How do you decide what counts as "good writing"? It seems strange that people should even care to write clearly when bad writing seems so common and costs its writers so little. Clear writers are so few that when we find them, we are very thankful for them. What most people don't realize is that writing is a craft.
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As a writer, my philosophy embraces a golden rule: put your reader ahead of yourself. As an instructor in English composition with an M.A. in English from California State University (Chico), I am experienced in the craft of...
Apr 2, 2011|Editing & Proofreading|$87|Completed
Proofreading / editing / grammar fixes: Any text you provide, ranging from one sentence to a book, I will proofread and edit with grammar fixes, style and word choice suggestions. Along with my suggestions will be an explanation and helpful hint/rule that might improve your future writing endeavors.
Freelance Writing: My writing is both professional and personal. This means I use words that are sophisticated enough for business and/or educational purposes, but with a measure of friendliness that invites rather than distances the reader.
My purpose in writing text is to be clear, concrete, and concise, making sentences flow in a logical and easy-to-understand progression. Clarity and conciseness are my goals.
Tutoring: If you desire to improve your English skills you might be interested in one-on-one tutoring, either on-line or in person (in person, Chico, California vicinity only). I can work with you on an hour/weekly basis, focusing on either one specific area or general English knowledge and skills.
Grading papers: You may be a teacher who lacks the time required to devote to reading and grading student assignments. If you provide a grading rubric of criteria, I can read and evaluate for both content and writing style, providing you a suggested grade.
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California State University, Chico
2010 - 2010
English instructor for World Literature at California State University, Chico, Spring Semester 2010
English instructor for Freshman Composition/Academic Writing at California State University,...