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Carol M.

Longtime newspaper journalist

Longtime newspaper journalist

$45/hour

  • 14 hours tutoring

  • Northborough, MA 01532

About Carol


Bio

Hello! I am an experienced writer and editor who is patient and understanding, and driven to help you improve your writing skills. I have more than 25 years of experience in journalism, including reporting, copy editing and editorial writing. I also have a strong science background and an interest in technical writing, while creative expression is also a lifelong love. I know what works in writing, and understand the work it takes to make it look easy.

I have mentored many in my career...

Hello! I am an experienced writer and editor who is patient and understanding, and driven to help you improve your writing skills. I have more than 25 years of experience in journalism, including reporting, copy editing and editorial writing. I also have a strong science background and an interest in technical writing, while creative expression is also a lifelong love. I know what works in writing, and understand the work it takes to make it look easy.

I have mentored many in my career and am excited at the prospect of tutoring. Whatever your writing goals, I will help you achieve them.

28 years in journalism, as a newspaper reporter, copy editor and editorial writer. I have worked at the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Worcester Business Journal and Worcester Sun. Much experience mentoring. Strong eye for detail, accuracy, style and flair. Lifetime interest in creative writing and expression. Excellence at technical writing as well, backed by a master's degree in biomedical research.

Feel free to contact me with information about the writing help you are looking for. I will be happy to answer any questions, and will aim to work out a schedule that suits you. Once we're working together, I will do my absolute best for you in this vital skill, helping shape you into a better and more confident writer.


Education

- The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Biology
University of Massachusetts
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $45
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Travel policy: Within 22 miles of Northborough, MA 01532
  • Lesson cancellation: 4 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Corporate Training

Proofreading

Proofreading

I have been a working proofreader and copy editor for more than 15 years. My 29-year newspaper career also includes many years as a reporter, writer and mentor. I am adept at English composition and editing, love the work, and have often been praised as the go-to person for thorough, sharp-eyed, professional proofreading.

English

ACT English,

ACT English

I have been a writer and copy editor for the last 29 years. That wealth of experience has helped me understand all aspects of the craft, both formal and practical. Additionally, I've enjoyed tutoring and mentoring students and other journalists in the language arts. I am patient with learners, and passionate about the beauty and importance of English.
Proofreading,

Proofreading

I have been a working proofreader and copy editor for more than 15 years. My 29-year newspaper career also includes many years as a reporter, writer and mentor. I am adept at English composition and editing, love the work, and have often been praised as the go-to person for thorough, sharp-eyed, professional proofreading.
Writing

Writing

27 years at the Telegram & Gazette as a reporter, copy writer and editorial writer 1 year at the Worcester Business Journal as a copy editor and reporter 1 year (currently) at the Worcester Sun as a copy editor and editorial writer I have wide and valuable experience as a journalist and memoirist, as well as a lifelong love of the written word. Other professional and budding writers I have worked with know me for my patience and excellence. As a mother of three, including one with special needs, I understand and appreciate the public school system. I easily passed the Wyzant writing tutor test and truly enjoy helping others.

Homeschool

Writing

Writing

27 years at the Telegram & Gazette as a reporter, copy writer and editorial writer 1 year at the Worcester Business Journal as a copy editor and reporter 1 year (currently) at the Worcester Sun as a copy editor and editorial writer I have wide and valuable experience as a journalist and memoirist, as well as a lifelong love of the written word. Other professional and budding writers I have worked with know me for my patience and excellence. As a mother of three, including one with special needs, I understand and appreciate the public school system. I easily passed the Wyzant writing tutor test and truly enjoy helping others.

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Writing

Writing

27 years at the Telegram & Gazette as a reporter, copy writer and editorial writer 1 year at the Worcester Business Journal as a copy editor and reporter 1 year (currently) at the Worcester Sun as a copy editor and editorial writer I have wide and valuable experience as a journalist and memoirist, as well as a lifelong love of the written word. Other professional and budding writers I have worked with know me for my patience and excellence. As a mother of three, including one with special needs, I understand and appreciate the public school system. I easily passed the Wyzant writing tutor test and truly enjoy helping others.

Summer

Writing

Writing

27 years at the Telegram & Gazette as a reporter, copy writer and editorial writer 1 year at the Worcester Business Journal as a copy editor and reporter 1 year (currently) at the Worcester Sun as a copy editor and editorial writer I have wide and valuable experience as a journalist and memoirist, as well as a lifelong love of the written word. Other professional and budding writers I have worked with know me for my patience and excellence. As a mother of three, including one with special needs, I understand and appreciate the public school system. I easily passed the Wyzant writing tutor test and truly enjoy helping others.

Test Preparation

ACT English

ACT English

I have been a writer and copy editor for the last 29 years. That wealth of experience has helped me understand all aspects of the craft, both formal and practical. Additionally, I've enjoyed tutoring and mentoring students and other journalists in the language arts. I am patient with learners, and passionate about the beauty and importance of English.

$45/hour

Carol M.

$45/hour

  • No subscriptions or upfront payments

  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

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