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I'm a graduate English student, currently working on my Master's degree. I have two Bachelors degrees – one in Spanish and one in English. So, the past 6 years of my life have been completely dedicated to academic writing, primarily research-based analysis, exposition and argument style papers. Moreover, I have been tutoring for English and Spanish writing since 2011. I am very familiar with MLA, APA, and Chicago style. I also have extensive research experience. And, I am comfortable working with any learning and writing style, but am most compatible with visual and auditory learners. I love getting to know my tutees and learning together how best to help them grow as writers.
My name is Anna. I'm a
graduate student in the Maritime Studies program. I earned my BA in English and
Women's Studies from Appalachian State. My favorite type of writing is probably
narrative. I love how writing can be used to express thoughts and explore
curiosities. The ability to write clearly and persuasively is one of the most
important skills a person could possess. I look forward to helping my fellow
students develop and improve their writing skills.
Hi! My name is Briggen, I am a Master of Science Candidate in Communication Sciences and Disorders on the medical campus, and I will graduate this May. I am working toward becoming a Speech-Language Pathologist working in pediatrics, specifically in the school system with elementary age children. This is my first semester working in the writing center, but throughout my undergraduate and graduate careers I have had a great deal of writing experience with different genres, different formats, and in different languages. I look forward to reading your writing and working with you to make it the best it can be!
I am a graduate student working towards my master’s degree
in English with a concentration in Technical and Professional
Communication. I obtained a BA in English, while minoring in Biology, at
ECU. I also have a certificate in business and technical communication from
ECU. I enjoy many types of writing such as: creative, scientific,
technical and professional.
I am an undergraduate student double-majoring in Art Education and
Multidisciplinary Studies (Art Histories). In my spare time, I enjoy reading
memoirs, and my favorite type of paper to review is a reflection paper. I like
to write about personal events in my life that are significant to me, and I
also like to write as a form of activism. I believe art is one of the most
powerful tools to leverage social change, and I like to use my writing skills
as a way to practice that. I think my strongest skill as a writer is to create
imagery and make the reader feel like they were a part of my story. I hope as a
consultant with the UWC, I can help every client I have feel more confident
with his/her/their writing skills. I look forward to learning about a variety
of topics from other students and faculty who visit me at the UWC, and I look
forward to hopefully improving my own writing skills through working here.
I am a graduate of ECU with an Elementary Education degree.
I am currently working on a Master’s degree in English. I enjoy research
writing, but I am also experienced with the writing assignments for an
education degree. I look forward to helping fellow writers be successful!
I am a sophomore EC
Scholar studying English Secondary Education. As a future English teacher who
believes in the power and necessity of effective writing, I love working with
others through the writing process. My interests include literary criticism,
rhetorical analysis, and using logic to craft arguments. My favorite thing
about writing is that everyone has the power to write something that has never
been written before. Through our writing we can bring order and clarity to
complex thoughts and emotions! I personally enjoy writing anecdotes and
developing arguments for analysis. My biggest goal is to help writers develop
sentence variety and other stylistic elements that take writing to the next
level. What I am most excited about is developing relationships with clients
and sharing my love for writing with my fellow pirates!
I'm Hope and I'm majoring in Forensic Science. I am really familiar
with scientific papers, research papers and lab reports. My favorite
kind of writing is creative writing. I don't get to do it often because
the writing in my field is based around fact and data. I have my
"Writer's Toolkit" which was something I never knew existed until a
professor (R. Nancy) introduced it to me. My toolkit is something that I
implement on every paper I write. I look forward to working with my
fellow Pirates in the UWC and sharing this idea of a toolkit. I know the
alleviation I got after my own sessions with consultants at UWC for
papers I stressed over and would love to pass that feeling and sense of
relief to others! I hope to help them develop ideas and concepts to
really blossom within their writing, while helping me become a better
I am a graduate student; I have earned my Bachelor's Degree
in English and am currently working towards acquiring my Master's Degree.
I enjoy writing and reading fiction, short stories, and poetry and plan to
teach these subjects. I also aim to have my own writing published in the
future. I am a strong advocate of creative writing, in all of its forms. I
encourage everyone to give writing a try, and to see what they can create when
they put their minds to it. I hope to inspire others through my teaching and
writing to pick up a pen (or a laptop) and create their own written worlds as
I am a sophomore at ECU. I am currently obtaining my degree
in Sociology with a concentration in marriage and family. Creative writing is
my favorite type of writing because it can allow you to travel into the depths
of your mind, letting you write about whatever topic you see fit. That's the
best thing about writing, you have the ability to talk about whatever you want,
however you want. I look forward to being a writing consultant because I will
get to help other students realize just how good of a writer they can be. No
one is a bad writer, some people just need a little bit of guidance.
My favorite author is Stephen King, but I also love the
novels in the Florida style such as MacDonald, Hiaasen, Dorsey, and
Lindsay.I love how no two people write
alike, each person’s style is as unique as a fingerprint.I have great organizational skills, and lots
of experience helping people gain additional resource materials.I can’t wait to help other students discover
writing abilities they might not be aware they possess.
Hello, I am a Sophomore this year. I enjoy writing because it gives us
the ability to share our thoughts and ideas with others. My favorite
kind of writing is creative writing because it allows the individual to
express themselves freely. My writing strengths are organization and my
ability to develop ideas. Last spring, I took a writing course designed
to help us tutor individuals in the Writing Center. I look forward to
using the techniques I learned to help writers make the best work
I am a graduate student pursuing a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. I enjoy research writing and my experience is primarily in APA formatting. I love helping writers brainstorm topics for their assignments, research scholarly articles, and organize their content in a cohesive manner. As a writing consultant, I look forward to helping other students express their ideas through writing. I hope to help my fellow students strengthen their writing and feel confident of their writing abilities.
I’m a nursing major with a strong interest in writing and helping students to convey their ideas. Writing often does not get the credit it deserves because of the experiences many students have with it over their academic career. However, it is writing that gives students a voice amongst a crowd. Each assignment should be unique to the mind of the author because the entire purpose is to effectively convey their ideas to their audience. I personally prefer a rhetorical analysis because of the creativity it allows but have experience in a broad range of writing, and new assignments are interesting to me. I look forward to experiencing the ideas that students have and helping them to improve on sharing their ideas with others. Once I’m able to work through this feat with my fellow Pirates and get near the end of the writing process, I also have an interest in the mechanics of writing so that words that sound right to an author can also be understood by any audience.
Hi! My name is Mary Kathryn. I'm a Political Science major
with minor in English. I have been writing since I was old enough to comprehend
the English language. I love to creative write. I am have a great deal of
experience in writing essays, specifically research essays and argumentative
essays. I appreciate the research behind the writing and I love to learn new
things. If you're looking for a consultant that can provide in-depth criticism,
I'm your girl!!
Because of my background in biology and chemistry,
scientific writing is my strength. I've composed quite a few formal lab reports
and quantitative research papers during my time at ECU. However, the rigid
structure of the sciences makes me value the freedom and creativity of fiction
writing and poetry. I value writing so highly because it allows people and
ideas to transcend the limits of time and space to communicate valuable ideas.
As a tutor, I hope to work with a variety of unique writers to create pieces
that accurately convey the message they wish to send.
My name is Melissa
Glen. I am a sophomore Communication and Political Science major at ECU. I have
been involved with writing ever since I joined my high school newspaper. I was
the editor in chief my senior year, and now I work for the ECU newspaper in the
news section. I like writing, because it is a way of expressing valuable ideas,
emotions and memories. It is a way of keeping something forever that could
otherwise be lost. I am skilled at developing free flowing transitions in
papers. I am also good at writing introductions which get the thesis statement
across to the readers. I have had experience with science research papers,
english papers, history papers, personal statements and creative writing
papers. I am looking forward to being able to help people discover their own
talents with writing. I want people to see writing is something everyone can be
good at with time.
Hi, I am a graduate student pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching-English Education. My favorite type of writing is research writing. I have been research writing for a long time, so I am most comfortable with it. I enjoy working with people on grammar, MLA formatting, and paper organization. I am patient, and I understand the frustration of writing. I am approachable and always here to help.
I am a Master of Library Science student with a bachelor's degree in History and Hispanic Studies. I enjoy writing that requires investigation into primary and secondary sources. I am very familiar with all types of citations and bibliography requirements. I am proficient in English and Spanish grammar. I look forward to helping others advance their writing skills and hope they leave feeling more confident in their capabilities. :)
I'm a graduate student in Rehabilitation and Career Counseling with experience in writing education, nursing, synthesis, and English papers. My favorite part of the writing process is definitely brainstorming, but I also love helping writers research interesting articles for their papers, organize their content, and better understand the assignment. While APA formatting is my favorite, I can confidently locate resources for any formatting style.
I am an undergraduate student majoring in Nursing. My
interest in writing is sparked by its outlet that allows the mind to wonder;
there is no end to writing! My happy place in writing is journaling about my
ideas, interests, and passions. The beauty I see in journaling comes from its
ability to make my dreams my reality. Organization and consistency are my
strengths in writing, and I intend to help others strengthen their writing in
these areas. I look forward to working with writers throughout all stages of
the writing process, as well as witness their writing and ideas flourish!
It’s often been said of me, for various reasons, that I
should have lived in an earlier era. I couldn’t say if that’s true, but I do
know that throughout my life, I’ve been drawn to the writing of times
past—authors like Poe, Hawthorne, Mangham, and Austen, among many others. I
most look forward to being able to help the students who come to the Writing
Center to develop some of the skills I learned through reading and emulating
those writers: crispness of language, organization of ideas, and the ability to
put words on a page—the same words everybody uses every day—in such a way as to
produce something that is a source of enjoyment for both the writer and the
My background is in scholarly writing, particularly for
research. I also have a strong interest in consumer-based blog
writing. I enjoy writing because it gives you a chance to stand out.
Whether it is for ourselves or for others, for fictional or scientific
writing, every piece written involves putting a piece of yourself in it.
I enjoy all types of writing, with my personal favorite style being
persuasive essays. I’m looking forward to connecting with people who
desire to improve their writing capability and discover their own style
and expertise as we work together in the writing center.
I am a graduate student majoring in English, specifically
Multicultural and Transnational Literatures. My B.A. is in English Literature
with a minor in Professional Writing. I enjoy all types of writing, from
rhetorical analysis to journalism – and everything in between! I like to focus
on brainstorming, thesis statements/development, and essay organization. I am
most familiar with MLA format. I look forward to working with writers of all
disciplines as a writing consultant. Just as each writer is unique, so is every
piece of writing.
I grew up in western NC and have enjoyed writing for leisure
for many years. I enjoy creative writing and research writing. I really enjoy
helping others learn and grow.
I published a work of poetry at UNCW, that is currently at the UNCW Randall Library. I am currently working on a book I plan to self-publish.
I have an English undergraduate degree, a linguistics minor, and a TESOL certificate under my belt. I’m currently working on my master’s in Multicultural and Transnational Literature. While I am well versed in multiple areas of writing, creative writing and linguistics are my favorite areas to work in. I’m most looking forward to seeing different writing styles with the students that come in for guidance.
My name is Seaver, and I love how creative you can be in
writing. Writing is an activity where you can just let your mind run free and
let the words flow. I have quite a bit of experience writing in Philosophy. I
look forward to helping people in the writing center to make their papers
better. I like creative writing and learning new writing techniques from other
people. I enjoy writing thoroughly, and thinking through how to format papers
I am a graduate student who formerly
worked as a journalist. My work as a reporter consisted of covering crime and
rescue, education and sports. My favorite kinds of writing are expository and
narrative. I also enjoy persuasive writing, poetry and non-fiction. I am
familiar with AP style, capable of delivering content in a timely and efficient
manner, meeting deadlines and presenting accurate and informative
content. I enjoy writing because it’s a way to actively archive history,
share thoughts, raise awareness on conditions and learn more about each other.
I also like writing because it is a tool that has helped to shape society and
it is essential to improve our existence. I am looking forward to assisting
people, offering insight and feedback on work and honing my own skills as I
work to help others do the same.
I am a high school English teacher and finishing my graduate degree in Multicultural and Transnational Literature. I have taught research based writing for the last ten years, but I also love creative writing and poetry. I am well versed in editing, topic clarity, essay, paper, and sentence construction. I am looking forward to reading different types of writing and learning more through helping others develop their writing!
My favorite kind of writing is poetry. I love that poetry is all about personal interpretation of the piece and I love that everyone could have their own original stance on the same poem. What I love about writing is that it is so personal to every person. I also think writing can be a good outlet for personal opinions. I think my strength when it comes to writing is being able to articulate my viewpoint in a manner that makes people more aware of certain issues. As a consultant, I look forward to helping others discover their niche when writing.