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Adam G.

3 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Dramatic Writing from NYU
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Adam G.

3 Reviews
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I'm great with structure, word choice, meaning, and intention. I can help with every stage, from brainstorming and helping you organize your thoughts to proofreading and making it shine before you hand it in.

About Adam

Graduated New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 2007. Majored in Dramatic Writing and minored in English

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jolie
Adam is a really great listener and excellent source of thought provoking, well timed input that has really helped me develop and improve my story organically without changing its intention with strong suggestions as most people's feedback often attempts to do. If you're looking for a hand in finding your own voice and to strengthen your writing skills or excellent constructive feedback for your story then look no further.
David
Adam Gaines is a godsend. I was really lucky to have his guidance over the years which helped my craft and dedication to the art of writing greatly. He is a proven writer with legitimate credits but also, he actually cares. He is always ready to help and takes your material seriously which is most important when you want honest feedback and guidance. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of films, screenwriting, and the industry that is both impressive and beneficial. He is a wonderful friend and mentor who will always have a great recommendation or suggestion ready for your work and/or career. Adam is an extremely open individual with an immense passion for film and the craft of screenwriting which becomes infectious. That trait is crucial since it keeps you driven to keep learning and grow. He is also an excellent conversationalist with his own voice which is truly refreshing. Highly recommend.
Shadia
Adam gives you insightful comments on how to make you a better writer. He knows what good dialogue sounds like and with a couple suggestions you instantly know how to re-work your writing to give it a natural flow.
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Kimberley E.

15 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $60
  • A Levels (UK) from Clifton College
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School
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Kimberley E.

15 Reviews
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I've had a book published and have written for a multi-national newspaper. I also got A grades right up until I finished college with English and Creative Writing. My style of teaching is very relaxed and informal, I want students to feel they can be equals with me, and gain confidence and be proud of their work. I set homework but I also encourage students to get creative in their own time and to show initiative! The most rewarding thing is that with writing, you can nowadays find so many outlets for your work - the sky's the limit!

Lessons can involve looking at literature and different styles of writing, as well as finding something that sparks the imagination and interest. I work especially well with young teens and pre-teens, as well as those who are looking to further their writing skills.

About Kimberley

Hi there! My name is Kimberley, and I'm a British singer/songwriter, and I love teaching young people about this amazing industry! I offer songwriting, singing and piano lessons, as well as writing and composition. My first rule is that there isn't any! Each student is unique and different, and

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FRED CHU
Great lesson, thanks Kimberly!
Karen P.
Kim was absolutely lovely!
Sharon *.
Very kind and patient, and inspiring!

Emilie C.

2 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2005
  • English, Asian Studies from Rice University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Emilie C.

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I grew up loving language and reading all the time, eventually majoring in English at a top-tier university. Throughout and since then, I have immensely enjoyed helping others with their writing. I have wide experience in teaching and editing for varied purposes, be the work academic, professional or creative. I'd love to help you in your writing endeavors!

About Emilie

Hello! I'm Mesmi, owner of my own studio, a boutique multimedia house that provides personalized music/audio services, visual work and artist consultation. Specialties include all types of writing (songwriting, branding, etc.), vocal production, art direction and independent music strategy. As

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Krista M.
I really enjoyed lessons with Emilie! She is well organized and has a clear lesson plan for each session, with follow up homework and exercises. I learned so much about technique and the "how to" of drawing. Everything she put together was appropriate for my level and included exercises that challenged me to improve. I could tell Emilie is well trained and skilled at drawing. She is also very nice and I felt relaxed and comfortable with her. Her studio is warm and inviting. Overall it was a great experience and I am looking forward to taking some additional lessons with Emilie!
Ava C.
So happy to have found Emilie! I work for a family with a four year old child who is extremely engaged in art and we wanted to find private lessons for her. Emilie has been extremely accommodating and very intentional in making sure we were ready for our first lesson. Will be scheduling more lessons and look forward to her being apart of my charges explorative learning!

Meet Online Writing Teachers Serving Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

Ben U.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded 2012 Johnstone Woodwinds Composition Competition -- Audience Favorite Award from Ohio State University
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ben U.

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It is my grasp of foreign languages that makes me an effective English teacher. For instance, learning the complex grammar of Latin and Greek gave me a thorough understanding of English grammar and the ability to relate to other people’s native languages. I have spent many hours proofreading papers for international students. They find my instruction especially informative because I not only fix mistakes but provide an explanation. When I point out the patterns of grammar, similar mistakes show up less and less, and my students feel more confident that they are writing sentences correctly.

I learned English teaching methods through my tutoring experience. Over a span of four months, I gave a Turkish visiting scholar a systematic overview of English grammar and allowed him to apply it through conversation.

About Ben

Music Lessons & Tutoring Welcome to my studio, where I will instruct you in your musical and academic endeavors. What sets me apart is that I offer diverse instruction in two different areas. In my music studio, I give lessons in piano, violin, guitar, and composition. In my tutoring center,

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Benjamin Ryan P.
Are first lesson and Benjamin said it was AWESOME
ZEYAD
First lesson: Very patient, organized, great instructions. Very happy overall!
Kevin
I'm senior high school student from the Netherlands. Since 6 weeks I take English lesson from Ben to improve my conversation & writing skills. I'm very happy with the result!
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Simeon S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Top 50 Tutors, USA from WyzAnt
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Simeon S.

7 Reviews
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Though I teach for a living while completing my degree, I'm also a writer. Research and essay writing appeal to me especially, not to mention fiction.

About Simeon

The most important attributes of any teacher are empathy and patience. I currently attend Harvard University and work as a professional writer and tutor. I've lived all over the United States, although I grew up in Scotland of all places. My scores on the SAT and ACT were perfect (1600 and 36 re

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Lucas
Words cannot express how awesome Simeon is....but here is an attempt. As parents, my wife and I cannot say enough great things about Simeon. Our child was preparing for his second attempt at the SAT's. Our child has a 4.0 GPA but did not do as well as he would have liked on the SAT's his first time. Our son was hesitant at first to work with a tutor since he thought he could prepare on his own and improve his score but as parents, we decided he needed outside help. That's when we found Simeon. Our son not only increased his SAT scores by almost 100 points in a very short window, but he extremely enjoyed his time with Simeon. Now that he and Simeon no longer meet on a weekly basis our son misses his time with Simeon. Simeon is extremely intelligent and has a way of explaining the concepts in a manner that anyone can understand. Simeon truly cares about the students he works with. We have another child entering high school next year and you better believe if he needs any tutoring Simeon will be getting a call.
Thelma A.
Very intellectual and patient ... Cares and wanted to help .
Sadie
Simeon has been an absolutely invaluable resource for my SAT prep. His encouragement is appropriately supplemented by challenging material and (appropriately) challenging expectations. He manages to make studying for the SAT fun rather than a laborious task and I could not recommend him more.
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Michael R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Journalism / history from Fresno State
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Michael R.

1 Review
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I have an extensive background in writing and editing for a variety of media outlets -- newspapers, magazines, websites and more -- which means I have been required to produce high-quality material very quickly. You can do the same. I will work with you to learn techniques that will allow you to write quickly and clearly. It's not as difficult as you might think!

About Michael

Hello. I'm Michael. I consider myself a jack of many trades when it comes to tutoring. I've worked with students in a variety of subjects -- English, writing, reading, math, history and more. If I have a specialty, it's the language. I have devoted my life to the written word, both as a writer and

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Gary
Michael has used his great people skills to win over my son on a personal level and his great educational skills to move my son forward in the 5th grade.

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Average Cost of Writing Lessons in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

The average cost of 60-minute writing lessons in Palos Verdes Peninsula is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $22 and $110 per hour.
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"Dr. Dianala is a fantastic writing coach. I appreciated the guidance in developing research-based papers, including the implementation of APA 6th edition. As a college student, APA skills are very important and knowing how to apply it is critical to a successful paper. Awesome teacher/tutor/coach!"
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Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Bonnie was easy to communicate with and her preparations before our lesson enabled efficient, effective session."
Sharon
Took Writing lessons from Bonnie K.
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"Encourages you and helps make the writing subject the top of your list."
Sachin
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Very caring, empathetic manner. Able to easily connect with my 8 year old daughter."
Asha-Kaelyn
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Anne is learning a lot. Great job Morgan."
Anne
Took Writing lessons from Morgan L.
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"When it came time to apply to graduate school, I wanted to express every ounce of appreciation for public health – except I struggled with transferring much of that admiration into writing. I could easily call up experiences and memories during conversation, but to fashion them into a fluid essay remained a tall task. This is where Nick really shined. We spent hours talking through these experiences with a focus on harnessing their emotional footprint. It took some open-mindedness, plus the will to resist the inertial tug of old habits, but with Nick’s help I was able to write from a place of passion for the first time in my life."
Omar
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"Mr Henry helped in improving my son's writing skills. He is a wonderful teacher. My son was struggling with writing. He used to be shy of writing and now he seems to be more confident in writing. Mr. Henry not only taught him different types of writing but also improved his vocabulary skills. I highly recommend him for learning/improving writing skills."
TARUN CHAWLA
Took Writing lessons from Henry M.
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"Sam is great to work with! He’s very knowledgeable and encouraging, and I felt a lot better about my writing after each of our sessions. Would recommend!"
Christine
Took Writing lessons from Sam E.
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"Natalie is by far the best and most capable tutor I have ever worked with. I am so confident in her ability to help in any subject that I plan to reach out to her during my next class. She is really that good and I'm thankful I found her!"
Tom
Took Writing lessons from Natalie G.
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"Dr.Bernard was so helpful with helping me write and revise my resume and cover letter. I am so grateful to have gotten the chance to work with her. This session with her was concise and informative."
Rastafari
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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