Whether you're looking to develop your story, polish a final draft, or fine-tune your query, the time I've spent working with industry powerhouses like Harlequin and Carina Press, on everything from debuts to bestsellers, has granted me the knowledge and the know-how to turn your creative vision into an accomplished piece of work you can truly be proud of. With every project I take on, I place great emphasis on open communication and true collaboration. This isn't about me intruding on your creation, it's about making your writing the very best it can be. It's YOUR voice; I'm just here to help it be heard. And hopefully, we'll have some fun along the way!
With well over a decade of experience in the publishing industry, I know what agents, editors, and readers are looking for. And in today's highly competitive market, there's no substitute for a primed and refined manuscript or query that's expertly tailored to your target audience. Don't let your hard work slip by unnoticed; I offer a variety of editorial services that will bring out the very best in your novel or query, giving it the strength it needs to stand tall.
“Kate has a keen eye and an ability to pick up on small details that make a big difference. Her notes are always great and make me think about things from a different perspective, which is really helpful...I always enjoy working with her.” –Kira Sinclair, author of the Sweetheart, South Carolina series
“Kate has done several line edits of my books, and I’ve been very pleased with her work. Her attention to detail and continuity were great, and she always respected the tone of the book and my voice.” -Debbi Rawlins, author of the Made in Montana series
- Bachelor of Arts, Honours English-Rhetoric and Professional Writing, The University of Waterloo
- The Keys to Effective Editing (Professional Development Course), The University of Waterloo
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