176985602337900

Find freelancers. Lose those costly delays.

With 1.7 million freelancers, we'll match you with the perfect talent.

or, Register with Elance »

Article on Modern Pirates
Sign in to Add to Watch List

Writing & Translation > Article Writing

View Change History

The client has made the following changes to the job.

Description
Date

Job awarded.

Jan 18, 2013
Close

Job Description

  |  Change History >>

Updated

Close
  • Posted: Mon, Jan 14, 2013
  • Time Left: Closed
  • Location: Anywhere
  • Client prefers freelancers from:
    Anywhere

    You are still able to submit a proposal for this job.

    The client prefers freelancers from
    a different location.

    You're still able to submit a proposal for this job, regardless of your location.
  • Start: Immediately
  • Budget: Less than $500
  • Fixed Price Job
  • Elance Escrow Protection
  • U.S. freelancers must have W9
Sign in to view client's details

We are looking for someone who can write a gripping and original account of the Maersk Alabama Hijacking. We are looking for someone who can go beyond typical straight account, and doing something that feels more like an adventure novel than article. In short: we want a writer who can do excellent research, and then use that research to tell a gripping story that doesn't just recount what happens, but brings the reader into it in an engaging way.

Quotes should not be used--nor should paraphrasing what others have said. We are looking for something original and not scholarly--it should educate the reader, but more importantly, it should entertain them.

The article / story should be divided into the sections covering the following:
*Introduction & History of Modern Piracy -- specifically Somalia pirates (1000 words)
*Background on the Maersk Alabama (500 words)
*The Hijacking (2500 words)
*Media coverage and political response (1000 words)
*Rescue (3000 words)
*The trial (1000 ...

Sign in or Register to see more

Job ID: 36853072
Proposals
Avg $ | High $ | Low $ — Show Pricing
  • Submit Date (Latest)

 United Kingdom  |  
Oculus Marketing is a online marketing firm dedicated to helping clients realize their goals as we work to ensure their visions and ideas come to...
2
  |  
 0.0   |  Private   |  0 Jobs
Bid ID: 36953466  |  Submitted: Jan 17, 2013 15:47 ET 
Proposal SEALED

 United States
We are a team of Ivy League graduates who proofread and edit the following projects, essays, dissertations, manuscripts, websites, novels, resumes,...
1
  |  
 0.0   |  $0 Earnings   |  0 Jobs
Bid ID: 36952137  |  Submitted: Jan 17, 2013 14:56 ET 
Proposal SEALED

 France  |  
My clients look for results. Power Pages Pro (that's me!) gets them what they need, when they need it. With a writing career in a variety of...
11
  |  
 4.9   |  $51,233 Earnings   |  114 Jobs
Bid ID: 36887006  |  Submitted: Jan 15, 2013 18:32 ET 
Proposal SEALED

James Massoud      
James Massoud's identity has been verified.  Learn More
 United Kingdom  |  
Winner
I worked in publishing going on seven years before I decided to enter self-employment. There were a number of factors that played into this...
2
  |  
 0.0   |  $10 Earnings   |  1 Jobs
Bid ID: 36865536  |  Submitted: Jan 15, 2013 05:35 ET 
Delivery
Within 1 month
$438.36

GodotMedia is one of the leading content writing companies in the world, serving hundreds of businesses and individuals. If you're looking for...
1
  |  
 5.0   |  $4 Earnings   |  1 Jobs
Bid ID: 36860527  |  Submitted: Jan 15, 2013 02:15 ET 
Proposal SEALED

Norith Soth      
Norith Soth's identity has been verified.  Learn More
 United States  |  
I've written so many scripts that no story intimidates me. I work well with people. I get the system. I write very fast (I have five produced...
7
  |  
 4.8   |  Private   |  19 Jobs
Bid ID: 36853791  |  Submitted: Jan 14, 2013 21:29 ET 
Proposal SEALED
Sign in to Elance and start working on jobs today.
Sign in to view more of the job details and submit a proposal. Once registered, you'll have access to thousands of jobs online or through email.
Are you ready to post a job like this one?
Post a Similar Job »