Here's a partial client and project list:


Publishers, book packagers, businesses, nonprofits: 

Benaroya Research Institute


Girl Friday Productions

Imbibe magazine

The Mountaineers Books

Nonprofit Works

Paradigm Communications Group (publisher of Alaska Beyond and Horizon Air magazines)

The Quarto Group

Sasquatch Books

Seattle Art Museum

Sterling Books

Swedish Medical Center

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Virginia Mason Medical Center





Here are a few of the more than 200 books, magazines, and web magazines I've copyedited or proofread:


Alaska Beyond and Horizon Air magazines

Avalanche Essentials

Best Hikes with Children in the San Francisco Bay Area

Best Places Northwest

Best Places Portland

Best Places to Kiss in the Northwest

Bicycling the Pacific Coast

Denali: A Literary Anthology

Dog Park Wisdom

Ennui to Go

Exploring Arizona's Wild Areas

The Happy Hours

Imbibe magazine

 Modernist Bread (Vol. 1), 2014 and 2015 Family Adventure Guides

Portland Cheap Eats

Super Crafty!


A Bitter Rain

Double Cross

The King of Taksim Square

The Saturday Night School of Beauty

The Savior's Game






I hired Karen to do a final proofreading and copyedit of my manuscript just before submitting it to a publisher. Her work was quick, thorough, and efficient, her comments and suggestions spot on. Highly recommended.
— Rice Baker-Yeboah
It was a great pleasure to work with editor Karen Parkin, who carefully massaged my collection of ideas and stories into a very approachable and readable work.
— Beth Glosten, MD
Our editor, Karen Parkin, has been a true master of her craft . . . [her] honesty and competence have been just perfect for the task at hand.
— Dr. John Gibson and Judy Pigott