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We're not here because you can't write; we're here because you do!
The Writing Studio is here to help you perfect what you already do well. It is a place where you can get a new perspective on your writing style and content, to share your thoughts with others who want to help you succeed, and to refresh your memory of the rules of Standard American English. Instead of editing your work as you sit and watch, we assist you in refining and developing your ideas in an interactive process. We do not promise better grades. Instead, we cultivate a new-found confidence in your own abilities. A “writing studio” by definition is a place of creativity, empathy, and growth, but more importantly it is a place for all writers and all types of writing.
We look forward to meeting to discuss your project.To make an appointment for the Writing Studio, go to http://lipscomb.mywconline.com.
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The Lipscomb University Writing Studio is part of the Tennessee Writing Center Collaborative, which seeks to connect writing center administrators and tutors for the purpose of improving our training, increasing our professional development opportunities, and ultimately, expanding our services to clients. For more information about Writing Centers, visit the Southeastern Writing Center Association website.
Hi! Hello! I’m Alexa Tully, an English major from Spring Hill, TN! I started at Lipscomb as an Accounting major, yet recently discovered writing was a field that I’m much more passionate about. I love to edit and perfect pieces of writing and dream of writing for magazines and new sources. When I’m not writing, I find myself itching to travel, whether it be a short road trip or a trek across Europe! Don’t even get me started on my study abroad experience! I’m looking forward to getting to work with you to enhance your writing!
Hello! My name is Alexis Armour, and I am a junior English Literature major from Pleasant Shade, TN. I enjoy reading, binge watching my favorite shows, and spending time with my nine cats and three dogs. I am excited to be working in the Writing Studio and look forward to helping you the best I can!
Hey there! My name is Ally Whiting and I'm a senior English-Writing major from Colorado Springs, CO. If you ever want to show someone a picture of your dog, debate the finer points of the Harry Potter series, or hike, I'm your girl! This is my second year in the Writing Studio and I’m so excited to keep working with you all. See you soon!
Hello there! My name is Callie Rogers, and I’m a junior biology major with a minor in English. My biggest inspiration for writing is the beauty of God’s creation—I just love the wonderful world around us! While writing, my inner science nerd and my love for language often intertwine into a healthy mix of analytical and creative. If I’m not wandering campus looking at animals, you might catch me up late at night practicing snare drum (I have a huge passion for snare drumming and march with two different ensembles). I also have a soft spot for Star Wars, bookstores, and all things Disney. I hope to see you around!
Hi, my name is Caroline Stair! I’m an English Teaching major in my junior year. I’m originally from Birmingham, AL. I’m passionate about literature and writing, and someday I hope to teach English to high schoolers and help them discover their passions just as my high school teachers helped me. I’m excited to be back at the Writing Studio this semester, and I’m looking forward to meeting you!
Hey there! As you can see right above, my name is Chris. I'm a senior English-Writing major here at Lipscomb University. I'm originally from here, Nashville, Tennessee. In my free time, you'll catch me watching Doctor Who, working on 3D animation, or running around campus engaging in a bit of film photography. My biggest dreams are to work in the IT field, to do rendering and animation for a major project, and to write for television. I'm looking forward to working with you on your writing and helping you along the way!
Hey! It's me, Edith. I am a junior English Teaching major, so I'll be teaching 6-12 graders as soon as I graduate! Working with students taught me how much joy teaching brings, and I'm glad that I am a part of a serving career path. I enjoy meeting new friends, sharing cheesy puns, and doodling. It's cool to hear about other people's stories, ideas, and thoughts, so I'm excited to read your ideas and help your writing in any way I can! Feeling nervous and unsure about an essay? No worries. I'm here to read your papers, help you revise them, and make sure that everything goes well. See you around!
Hello! My name is Emily Blankenship, and I'm a sophomore English and History double major from Norcross, GA. I'm really passionate about writing and have published two collections of original poetry, writing mainly about my own life experiences. Though writing is closest to my heart, I also play the viola and am an avid cat lover. This is my first year working in the Writing Studio, and I'm looking forward to meeting and working with you!
Hi guys! My name is Emily, and I am a Senior English-Writing major. When I was younger, I lived in Japan for three years, and about a year ago, I studied abroad in Florence, Italy. Throughout that experience I learned the importance of effective communication. Being in a new place and not being able to communicate with those around you can be a scary experience. Here at the Writing Studio, we can help you improve your communication abilities within your papers! Come in and see us!
Hi, my name is Hannah Chilcutt. I was born and raised in a small town called Jackson, Tennessee. I am a junior English Education major. I strive to one day teach middle to high school grades, to hopefully help students learn about their passion for everything English related.
Hello! My name is Hannah and I am a Junior English Literature and Writing Major. I am from Brentwood, TN. I love reading, specifically young adult books, but you can catch me reading just about anything. Writing about what I love makes me want to help others write about they love. Come by to see me and I hope I will inspire the same passion in you and in your interests. When I am not in the Studio, I am most likely in the Student Center or the library studying! Come by and say hi! I am very talkative and love to meet new people.
Hey there! I’m Jacob Trost, a Film Production major in my senior year. Growing up in a small town in Illinois, I always knew I wanted to work in creative media but had few chances to explore this interest. The one thing I could always do, though, was write the stories I hope to eventually tell. When I’m not working on a screenplay or helping out on a crew, I’m usually catching up on all of the TV shows and movies I’ve missed or planning out the next story I’ll be working on. I’m beyond excited to be working here at the Writing Studio this semester, and I look forward to helping you out!
Katie is a graduate of Lipscomb University. She majored in biology and minored in graphic design. She is applying for an MFA in Creative Writing Poetry in the upcoming year.
Hello! My name is Lindsey and I am a sophomore English Writing major from southern Indiana. In my spare time, I love to read, write, knit, and spend time with people! I love libraries and always find myself wandering over to the Children’s section to find exciting new adventures. Some of the classes I have taken include Lipscomb Experience, University Writing, Introduction to Literary Studies, Advanced Rhetoric and Composition, English Grammar & Linguistics and English Literature I. Whether you need help brainstorming weeks in advance or have an assignment due in an hour, I’d love to work with you in the Writing Studio!
Hello! My name is Maddie Lillicrap--yes, it really is crap--and I'm a sophomore English Teaching major from Nashville, TN. I love calling Lipscomb my home, and I'm so excited to work alongside you in the studio! I believe that writing enables us to speak life into one another, and I'd be grateful to hear your thoughts and help you with your writing!
Hey! My name is Mallory Nunley and I’m a sophomore Film Production major! I’m from Lexington, Alabama. I love to watch movies and TV, spend time with friends and family, read, watch sports, and do creative things. I love Star Wars, Friends, The Office, and many other movies/shows, so if you’re taking any film or creative courses or if you enjoy talking about those things, I’m your girl! I enjoy writing and helping others with their writing. This is my first year in the Writing Studio and I’m so excited to be a part of it and to work with you!
Hi there! My name is Madeline Stevens, and I am a senior English and Spanish double major with a minor in Sustainability. I volunteer for the Sierra Club, a national environmental organization, to write their monthly newsletters because the environment is one of my biggest passions. I am from Huntsville, Alabama, but my desire to travel has taken me all over the globe! I enjoy hiking, rock climbing, playing the guitar, singing, and reading. You can always find me in ABP eating, studying, or chatting with friends. I look forward to working with you!
Hi there! My name’s Marah, and I’m a junior English major from Mt. Juliet, TN. I love trees, dogs, swing dancing, journaling, and the color blue. My goal after graduation is to work in book publishing here in Nashville. One of my favorite things to talk about is writing (any kind!), so stop by if you have questions about an assignment, or just want another pair of eyes on your work. I’m happy to help!
Hello! My name is Matthew Smith, and I am a senior English Writing and Spanish major. I am from Brentwood, Tennessee and take pride in calling myself a "Nashville Native." My favorite book is Atonement by Ian McEwan and you can usually find me in the library socializing more often than studying. I love meeting new people, too! So come say hi, and let's work on your paper!
Hi there! My name is Olivia Snow, and I’m a junior English and Spanish double major from College Grove, TN. I love the way language works and how it can connect us, so I’m very excited to help others find their appreciation for it as well! My hobbies include drawing, hanging out with my family, late night food runs, and obviously a good amount of Netflix. I’m not yet sure what the future holds, but I would love to have a job as an editor or a professor. I am detail-oriented, but I’m also very creative, so whether it be brainstorming or adding the finishing touches, I’m your girl. Come see me so we can grow as writers together!
Hello! My name is Tyler Worden, and I’m a freshman Acting major with a minor in Playwriting here at Lipscomb. I’d love to help with any academic or creative writing projects you may have. In fact, I’ve already written a few creative writing projects, including an original one-act comedy called Cure-All and three short films called Floss Fracas, Shutter, and Trio. I like movies, TV, reading, writing (big shocker there), and any and all things Beatles (the band, not the bug). Finally, if you’re reading this, then you’re on the Writing Studio web page, and congrats to you for doing your research!
Hey there! My name is Verna Soliman. I am a sophomore English Education major! Born in Egypt, raised in Nashville, I have had the privilege of getting the best of both cultures. When I graduate, I plan to teach in Metro Nashville Public Schools to give back to the community that I grew up in, and to help bring a greater love for books to high school English classrooms. If I am not at school, I am most likely at home in bed, eating Italian food, reading a book, at my Coptic church, or probably at a family cookout. I am so excited to be working in the Writing Studio and I look forward to meeting you!
Hello there! My name is Victoria OlsonOrton. I am a junior English: Literature major from Albuquerque, NM. I also have a minor in Mathematics. I know; it’s a weird combo. I love to read, watch movies and TV shows, traveling, and learning new things. If you want any book or movie recommendations, I’ve got you! Come by and visit me in the Writing Studio! I’d love to see you!
Hi everyone! My name is Zoe Pitsinos and I am from Huntsville, Alabama. I am a sophomore English major, and I just got back from studying abroad in London. Come find me if you ever want to talk about your favorite book, Europe, or pretty much anything else! This is my first year in the Writing Studio, and I can't wait to use my passion for reading and writing in this setting!