Writing Coaches: Their Strategies for Improving Writing

  title={Writing Coaches: Their Strategies for Improving Writing},
  author={Rita Breedlove Wolf and Tommy Thomason},
  journal={Newspaper Research Journal},
  pages={43 - 49}
Teaching techniques and writing improvement ideas of newspaper writing coaches—writing teachers who work with experienced professionals—is examined. Of the many techniques used, the one writing coaches judge most effective is the time-honored individualized tutoring: sitting down with writers and discussing their writing problems. Writing flaws are identified, then coaches demonstrate ways articles can be rewritten. They edit copy, make suggestions, show examples and prescribe good reading that… 

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