KAREN BOWLDING is a freelance writer, editor, graphic designer, researcher, and publishing specialist, honing her craft since the early 2000s. She has edited and designed poetry, children’s, self-help manuals, memoirs, adventure, religious, political commentary, and journals. Her work includes business and academic line by line editing, proofreading, and writing assistance. She operates at a high level of discernment, paying attention to the finer points, agreements, and story development. Her all-around abilities are applicable to virtually any project. Karen also designs websites and writes content.
Through the years, Karen assessed and edited numerous manuscripts and guided dozens of independent authors toward publication, all who self-published their works. She has broad experience in all phases of the publishing process, from writer encouragement and manuscript development to design and marketing. Karen is an invaluable tutor, mentor, and coach in guiding students and authors through to a quality product. She also designs and formats books and magazines for print or electronic distribution.
Small business and startups have benefitted from Karen’s work on business plans, logos, marketing materials (flyers, postcards, brochures), web design copy and content, blog articles, news items, restaurant menus and more.
Karen’s clients are grateful for her extensive knowledge and proficiency, attention to detail, and integrity. She sees the big picture! Karen helps new writers find their voice, develop characters, and harmonize the entire creation to ensure consistency and closure.
“I love editing. I’m a researcher. My passion is to witness people grow in their literary journey.”
Karen has written and published, Living In Autumn While Preparing For Spring: The Journey Towards Marriage and Say No With A Smile!
At present she, her husband Andre and pre-teen daughter reside in Maryland.
Education: Springfield College, BS; University of Maryland University College, MS