Kara Mannix

Kara Mannix - Editor

Westminster, CO, USA

I work on sports, health and fitness, cookbooks, religious, and children's books. Clients include VeloPress and HarperCollins Christian.

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Overview

I am a freelance editor, copy editor, proofreader, book marketer, ego stroker, and author handler. I have worked in publishing and media for over 12 years on a variety of projects—training books, cookbooks, memoirs, children's books, journals, and more.

Depending on what you need, I can offer a heavy or light level of editing, a thorough proofread, or a marketing plan that includes cover copy, web copy, social media strategy, and a digital marketing plan. I like to collaborate with the author as much as possible and give feedback that helps them get unstuck, smooths the rough edges, and drives the project forward.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Christian Non-Fiction
Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits
Health & Wellbeing
Inspirational
Sports & Outdoors
Travel
Fiction
Picture Books

Work experience

Freelance Editor and Marketer

Self-employed
July, 2020 – Present (10 months)

Proofreader

Upshot ad agency
October, 2016 – January, 2017 (3 months)

Editor

VeloPress
September, 2009 – June, 2020 (over 10 years)

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