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Joni Chng | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 4, 2015

Joni Chng

Be extrodinary - because the ordinary is overrated
   Malaysia
  |   Alor Setar, Kedah
  |  10:13 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $11

I am a writer, editor and English-as-second-language (ESL) teacher. I regard myself a wordsmith and proud grammar Nazi. Among my peers and students, I am known to be meticulous with vocabulary and unforgiving with technicality.

Besides language and the written word, I am also a self-made illustrator and photographer. For my artworks, I work mainly with pencils, markers and acrylic ink. My most favorite form of art is the illustrative kind, which carries a visual narrative, and can also be rich in symbolism. With photography, my favorite...

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Feb 4, 2015|Ghost Writing|$380|Completed
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Feb 1, 2015|Ghost Writing|$121|Working
Oct 8, 2014|Web Content|$30|Completed
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5.0
May 28, 2014|Resumes & Cover Letters|$132|Completed
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4.3

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Portfolio

Article on Social Media Addiction Disorder, written for the October 2012 issue of...
Article on Social Media Addiction Disorder, written for the October 2012 issue of...
Article on osteoporosis, written for the October 2012 issue of Health & Beauty...
Article on osteoporosis, written for the October 2012 issue of Health & Beauty...
Article on osteoporosis, written for the October 2012 issue of Health & Beauty...
Published in December 2010 issue of Health & Beauty magazine, Malaysia - Page 1
Published in December 2010 issue of Health & Beauty magazine, Malaysia - Page 2
Published in December 2010 issue of Health & Beauty magazine, Malaysia - Page 3
Published in October 2012 issue of Health & Beauty magazine, Malaysia - Page 1
Published in October 2012 issue of Health & Beauty magazine, Malaysia - Page 2
Published in October 2012 issue of Health & Beauty magazine, Malaysia - Page 3

Skills (10)

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English
English Language
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English Sentence Structure
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Certification
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Business Writing Skills Test (UK Version)
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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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Blogging
Blogging Best Practices
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English Grammar
English Grammar
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Editing
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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Resume Writing
Resume Writing
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Photography
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Ghostwriting
Ghostwriting
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Service Description

I am available for the following services listed below on a commission or termed contract basis. I am also open for collaborative projects with brands and other fellow creative individuals. Jobs and projects are accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Writing
- Non-fiction
- Fiction
- Journalistic
- Academic
- Editing
- Editorial
- Business correspondence
- Copywriting
- Ghostwriting

English Tutoring (in person or via Skype)
- Grammar
- Vocabulary building
- Pronunciation and speaking
- Creative writing
- Business English

Illustration
- Books
- Conceptual
- Character & world design
- Gothic & horror
- Fantasy & sci-fi
- Sequential art
- Personal commissions
- Custom tattoo flash design
- Image licensing
- Stock tattoo flash for purchase and licensing

Photography
- Lifestyle
- Portrait
- Architecture
- Artistic
- Nature
- Editorial images
- Journalistic photography
- Promotional images
- Professional portfolio


Besides the aforementioned services, doing fiction writing, illustration and photography for various entertainment media is also of great interest to me. I am particularly interested in the following projects:

- Comic book / graphic novel script
- Screenplay for TV drama
- Video game plot
- Coffee table book
- Visual centric medias




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Employment

Self-employed
Photojournalist, artist, ESL tutor
2014 - Present
SkyEdu by BS Global Sdn. Bhd.
ESL Tutor
2012 - 2014
I specialize in teaching grammar, vocabulary and conversational English to students from Japan and Korea. In addition to the fundamentals of the English language, I also teach business...
Adaikalaraj Media Group
Staff writer
2011 - 2012
In the position as a staff writer for Adaikalaraj Media Group, a contract publishing company based in Malaysia, I was presented with the opportunity to hone my journalistic skills on several very...
Self-employed
Journalist
2005 - 2011
I officially started my writing career in 2010, specializing in health and medical topics. Since then, I have been a regular contributor to various health-centric print and online medias. I have...

Keywords

health
fitness
medical
travel
visual arts
ghostwriting
fiction
editing
ESL tutoring
photography
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