Karen Holmes

Caring for your project


Editor, Author, Copywriter, Mentor


Welcome to my New Website

Whether you’re an experienced author or planning your first book, support from a professional editor is invaluable. It can provide inspiration, improve your narrative and ensure that your work stands out for the quality of its writing.  

With thirty years in the industry as both a writer and editor for some of the biggest global publishing companies, I can advise on every stage of your work from concept and development through to marketing and promotion.



Critiquing fiction and non-fiction manuscripts; mentoring writers to bring their work to publication standard; substantive and copy editing; book marketing and promotion.

Learning materials

Book adaptations; computer and print-based training; academic courses.


Print and web-based marketing copy; book blurbs; press releases; magazine articles