Sarah Holroyd

Sarah Holroyd - Designer

District of Columbia, DC, United States

I offer editing, proofreading, and print, ebook, and cover design services to indie authors.

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Sleeping Cat Books is owned by Sarah Holroyd. Sarah graduated from Kent State University, in Kent, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Anthropology (archaeology). She has a background in technical writing and editing in the telecommunications, software, financial services, and insurance industries, along with project management experience.

Sarah has been working as a freelance copy editor since 2006, with both individual authors of fiction and nonfiction, and with publishers of fiction. Due to her technical background, she is an adept mechanical and copy editor (grammar, punctuation, page layout, etc.).
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Adventure
Anthologies
Children's - Picture Books
Classics
Crime & Mystery
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Horror
Humor & Comedy
Inspirational
Literature
Science Fiction
Short Story
Themes & Motifs
Thriller
Women's Fiction
Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Architecture
Art
Business & Management
Career Guides
Computers & Internet
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Design
DIY & Crafts
Economics
Education & Reference
History
Home & Garden
Life Sciences
Mathematics & Statistics
Nature
Photography
Publishing
Self-help & Self-improvement
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Technology
Transportation
Travel

Work experience

Owner

Self-employed
September, 2010 – Present (about 9 years)

I offer personalized publishing consultant services to those who are self-publishing. From editing and proofreading to print, ebook, and cover design, I am here to help you with every step of the way.

Portfolio (8 selected works)

Serf (The Climber Series) (Volume 1)

Dan Hallagan

“What is Hell like?” How would you answer such a question? Even a powerful angel who knows about every detail of Hell struggles to explain that place shrouded in mystery that no one wants to visit, but about which everyone is at least a little bit curious. If Hell is not lakes of boiling blood and demons with whips, what is it? The life of Earl Cornelius Manningham—a military leader and powerf... read more

“What is Hell like?” How would you answer such a question? Even a powerful angel who knows about every detail of Hell struggles to explain that place shrouded in mystery that no one wants to visit, but about which everyone is at least a little bit curious. If Hell is not lakes of boiling blood and demons with whips, what is it? The life of Earl Cornelius Manningham—a military leader and powerf... read more

ABC Short Stories: Bilingual Edition: English-French

Jules Lemaître

Full-color illustrated editionFrançois Élie Jules Lemaître always loved children. His own beloved daughter, Madeleine, died when she was only a month old, and he never had any more children. But he had many godchildren, and he loved to tell them stories. The collection of short, alphabet-themed stories in this volume was born from this love of children and storytelling. This bilingual edition ... read more

Full-color illustrated editionFrançois Élie Jules Lemaître always loved children. His own beloved daughter, Madeleine, died when she was only a month old, and he never had any more children. But he had many godchildren, and he loved to tell them stories. The collection of short, alphabet-themed stories in this volume was born from this love of children and storytelling. This bilingual edition ... read more

Youth Baseball Bible: The Definitive Guide to Coaching and Enjoying Youth Baseball

Dan Gray

Youth baseball instruction guide by former MLB player Dan Gray who was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers as a catcher. Includes praise from numerous baseball luminaries including Joe Girardi and Bernie Williams. Dan’s love of baseball started way back when he was a Little Leaguer in the Bronx, NY. His passion for the game continued through his high school years at The Bronx High School of Sci... read more

Youth baseball instruction guide by former MLB player Dan Gray who was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers as a catcher. Includes praise from numerous baseball luminaries including Joe Girardi and Bernie Williams. Dan’s love of baseball started way back when he was a Little Leaguer in the Bronx, NY. His passion for the game continued through his high school years at The Bronx High School of Sci... read more

Seeking the End: Post-Apocalyptic Films 1916-2016

Nicholas D. Riccio

One of the most significant trends to emerge in popular culture in recent years has been the growing fascination with post-apocalyptic films. From films like Armageddon to World War Z, we have become preoccupied with the end of the world. You cannot even turn on your TV without being chased by zombies, rogue meteors, or some kind of deadly virus. While the growing popularity of these films sho... read more

One of the most significant trends to emerge in popular culture in recent years has been the growing fascination with post-apocalyptic films. From films like Armageddon to World War Z, we have become preoccupied with the end of the world. You cannot even turn on your TV without being chased by zombies, rogue meteors, or some kind of deadly virus. While the growing popularity of these films sho... read more

She's Not The Type

Elaine Soloway

Ann Robins is not the type to wind up in the bed of a sexy saxophone player. After all, she's a good Jewish girl and married mother of two. But when her lawyer husband grouses she's spending too much time playing activist in their integrated community, and he seems to be otherwise engaged in his career and his acting hobby, she finds love in unexpected places. Perhaps Ann should've figured her... read more

Ann Robins is not the type to wind up in the bed of a sexy saxophone player. After all, she's a good Jewish girl and married mother of two. But when her lawyer husband grouses she's spending too much time playing activist in their integrated community, and he seems to be otherwise engaged in his career and his acting hobby, she finds love in unexpected places. Perhaps Ann should've figured her... read more

Herbie's Happy Birthday! (Herbie Vore the Dinosaur)

Athena Z Phillips

"There's a new kid in townhe's changing the worldteaching love and respect to young boys and girls.He's Herbie Vore the Dinosaur!Read his book and learn even more!" A whimsically illustrated rhyming picture book about the signficance of birthdays, good friends, and a grandmother's love. Herbie Vore the Dinosaur's world was imagined by Donte' Jackson, a member of the legendary Jackson family. H... read more

"There's a new kid in townhe's changing the worldteaching love and respect to young boys and girls.He's Herbie Vore the Dinosaur!Read his book and learn even more!" A whimsically illustrated rhyming picture book about the signficance of birthdays, good friends, and a grandmother's love. Herbie Vore the Dinosaur's world was imagined by Donte' Jackson, a member of the legendary Jackson family. H... read more

Momma, Did You Hear the News?

Sanya Whittaker Gragg MSW

Little Avery becomes concerned after seeing another police shooting of an unarmed man. His parents decide it is time to have “The Talk”. They teach him and his brother a catchy chant to help remember what to do if approached by an officer, while also emphasizing that all policemen are not bad. A to the L to the I-V-E…come home ALIVE….THAT is the key!

Little Avery becomes concerned after seeing another police shooting of an unarmed man. His parents decide it is time to have “The Talk”. They teach him and his brother a catchy chant to help remember what to do if approached by an officer, while also emphasizing that all policemen are not bad. A to the L to the I-V-E…come home ALIVE….THAT is the key!

Fabulous Faith in Meet My Worry Monster (Volume 1)

Melissa Webster

This book is “A Mom’s Choice Awards® and We won the Distinguished Recipient award which is a prestigious award known nationwide. We are happy to award deserving books like Fabulous Faith in Meet My Worry Monster,” said Dawn Matheson, Executive Director, Mom’s Choice Awards. “Our panel of judges really felt this special book merited a place on our list of the best in family-friendly products th... read more

This book is “A Mom’s Choice Awards® and We won the Distinguished Recipient award which is a prestigious award known nationwide. We are happy to award deserving books like Fabulous Faith in Meet My Worry Monster,” said Dawn Matheson, Executive Director, Mom’s Choice Awards. “Our panel of judges really felt this special book merited a place on our list of the best in family-friendly products th... read more

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