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Tutor profile: Dana S.

Dana S.
Skilled Writing Instructor and Writing Tutor with Seven Years Experience in Academic Writing and Creative Writing


About Dana

About Dana
I hold an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. I have extensive experience in tutoring and instructing traditional and nontraditional students in academic and creative writing. I possess a strong knowledge base of various learning management systems and online education best practices, as well as remote tutoring and online writing lab protocol. I'm highly skilled in the area of grammar and mechanics, MLA, APA, and Chicago Manual of Style. My personal writing has been published in anthologies, creative writing journals,

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
Since 2015, I have taught both poetry and playwriting courses through Antioch University's Inspiration2Publication program. I have tutored college-level and high school essay writing since 2014. I'm also CBEST Certified for Teacher Credentialing (California Basic Educational Skills Test). In addition, I've facilitated online writing workshops.
Antioch University - Los Angeles
Literature (Creative Writing)
Master's Degree
2009 - 2011
Morehead State University
Political Science
Bachelor's Degree
1989 - 1993

Work Experience

Work Experience
Antioch University Online - Continuing Education, Adjunct Writing Instructor
2019 - Present
This is a seasonal position where I remotely teach short-term creative writing courses in poetry and playwriting. I also provide book coaching and manuscript preparation services.
TPR Education, LLC, Writing Tutor - Remote
2018 - Present
I tutor students nationwide in essay writing. I also assist students in developing writing skills and revising academic writing assignments.
Black Picket Fence, Writing Tutor and Freelance Writer - Remote
2014 - 2021
I served as a writing tutor and an academic paper reviewer in an online writing lab. I also instructed secondary and postsecondary students in English composition and essay writing. Additionally, as a freelance writer, I wrote, edited, and reviewed content for publication.


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