Kate Shoup

Kate Shoup – Ghostwriter

I launched my career as a freelance writer and editor in 1999. Since then I've written more than 50 titles and edited hundreds more.


I'm a freelance writer and editor.
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management DIY & Crafts History Photography Sports & Outdoors Technology
English (US)

Work experience


Aug, 1999 — Present

I've owned a freelance business for almost 20 years. Since launching in 1999 I've written more than 50 titles (see a partial list below) and edited scores more. I pride myself not only on delivering a great product on time, but on being easy and pleasant to work with!


Easy Windows XP Home is the perfect book for beginners who want to learn Windows XP and who prefer a visual, four-color approach. This book covers more than 150 of the most important tasks, ranging from simple features such as opening a folder, to more advance... read more
Discusses the circumstances surrounding the California gold rush and considers its immediate effects and lasting impact.
Examines the causes, events, and aftermath of the Mexican War, as well as the tremendous impact it had on the United States.
Presents the life and career of NASCAR driver Danica Patrick, discussing her early life and her path to NASCAR and offers an overview of the history of NASCAR.
Discusses the rise and fall of Dutch colony, New Amsterdam, including its original settlement, the colonists' conflict with the Dutch West India Company, and the end of New Amsterdam.
Chronicles the life and career of the comedian and television host, covering her childhood, activism, and various television roles.
Chronicles the life and career of the noteworthy tennis player, including her role in the "Battle of the Sexes" and her legacy.
The Agassi Story

Dominic Cobello

A father's unique perspective sheds light on the personal and professional life of tennis great Andre Agassi in this account of the Agassi family, from Agassi's father's participation in the Olympics to Agassi's reclamation of his number-one ranking at the age... read more
The Supreme Court's decision in the 1960 case of Boynton v. Virginia held that any amenity related to interstate travel could not be segregated. In the South, the decision effected little change; restaurants, restrooms, and waiting rooms in bus and train termi... read more
Looks at how Nazi propaganda led to Jewish persecution in Germany prior to World War II.
The easy way to grasp and use gamification concepts in businessGamification is a modern business strategy that leverages principles from games to influence favorable customer behavior on the web in order to improve customer loyalty, engagement, and retention. ... read more
The trusted reference—now with on-the-go accessWhether you're in school or out in the work world, communicating clearly and correctly is key to your success. With easy-to-understand explanations of grammar rules and plenty of real-world examples and tips, this... read more
Explores the life of the Duchess of Cambridge, covering her early years, her schooling at St. Andrews University, her relationship with Prince William, the royal wedding, and the birth of her first child, George.
From 1858 to 1947, the British ruled India. In the aftermath of World War II, Britain agreed not just to grant India's independence, but to carve from India a separate country, Pakistan, for its Muslim population. This partition sparked one of the largest mass... read more
Want to know what goodies you can make with your garbage? This book shows you how to give everyday household items a new life the hip craftster’s way. You’ll discover how to complete more than 30 creative projects using materials you already have at your dispo... read more
Turn your hobby into revenue with an expertly-run Etsy shop Starting an Etsy Business For Dummies is the all-in-one resource for building your own successful business. Arts and crafts are currently a $32 billion market in the U.S., and Etsy is the number-one w... read more

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