"Wendy has completely changed my experience with all aspects of writing. She pulled creativity out of me I had no idea existed.”

Dan Schwartz,

University of Michigan


 Wordcraft Writers & Thinkers is a creative studio in Pleasantville, NY and Online where writers of all ages arrive to explore, create, grow, and crush specific goals.


Our mission is to foster the spirit and skills needed to be life-long writers and creatives, confident in tackling (and enjoying) any written task or project.

Whether you are:



Wordcraft has a place for you.


Make time to move forward with your words and  join us .




• an adult hungry to write that book, seek coaching on a writing project, or eager to improve writing and communications skills,

• a teen struggling with specific skills or the writing process,

• a teen searching for opportunities to explore your interest in writing,

• a high school senior ready to  crush  your college essays and receive guidance navigating the application process,

• a school or company official hoping to improve communication skills,

• a creative looking for fellow, supportive creatives,

-Wendy Fried

January 2021

COVID-19 | Message

We are committed to helping you move forward with your words during this trying time. Although we have resumed in-person, socially distant meetings, virtual meetings remain an option.


As usual, we will take advantage of outdoor spaces when possible. Masks are required upon entering and moving about the building.


Adult Coaching and Editing is FULL until Mid-February. Please contact us to discuss your project and needs.

Our College Essay Coaching programs are registering for the class of 2022! Regardless of where you live, contact us for your complimentary consultation and get ready to show those schools who you are.

No matter your writing endeavor or goals, remember: You've Got This.

Wendy Fried, owner

"I learned to write by writing."

-Neil Gaiman

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