Barbara Kois

Barbara Kois - Editor

Tucson, Arizona, USA

Editor, coach: I’ve partnered with 200+ authors to make their books successful through various types of edits and professional support.

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Overview


My career includes writing for the Chicago Tribune; serving as managing editor of an employee website and social media platform for a global audience; writing as author and ghostwriter; serving as Writer in Residence at Tyndale House Publishers and as a freelance editor for various publishers and authors.

With over 20 years of professional editing experience, I have edited hundreds of books that were later published and have coached authors through writing their first and/or subsequent books.

I provide direct, detailed, and encouraging feedback, with a goal of helping authors make their books best sellers.


Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Christian Non-Fiction
Parenting & Families
Fiction
Christian Fiction
Women's Fiction

Work experience

Barbara Kois, writer, editor, teacher, coach

Self-employed
April, 2001 – Present (over 20 years)

God's Words of Comfort ()

Trustworthy Encouragement from the BibleWhen believers or seekers need comfort, they'll find it in God's Word. Topically organized, this simple-to-use book includes chapters on grief, loneliness, illness, guilt, unmet expectations, and more. Each page includes a Scripture promise followed by a brief explanation of the verse's context and how it applies to the reader's need. The variety of Bibl... read more

Trustworthy Encouragement from the BibleWhen believers or seekers need comfort, they'll find it in God's Word. Topically organized, this simple-to-use book includes chapters on grief, loneliness, illness, guilt, unmet expectations, and more. Each page includes a Scripture promise followed by a brief explanation of the verse's context and how it applies to the reader's need. The variety of Bibl... read more

The Wonder Years: 40 Women over 40 on Aging, Faith, Beauty, and Strength

Leyland Fields, Leslie, Fields, Leslie Leyland, Winner, Lauren F., Eareckson Tada, Joni, Morgan, Elisa, L'Engle, Madeleine, Warren, Kay

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