"The time has come, the walrus said, to speak of many things..."
~ Alice in Wonderland, by Lewis Caroll
Thirty years in publishing, Kim Childress is an award-winning editor, author, speaker, and reviewer, including book editor for Girls' Life magazine since its 1994 debut, and previous middle grade acquisitions editor for HarperCollins Christian Publishing (Zondervan). Author of Find Your Future in Art, Kim is theauthor of 100s of books, short stories, and articles for all ages; as regular contributor to Writer's Digest, The Institute of Children's Literature's monthly bulletin, and their annual guides.
Kim built her career while raising of personal focus group of four children, sharing insights and adventures as former contributor to the Focus on the Child parenting newsletters, writing for parents of children ages newborn-teen (division of Focus on the Family). Currently a product developer in publishing with a specialty in children's publishing, Kim continues to provide editorial and PR services, write, read, review and share books of excellence.
Growing up in the literary world allows Kim to better serve her clients in ways most agents can't. Because of her extensive career of over 30 years in publishing and editorial work, Kim is able to leverage her connections and skills to help build and grow our client's personal brands. Instead of focusing on one book project, Kim envisions the future of all our clients and guides them into their successful careers. As a writer herself, she is a prolific editor and deeply relates to her authors in their creative journeys. Follow Kim on LinkedIn, FaceBook, Childress Ink Book Reviews, GoodReads, Instagram, Eventbrite, YouTube, PR.com; Ink-a-Dink Blog, Facebook and Instagram; and any/all your favorite social media platforms in the universe!
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Mentoring and teaching young writers and publishing professionals has been one of the most fulfilling aspect of my career. -Kim