Mary tutored me in an advanced course in structure, diction and syntax. I am a skilled, educated writer, with a long background in technical writing.
However, I had a compelling non-fiction book-length work to complete and, having never written anything like that, turned to Mary for assistance.
She was very patient with me, but pointed out ways in which the flow of my narrative could be improved by helping me order sections of my work, and making certain stylistic choices that I would have never otherwise known of.
I depended on Mary’s ability to take what I had done and teach me how to shape it into a coherent story, with a proper beginning, middle and end. Along the way, she helped me use more interesting language and avoid redundancies and irrelevancies.
She taught me about foreshadowing, so that events that happened later in the narrative were properly set up with preceding hints for the reader.
I wanted to learn more about the craft of writing, as well as get my story told in an elegant way, and thus I received an enormous amount of tutoring from this very skilled writing teacher. Mary has a broad knowledge of English literature, and has many reference points from which to draw, having also taught grammar and English language to non-English speakers. Whatever your need in linguistics or English, I highly recommend Mary O'Regan as a tutor.
The book-length work Mary helped me out with has received rave reviews from readers and was personally very satisfying to me. The book is selling well and making me money. Most importantly, however, i