Wow Writing Workshop

For Any Writing Challenge

We are professional writers and teachers who understand the writing process inside and out. The Wow Method has been used by students to write application essays and resumes; by business owners to create blogs, websites and other communication materials; and by English teachers to improve student writing skills. We can even help you write a great poem or short story. If it involves words, we can help!


College & Beyond

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Blogs & Websites

Build Your Business

Toasts & Family History

Celebrate Your Milestones

Poetry & Essays

Become a Better Writer
I used some of your strategies today with my students, and I could tell that you really left your mark on me. Thank you for showing me how much more I could learn and grow!
Michelle, Teacher
My daughter came home so excited after meeting with you. She is in her room writing away. I can’t believe this is my child. You are a magician!
Anita, Parent
Wow taught me to approach writing in a new way, and gave me a process that I will keep with me forever.
Peter, Student
In less than an hour you created unbelievable value for our team.
Harvey Heller, Maddin Hauser, Roth & Heller, P.C.

Meet Our Writing Coaches


Susan Knoppow


An accomplished writer and teacher, Susan can turn the most daunting writing challenge into a series of simple steps. She is a poet and essayist who has worked with students, businesses and nonprofits for more than 25 years.  


Kim Lifton


Kim has been reporting the news, writing for business and nonprofits, and teaching students how to tell their stories for three decades. Her articles on the college essay and other topics appear in a variety of publications, in print and on the web.  


Missy Borman

Head Writing Coach

Missy works with students and also trains our coaches and other professionals to use the Wow Method. She began her career as a K-12 English teacher, and has also worked with community outreach youth programs.


Joe Kane

Writing Coach

A poet and editor, Joe coaches Wow’s college essay and creative writing students. He is also the program director of SLANT, which provides creative writing opportunities for Nashville area teens.

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