Author Archives: Kate Zentall

I’m Self-Publishing: Do I Really Need a Copyeditor and/or Proofreader? What the Heck Am I Paying for, Anyway?

These days, with so many options for writers to self-publish and when even established publishing houses are suffering cutbacks in editorial staff, it’s more important than ever to make sure you have the editorial backup to bring your book up to professional standards.Read More

The Personal Statement: for College Admissions and So Much More

The Personal Statement: for College Admissions and So Much More

Personal statements are now de rigueur not only for college and graduate school admissions but also for grants, scholarships, fellowships, and some jobs. There are even stories of house sales lost in bidding wars for want of an appealing letter to the sellers. As a college essay expert, I have helped high school seniors find…Read More