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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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Typical total cost of oDesk Creative writing projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

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On average, 4,873 Creative writing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Average Creative writing Freelancer Feedback Score

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

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Matthieu R.

Matthieu R.

Native French Translator...

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 6

Main objective : Find long term collaborative work contracts. Want to know more : After a French scientific Baccalaureate, I graduated from an international audiovisual and fine-art school - obtaining their two diplomas. Then, spent over 5 years working as a film, sound and video editor for 2 major post-production hubs in France, where I digitized, restored and handled many featured film productions from major movie catalogues (Universal, Canal +, Hammer productions, Cine cite, etc.) along world known TV series (Friends). I moved to the USA in 2001 where I started helping on numerous independent movie productions, theater play designs, directed several audiovisual and musical productions, managed low and medium budgets, edited multi-camera productions, edited TV spots, radio spots, created e-learning voice modules, screen captures, produced informative material and released published, licensed and copyrighted works. Softwares I use : the Adobe CS5, Final Cut Pro X & Motion 5, and Office from Microsoft just to name a few. On another hand, being a French native, I can create subtitles or translate dialogs for movies and manage European localization projects, from web-site to e-learning booklets to cooking recipes, technical documents and more... Currently the French localization provider for several interactive software companies, one translation agency and a major audiovisual products distributor. Thank you for considering my application. Looking forward to our collaboration.

Groups: oTranslators
$75.00 /hr
531 hours
4.96
Bhavna Vaish

Bhavna Vaish

Well Read, Creative, Ex-Corporate Professional

India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3

I am a well read, talented and creative writer with a passion for quality. The creative processes of writing enthuse me. I am looking to expand my writing repertoire and continue on my journey of words and expressions. I would be happy to assist you in any kind of writing assignment that you may have. I also like to use my command over English for other assignment such as proofreading, transcribing (with proper grammar) etc where I can add value. I am an MBA with more than a decade of experience in Banking and Capital Markets and am now looking to work as a freelancer. I enjoy travelling to different parts of this wonderful planet, understanding different cultures and meeting new people. Cheers

$29.44 /hr
397 hours
5.00
Anne Christiansen

Anne Christiansen

Arts Administration, Editorial and Marketing Strat...

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

I can help you jumpstart your sales, solidify your branding, and expand your organization's visibility. Rely on my extensive experience as a recording- and performing arts marketing professional! I'll provide reliable project management from start to finish. Or deliver the components you need to achieve your overall goals -- research, copywriting, creative writing, editing, proofreading, market analysis, website content and Facebook campaign creation. And, I'm versatile -- although my specialty is concert and recording marketing and promotion, I've had a wealth of experience in editing fiction, a nonfiction self-help book and texts from the world of real estate. With experience in the U.S., German and Australian markets, I offer a global perspective. Or -- hand me a project briefing, and I'll articulate, manage and promote it for you. And my work is always on time and 100% accurate. By the way, I'm fluent in German and can readily help out with your translation needs. Rates are negotiable.

$27.78 /hr
586 hours
5.00
Giacomo M.

Giacomo M.

Expert Game Designer and Creative Director

Italy - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

Share with me your vision and I will make it real: a vibrant and breathing reality. An experienced narrative and game designer raised in the world of indie video games and fantasy RPG. Expert in the field of fantasy and sci fi genres. 4+ years as narrative and game designer, developing MMORPG, RPG and city building games, acknowledged by players as rich and memorable experiences. 6+ years as a writer, creating entire world settings, casts of characters, factions and deep story arcs, delivered with visceral impact. My professional experience includes games like Planeshift, HOG, Heroes' Tears and Arakion. My computer science education and familiarity with Unity game engine are bonuses. I will use my creative eye to make your game shine. --------------------- Member of Mensa International, high IQ society, since 2006. Portfolio: http://www.fantasyeydor.com/portfolio

$25.00 /hr
787 hours
5.00
Dolissa M.

Dolissa M.

Journalist and Mediamaker Can Help You Get Noticed

United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 6

My 20+ year career in communicating ideas has come full circle on the Web. I am a trained Journalist, Filmmaker, and former Fulbright Scholar who can work with you on a variety of writing, marketing, crowdfunding, and media needs. Special knowledge in film history, film criticism, and the arts. An American English native speaker, I also have a background teaching English as a second language.

$55.00 /hr
386 hours
4.63
Jackie V.

Jackie V.

Writer, Editor & Communications Strategist

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5

I am a dynamic, results-driven and highly efficient writer & communications strategist with extensive experience within a range of working environments. I have been recognized for my high level of integrity and positive, professional, hard working can-do attitude. I thrive in a high pressure environment and am able to prioritize multiple tasks and work resourcefully / effectively under stress and time constraints. M.S. - Public Communications B.A. - Public Communications & Spanish Essay Ares of Expertise: History (U.S. & European), Government, English Lit, Religion, & Communications (all areas from theory to journalism) Other Specialties: • Innovative and Proactive Messaging • Strategic Communications for Internal and External Audiences • Stakeholder Outreach (non-profit, grants, relationship building) • Public / Media Relations • MLA Style Guide

$28.00 /hr
0 hours
4.90
Chad Stetson

Chad Stetson Agency Contractor

Prolific Writer, Editor, Project Manager

Canada - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 10

I’m currently a writer for eBay US, eBay UK, and eBay AU. I’ve written for many notable clients on oDesk on a long-term basis including Travelocity, Trefis, and Worldstart, as well as numerous individual clients. My feedback scores speak for themselves, as does the amount of money I have earned on this platform alone. My skills include writing, editing, and project management. I’ve worked in a variety of environments both online and offline, and have proven myself as an intelligent and dependable worker and leader. I’m a well-educated, highly motivated individual who has put more than my fair share of blood and sweat into my work. I’ve held a variety of positions at various companies during my 10+ years in the professional world, including being an Owner, Communications Director, Project Manager, Editor, Copywriter, SEO Specialist, and Social Media Manager. If you’re looking to review my track record, I highly suggest reviewing my feedback comments and scores, or check out some of my portfolio pieces. A quick example of my published work can be found here: http://www.trefis.com/stock/wmt/articles/85156/wal-mart-looks-abroad-to-regain-momentum/2011-11-15 I am an intrinsically motivated autodidact, but my educational background also includes studies at a post-secondary level in the following fields, in chronological order: · Academic Writing · Physics · Mathematics · Theology · Religious Studies · Philosophy · Linguistics · Psychology I’ve completed certification in Academic Writing and Religious Studies, and have recently graduated with a major in Psychology. If I seem like a match for you, don't hesitate to send me a message or an invitation to interview. I'm always open to discussing new projects and I'm constantly looking for more work. Although I certainly accept one-time clients, I'm specifically searching for long-term business relationships. I am very reliable and proficient at adapting, making me the perfect choice for someone in need of a large amount of work. Additional samples, validation of claims, and references available upon request. Thank you for your kind consideration, Chad Stetson

$30.00 /hr
1,119 hours
4.98
Agata E.

Agata E. Agency Contractor

translator, proofreader

Poland - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

I am Polish native speaker with over 15 years experience in translating and proofreading from English, German, Arabic, Czech to Polish and vice versa. I have as well over 10 years experience in designing web pages and their content, working mostly with html/css but not only. I am familiar with SEO. I have strong background in biology and environmental sciences. I did some projects for UN and World Bank. My translating experience covers wide range of areas: medicine, herbal medicine, geology, forestry, gardening, environment protection, water resources management, tourism, IT/software and different kind of web content. I'm very flexible and able to work all days and weekends. I don't mind to work on tight deadlines. You can contact me anytime, I am ready to answer your questions during bidding process as well as throughout assignment and after finishing it. I live from translating, copywriting and web design and I am taking it seriously. I guarantee best quality of translations and best value for your money.

$27.78 /hr
3,631 hours
4.96
Justin M.

Justin M. Agency Contractor

Project Manager and Squarespace Specialist

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 9

Justin is the Founder & Project Director of kulturspace, the "The Creative(s) Agency." Previously serving as Artist Relations Director at APT, while supporting the global operations. Justin developed and envisioned APT Institute, managing the nonprofits artist & curator outreach initiatives as Director General. Having drawn upon his years of project management for organizations such as Warner Bros. Studios, Los Angeles Firemen's Credit Union and Ferguson Enterprises, Justin has managed international design, construction, merger, real estate and logistical projects. From 1998-2001 he served as President for the American Red Cross Youth Services Division. Justin studied Business Management at COC, holds a degree in Design and Visual Communications from the University of Pennsylvania and Film & Cinema at the University of London. In addition a certificate in Project Management from Pinnacle ProDev, Exhibition Design from Node’s Center for Curatorial Studies and participated in numerous Museum of Modern Art educational programmes. Born Los Angeles, CA, residing Berlin, Germany.

Associated with: kulturspace
$55.00 /hr
21 hours
5.00
Kahmen L.

Kahmen L.

Content/Project Manager

United Kingdom - Last active: 10/06/2013 - Tests: 3

I am a dedicated results-driven project manager who has overseen product launches, delivered fully responsive websites and managed a digital network of over 70 affiliate sites. Having worked in broadcast media, affiliate marketing and SEO technology solutions, I have a wealth of experience in client-facing roles and have worked extensively with tight budgets, short deadlines and sky-high expectations. I am degree-qualified in marketing and with my professional writing background, I am ideally positioned to oversee content delivery for marketing communications, websites and SEO.

$44.44 /hr
25 hours
4.98