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Essay writing is the process of writing expositions, narratives, descriptions, arguments and other forms of written discourse. Essay writing often involves a number of skills including research, analysis, conciseness, persuasion and the ability to put together a logical structured text. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, you’ll find essay writers who can craft academic papers, persuasive essays and other forms of written exposition.

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Dan Borengasser

Dan Borengasser

Humor/comedy Writer - all genres

United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Portfolio: 3

For the past 30 years, my writing experience has included a wide variety of genres - from humorous newspaper columns to screenplays and stage plays, from video scripts to commercials. When possible and appropriate, I've tended to focus more and more on humor. In the future, I hope to continue to explore the effectiveness of humor in communications, both in business and in the arts .

$38.89 /hr
54 hours
4.88
Brian Frydenborg

Brian Frydenborg

Freelance Writer / Researcher / Analyst / Consulta...

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

Personal website with more detail: http://www.brianfrydenborg.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brianfrydenborg I have almost 15 years of experience writing about, researching, and analyzing complex public policy, historical, political, and international affairs subjects ranging from UN peacekeeping to ancient Rome. My Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington and Lee University is a double major in History (concentration Asia and Russia) and Politics, and my Master of Science degree from the George Mason University School of Public Policy is in Peace Operations, a term which basically refers to everything that occurs in and concerns conflict/postconflict and disaster/postdisaster zones, especially international development, humanitarian relief and aid, and governance/institution building. I can easily provide a quality work product concerning any of these topics and many others, and can also easily research, write, and analyze new subjects. I also have extensive travel experience, including to Japan, Cuba, Liberia, Israel and the West Bank, and Jordan, to list some examples. My resume, which provides more detail, can be found on my LinkedIn profile http://www.linkedin.com/in/brianfrydenborg/ Please feel free to contact me regarding any of your research, writing, analysis, and consulting needs. I am also available for interviews as a subject-matter expert. NOTE TO CLIENTS: I DO NOT DO FIXED-PRICE CONTRACTS USING ODESK'S FIXED-PRICE SYSTEM. oDesk removed most protections for contractors with its new fixed price system so this is non-negotiable. HOWEVER, WE CAN AGREE TO A FIXED PRICE USING THE HOURLY SYSTEM TO BILL in that you can set an hourly cap on your end that will not allow the price to go past a certain point without your permission and action on your end and the system will not let me bill past this limit. In this situation, depending on our arrangement I can work until the job is done regardless of how many more hours past the cap it takes. My basic ground rules are 1.) any contract we make is going to only be the project outlined in that contract; additional work will require a separate contract as opposed to just adding to existing contract to keep things clear, and so that the client rating can reflect the actual work stipulated in said contract and not additional requests made after a contract is agreed upon 2.) I will be very responsive in my communication expect a similar responsiveness in return 3.) I ask that I not be held responsible for a third party's satisfaction with my work since you as the client, not I, have the relationship with the third party, but I will be happy to work off of feedback from a third party for any contract in order to address that third party's concerns 4.) if for any reason you are unsatisfied with my work I ask that you communicate to me the reasons why so that I may address any issues or offer a resolution that will bring you to a state of satisfaction 5.) If your work requires the APA documentation format and it is something other than a very short assignment, there will be a non-negotiable 10% surcharge because of the extra time this style requires. I look forward to doing business with you!

$59.99 /hr
248 hours
4.98
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
546 hours
5.00
Joshua Marcus

Joshua Marcus

Creative writer and copywriter

South Africa - Last active: 1 day 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
16 hours
4.98
Ronna O'Toole

Ronna O'Toole

Writer

Norway - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

I am dynamic and creative with a lively conversant writing style. By trade I am a highly skilled culinary professional who has been living and traveling abroad for over seven years with my family and have a wealth of travel and expat experiences from which to draw. I derive a great amount of pleasure from writing and I am pleased to be expanding my professional accomplishments to include writing as a career.

$30.00 /hr
178 hours
4.99
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
425 hours
5.00
Leo Jux

Leo Jux

Engaging Writer and Diligent Editor. Native Englis...

United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 16

I was an advisor to the BBC in London for two years. I am now a freelance writer and editor for discerning (and usually delighted) clients, itching to unleash affecting prose, or massage others' to fluidity. My natural writing style is engaging (and educational if needs be), entertaining and memorably unusual. I employ my vivacious imagination, broad awareness of evocative vocabulary, and thoroughly objectionable sense of humour. In the case of non-fiction, I incorporate research credibly into the flow of the text. I've written published books (e-books and hard copy), magazine articles, music reviews, copy, medical articles and website content. I consider myself a highly capable and perceptive editor. I have years of experience meticulously tightening and colouring novels, hundreds of articles and essays, non-fiction books, two film scripts, an e-book by an established UK psychologist, a book by an award-winning photographer and an e-book serving as guidance for professional writers. I am diligent to the point of beneficial neurosis: I notice mistakes (or thoughtlessness) in typography, flow, punctuation, structure or word choice in published works. I'm also a registered paediatric and emergency nurse, with a particular interest in holistic therapies. After graduating with Kingston University's highest mark, I went on to be a health lecturer, disaster relief worker, and advisor to various UK and Sri Lankan health charities. I helped create pilot schemes for the National Health Service. Now as a professional writer and explorer, I have no 'normal job' to interfere with my writing commissions. Writing specialisms: Humour Travel Health Music Food Film Fairytales / fantasy Children's Please see portfolio for examples of work. I currently reside in a dilapidated South-East Asian beach hut with a large spider and an internet connection. I enjoy eating, motorcycling and thaumatology.

$28.00 /hr
574 hours
4.81
Casey Spiller

Casey Spiller

Article and Content Writer/Editor- Dedicated to me...

United States - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

I've written hundreds of articles for companies and websites and done a lot of separate writing in my free time. To me, writing is not just a profession; it is a source of great joy. I am skilled in vocabulary, grammar, and using Microsoft Word. My number one goal as a freelance writer is to please every customer. I will work closely with you to make sure the work you receive is exactly what you are looking for.

$40.00 /hr
0 hours
4.99
Jason Britt

Jason Britt

Author // Speaker // Writer

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

I enjoy motivating people and have a varied business background. As a result, I have a deep well of resources to draw from when working on particular projects. I have authored two books and love the the creative side of that process. I plan on becoming an accomplished author and speaker; traveling the country, inspiring people to reach their dreams. The potential is there for all of us to become something spectacular. With that stated, I would love to help you with your project needs. I possess a strong command of the English language. I will not be satisfied unless you are. I took my last business venture to 22 million dollars living by that very simple principle. Customer service is an art as much as it is a science. I look forward to serving you.

$95.00 /hr
5 hours
4.85