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Wendy Fried, Wordcraft, Writing Workshops, Writer, Creative, Tutor, College Essays, College Coach, Coach, Writing Coach

“Wendy is smart, caring and infinitely patient, with a natural talent for teaching that comes through in everything she does. Her passion for literature and knowledge of the craft of writing are inspiring and infectious and make her a pleasure to be with. In short, she is a wonderful teacher for children or adults.”

– Claire, mother of a Masters School student

Wendy Fried, Wordcraft, Writing Workshops, Writer, Writing Coach, Coach, College Essays, College Coach, Tutor, Creative

Workshops are designed to help students slow down and dedicate time to read, write, explore, learn, listen and think — all in an environment void of grades and rich in enthusiasm, personal attention and creativity.


Whether it's creative writing, personal narratives, grammar or ghost stories, Wordcraft has a workshop right for your child.





Wendy Fried has 20 years experience working with college applicants and 20 years experience working with parents of college applicants.


She has an expert understanding of the essay process, what needs to go into a college essay, and how to help applicants capture who they are beyond grades, scores, and activities. She has a genuine interest in and understanding of adolescents and of the writing and college application process.


Wendy truly enjoys helping students discover their stories and voices, guiding them as they present their best selves to prospective schools.

She and her team of professional coaches believe that applying to college should be thrilling not burdensome. Let Wordcraft reduce the stress from the process as your child navigates this exciting time and CRUSHES those essays.



Personalized tutoring programs designed to help students develop comfort in and love for writing or to nurture their established appreciation for it.


We are not homework helpers.


Let us help your child build and strengthen the skills needed to do their work independently.



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