Former college instructor in English gives writing assistance to all levels in Seattle
I am a creative, technical, and business writer who mentors secondary, post-secondary, and adult writers in all forms of writing. I have an MFA in creative writing and an under-graduate degree in English. I've been published in fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry, completed a textbook manuscript in business writing, have won awards for my writing, and taught at the university level for six years.
I mentor students to assist them in developing strong writing skills through regular feedback and revision. My method includes question and answer, commentary on a piece of writing, followed by a discussion about how to make it more effective. All competency levels are welcomed, at any level of education.
Everyone has a natural ability to write well in any genre (format), and my task as a writing teacher is to help the student discover what he or she wants to say, the best format to present it, and to guide the decision making process so the writing becomes more effective.
Expect discussion, feedback, conversation, and the introduction of information as needed to improve the works in progress, including the assignment of writing exercises, reading, or fun exercises to assist in learning concepts.
Rates will increase for travel greater than 10 miles, and for writing longer than 25 pages.