Karen DeGroot Carter has over 30 years of experience as a professional writer and editor. A graduate of the Syracuse University S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, she is a novelist who has edited numerous works of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry and written articles published online and in print in websites and publications ranging from LiteraryMama, BlogCritics, and The Compulsive Reader to Publishers Weekly and the Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard. She is active on Medium.com, where her work has been published in publications such as The Startup, The Writing Cooperative, and Storius Magazine, and she has worked in the marketing departments of multiple corporations. Her first novel, One Sister’s Song, has been in print for nearly 20 years, and she is the author of Not Nearly Everything You Need to Know About Writing: Tips, Tricks, and Insights for Writers of All Types (Vol. 1).