Kate Shoup

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Indianapolis, IN, USA

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

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Overview

I'm a freelance writer and editor.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
DIY & Crafts
History
Photography
Sports & outdoor recreation
Technology

Work experience

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Self-employed
August, 1999 – Present (almost 20 years)

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!

Portfolio (16 selected works)

Starting an Etsy Business For Dummies (For Dummies (Business & Personal Finance))

Kate Shoup, Kate Gatski

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 way to grab a piece of it for yourself. Sales through the site are rising, fueled by Pinterest, Instagram, and other social media—so ther... 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 way to grab a piece of it for yourself. Sales through the site are rising, fueled by Pinterest, Instagram, and other social media—so ther... read more

Rubbish!: Reuse Your Refuse

Kate Shoup

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 disposal, while reducing trash and upcycling your personal style. From a credit card bracelet to a map photo frame, this fun guide shows you ... 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 disposal, while reducing trash and upcycling your personal style. From a credit card bracelet to a map photo frame, this fun guide shows you ... read more

The Partition of India (Redrawing the Map)

Kate Shoup

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 migrations in history. It also sparked terrible violence, particularly along the new border. Indeed, historians estimate that between 2... read more

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 migrations in history. It also sparked terrible violence, particularly along the new border. Indeed, historians estimate that between 2... read more

Kate Middleton: From Commoner to Duchess of Cambridge (Leading Women)

Kate Shoup

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.

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.

Webster's New World English Grammar Handbook, Second Edition

Gordon Loberger, Kate Shoup

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 authoritative reference is just what you need to speak and write with confidence and ease. Now more accessible than ever, this edition ... 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 authoritative reference is just what you need to speak and write with confidence and ease. Now more accessible than ever, this edition ... read more

Business Gamification For Dummies

Kris Duggan, Kate Shoup

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. Gamification can be used by any department in a company (HR, Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Support, etc.), for any web-based experience... read more

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. Gamification can be used by any department in a company (HR, Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Support, etc.), for any web-based experience... read more

Nazi Propaganda: Jews in Hitler’s Germany (Public Persecutions)

Kate Shoup

Looks at how Nazi propaganda led to Jewish persecution in Germany prior to World War II.

Looks at how Nazi propaganda led to Jewish persecution in Germany prior to World War II.

The Freedom Riders: Civil Rights Activists Fighting Segregation (Peaceful Protesters)

Kate Shoup

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 terminals remained divided into white-only and black-only areas in 1961 when the Freedom Riders showed the world the ugly reality of segregat... 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 terminals remained divided into white-only and black-only areas in 1961 when the Freedom Riders showed the world the ugly reality of segregat... read more

The Agassi Story

Dominic Cobello, Mike Agassi, Kate Shoup Welsh

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 of 33. Previously untold stories illuminate the maturation of the once easily rattled, flamboyant rebel to the calm, composed, humble t... read more

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 of 33. Previously untold stories illuminate the maturation of the once easily rattled, flamboyant rebel to the calm, composed, humble t... read more

Billie Jean King: The Battle of the Sexes and Title IX (Game-changing Athletes)

Kate Shoup

Chronicles the life and career of the noteworthy tennis player, including her role in the "Battle of the Sexes" and her legacy.

Chronicles the life and career of the noteworthy tennis player, including her role in the "Battle of the Sexes" and her legacy.

Ellen Degeneres: Television Comedian and Gay Rights Activist (Leading Women)

Kate Shoup

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 comedian and television host, covering her childhood, activism, and various television roles.

From New Amsterdam to New York: Dutch Settlement of America (Primary Sources of Colonial America)

Kate Shoup

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.

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.

Danica Patrick: Breaking Speed Barriers (At the Top of Their Game)

Kate Shoup

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.

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.

Texas and the Mexican War (Expanding America)

Kate Shoup

Examines the causes, events, and aftermath of the Mexican War, as well as the tremendous impact it had on the United States.

Examines the causes, events, and aftermath of the Mexican War, as well as the tremendous impact it had on the United States.

The California Gold Rush (Expanding America)

Kate Shoup

Discusses the circumstances surrounding the California gold rush and considers its immediate effects and lasting impact.

Discusses the circumstances surrounding the California gold rush and considers its immediate effects and lasting impact.

Easy Microsoft(R) Windows XP Home Edition (Que's Easy Series)

Shelley O'Hara, Kate Shoup Welsh

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 advanced topics such as installing new hardware or restoring a system.

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 advanced topics such as installing new hardware or restoring a system.

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