Your Words But Better
Fall Term, Sept. 13-Nov. 1
Self-Edit Academy Mission
Do you struggle starting, organizing and editing your writing assignments, so much so that the due date or that AP test is right around the corner? Do you have a Common Application Essay to write, but you have no idea how to start? Do you have an assignment that has a firm word count, but you are way over and you don’t know how to cut it down?
UP YOUR WRITING GAME WITH SELF-EDIT ACADEMY!
Your mission, should you choose to accept it is to write, edit and polish one of your writing assignments in 8 weeks or less, so that you can develop the skills you need to confidently tackle any future writing assignment.
Why Self-Edit Academy
Writing is central to your school and future employment success. With so many jobs moving online, writing skills are more important than ever, even for science and math students. In fact, business experts consider writing ability one of the most important skills a potential employee should possess.
Imagine how your writing can improve with guidance from a former university professor who has dedicated her time to helping YOU. She will open her satchel of writing techniques and share them with you, so you can start upping your writing game from the very first session. YOU will develop a method, plan of action and acquire the skills you need to succeed.
Imagine you, walking into a future AP or double credit class or a writing intensive university class. You scan the syllabus, check the writing assignments and say: I GOT THIS!
SO, WHAT WILL WE DO?
Self-Edit Academy will be delivered in five modules:
Module 1: Throw the Clay: Get started by learning methods to conquer the blank page and getting unstuck
Module 2: Create the Form: Learn two or more different ways of structuring your writing assignments
Module 3: Sculpt and Refine: Jump into writing by choosing your writing style
Module 4: Edit and Polish: Learn at least three ways to edit your paper
Module 5: Your Masterpiece is Born: Incorporate reader critique, submit and…
WHERE WILL WE DO THIS?
Self-Edit Academy will be held on an exciting new platform, Xperiencify, a platform that will allow students the maximum online experience. Once you start the program, you will be immersed in a series of continual wins, until your final masterpiece is ready to submit. Self-Edit Academy will provide a nurturing environment where your creativity can flourish.
Self-Edit Academy is a certified Experience Product, a coveted honor granted to only a few by Marisa Murgatroyd and Live Your Message.
Each Self-Edit Academy student will earn a 10% discount on any of my Writing Your Way Services until November 1, 2022.
Self-Edit Academy students will also compete for points during the class. One or more winners will be named based upon the number of verified points earned. The student or students with the top scores will win an additional hour of editing with me, redeemable until November 1, 2022, and a special prize.
“I learned a lot from the program. I learned how to express myself while I am writing. In other classes, I have to write according to the rules the teacher says. In this course, I could write how I really feel.”
ID, Age 13, Self Edit Academy student, February –April 2021“