00 /hr
15 hours
4.98
Tom McMeekin

Tom McMeekin

Multi-Media Journalist, Writer, and Artist

United States - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 4

I'm a professional multi-media journalist who can write, edit, research, produce, and design high-quality content on almost any topic and for any medium. From creating blog and social media posts to complete marketing communications plans, I have worked with clients including university programs, acupuncturists, chefs, commercial painters, e-commerce sites, news sites and forums, and more. I do not compromise my high ethical standards. Sorry, but I do not accept jobs that involve "ghostwriting" without credit, "spinning" and stealing others' copyrighted work, or other shady practices. What you get with me is a passionate, hard-working, detail-oriented, mass communications expert. What you do not get is someone who will rush the job or be a mindless "yes man" -- if I accept a job then I am committing to give you my best work effort, and that includes sometimes offering suggestions or advice -- getting you the final product you NEED, not just the one you think you want. I generally do not do Skype interviews or meetings for any projects paying less than $1,000. I am happy to answer any questions through ODesk or email, and I am happy to do a trial period for any ongoing positions. Sorry, but the reason I choose to do online freelancing is to make my own schedule and work in my pajamas; if you can't deal with that then best of luck finding someone who is a better fit for you.

$50.00 /hr
234 hours
5.00
Irish angelica B.

Irish angelica B.

Professional Writer/Editor with MFA in Creative Wr...

United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 11

Irish earned the title, "writer" through her experiences as editor in chief, news correspondent and as English and Journalism teacher. She is an MFA Creative Writing graduate. She also holds a BSE major in English degree. She has units in Development Communication major in Journalism. Her personal website is enchantresspen.wix.com/angelicaburrage . You may also check her blogsite: www.enchantresspen.com .

$35.00 /hr
394 hours
4.97
Jordan Ringenberg

Jordan Ringenberg

PhD in Computer Science, Expert in C++, Python, MA...

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 3

Expert knowledge and over seven years of experience in object-oriented programming and agile development utilizing C++, Java, Python, Visual Basic, Objective-C, C#, MySQL, shell scripting, and web programming Software engineering and computer vision expertise, with numerous peer-reviewed published outcomes. Specialties include object-oriented design, algorithms, image processing and computer vision, and 3D modeling Expert-level experience in major development platforms including .NET, MATLAB, Linux/UNIX, Eclipse, and Cocoa Strong written and verbal skills, with proven track record in university teaching and scholarly publications

$60.00 /hr
80 hours
5.00
Eric Baron

Eric Baron

Creative Writer

United States - Last active: 2 days ago

I'm all about telling stories. My academic background is in English, Economics and Psychology. And as a professionally published writer of fiction and poetry I believe I can help make your content better. Whether it's an assignment, book, website, article or blog, I can help with creating original work or editing what you already have.

$33.00 /hr
38 hours
4.97
Kristin B.

Kristin B.

Razor-sharp content for a cutting-edge world.

United Kingdom - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 1

I'm an American freelance writer based in the Scottish highlands. My passions are fashion and scriptwriting, but I also possess an exceptionally broad range of topics on which I can write with ease. I'm a fashion blogger, a professional saxophonist, obsessive tennis player, U.S. Air Force Veteran, and hold a Master's degree as a Nurse Practitioner. I have worked at everything from theatre to publicity to healthcare, and beyond, and I truly believe that this broad range of experience comes through in my unique writer's style. I am at ease using social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, as well as most of the major blogging platforms out there. You can visit me at my style blog at www.highlandfashionista.com, or step inside and have a look around.

$33.33 /hr
25 hours
5.00
Maria Brodine

Maria Brodine

Creative editor, researcher, writer, & consultant

United States - Last active: 7 days ago

I am a professional writer and social science researcher living in New Orleans, Louisiana. I specialize in editing, proofreading, writing, and research. I have an M.A. in Anthropology from Columbia Univ., as well as a B.A. in Honors English from San Diego State Univ. I have versatile skills and interests and can cover a wide range of topics in the arts and sciences. As an anthropologist, I am well versed in cross-cultural perspectives, enabling me to write for diverse audiences. In addition, I have over ten years of experience as a freelance proofreader, editor, and tutor. On the creative side, I love to work with horror, science fiction, and fantasy, though I am certainly open to other genres. I am skilled at breaking down and paraphrasing highly technical language, which is advantageous for technical and science writing. In all areas, I have a meticulous editorial eye for grammar, spelling, formatting, and content.

$40.00 /hr
499 hours
4.91
Sadeem Lodhi

Sadeem Lodhi

MBBS (MD), Medical writing, Referencing, Editing

Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago

I am a freelance article writer, with a particular expertise in the field of biological sciences. I have several years experience in medical sciences and research. The beauty of being a science writer is that I never know what subject I am going to be working on my next project. I have had the privilege to learn and write about a wide range of areas.

$34.00 /hr
18 hours
4.79