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Jillian V.

66 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelor's of Science, Music Therapy, Classical Voice, Creative Writing from SUNY New Paltz
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Jillian V.

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Ever since I was a child, I absolutely loved to write. During my sessions as creative writing tutor, I hope to foster that same love for writing. My students are challenged to stay true to their own voice while simultaneously considering craft, style, syntax, structure, and the myriad elements of engaging, successful writing. My sessions can be catered to a specific goal (standardized testing), or can be an open-ended experience invaluable to academic success.

About Jillian

I have a Master's degree in Music Therapy, am a nationally board certified music therapist (MT-BC); performer and vocal instructor (Bachelor's in Classical Voice); certified yoga instructor and meditation guide (200+); certified and attuned Reiki master; professional writer and editor. ...I fin

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Julie
5 stars for best instructor ever
Steven F.
Great first day.
Angie M.
Jillian taught our two 6 year-old daughters how to play the guitar! Jillian is always so patient, encouraging, and always takes the time to foster a caring friendship with each of them. Our girls adore her, and we’re sure everyone who knows her does as well. If you want a stress-free and happy learning experience with the guitar, look no further than Jillian!
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Nick P.

29 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in English from St. John's University
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Nick P.

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Having to sit down and write a paper (whether it be your college thesis or a five paragraph essay for an elementary level English course) can be an intimidating and stressful if not overwhelming experience.

That's where I come in...To help you with both the assignment you are currently working on as well your writing process in general. Working on strengthening how you write will make writing easier and easier each time you do it, until you don't need my help at all.

Many people are not aware of the universal strategies and tactics that can be used to improve their writing at every stage in the process. Whether it be brainstorming, outlining, drafting, writing, editing, etc, examining your writing process together will allow us to customize every session for your needs specifically.

Outside of helping to write papers I can assist with help in English grammar, Literature, Creative Writing, and many other related fields.

About Nick

Bringing a wide range of experience in Writing, English, Communication, Language, and Business, I help to make lasting adjustments that improve writing, communication, and overall efficiency over the long term. My practice started out and continues to function as an academic tutoring practice fo

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April Stace
Nick worked absolutely miracles with my very-reluctant-to-learn 13 year old boy. He kept him engaged and built a real relationship of trust - and helped my son grow as a writer, reader, and editor. I absolutely recommend Nick as a fantastic teacher and tutor.
Ke
Nick is a great teacher for two of my teenage boys. He showed them step-by-step writing techniques. Highly recommended!
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Kimberley E.

16 Reviews
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  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • A Levels (UK) from Clifton College
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Kimberley E.

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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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Michael B.
SHE"S GREAT !!!!
FRED CHU
Great lesson, thanks Kimberly!
Karen P.
Kim was absolutely lovely!
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Ginni A.

83 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, French, Italian, German
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts Art & Design, minor in Psychology, music classes from Brigham Young University
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Ginni A.

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Moms and Dads, I'm here to help! This is a challenging time and whatever I can do to relieve your burden, I'll do it. Whether it be writing, math, reading, spelling, social studies, history or any other subject that you've been designated as the teacher, I'd love to help you and your child. I've been teaching for 25 years, focusing on how each student needs to learn and helping them to succeed. You can do this! Your child can too!

About Ginni

Moms and Dads, this is a challenging time and whatever I can do to relieve your burden, I'm here to help. Whether it be math, reading, spelling, social studies, history, music or any other subject that you've been designated as the teacher, I'd love to help you and your child. I've been teaching fo

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Gracie W.
I love it ❤️
Ben
At my granddaughter's request, I listened and enjoyed her lesson very much! Miss Ginni was very enthusiastic and demonstrated competence in working with adolescents and knowing her music well. She could tell the notes from just listening to my granddaughter play and she continually praised her efforts.Yet she kindly corrected mistakes when needed.
I learned from listening and I think I might like Miss Ginni as a teacher too!
Elias M.
Ginni is amazingly knowledgeable in all things singing and can not only help you achieve your goals but aid in the best choices to make for the advancement of your singing career. She is very kind, flexible, and motivating. You cannot ask for a better voice teacher.
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Bill P.

81 Reviews
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  • Speaks ENGLISH
  • BA Radio & TV from Butler University--Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Teaches Middle School, High School, College
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Bill P.

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Broadcast/Advertising Copy Writing. Learn from a professional ad copywriter/broadcaster the secrets to a successful career as a copywriter. Learn how to develop themes for commercials/ads/storyboards. Discover how to rewrite & edit copy. Learn appropriate ad/copy lengths determined by word count. Learn how to write and sell anything better by rising above the ad clutter and developing unique selling pitches and ideas.

About Bill

Award winning national Radio/TV personality and voice over talent for more than 25 years. Voice heard in thousands of national Radio/TV commercials, infomercials, corporate DVDs, CD Roms, & videos for The Golf Channel, Disney, Universal Studios, Sea World, U.S.Army, Delta Airlines, Windjammer Cr

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Lester Y.
After the first lesson I can truthfully say that I'm looking forward to working with Bill. He's very approachable and down-to-earth, and he gives great feedback from the very start. It's easy to tell he's an excellent teacher!
Amber
I highly recommend Bill. I was looking for a voice coach to help me strengthen my voice for work presentations and found Bill on take lessons. I was happy to learn the Bill also frequently presents. Not only has he helped improve my speaking voice, he's also helped me improve my presentation style and calm the pre-jitters. Bill is prepared, on time, and a very professional. He's been so helpful, that I just recently signed up for even more lessons! Don't hesitate. If you want to get better, Bill's will help make it happen.
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Like Adrian said, the basic package is pretty good and have solid information on how to be more efficient at using the vocal instrument better.

But Bill has a hard time being specific, if I didn't ask him specific question that he just resort into generic statement,

From time to time, he even has this passive aggressive attitude. I signed up to improve my speech and accent because I know I need to work on it. I don't know why he sometimes need to emphasis on that almost to the point of gaslighting but hey maybe he just had a couple of bad days.

There are four type of knowledge:
the knowledge that you know you know,
the knowledge that you know that you don't know,
the knowledge that you don't know that you know,
the knowledge that you don't know that you don't know.
If I know what I don't know then I wouldn't need to sign up for a class, I would just work on it.
People sign up for classes to move the fourth and third category into the first and second, so here is the lesson every instructor in every subjects should probably know.
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Dr. Ollie L. J.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $150
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Master of Arts from American University
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Dr. Ollie L. J.

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Book your dream of becoming a published author and receive one-on-one consultation from story ideas to the publication process. The one-on-one sessions will walk you through the process of turning your manuscript into a published book or film/television/theater production.

About Dr. Ollie L.

Ollie L. Jefferson, Ph.D. is a professor, producer, playwright, publisher, and president/founder of Timeless Visual Works (TVW). She initiated TVW while serving in production for a nationally syndicated talk show, reality show, and television commercials. She is a native Southern Californian who st

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Dave G.
She is very nice can’t wait fir next lesson
Simmone B.
I really enjoyed my lesson with Dr. Jefferson today! She gave me valuable information to help me get started and apply for upcoming lessons. I selected my monologue 🤩 and I'm ABSOLUTELY excited for our next session!
Linda
It was my daughter's first contact with professional acting.
She has been talking about being an actress for quite a while now, so we decided to let her take a few lessons to see if she likes it.
Ollie was really comprehensive of our needs and made us see the big picture of that world... just what we needed, to start walking into that direction on the right path.
My daughter had a wonderful time with Ollie.

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No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing writing teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

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Is your dream writing teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Online Writing Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute writing lessons is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $110 per hour.
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"Natalie knows how to write. More importantly, she truly knows how to teach you to write. She is patient, knowledgeable and encouraging. A great experience with a FABULOUS tutor! 😊"
Jez
Took Writing lessons from Natalie G.
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"Perfect lesson! Dr. Ulyana is very nice, patient, and very professional."
Alan
Took Writing lessons from Ulyana H.
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"I met him today and he’s amazing! He gets what I’m trying to gain from writing and I’m excited moving forward!"
Kathlyn
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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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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"Ulyana is very nice, and my son really enjoys the lesson."
Berret
Took Writing lessons from Ulyana H.
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"We really enjoy Becky as a writing tutor for our 13 year old son! She gets kids and figures out what interests them and gets them to write about topics that they are passionate about! Highly recommend for kids!"
Jake
Took Writing lessons from Rebecca H.
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"Wow! Very thorough and caring professional. Interested in evaluating where the individual's writing skills are; what are their goals; and how to develop a lesson plan based on the age and school district requirements. On our second lesson, my 13 y/o daughter's sentence structure has already noticibly improved! Can't wait to see how much more she improves!
Would recommend without hesitation!"
Danni
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"My son enjoys writing lessons with Steve and has improved writing skills just after 3-4 sessions with Steve. Before he used to hate doing writing at home but now he likes it which is a big change."
Rital
Took Writing lessons from Steve S.
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"Anne is learning a lot. Great job Morgan."
Anne
Took Writing lessons from Morgan L.
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"Nick worked absolutely miracles with my very-reluctant-to-learn 13 year old boy. He kept him engaged and built a real relationship of trust - and helped my son grow as a writer, reader, and editor. I absolutely recommend Nick as a fantastic teacher and tutor."
April Stace
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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Online Writing Classes

From creative stories and legal documents to business papers and love letters, the written word plays a powerful role in our society. Understanding how to write engaging, compelling copy is a skill that will take you far in life. There are countless reasons why you may want to improve your writing skills, such as acing your high school term paper or getting a leg up in the business world. Regardless of why you want to brush up on your writing, turn to our online writing courses for help.

At TakeLessons, we feature a wide range of online writing classes to suit your needs and preferences. If you’re looking to write the next great American novel, perhaps you’ll want to consider our online creative writing courses. Or maybe you’re simply looking for s

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ome writing ideas to carry with you onto college. With the help of our certified teachers, you can achieve all your writing dreams.

The Benefits of Online Writing Lessons

There’s far more to writing than just putting words on a page. To excel as a writer, you must understand concepts such as grammar, sentence structure, and vocabulary. From there, it depends on what kind of writing you want to master as there are many different styles and forms of writing. Not sure where to start? Allow a writing instructor to help.

When you sign up for our online writing class, you will receive a private teacher. Through one-on-one instruction, you can focus on exactly what you need to advance your skills. Ask all the questions you have and work at your own pace. Whether you need to start with the basics or expand on what you already know, your private instructor will provide you with the tools you need to succeed.

Why Take Online Writing Courses

Did you know it’s possible to take a class without leaving the comfort of your couch? With an online class, anything is possible! Nowadays, you can find nearly any kind of class available in an online format. These online courses invite you to learn wherever and whenever is most comfortable for you. Sign on from your home office or dining room. As long as you have access to the internet, you can meet with your teacher using your smartphone, laptop, or computer and web camera.

At TakeLessons, we understand the value of online courses, as they provide you with increased flexibility. Our online writing lessons invite you to learn whenever is most compatible with your schedule. You can find instructors who can tutor you early in the morning or later in the evening. Whether Mondays or Saturdays are better for you, you’ll have no trouble finding a teacher who can accommodate your needs.

Find an Online Writing Teacher Today

It’s never too late to improve your writing skills. Start your journey today when you sign up with our online writing lessons. Browse each certified teacher’s profile until you find a good match, and you will be well on your way to writing award-winning copy.

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