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Adrienne O.

Friendly tutor with a passion for writing of all kinds!

Pleasanton, CA (94566)

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Hello there,

Not to sound cliche, but I was born a writer! My writing journey actually began with reading...Nancy Drew, Babysitter's Club, Anne of Green Gables...whatever I could get my preteen hands on. Soon, I advanced to writing for school newspapers and was set on a career in journalism. Long story short...I moved from journalism, to technical writing, to now fiction writing. As a result of my colorful journey, I am gifted in helping students with all types of writing. It is hard to say which form of writing is my favorite. They each have very important purposes in our lives.

If I just *had* to choose one, I might choose academic/research writing. I teach Composition and have been teaching college students for 10 years. So, academic writing ranks pretty high on my list. If you need help with a college essay, I'm definitely your tutor! Also I am currently working on my first novel, thus I can assist students with creative work as well. My experience in journalism and technical writing lends expertise to other types of writing as well. Last, I also enjoy helping students with college entrance essays, having worked as an admissions counselor for two years.

Needless to say, I look forward to helping you improve your writing in *whatever form* it may be!

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Adrienne’s subjects

English, Grammar, Proofreading, Writing
Elementary Education:
English, Writing
Corporate Training:

Microsoft Word

I have been using Microsoft Word for 20 years. I have worked with this program through many updates. Thus, my familiarity with its functions enables me to show beginning users how they may use this program to accomplish many tasks. Microsoft Word has a lot to offer the novice desktop publisher. I would be happy to share some tips and tricks I have learned over the years!


Expert proofreader with proven experience.
I offer my expertise to academic writers across the nation. I have helped polish papers to perfection in an array of genres--from college essay to master's theses.


I have been teaching writing for 10 years. I have been a writer even longer. My passion for writing extends into my tutoring/teaching philosophy, which is characterized by a student-centered approach. I enjoy helping students connect with writing in their own individual way.

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Hendrix College

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (Master's)

M.F.A. Mills College (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Adrienne will travel within 20 miles of Pleasanton, CA 94566.

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