Freelance Creative Writers : San Jose, California

Category
Skill
Country
Region
City
Keyword

For Freelancers

  • Create an awesome portfolio to showcase your talent.
  • Rub elbows with the web's most talented freelancers.
  • Earn money doing what you love to do.
  • And much more...

For Employers

  • Post your freelance job in just 30 seconds. It's free!
  • Instant access to the web's most talented freelancers.
  • Hire an unlimited number of freelancers.
  • And much more...
 Freelancers 
 Portfolios 
 

Search Results

  Portfolios   Sort
Fgr - Freelance Creative Writing & Fiction Writing
1
Kudos
3.0
2 Skills
Ask
Rate/Hr
FGR is a professional advertising and story writing firm. We specialize in quality ****** and romance story. Regardless the plot, you'll get a professional, comprehensive, well written and original content from us. We advertise your book on over 60 social media and blogs!
San Jose, California, United States
America's Next Top Writer - Freelance Book Writing & Creative Writing
0
Kudos
3.0
2 Skills
Ask
Rate/Hr
I have a BA in English with emphasis on Advanced Writing and Creative Writing classes. I am working on an MA in English. I aspire to be a professional writer and editor. My current position requires the creation and editing of legal contracts and addendums for the leading worldwide provider of property management software systems.
San Jose, California, United States
Mijin Kang - Freelance Creative Writing & Blog Writing
0
Kudos
3.5
2 Skills
Ask
Rate/Hr
I majored in Creative Writing at Oberlin College and have two writings published in small press anthologies. I worked with writers such as Dan Chaon, David Mura, and Junot Diaz. I grew up in the church and currently attend a Calvary Chapel church (that studies the Word in-depth). You can view my writing at my blog- www.ablaringquiet.com
San Jose, California, United States
Tom Barbalet - Freelance Technical Writing & Creative Writing
1
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
Ask
Rate/Hr
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Barbalet http://www.linkedin.com/in/barbalet
San Jose, California, United States
Amilee - Freelance Creative Writing & Article Writing
0
Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
Ask
Rate/Hr
Description not provided
San Jose, California, United States
Barry Battle - Freelance Script Writing & Creative Writing
0
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
Ask
Rate/Hr
Description not provided
San Jose, California, United States

More Freelancers

Janne Lesley - Freelance Children's Book Illustration & Drawing
0
Kudos
3.5
2 Skills
Ask
Rate/Hr
Very experienced Fashion Designer with high standards of both hand drawn and CAD illustrations. Highly motivated, reliable and works to a critical path and dates. Worked within the Fashion industry for the past 30years
derby, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Sally Feller - Freelance Creative Writing & Promotions
0
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
Ask
Rate/Hr
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS • Work well independently as well as in an integrative team effort • Motivated, responsible, enthusiastic • Experience with Microsoft and Adobe suites (including InDesign, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver) • Expertise in social networking and community management • Eight years of professional experience PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Spry Publishing, Ann Arbor, MI August 2013 – Present Manager, Marketing & Publicity I am currently working for Spry Publishing, a premiere health and wellness publisher that is part of the Edwards Brothers Malloy group. • Pitch new and featured titles to major media outlets and contacts, as well as to smaller, niche markets that fit within the target demographic for each title • Write informative and engaging press releases and related promotional collateral • Build ongoing buzz and press for backlist titles • Promote Spry Publishing as a new and emerging force in health publishing by improving and strengthening company branding and visibility 1-on-1 Athletic Club, Ann Arbor, MI September 2013 – Present • Spin instructor and fitness advocate (certified instructor) Tor & Forge Books, New York, NY August 2012 – August 2013 Senior Publicist I was the publicist for five New York Times bestselling titles on the Tor/Forge list, including the final book in the Wheel of Time series • Plan, schedule, and promote national book tours for major authors • Write compelling press releases and pitches • Pitch frontlist titles • Coordinate mailings of advance review copies to major trade publications and national media outlets, as well as general review mailings for shorter-lead reviewers • Built my personal network of reviewers and fans through social media and attending conferences & trade shows Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, New York, NY October 2011-August 2012 Publicity Director • Pitch frontlist titles to national and local media o Includes broadcast, print, and online outlets o Created and designed company website o Performed regular weekly maintenance and updates • Write press releases and ad copy • Utilize social networking tools to gather a following for the brand and connect with media personnel • Coordinate mailings for new titles to long-lead media, as well as smaller media outlets • Pitch and schedule book tours, signings, and author speaking engagements nationwide • Support bookfair efforts o Book Expo America and Frankfurt Book Fair o Work with team to optimize booth appearance and choose giveaway offers o Highlight and promote giveaways and new titles/authors at BEA • Continue marketing for backlist bestsellers • Employ the information available via Google Analytics to constantly improve digital marketing strategies Pauline Books & Media, Boston, MA September 2006-October 2011 Senior Marketing Associate • Editor of promotional magazine Life & Soul o Responsible for choosing and commissioning content o Create a tone and theme to best meet the needs of the customer o Proofread and copyedit magazine • Coordinate book reviews in magazines, newspapers, websites, and blogs • Manage and maintain social networking initiatives o Utilize tools such as Facebook, Twitter, and Blogger to facilitate more meaningful customer service and conversation with existing and potential buyers • Create promotional video media o Design book trailers to attract buzz to new and bestselling titles o Post and share YouTube, Buzznet, and Vimeo links via social networking • Write and proofread ad, catalog, and web copy • Book author interviews for national radio programs and podcasts • Update websites for Pauline Books & Media, the JClub Book Fair Program, and Pauline Kids imprint • Write press releases, media kit materials, and other promotional pieces • Act as the primary contact for media and press • Advise digital team regarding new projects and mobile applications TheyWillRockYou.com, online, Boston, MA October 2006-October 2011 Staff Writer • Write reviews for live concerts in the Boston area • Create compelling questions and interview musicians • Utilize social networking and viral marketing to promote the website Third Coast Literary Journal, Kalamazoo, MI 2003-2006 Assistant Managing Editor • Manage manuscript submissions • Read, edit, and assist in choosing content INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Western Michigan University, Prague, Czech Republic July 2005 • Studied fiction writing in a workshop setting with Czech writer, Arnost Lustig • Attended lectures on the history and culture of the region EDUCATION Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 2002-2005 • Bachelor of Arts in English with an emphasis on Creative Writing • Psychology minor • Honors: Dean’s List in the College of Arts and Sciences 2002-2005
Manchester, Michigan, United States
Amy Durzi - Freelance Proofreading & Copywriting
0
Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$20
Rate/Hr
AMY DURZI | 323.243.1867 | amyshafer19@gmail.com WHO I AM | I’m a copywriter who is eager to get back into doing what I love. I love writing, fashion, all things beautiful, and working with people. I’m quick, eagle-eyed, detail-oriented, easy to work with, and always find inspiration in my surroundings and in the people I meet. WHAT I’VE DONE | freelance experience Airbnb Host, Los Angeles (2012-Present) | I’m the owner/operator of a vacation rental, The Cottage of Lake Balboa, a guesthouse on the property of my home. I host travellers daily, from all over the world. The relationship with my guests begins before their arrival through continuous email correspondence, answering any questions they have about Los Angeles and their upcoming stay, as well as serving as their point of contact during their visit. The relationships I develop with my guests often extends past their time spent at my home, many are repeat guests. Being an Airbnb host is a truly fulfilling and enjoyable experience that has broadened my knowledge of many cultures, allowing me to always build new relationships with people. Makeup Artist, Chicago/Los Angeles (2003-Present) | I freelance as a beauty makeup artist for weddings, special events, and any reason in between. I specialize in airbrush makeup and eyebrow shaping, always paying attention to every small detail. I enjoy and value my client relationships and love working with every person I meet. | full-time experience GUESS?, Inc., Los Angeles, E-Commerce Content Editor (6/00-5/03) | Wrote creative content for GUESS.com, GUESSKids.com, and babyGUESS.com sites. Proofread site and out-going media on daily basis. Created content showcases for fashion campaigns. Wrote clothing descriptions, event articles, fashion show reviews, and a fashion advice article. Wrote promos and banner ads for AOL, Yahoo!, and fashion magazine websites such as Marie Claire. Published in Vanity Fair and Vibe magazines. Answered emails about fashion inquiries. Produced sales by driving customer back to website. Researched, developed, and implemented new ideas for website, including cross-selling. Created a fun and fresh approach to current fashion. USatWork.com, Rolling Meadows, IL, Copywriter (12/99-5/00) | Contributed to team-based brainstorm and web site development processes. Coordinated communication message from project team to audience, consumer, and client. Worked with Subscriber to write and edit content for customized web sites. Researched existing web sites for material, strategy, and market direction. Managed short-term projects. HOW I DO IT | education + skills Make-Up Designory, Burbank, CA | Beauty Makeup Artistry Barat College, Lake Forest, IL | B.A. Communications/Journalism College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL | A.A. Communications SKILLS | MAC and PC platforms; Microsoft Office; Social Media
Reseda, California, United States
Hugh Cann - Freelance Editing & Movie Production
0
Kudos
4.5
2 Skills
Ask
Rate/Hr
I have more than 30 years experience in managing challenging TV and film production projects and casting, 15 years experience as an interpreter and translator (J>E). My resume is available on request from interested parties.
Australia