About

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Hi, I'm Taryn!

I have been helping college students, graduate students, and academic professionals become better writers for nearly a decade. Before that, I spent most of my free time learning to write better myself—I was always either buried in a book or parked in front of a computer screen, reading and writing. I love the complexities of language; few things bring me greater pleasure than finding just the right word to convey meaning.

I'm here to help.

I know that writing, especially in a language as complicated as English, doesn’t come easily to everyone. My undergraduate years were largely devoted to French, Spanish, and psychology courses, all of which required different approaches to language. So I can understand the confusion and frustration that often surrounds the writing process.

As a graduate student, I began to provide one-on-one and small-group writing and content tutoring to undergrads. I also consulted with faculty on their professional projects. I have since continued to tutor and teach at the college level and currently manage a university Writing Center.

Become an empowered writer.

Now, I’ve established a network of high-achieving students and academics who trust me with their scholarly writing.  My clients and I collaborate to refine their writing to suit their intended audiences. My extensive experience in academia, both in and outside the classroom, enables me to creatively address writing- and language-related issues across a host of disciplines.

How I can serve you:

With a writing mentorship, I’ll walk you through the writing process via personal lessons and exercises tailored to your specific skills, strengths, and areas for growth. This unique program combines writing coaching and substantive editing in a transformative, collaborative process that prepares you to be a stronger writer with a firm grasp of English.

As an editor, I provide 3 distinct services (proofreading, line editing, and copyediting) in 1 comprehensive, simply priced package. Because even the most astute editor may not catch and remedy every error by sight, I also complete a full-length dictation of every document before finalizing a draft and returning it to you. That way, you can rest assured that your writing will be flawless the first time, every time.

Get in touch!

Interested in working with me or have a question about my services? I’d love to hear from you. Send me a message and I’ll be in touch as soon as I can—usually within a few hours. 

"As an ESL student, she provides me a brilliant opportunity to review my mistakes and make improvements."

Taryn does her job really well... not only for the quality of proofreading but also with high efficiency. She is patient and professional. I’ve asked her for help editing some of my assignments, and I always put things off until the last minute. But, with Taryn's help, I never miss my deadlines. I also recommend her service because she gives me back two versions of my documents (one with comments and another one that’s clean). I can easily tell where she made revisions. As an ESL student, she provides me a brilliant opportunity to review my mistakes and make improvements.

Ariel L., Concordia University, Canada

Background & Education

Education:

B.A., French Language & Literature

B.A., Psychology

M.A., Professional Writing (concentration in composition & rhetoric)

M.S., Human Development & Family Studies (concentration in couple & family therapy)

Experience:

Professional tutoring: 2008 – present

Professional writing and editing: 2009 – present

University teaching: 2010 – 2015

University Writing Center administration: 2015 – 2017

Academic publishing: 2017 – present

How can I help?

Language Editing Services

Proofreading, line editing, and copyediting

No matter the subject area, high-quality writing will boost your confidence and scholarly authority. In academia, pristine communication increases your chances of manuscript acceptance, publication, and ultimately a thriving research career. Language editing will transform your writing into crisp, natural-sounding prose suitable for any professional setting.

Writing Mentorships

Full-service 1:1 program

A unique, full-service program that combines individualized coaching and editing to improve all-around communication. Through one-on-one mentorship, we’ll collaborate to create a personalized toolkit that will make the writing process easier, improve your writing skills, and help you to tackle writing-related issues in the future.

Request your free 350-word sample edit.

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See how a 3-part substantive edit will transform your writing.

I'll perfect your work, and you'll get your time back. Never worry again about losing precious hours to the editing process.

Plus, you'll get access to exclusive offers for editing & mentorship services to help you get published.

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