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UCLA (Motion Picture TV)
Boston University (Master's)
If you would like to improve your child's skills in writing, grammar, vocabulary or literature, I can help. I am a writer with five published novels that have been translated into seven languages. I've written articles on writing for Writers Digest Magazine, and have taught writing at the a High School as well as at various writing workshops in the greater Boston area and on Cape Cod. I have a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from Boston University, where I have also taught writing to undergraduates.
My teaching style is to start students within their comfort zone, help them build confidence, then take the areas they once thought were unreachable. I have found that I get the best results when I involve students in their own learning process as much as possible. It is a conversation, not a monologue, but the conversation must be useful, engaging, fun and guided by someone with the knowledge and expertise to insure the students’ experience is one of value and learning.
Aside from my teaching experience, I bring years of real world experience such running my own business, working for local non-profits and national corporations, volunteering with my wife all over the world. Students benefit greatly by being prepared for their lives after they finish school and by understanding how what they do in school will effect them later in life. If you are looking for a professional, reliable, experienced teacher to help your child progress faster and achieve more, I would love to speak with you.
If you would like to improve your child's skills in writing, grammar, vocabulary or literature, I can
Multiple-hour rates are: $130 for 2 hours $180 for 3 hours. Hours must be consecutive.
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I have a BA degree from UCLA in film and television production. Additionally, I have made several short films and videos myself, and worked on three major motion pictures produced by Columbia Pictures, Tri-Star Pictures, and Paramount Pictures.