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Karen Twelves

editor, copywriter, linguist

Oakland, California

Karen Twelves

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Kaiju Incorporated RPG

A comparison of a page from the second draft vs. the final manuscript.
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Engage@Haas

Fliers for Berkeley-Haas staff events.
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Meet our partners

Bio for Big Bad Con at IDGN website.
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bepress

Sample marketing emails to a mix of current and prospective clients.
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Digital Commons

Sample blurb to promote DC Telegraph.
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Everything you need to know to sign up for events!

Blog post to also be used as email for convention attendees.
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Big Bad Con 2016 Kickstarter

Copy for Kickstarter campaign and backer updates.
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Big Bad Con 2016 Teens Track

Marketing outreach to local high school club advisors.
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Bubblegumshoe

Selected proofreading comments from a roleplaying game.
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Blades in the Dark

Proofread for formatting and error-correction.
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War of Ashes: Off on a Ylark

Developmental editing for fantasy novel.

About

Karen Twelves

I write engaging copy for websites, emails, Kickstarter campaigns and convention programs, adjusting tone and style based on author and audience.

I provide editing services at a variety of levels:
· Proofreading (error correction, formatting and layout accuracy, style guide adherence)
· Line editing (sentence clarity and thematic tone, provide fact-checking, create style sheets)
· Developmental (stylistic consistency and organization, provide art direction as needed)

I collaborate with authors, layout artists, indexers and project managers throughout production to meet strict deadlines.

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www.karentwelves.com

Skills

  • Copywriting
  • Copyediting
  • Proofreading
  • Developmental Editing