Creative Writing Master Class


Master Class for Memoir, Personal Essay and Fiction

Six sessions: Tuesdays from 7:00-9:00  January 26-March 1

Limited to six writers

Class description: This class is designed for writers who are working on long-form fiction or creative non-fiction (memoir, personal essay, or a compilation of essays). It is an opportunity to workshop your whole manuscript, (even if the form or structure has not yet gelled) gaining feedback from other writers and a concentrated critique from Pamela.


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College Essay and Personal Statement Tutoring 2015


 Award-winning essayist, journalist, and writing teacher Pamela Toutant is available to help your student craft and polish a winning college admissions essay

For undergraduate admissions, the summer before the senior year of high school is the ideal time to draft college essays and supplements.  Take the stress out of the college application process by getting a head start.

Pamela has also assisted numerous students throughout the year with the writing requirements for graduate school, law school, business school and medical school.

In addition to her high success rate in helping students get into first choice colleges, Pamela has published several articles in The Washington Post and Bethesda Magazine that reflect a special interest in teens and education.      

Students’ College Acceptances        

High Schools Served to Date

College Admissions – Bethesda Magazine

Our Stress-Tested Kids – The Washington Post

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Internship Applications

Applying for an internship as an undergraduate or post-graduate is an increasingly competitive process. Writing materials such as personal statements and writing samples are often required. In addition to your resume and interview skills, your written materials have a significant impact on your chances of being hired as an intern.

As a seasoned writer and writing coach, Pamela has a proven track record in helping students obtain internships.

Article on taking a Gap Year: Bethesda Magazine – March/April, 2010, “Time Out” by Pamela Toutant

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