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Hire a ghostwriter today to write articles, novels, reports and other information on your behalf. Professionals, celebrities, executives and leaders often hire ghostwriters to help with social media or to draft autobiographies, blog posts, articles, songs and lyrics.

Ghostwriting is the art of writing books, stories, lyrics or other information that is then credited to another author. Ghostwriters may be hired to clean up and edit rough drafts or to write entire manuscripts. Skilled ghostwriters can adopt the writing style of the author and help a prolific author meet quotas and deadlines. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, ghostwriters can provide written content for businesses and professionals around the world.

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John Aymong

John Aymong

Adept Digital Illustrator

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 14

Clients come to me for the creation of richly detailed, quirky, energetic worlds that communicate the feeling of an upcoming event or brand concept. Clients also seek me out for logo design, music album layout and design, images for television broadcast which help tell a story, personalized comics, concept roughs for creative meetings, ad campaigns, and more. I am also a writer, having had a formal post writing commercial scripts for businesses and communities. I look forward to being your ODesk captain and delivering you just what you are looking for!

$33.33 /hr
98 hours
David R.

David R.

I am a writer, editor, and researcher.

United States - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 2

I am an English teacher and freelancer. I have a B.A. in English with a minor concentration in technical and professional communication from Auburn University. My coursework included classes on business writing, technical writing, editing, document design, and research. I was awarded a research fellowship that entailed a fully-funded, year-long research project. I have experience performing research and data-entry duties for various non-profit, policy groups. I am a thorough researcher and detailed writer. I work quickly and effectively to meet your needs. I am adept with the MLA style manual and proficient with APA and Chicago. I am well-suited to a wide variety of tasks. Quality is guaranteed when you work with me.

$28.00 /hr
33 hours
Rebecca L. Bennett

Rebecca L. Bennett

Writer, Editor, Photographer

United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

Rebecca is an experienced writer, editor, and photographer rooted in Austin, Texas, where she captains her business, Brave Bird Photography, and writes words for,, and other kind folks who enjoy a good well-wrought sentence. She has earned a Bachelor's degree in English (with secondary focuses in Writing and Sociology) from a prestigious liberal arts university and spends her personal time adventuring in the great outdoors. Writing: Photography: For portrait and event photography, please contact Rebecca at

$22.22 /hr
327 hours
Ivy Guerrero

Ivy Guerrero

Content Writer and Editor

Philippines - Last active: 6 hours ago - Tests: 3

I've been a freelance writer for more than 10 years now. I'm currently working as a copywriter for a virtual assistant company while taking on writing projects here in oDesk. My expertise includes content writing, blogging, creative writing, copywriting, ebook writing, web content, press releases, and SEO writing. I also worked in the book industry for 10 years. I started as a Purchasing Manager for a specialty bookstore then worked as a Business Editor for an outsourcing company. I also did consulting work for the biggest bookstore chain in the Philippines. I was doing both writing and book consulting simultaneously. Now, I'm currently focused on writing after I left the book industry. My blog sites are: (book reviews) (personal blog)

$10.00 /hr
238 hours
Peggy H.

Peggy H.

Educator, Writer and Editor

Canada - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 5

For over 20 years, I have been a school principal, classroom teacher, writer, artist, and small business owner ( private school ) and am now semi-retired working from home as a contractor for these skills. I am the go-to person sought by others for my editing skills, administrative assistance, writing and creative process, and use many of my talents with local companies. While running the school I produced all curriculum, assessment materials, manuals and handbooks, and handled all promotional materials advertising and marketing. In 2002 I was awarded "Businesswoman of the Year" in our small Canadian city.

$16.67 /hr
27 hours
Aiken Yu

Aiken Yu

Your Top-Notch Professional and Reliable Wordsmith

United Kingdom - Last active: 3 days ago

Providing top-quality work and prioritising my clients are my core principals. My excellent command of the English language means my writing and proofreading ability is at the highest standard. Whether you require me to write general articles or anything related to business/finance/marketing, I am confident that I will provide you with top-quality work. I am also a Professional Golfer affiliated with the PGA, and if you are looking for a person to write blogs or articles, then I am certainly your top-choice. In addition, I am an intelligent, diligent and analytical individual who often provides insightful comments to people seeking my help in the fields of finance and business. My traits are as below: - Grew up in family with strong business/finance background - Passionate about analysing current market affairs - Broad exposure and global perspective - Willing to communicate and collaborate in work - Creative, insightful and willing to learn - Analytical mind

$12.00 /hr
15 hours
Jessica Berdei

Jessica Berdei

Quick, Flawless Writing and Illustration

United States - Last active: 27 days ago

In addition to multiple published short stories and novels, I designed and created graphics for two games on the Android platform, performed beyond expectations in scientific, creative and business writing for over seventy clients, and designed and edited three websites to better draw viewers.

$35.00 /hr
0 hours
Jackie Allen

Jackie Allen

Creative Content and Ghost Writing Services

United States - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

Ghostwriter Online Content ( holistic, health and metaphysical) sites Books and e-books Whitepapers and Tech Articles and Blogging Top 10 blogger on Blogstream 2004 through 2010 Articles appeared in telecommunications journals (1991 through 1999) Skilled with most word processing software, adobe, and power-point Successful business plan and proposal writer Print Book Author Various Ghost Writing Projects On-line track-record with articles appearing across genres Editing services

$36.00 /hr
0 hours
Christopher M Hodge

Christopher M Hodge

The Problem Solver

United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 13

*Bring prospects to your website through superior SEO, LSI and generally great written content *Position you as an expert in your field *Drive sales to the max with brilliant web copy *Write your next best-selling book *Save you the time it takes to do this yourself I make goals, not excuses. I often exceed these goals, so you get your written work when you NEED it. I write so both search engines and people like what they see. Good SEO is a start, but great content keeps people coming back and referring their friends. Got a project you need done professionally? Send me a message!

$83.33 /hr
0 hours
Joshua K.

Joshua K.

Proffesional, Creative, Experienced

United States - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

From published musician interviews to ghost written bylined articles on the evolution of hybrid Satellite/Fiber network, I have spent a career writing a little bit about anything. Truth be told I thrive on it. As an 8+ year PR professional, my most most recent position as VP of eclat Marketing Inc., I know how to capture the intended message of the client and cultivate in such a way as to best reach the targeted audience. I have written press releases, press pitches, by-lined articles, white papers, product descriptions, website content, speeches, interviews, music reviews, comedy sketches, television pilots, poetry, short stories, and even writing job personal overviews.

$55.56 /hr
0 hours