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David G.

Writing that stands out... for the right reasons

Haworth, NJ (07641)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$90.00
Background check passed as of 6/30/13
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The single most important thing to know about writing is that it's what you do BEFORE you write that first sentence that is the key to success. I help you focus on how to THINK about what you will write.

Whether it's a middle school English essay, the SAT writing test (where every prompt begins with the words "Think carefully"), a college application essay, or a business presentation, how you set the stage for what you actually write makes all the difference.

I also work on grammar and vocabulary and other nuts-and-bolts aspects of writing. But that's the sort of thing you can learn in school. How to think about writing, other than using a rigid and formulaic rubric, is rarely taught -- and even more rarely taught well.

I have been a working writer for more than 30 years -- journalist, advertising copywriter, speechwriter, corporate communications specialist -- and I can pass on to you what you weren't taught in school.

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David’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Homeschool:
SAT Reading, Writing
Business:
English:
Public Speaking, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing

Public Speaking

I have written speeches and provided presentation guidance for 15 years, from keynote addresses for CEOs to internal presentations for VP of sales. Clients have included high-level executives at Hewlett-Packard, Mercedes Benz USA, Advanced Micro Devices, Extreme Networks, Genesys Communications, the National Art Education Association, and the Rodel Foundation.

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Education

University of Michigan (self-designed)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $90.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

David will travel within 10 miles of Haworth, NJ 07641.

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