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Samantha Markham

High quality writing, editing and proofreading at a reasonable cost

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Location: Ipswich, United Kingdom

Member since: January 2009



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  • $200 AUD
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    2 days ago

    Highly recommended... A pleasure to work with.

    Project Description:Hello Sam or should I say Mary, As discussed please continue on with the next 10,000 words of Evanesce. It may be a good idea to incorporate this in the current word file though distinguishing the end of the last 10,000 words with a marker...
  • $200 AUD
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    23 days ago

    A pleasure to work with and will keep our relationship ongoing.

    Project Description:Hello Sam, Found I can select "Hire Me!" so thought I would give it a go. I am a screenwriter from Australia and have completed a 96 page feature and was wanting to get the story converted into a novel of around 70,000 to 80,000 words minimum...
  • $20 AUD
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    Mar 11, 2014

    A real pleasure to work with and look forward to future associations.

    Project Description:Hello Sam, As messaged, I would like you to write a one page Synopsis for "Evanesce" since you are familiar with the story. I want it to come across clear and concise and an easy read so that it inspires and makes the reader want to watch the film...
  • $526 USD
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    Feb 23, 2014

    MarryAnn is a pleasure to deal with, I can't recommend her highly enough.

    Project Description:Thank you for bidding on my project! I am looking for a ghost writer (female). Sorry, no discrimination, but the topic - relationships - is using a female voice & perspective. 1. Finish writing (ghost writing) 3-5 chapters...
  • $1285 USD
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    Feb 18, 2014

    Great Freelancer! I look forward to working with her again.

    Project Description:Private......
  • $77.86 USD
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    Feb 2, 2014

    I've worked with a lot of editors and Sam is one of the best. I will use her services again.<br/>I’ve used many editors and highly recommend Sam. I will use her services again.

    Project Description:Hi, I have a 97-page screenplay that I would like you to edit/strengthen. I’m planning on entering it into writing contests. I also have a query, summary, and logline that I would like you to go over...
  • $84 USD
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    Jan 25, 2014

    Sam has started the first couple chapters of a novel that I wanted to have written for years. She communicates with me through every step and makes any additions or alterations needed. I will keep her hired for the duration of this novel and would hire her again for future works.

    Project Description:Looking for a ghost writer to write a story I have. I am interested in somebody who is very fluent in English and preferably from Canada or the United States.
  • $400 USD
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    Dec 20, 2013

    Excellent writer, will hire again.

    Project Description:Hello Everyone, I have an Idea for a light novel and for that I need someone who can turn the idea into light novel. Please open the file to see what my idea are. Thank you.
  • $65 USD
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    Dec 13, 2013

    Great as always! :)

    Project Description:short story (ca 2500 words).
  • $442 USD
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    Dec 9, 2013

    Sam has been stellar. I had a rough version of my book and she turned it into a polished, refined, and easily readable work of art. Her timing is excellent and she excels at sharing her ideas and suggestions and incorporating the many changes I requested. I will certainly use her again. She is the best Freelancer I have used to date.

    Project Description:I have a book that I have worked on for the past year. I am at a point where the feedback I keep getting is just frustrating, and I am not able to efficiently integrate all the ideas and comments. I will...
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  • $500 USD In Progress

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  • $20 USD/hr In Progress

    I have ongoing work related to our previous project &quot;First chapter of historical fiction novel&quot;

  • $310 CAD 18 days ago

    novelize my memoirs

  • $263 AUD Mar 22, 2014

    Hi There,After working in PR, knowing everybody and everyone I would like to use my name in the industry to write a novel about the so &quot;called&quot; exclusivity of the industry - the BOH scandals and dramas in a fiction novel. I love to write PR plans and pitches, but certainly have never wrote a novel and would love some help for the process.

  • $500 USD Mar 12, 2014

    Hello! I noticed that you had such good reviews. I wanted to ask you to ghostwrite my ebook on emotional eating and sugar addiction. There are two books I know of that I want to use as a base. I can put the subjects up, and give you an idea of what each chapter will be about. But you will have to do the research and create great and unique content. My philosophy is that women crave foods out of physical and emotional reasons. I want the book to be great copywriting, an easy read,conversational, inspiring, light, with a coaching style. I am norwegian, so I will translate the whole book into norwegian when it is done. The title of the book will be (in english) &quot;FINALLY FULL.&quot; -How to finally ditch dieting, start loving your body and get the life you want.

  • $20 USD/hr Feb 19, 2014

    I&quot;m the guy you are looking for if you invest in me you will not regret. I am young and anbitsiozna personality, which is not limited to new things, job communicating with people, social life. If you are interested please email me, I would be grateful.

  • $20 USD/hr Jan 17, 2014

    I have a romance Novel 60,272 words. I am a published Author looking for editing help. My works are all copy-written and anyone who gets this job and does a great job will (if you want to) become my go to editor. My books are adult romances. I also need the work done fast. Thank you for your help.

  • $168 USD Jan 2, 2014

    Write an ebook about 20 pages that is a How to Guide. Need this book to be formatted for Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing as a self Publishing author and needs to also include a Book Description. Would like to spend around $20. US English.

  • $300 USD Dec 16, 2013

    What I said in answer to the last question. I need the book proofed for punctuation and spelling. I am having it published by Xulon, and because of the cost of having it proofed by them, I wish to hire a freelance proofreader to do the job. I found you on the Internet and decided to contact you about doing the job. I am a Christian and my book is a Scripturally based book called, &quot;Celebrating the Simple Life: A Scriptural Look at Simplifying Your Entire Life.&quot;

  • $631 AUD Oct 27, 2013

    Title: The Faeri&quot;s KeeperGenre: Fantasy / Adventure / RomanceLength: currently 193 A5 pages - still one chapter to goBlurb:It was the Faeris who had started the war and gained power over all of Eltor. It was the Faeri Empire which had plunged the land into fear and slavery.The elves had fled, leaving over the seas; and the dwarves had retreated beneath the earth, too far for the Faeris to reach them.And what could the humans do, but burn?Irene hated the Faeri Empire and its ways. She hated every member of the Faeri race. After her parents were killed in a riot against Faeri Knights, she turned her back on the law and became the Empire’s sworn enemy.Master assassin, and known to the people as “The Archer”, she has spent her life causing chaos amongst the Empire, never being caught – only a shadow in the night.Until now.When captured during a raid against the Empire, Irene prepares herself to face the hangman’s noose – until the Faeri King makes a different call. One that will change her life forever.Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer, right?But what if they’re one and the same thing?Description: it is basically finished, with only one more chapter to go. i am happy with the story line, i just need someone to proofread through it and help me make it more interesting and help me hook the readers into it from the very first page. i also need an editor to go through it with me and get rid of any wrong grammar, punctuation and misspelled words.

  • $1684 USD Sep 29, 2013

    How to Create Success in Seven StepsThe following are the seven chapters, seven steps to success: -Step 1: Train Your MindStep 2: Make a DecisionStep 3: Identify What you are Good AtStep 4: Gather Your KnowledgeStep 5: Create Your SupportStep 6: Leverage YourselfStep 7: Take ActionApproximately 200 pages in length, therefore, 28 pages per chapter.I would like a draft completed and then I can add and make relevant to me and my journey.The deadline would be 90 days.This book needs to be available in ebook however, initially I am going to publish to hard print.

  • $1010 USD Sep 21, 2013

    Hello, I am looking for a freelancer to write three 40+ page ebooks on the following subjects:1. How to develop personal creativity (proven techniques and exercises)2. Self-motivation, and work organisation strategies for freelancers.3. Developing self-motivation and healthy habits for beginning runners.All ebooks should be delivered as standard, a4 documents, written in times new roman 12, line spacing 1.5 written with no mistakes in proper British English. Grammatical mistakes will not be accepted.All ebooks should include sources, references and further reading suggestions (this does not increase the original page count).All ebooks should be delivered as .doc format. The content should be based on credible sources. Original ideas are more than welcome. Please note: I retain all the copyrights. Ghostwriter will not be mentioned in the credits.

  • $30 USD Jun 13, 2013

    Hello ! My name is Georgi Kotev and I am looking for a serious. When I went trough Your feedbacks I understood You are a honest person and I would be glad to work for You. I can help with typing documents, typing information in tables and mainly with typing. I promise You would not regret for hireing me! I will be waiting for You to write back.

  • $70 USD Jun 3, 2013

    fine tune manuscript

  • $195 USD May 30, 2013

    actually its my true love story when i was in my college level

  • $199 USD May 27, 2013

    i am interest this project so give me pdf file in my mail id immidiately

  • $199 USD May 25, 2013

    Dear Madam,I have some good story hope you would like it, if you are interested please feel free to contact with me my e-mail:,Hussain Ahmed

  • $20 USD/hr May 24, 2013

    as i am new to this i really don&quot;t know much about this, i would like to work for you and earn some money.

  • $20 CAD/hr May 18, 2013

    I am seeking a ghostwriter to help me write a fiction novel. In brief, it is a story about an assassin on a clandestine mission in Jerusalem, circa 1176 AD. It is in parts an action thriller, romance, travelogue, scavenger hunt, religious debate, and philosophical allegory on the dysethics of war and terrorism. I hope you may be interested and I look forward to hearing from you by email. I can work with fixed cost or hourly budget as you prefer.

  • $30 USD May 17, 2013

    I need a work for Books typing .I have well experienced.My typing speed is very well.

  • ₹1600 INR May 12, 2013

    Hai madam My hobby is writing stories that&quot;s why i prefer this type of job

  • $30 USD May 12, 2013

    Dear Ms Markham,I am searching for somebody to write a story, not a very long one, about 50 pages, not for commercial purposes, but for personal reading.I am using this service for the first time, so I don&rsquo;t know if I can discuss the payment before actually hiring you. If it&rsquo;s possible, could you please tell me how much approximately would such a story cost? The number of days to complete it doesn&quot;t matter.Sorry, I skipped the milestone and verification steps because it&quot;s the first time I use this, just to avoid any mistakes.I don&rsquo;t have many ideas about the plot, only about the characters. I would like it to be about childhood sweethearts of the same age who have known each other forever (since kindergarten, maybe even before) and are best friends who have a lifelong mutual crush on each other that soon evolves into real love. They classmates throughout the school, closest friends, and are each other&rsquo;s first and only love, first kiss, they have lost their virginity to each other. She is the most popular, smart and beautiful girl around, tall and athletic, cheerleader captain, prom and homecoming queen etc. He is a little shy, less popular, not too tall or exceedingly strong, while the girl is always cheerful and full of joy which she manages to transmit to her friend. She also teaches him to be more open to others. However, I would like the boy also to be able to help her in need, not being exceedingly weak and spineless, they must both be able to be strong when necessary and to support each other. Even though he is less popular than her, she doesn&rsquo;t mind hanging around with him and they love each other very much. His sister is also her best friend and often joins them to play and hang around together.But I would like this story to be purely romantic, not erotic. I wouldn&rsquo;t mind if there is mention of them making love and descriptions of kissing, but no detailed descriptions of sex and no rape or incest involved (the main characters are not related). Also, even though there can of course be problems to overcome for the characters so the plot can go on, but please only problems external to the relationship between them. I mean, their eternal love and loyalty to each other must never be put into any sort of doubt, no love triangles and no romantic or sexual relationships apart from with each other. The problems they have may be for example other children teasing them for being too close or later one of them having problems with the studies and the other helping (preferably the boy having problems and the smart girl helping him, I just think such a stereotype is cuter) . Or maybe, somebody of their families falls ill and they mutually support each other during these difficult times. Or, when they grow up and marry, they can experience financial problems. The important thing is that the central theme of the story must be the great love between childhood sweethearts lasting forever. Also, it&rsquo;s important for at least a part of the story being dedicated to the main characters&rsquo; childhood together and some character development would be nice if it&rsquo;s possible in about 50 pages. Please make a happy ending for this story, with the main characters marrying and having many kids. It would also be nice if there was some couple of their friends mentioned, who were childhood sweethearts also and married too, so the two families later encourage their children to play together, with hints at the end about many of them becoming childhood sweethearts as well, marrying and living happily ever after like their parents (maybe it&rsquo;s weird, but I absolutely ADORE childhood sweetheart stories with happy endings). Another thing: the characters should grow up together, never being separated for years like sometimes happens in such stories.I apologize for bothering you with such a strange request.

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Freelance Writer, Editor and Proofreader

Feb 2009 - Present (5 years)


Shortly after graduating from university, I began working as a self-employed and freelance writer, editor and proofreader. I have worked for a number of individual clients here on, as well as writing for numerous magazines (both online and print) and blogs.<br /><br />In addition to ghostwriting, I pen my own fiction work; short stories, novellas and novels. And have written plays for stage, screen and radio.


B.A. (Hons) Drama and Literature