Kathleen's professional writing/editorial work qualifies her particularly in the topical areas of academia, religious studies, curriculum, and education. Her experience has also included blog posts, author interviews, book reviews, article development, ebooks, and white papers.
Because she is academically trained in the areas of European history, literature, and religion, she can also contribute to content development around a wide variety of cultural issues. Her training also prepares her well for researching things she does NOT know well, and her creative and masterful use of words help her to express material in compelling ways.
Kathleen is particularly interested in 19th-century history and literature, religion, baseball, cycling, family, and God. Not in that order.
Focused on modern European intellectual history.
Kathleen has written and edited study guides, books, ebooks, blogs, magazine articles, and more. She has worked in print and media publishing for decades, and while she far prefers the printed page, she can maneuver in the online world as well.
Kathleen has been involved in curriculum development for Christian spirituality classes, has prepared Bible study guides, and has done a great deal of public speaking in the area of spirituality. She likes to combine Christian formation with history and theology. She also likes to research, write, and edit in the area of world religions.
Kathleen has written and edited curricular content for adults, edited an accreditation report for a post-graduate institution, edited doctoral students' dissertations and theses, written extensive online library articles for world religions, and prepared study guides for world religions. She loves researching information about religions and cultures and putting together compelling articles. She's also a word geek, does the crosswords in ink, and loves wordsmithing so that ideas and arguments flow seamlessly.
Kathleen has kept her own blog live for nearly 10 years, but she was also the executive editor of a website that included hundreds of blogs. She worked with bloggers to develop their ideas, proposed topics, managed their publicity, helped them with concept development, and more.
Kathleen has written articles for a variety of magazines and online publications, including Christianity Today, Christian History, St. Anthony's Messenger, and Patheos. She has also contributed book chapters to new editions.
Kathleen has taken books from first author contact through content development, substantive editing, copyediting, design, layout, and production.
In her media publishing experience, Kathleen worked with the ebook division, which published a variety of books on religion and spirituality. She vetted manuscripts, worked with authors, edited, and managed the production of ebooks.