Karen M. Alley Writing and Editing

Helping you find the right words


Let me help you tell your story.

Are you a writer trying to get your novel in front of a publisher? A business looking to spruce up your marketing materials? No matter what format writing takes, having a well-written, polished piece can mean the difference between grabbing the reader’s attention or being skimmed over and pushed aside.

You want to make a great first impression, and I’m here to help. With more than 25 years’ experience in the publishing world, I have the industry knowledge and skills it takes to craft content that meets your goals, whether you’re trying to attract customers, present yourself as a subject matter expert, publish a novel, or share your story through a memoir.

Writing & Editing services

I believe no matter what type of content you’re creating, it’s all about telling a story. Let me help you tell your story.

Content Creation

You have great things to share with the world — ideas, knowledge, products, services, maybe even your own personal story. I have the words to help you communicate.

Editorial Services

Behind every good writer is a good editor.  I offer developmental, line editing, and copy editing services to help structure your book, get the flow right, and let your work shine through.

Featured Clients

Over the years I’ve had the privilege to work with:

Customer Testimonials

“Karen is a gifted copywriter and editor, who actually exceeded the high recommendations given her. She is simultaneously professional and personal, taking the time to understand my projects, goals, and ministry to suscently capture concepts — even those I had difficulty verbalizing.”
Deane Groseclose, God at the Crossroads.
“Karen kept my writing on track and on point. Despite the complex subject of my book, she was able to provide much needed insight at all the right points. Equally important is that she continued to cheer me on and push me through the tough spots.” Rob Arnold,
Cybersecurity: A Business Solution.
Hope Carolle, The Veil Between Worlds
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“Karen helped me with my novel, and not only gave me great edits for individual sentences to make them more clear and streamlined, she also gave tremendously useful advice for bringing in more tension to my book earlier, and had very specific ideas on ways to achieve this. Her help has been invaluable to me.”
Curt Leathers, Life, Loss and Little Stories
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Karen’s copyedit and line edit expertise significantly enhanced my work. She delivered direct, professional feedback with a compassionate understanding of the emotional components that accompany the writing process. What Karen shared improved my book, how she shared it improved my skills as a writer. I am grateful for both