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

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Coralie LATCHOUMANE

Coralie LATCHOUMANE

Communication/ Marketing: creative writing in fore...

Mexico - Last active: 10 hours ago - Tests: 3

WEB CONTENT EXPERT: - creative writer and SEO specialist (IT & web trends,e-advertising & e-marketing, tourism & culture, automobile, e-commerce etc) > currently editorial manager for http://rentabilisez.com/ - online marketing & communication manager (creative proposals to clients, newsletters, business plans for investors etc) - Community manager TRANSLATION: French (native) English (fluent, TOEFL) Mandarin chinese (intermediate HSK level 3): 6 years expatriated in China Spanish (fluent): 2 years in Latin America Portuguese (intermediate) TRAVEL: creative writing and blogging + Travel photography ( http://myreunionmyworld.weebly.com/) Traveled to 30+ countries including: China, India, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapor, Philippines, Bali, Korea, Japan, Mauritius, Madagascar, Reunion, France, Italy, Spain, UK, USA, Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil PROJECT AND EVENT MANAGEMENT (experience: 5+ years) - International Event Management : experience at Olympic Games (Beijing 2008, London 2012), Shanghai 2010 World Expo - Corporate events for international brands and sponsors - Communication and Public relation - Hospitality and Tourism Management

$20.00 /hr
331 hours
0.00
Jen Veldhuyzen

Jen Veldhuyzen

Health Reporter,Culture Blogger--w/ Spanish & crea...

United States - Last active: 07/21/2013 - Tests: 2

With publication credits ranging from a children's iPad picture book to a biochemistry textbook addendum, I've written for companies ranging from DC newspapers to a Chinese cooking school. From serious academic to joyful banter, I can match the voice of your company with fresh content for increased readership. Research is my specialty: I've sequenced a new genome, built an optic parametric oscillator for an infrared laser, and published review-quality biomolecule analysis on CD-44. I completed my history bachelor's in 2011 with brand new research on ancient Chinese wedding rituals, and since then over a dozen companies have contracted me through Scripted.com for ghost-blogging research. I know where to look to find the answers. I also have private Spanish translation experience from eight years with Project Paraguay and over a year of translating in a medical setting. I've just begun pursuing my M.D. in Puerto Rico with an MCAT of 34--and to get in I had to fulfill stringent requirements for interacting with patients in Spanish. For questions about my medical experience, which ranges from time as a paid ABA autism therapist to licensed pharmacy technician, please consult my resume. I've worked in multiple clinical settings, so I've studied healthcare from numerous angles and I can make complex medicine clear and understandable to your healthcare audience--in Spanish or English. For the clients with a creative bent, or anyone just looking for a good gift for a friend, I've also spent three years as a member of the critters.org writing community, helped critique several fiction manuscripts, and written five novels. I specialize in science fiction. I can write for you, or I can come alongside you as a copy editor and revisionist to bring out the full potential of your untold story. Last, but not least, with visits to four continents and nearly 20 countries under my belt, I've picked up nearly six languages and fallen in love with cultures all over the world. Travel and culture blogging comes naturally to me, and I've been paid to do both. I focus on bringing openmindedness and new ideas to any topic I write, from medicine to culture to translation and creative writing, and if you ever need anything, I am more than willing to give it a shot. Let me know if I can help you!

$27.78 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Catherine Campbell

Catherine Campbell

Professional Copywriter, Blogger, Web Content, Cre...

United States - Last active: 02/07/2013 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 16

I am a creative innovator that can deliver the written content you need for your business or personal project. I excel at researching any topic. I offer specific, straightforward content that is clear, flowing, to the point and on time. My expertise is in Web content, product descriptions and creative writing. I am available as a professional blogger. I have had ten years experience designing and writing all content and blogs for my own website companies, which I sold in 2010. I have been working for online companies since then writing blogs, web content using keywords and creating ad copy for various clients worldwide. I am experienced in Social Media, Blogspot,Wordpress blog and website creation, MS Office including MS Publisher for creating brochures, newsletters, business cards and flyers. It is my intention as a freelance writer to provide conscientious, enthusiastic and original content for prospective clients.

$27.78 /hr
181 hours
4.59
Isam S.

Isam S.

Creative Writing/ Product Descriptions/ Blogs/ SEO...

United Kingdom - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

I have previously completed my A-Levels; Psychology, Biology, and Health and Social Care; (where I wrote several assignments which involved researching 24/7). I am a compassionate and helpful person and love working both independently and as a team. I have obtained a lot of skills from the subjects I studied. I have developed good communication and interpersonal skills such as assertive listening. My time managing skills have also become superior. From various positions in the past I have achieved good team working, customer orientation and problem solving skills. I have been in the writing niche since June 2013 and have learnt incredibly a lot from then to now. When I first started it was a bit of a struggle to find what writing style was right for me. So I carried on applying, getting rejected and re-applying which got me somewhere as now I am a full time worker and have made writing my permanent career. I love writing product descriptions whether it’s just describing the product or whether it’s to write it in a ‘salesy’ tone. Have your product descriptions written from me and change my name if that product does not sell! I am much more confident than I was some months ago and am ready to take on work which is challenging; as I love challenges and go all the way to make sure I achieve them to a high quality level. I am a Copywriter and Author of RizwanFarrukh.com. My area of expertise is on many different niches, which are mainly fashion-related. Creative writing is a passion of mine as I love to play around with words and create something which is unique, and can provide you with well written and imaginative content. I have experience in many writing niches as well as basic SEO. I have previously written assignments/ About Us pages/ Travel Forums/ Blog articles and mainly products descriptions. I have worked on various sites such as; weddings/ babies and children’s items and clothing/ men's and women’s clothing/ women’s lingerie/ women's fashion/ medical scrubs/ technical products/ eBay, meta and category descriptions. I also have experience with SEO keywords, Shopify, Ecommerce and Word Press. I love to take on new challenges and am successful in overcoming them; I am dedicated and punctual and give 100% attention to every task given. Qualifications Gained: 11 GCSE’s: English (CC), Maths (C), Science (CC), Information and Communications Technology (Merit), Health and Social Care – Double award (CC), Religious Studies (B), Urdu (A), Food Technology (C) 2 A levels: Psychology (C), Health and Social Care (B) 1 AS: Biology (D) Achievements and Leisure Activities: During secondary school there were responsibilities I held such as; Peer Mentoring for 1 year; Prefect for 2 years, and also helped with open evenings for 5 years. From these positions I have achieved good team working, time keeping, customer orientation and problem solving skills. My interests are; reading, listening to music, shopping, cooking, and doing creative stuff; which has made me independent. I love to take on new challenges and normally am successful in overcoming them. - Award for achieving the highest in Urdu. Hobbies: Reading, Writing articles (mainly product descriptions), Cooking, Listening to Music, Shopping, and sewing/embroidery. During my work experience I built up on my communication skills towards keyworkers which also boosted my confidence in general towards others. My networking skills also developed such as; being able to work with others successfully.

$10.00 /hr
112 hours
4.92
Hristina D.

Hristina D.

Creative&Blog Writing/Proofreading/Virtual Assista...

Bulgaria - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 7

"Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten." Are you looking for a poorly-educated freelancer with no experience, bad English, and low payment rates, who will have difficulties understanding your needs? Well, this is NOT the place to look for. I am intelligent, dependable, self-disciplined, detail-oriented and strict with deadlines. I have the ability to plan, to organize, to set priorities, to solve problems, and to get the job done. I am warm, friendly, easygoing, and cooperative. My reputation is impeccable. I have happy clients from USA, Australia, United Kingdom, Denmark, France, Spain, Solomon Islands, Greece, Romania, and Bulgaria. Skills/Experience in: WRITING - creative writing, article writing, blog writing PROOFREADING AND EDITING - with a BA in English Philology I can perform better than most native English speakers. For those who still insist on hiring only native speakers - please note that being a native speaker does NOT make you literate by default. SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING (mainly Facebook) - preparing and implementation of Social Media Marketing plans and strategies, social media posts and updates VITRUAL ASSISTANCE - I have 6+ years of experience in email handling, Internet research, and performing various administrative tasks. My oDesk tests are all taken in less than 20 minutes and I score among the top 10-20%. Education: High school: English Language and Literature BA in English Philology 1st MA: International Business Management Graduation Thesis: Online Marketing 2nd MA: Translation (English-Bulgarian/Bulgarian-English) and Business Communication in English A course in Graphic Design (Photoshop and CorelDraw) All levels of education I graduated with excellent grades. I always seek perfection in my work and and I never put up with less. I am a citizen of the world with a desire to work on interesting projects and this is the main reason I registered at oDesk. And I LOVE what I do.

$10.00 /hr
336 hours
5.00
Eric Tamayo

Eric Tamayo

Professional web content writer, SEO savvy, creati...

Philippines - Last active: 06/25/2014 - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

With extensive skills in SEO, Creative, and Technical article writing, I am advertising my talents to those that require pieces that are well made, well researched, and are able to draw the attention of readers. With great experience on making articles about a myriad of topics, I am quite sure that I can create an article that will most likely surpass your expectations.

$11.11 /hr
304 hours
4.98
Sharan K.

Sharan K. Agency Contractor

Google Adword Certified SEM/SEO/SMM/ Creative Writ...

Australia - Last active: 12/19/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

Google Adword Certified Contact for Creating and Maintaining Search, Display and PLA Campaigns, Facebook Ads Management, Bing & Yahoo pay per click campaigns. Over the last 4 years I have also written lot of creative content for the websites, Blogs and Articles. I have also rich experience of Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Social Media Marketing (SMM). I am seeking opportunities to write creative, unique and SEO optimized content for the Websites, Blogs, Articles and Social Media Posts.

Associated with: TeamsONE
$16.67 /hr
1,534 hours
5.00
Rebecca Hincke

Rebecca Hincke

Creative Writer, Singer, Voice Talent, and Photogr...

United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 15

Canadian living in London. I am enthusiastic, energetic, creative, and passionate about every new task I take on. I have a passion for the English language and love creative writing, editing, and any project that allows me to be imaginative with words while still making use of excellent spelling, grammar, and punctuation (I'm a bit of a stickler in that regard!). I have years of photography and photo-editing experience, professional training as a classical and opera singer (and a variety of other genres), experience working with children, visual merchandising experience, and many, many years spent in retail honing my customer service skills. I am hardworking, highly motivated, reliable and responsible, with a desire to excel in all that I do. While I've got a lot of experience under my belt, there is so much more to gain, so I am always eager to learn new skills and expand my knowledge.

$33.33 /hr
521 hours
5.00
Allison Schultz

Allison Schultz

Food Writer, Proofreader, Copy Editor, Researcher

United States - Last active: 10 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
Christi Aldridge

Christi Aldridge

Word Lover, Spelling Corrector, and Article Creato...

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 15

I have a degree in Advertising and Public Relations, with a minor in Journalism. I was an award winning columnist for my university paper, and wrote articles for the school's magazine as well. I am creative and love to express that. I have been writing online for the past five years specializing in areas such as crafts, entertainment, beauty and fashion, home decor, DIY, kids' activities and parties, holiday ideas, electronics, jewelry, clothing, and literature. I am also trained in copywriting, opinion articles and public relations writing. I'm a grammar and spelling lover and adore editing as well as writing and have taken copyediting classes. I have a sharp sense of humor, flawless spelling and grammar skills and I tend to work very hard but very fast. I'm experienced with social networking, HTML, Microsoft Word, SEO writing and blogging. I love coming up with ideas and being creative so my articles aren't run of the mill. I'm friendly, social and great with customers and clients as well. I was named one of Yahoo's Top Writers of 2012, and stay busy with projects ranging from social media, product descriptions, blogs, and Buying Guides to page reviews and ratings, article writing, and editing. I love the written word, especially when it's spelled properly! I'm prompt, trustworthy, and strive for excellence every day, and I enjoy becoming a better writer with each project I work on.

$27.78 /hr
1,548 hours
5.00