Tone Your Apps....Tutoring for Writing!

Help with All Student Writing, Including Essays for College Admission; Help with

Critical Reading and the Critical Analysis of Literature; and Help with ACT and

SAT Prep.  

All Grades. 

Creative Writing Stalwarts, 2015

Beyond the Classroom

 "My Three Sons"

At Tone Your Apps, we are focused on providing personal attention to every writing and reading detail; we strive for the highest levels of client satisfaction, and we will do everything we can to exceed the norm - and to make enjoyable the whole process of learning and developing skills.

If you have any questions or would simply like to sign {your son or daughter) up, please feel free to contact me, Gene Legg, at [email protected]; or give me a call at



Individual work with the student…$75 an hour

At a location of your choosing: whatever is convenient for you.

I hope to be working with you - soon!

- Gene Legg -

Northern Virginia Writing

Project Fellows, 2014  

Joy on the soccer pitch

and in the classroom!

Why Gene Legg?

Forty (40) years in the profession

- as a high school English teacher, as well as an administrator, a director, a coach.

Degrees and Such:

  • B.A. from Wesleyan University (CT)
  • M.Ed. from Harvard University (MA)
  • Teacher Consultant Fellowship, Northern Virginia Writing Project, 2014
  • Adjunct Professor of English. Northern Virginia Community College, 2015.
  • Adjunct Professor of English, Richard Bland, 2016
In addition:
  • taught GMU's Eng/Educ 695 (2016)
  • pursues ongoing professional development courses & training
  • helped develop and sustain an Honors English curriculum for LCPS

(Family Matters)