A Private Coaching Experience With Journalist Lynn Wexler
“Prior to Lynn’s coaching, the experience of writing was like dark skies and stormy weather. With Lynn’s patience, encouragement, and skillful directives the experience of writing has turned into clear skies and a rainbow!”
-Marcus, 10th grade student, Las Vegas, NV
“Thank-you Lynn for being such a wonderful writing coach for Abigail! As a fifth grader, I was so concerned about her dislike of writing, especially since there is so much writing ahead for her. She loved her sessions with you and has gained the much-needed confidence to write correctly."
- M. Stark, Parent, Henderson, NV
Lynn is an accomplished journalist having enjoyed a successful career in the media spotlight for over twenty-five years.
As a former television news anchor, reporter and commentator in New York and Los Angeles, she covered headline news, interviewing the luminaries at its heart. Lynn wrote copy for CBS Evening News with Dan Rather and was herself a radio personality addressing the values and virtues necessary for a functional and prosperous society.
Lynn will soon complete her Master’s Degree in Psychology and is currently a monthly feature writer for DAVID magazine, Las Vegas. Lynn continues to enjoy her many accomplishments, but is most proud of being a mom to her three outstanding children.
“Writing is the painting of the voice.”
– Voltaire, French Enlightenment Writer
To be a good painter is difficult. To be a good writer is difficult. Both involve the effective expression or communication of one’s inner voice.
Writing is not the haphazard spilling of words onto a page. Writing proficiently necessitates the skill to make every word, sentence, and paragraph count.
Writing requires rewriting, editing and rewriting again, until the expression of thoughts is clear in words.
That's where I come in! I work in the realm of word assemblage. I write articles, grants, books (as a ghost writer), stories, speeches, brochures, websites, essays and press releases. I copy edit and trouble shoot for students and clients stymied by the writing process. I have a command of the skills. I know where the stumbling blocks lie. I understand how to avoid, push through, and recover from them.
I love what I do! I bring an enthusiastic and fresh approach to the students I tutor and the clients I write with and for.
Please read the various writing services I offer below.
interviews & articles
Fees TBD depending on assignment
I will write your literary or journalistic works, memoir, speeches or other texts, with you as the named author.
Generally, $7,000 to $12,000 for 200 to 300 pages; separate fees for proposal, research and sample chapters; Kill Fees apply. In some cases, I receive a percent of the advance and the royalties. Some projects pay by the hour, the page or the word.
$85/hr or $1.00 per word depending on speech length and requirements
I prepare and write speeches for elected officials and executives in the government and private sectors – profit and nonprofit - as well as for weddings and other social occasions. Whether an informative, a persuasive or commemorative speech, each speech is tailored to the speaker’s cadence and target audience.
Between $.50 and $1 per word depending on word count. A research and consulting fee may apply.
For Articles, Press Releases, Websites, and Blogs
$85/hr for up to 6 hours of tutoring time. All time thereafter is $75/hr.
NO STUDENT NEED STRUGGLE, FALL BEHIND OR LACK SELF CONFIDENCE! Whether in elementary, middle or high school, a college or graduate student, a business professional, or someone wanting to write a book, I assess each student/client’s goal, strength, weakness, and need in an initial consultation, followed by developing a customized program guaranteed to produce the needed skills, confidence and results!
I am a recommended writing tutor for many Clark County School District and private schools.
I offer effective and personalized one-on- one and group tutoring and homeschooling instruction for the following writing skills as needed:
Sentence construction, punctuation, and paragraph alignment
Expository, descriptive, persuasive, and narrative techniques
Managing writer’s block
Understanding metaphors, similes, personification, imagery, hyperbole, and alliteration
Understanding backstory, flashback, flash-forward, and foreshadowing
Composition, creative and descriptive essays
Term and research papers
College admissions essays
SAT/ACT standardized test writing
APA and MLA copy editing
I meet my students and clients at their homes, offices, and public libraries. I work on Skype. I look forward to helping you - your child – get past the fear of writing; manage writer’s block; enjoy the art of expressing thoughts through the written word; and achieve the success that is deserved and awaits you.
Public speaking is a key skill in most every classroom, interview, and job role and is vital to democratic participation. I will coach you on organizing speech content, good posture, eye contact, a commanding presence, voice inflection and projection, pacing, how to read from a script, and breathing through the jitters. Includes professional meet ‘n greet protocol and technique.
$65/hr or by the page
I ensure that your copy – no matter the length – stands out and is professional grade. I correct grammatical, punctuation, syntax and spelling errors; I check that all names, places, references, facts, dates and statistics are accurate; I rewrite to improve content flow; where needed, I write headlines and subheads for articles.
“I learned more in a one-hour writing session with Lynn than I did in a full year of high school. I was
surprised by the deficiencies in my classroom instruction! I finally have the tools to stay focused and write
an effective composition. I plan to work with her on my college essays!”
- Lucy, 11th grade student, Phoenix, AZ
“A friend referred me to Lynn to help me write my first book. I am forever grateful! She kept me on time
and on budget without compromising the creative process and meticulous attention to detail,
development, and editing. She’s super smart and incredibly insightful. I’m so glad to have found her!”
- M. George, Author, Los Angeles, CA
“Lynn knows exactly how to use words to grab your attention and move you to action! She’s been writing
our press releases, articles, and website content for over five years now. Her work ethic is flawless and
work product top notch. She makes us look good!”
- C. Meurer, Business Owner, Las Vegas, NV
“The moment my wife and I met Lynn we were impressed. Her demeanor and credentials inspired the assurance we needed to hire her to work with our two boys – one in elementary and the other in middle school – both of whom got poor grades in English, grammar, and writing. She has turned that completely around and they now get B’s and A’s! Book her now! You’ll thank me!”
- S. Melson, Parent, Henderson, NV