I am a physician, freelance medical writer and editor of articles, manuscripts and books. I am skilled at distilling complex scientific information into simple, everyday language and am passionate about disseminating knowledge designed to help people and their communities everywhere. Here are some of my accomplishments:
- Ivy League graduate - Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society- top 10% - Academic career as a clinician, scientist and researcher at the University of Colorado and most recently at Yale. - Funded by the National Institutes of Health for research - Scientific publications in top peer reviewed journals - Prize winning short fiction author - Native French speaker - International background (lived in Europe, Africa and South America)
Hourly Rate: $75/hr
Location: Valley Center, CA
Based in Venice, California, I'm a native German speaker with a bi-lingual upbringing and an M.A. in American Studies from Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany.
Over 10 years of professional experience translating from English to German and German to English as full-time employee at magazines, advertising agencies, as well as video games and E-commerce companies. Also as a freelance translator for ISO 9001:2000 certified provider of translation and interpretation services for a wide range of industries around the globe.
I work as a writer and journalist for international magazines and news outlets. I'm a published book author and advertising copywriter with background in global brand communications and corporate publishing.
Hourly Rate: $33/hr
Location: Venice, CA
I am a really strong editor/proofreader who writes both fiction and non-fiction. As a former film business and non-profit executive/producer, I have researched/written/re-written tons of proposals, reports, business letters, resumes, non-fiction, speeches, grants, etc. plus published short stories; I just finished my Master's at UCLA which included a load of writing and research. I'm editing a biography now for a screenwriter, and have edited screenplays and other writing for decades. I'm a native English-language speaker with a BA in English from a top school.
My portfolio includes grant proposals, published interviews, chapters from a recent YA MS, my own writing (academic or fiction), and a recently edited historical biography. I can do transcriptions, markups, direct corrections (recommended), or even a combination. Chicago style, MLA and others.
Hourly Rate: $27/hr
Location: Malibu, CA
I am a professionally minded individual who is interested in writing creatively, editing and any other type of writing or writing assistance that I think I can legitimately complete in a reasonable time frame. Please keep in mind that I will never agree to write something for you if I think I am not capable of delivering quality work. I have a positive attitude, good work ethic and a nothing's ever impossible mindset.
Feel free to check out my blog for writing samples :
Storybook Apothecary (dot) com
Hourly Rate: $22/hr
Location: Hesperia, CA
I have extensive writing and research skills from my past 6 years as a research assistant. Areas of expertise include technical reports, grant writing, and curriculum development. I have dual Master's degrees in Urban Planning and in Writing. This academic background means that I have training in research, data analysis, and documentation - and the writing skills to make that information engaging to your readers.
Hourly Rate: $22/hr
Location: Irvine, California