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Michael S.

New York, NY

$80/hr

Dr. Michael Teaches Writing!

Dr. Michael Teaches Writing!

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A graduate of Northwestern University and the prestigious Tisch School of the Arts at N.Y.U., Michael's first play (co-authored with his brother Richard, now a department chair at a prominent private school) was produced Off Broadway and published. After completing his Ph.D., Michael turned his focus to fiction. His first novel was named one of the Top Ten Thrillers and Mysteries of the Year by Amazon.com. To date, he has published four novels, and they've appeared in English, French, Italian, Swedish, Japanese, as audiobooks and eBooks.

In between studying and writing, Michael has spent ten years as a teacher and tutor, five of those focused on writing students. The only process Michael loves as much as writing is teaching people how to write, which he does one-on-one in his private consulting business and as a tutor through Wyzant.

“I develop student writing skills on a basis of positive feedback, building a positive but focused academic environment that encourages the development of ideas. I guide students through a process of brainstorming, planning, drafting, and revising,” Michael says.

“I learn best one-on-one, and I believe that’s the best way to teach the writing process.”

English:
English, Literature, Writing
Homeschool:
English, Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Northwestern University
University of Texas at Austin
Master's
New York University
PhD

Education

Northwestern University

University of Texas at Austin (Master's)

New York University (PhD)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $80.00

Cancellation: 5 hours notice required

Travel policy

Michael will travel within 10 miles of New York, NY 10024.


About Michael

A graduate of Northwestern University and the prestigious Tisch School of the Arts at N.Y.U., Michael's first play (co-authored with his brother Richard, now a department chair at a prominent private school) was produced Off Broadway and published. After completing his Ph.D., Michael turned his focus to fiction. His first novel was named one of the Top Ten Thrillers and Mysteries of the Year by Amazon.com. To date, he has published four novels, and they've appeared in English, French, Italian, Swedish, Japanese, as audiobooks and eBooks.

In between studying and writing, Michael has spent ten years as a teacher and tutor, five of those focused on writing students. The only process Michael loves as much as writing is teaching people how to write, which he does one-on-one in his private consulting business and as a tutor through Wyzant.

“I develop student writing skills on a basis of positive feedback, building a positive but focused academic environment that encourages the development of ideas. I guide students through a process of brainstorming, planning, drafting, and revising,” Michael says.

“I learn best one-on-one, and I believe that’s the best way to teach the writing process.”

Education

Northwestern University
University of Texas at Austin
Master's
New York University
PhD

Education

Northwestern University

University of Texas at Austin (Master's)

New York University (PhD)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
5 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of New York, NY 10024

Michael’s Subjects

English:
English, Literature, Writing
Homeschool:
English, Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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