Hi. I’m Lisa Tiffin. I’m a homeschooling mother of twin teenage boys, a wife to a terrific husband and a professional freelance writer. Here’s a little more about me:
In 1992, I graduated from Roberts Wesleyan College with a dual degree in English and Education. After graduation, I married my husband, Daryl, and spent several years teaching English and Writing in the public schools as well as in private learning centers where I was involved in course creation and instruction.
While I didn’t give up education fully, I did decide to further pursue my interest in books. In 1995, I began working for a used book search company, eventually becoming a book dealer myself. When my twin boys were born in 1999, I was able to raise them while working my business part time.
In 2002, I completed a Masters degree in American Literature at SUNY Brockport. Shortly after, I decided to put all of my knowledge and experience into my life-long dream of writing.
Since that time, I have had many magazine articles and fiction published and even written a column for my local newspaper. I also developed and taught writing classes and wrote a few literature study guides for the homeschool community. In addition to my freelance and education writing, I have plenty of experience in the business community, writing brochures, corporate bios, newsletters and website content.
One of the most frequently asked questions I get from homeschooling parents is some version of how they should teach writing. Over the years I’ve found that though many parents write well or are excellent communicators themselves, they still find it difficult to pass along those skills to their children.
That’s where I come in. In homeschooling my own children, teaching other homeschoolers and accessing all my training and schooling, I’ve developed a system of writing and of teaching writing that breaks the process down into non-threatening, easy-to-follow steps to help even the most timid of writers and their parents.
So check out my posts, sign up for my newsletter and let me help guide the way to writing success.