The most ambitious book I’ve had the pleasure of editing is, hands down, Donna Druchunas’s and June Hall’sÂ Lithuanian Knitting. Born of a mutual fascination with and personal dedication to the knitting traditions of this Eastern […]
At the very end of 2013, after my first properly relaxing holiday in a couple of years, I had a major realization about my general situation.Â I realized that I was wrong when I thought I’d […]
Kate Atherley has a knack for explaining things clearly. For the last decade, she’s applied that knack to knitting, working as a designer, teacher and technical editor.Â And now, she’s written a bookÂ that takes all of […]
I’ve been working on several editing projects this year, and I’m pleased to let you know about one that’s made its way into the world. The third volume of Donna Druchunas and Ava Coleman’s Stories […]
Tommy Miles via Compfight The only major task I have to complete before the winter holidays is the author review of my book. I’ve received the version of the manuscript that the project editor has […]
Note from Kim: I wrote recently about how I think crafty self-publishers are coming around to the idea of hiring an editor, and mentioned how delighted I was that sewing designer Abby Glassenberg hired me […]
Back when I was figuring out what I wanted to do after I left Interweave Crochet, book editing was high on the list. And though Iâ€™ve happily worked as a freelance editor with publishers, what […]
This post is part of a series about, you guessed it,Â money, as inspired by aÂ letterÂ I received from artistÂ Rachael Ashe. ReadÂ Part 1: Guilt at Home,Â Part 2: The Costs of Growth,Â Part 3: Cost of LivingÂ and Part 5: […]
I’m hiring myself out on the side!
If you, your publication or organization, or someone you know and respect is looking for a killer writer or speaker who has never actually killed anyone with words (so far as I know), please consider contracting me. I’m smart, I’m good with the words, and I can meet a deadline.
Editors should rule the world because good ones prevent smart people from looking like idiots. I live with an engineer. In our house are professional and academic journals that do such painfully awful things to […]