Writing Coach

Commonwealth Honors College offers students the opportunity to work one-on-one with an experienced writing coach. A writing coach assists with process, editing, structure, and style on papers and writing assignments from any course or on sections of the Honors Thesis.

Students can schedule a 30-minute appointment in advance or drop in for a 15-minute appointment available on a first-come first-served basis.

Appointments available:
September 13 through December 21, 2016
in Elm 235

NO WRITING COACH HOURS ON:
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ONDAY, OCTOBER 10 (COLUMBUS DAY)
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21-FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25 (THANKSGIVING BREAK)

Sign up for a 30-minute appointment

Visit www.honors.umass.edu/writingcoach to sign up in advance for appointments available during the times listed below. All sessions take place in Elm 235. Students should bring a printed double-spaced copy of their work to the appointment.

DAY HOURS LOCATION
Tuesdays 1:00-3:30 p.m. Elm 235
  5:00-6:00 p.m. Elm 235
Wednesdays 1:00-3:30 p.m. Elm 235
  5:00-6:00 p.m. Elm 235

SIGN UP NOW
(select appointment type “writing coach")

Drop in for a 15-minute appointment

Come to Elm 235 to claim a drop-in spot. Students should bring a printed double-spaced copy of their work to the appointment.

DAY HOURS LOCATION
Tuesdays 4:00-5:00 p.m. Elm 235
Wednesdays 4:00-5:00 p.m. Elm 235

About the Writing Coach

DIXIE BROWN has been a writing instructor for more than 15 years. A published essayist, she has extensive experience as a private tutor teaching literature, writing, and conversation in advanced English for ESL students. She is also a flutist who performs chamber music locally and teaches flute. She holds degrees in English from Harvard and Stanford.