"I love helping students learn to write well and feel in control not only of the English language but of their own ability to express themselves. It's a great feeling to be able to say what you really mean and feel so that your readers and listeners will understand you. As a teacher of composition and creative writing on the college level, I've had a lot of experience over the last 30 years teaching students to do this. Writing can be fun when you know how to get started. That's the key and that'"