To: Karen Bannan
Did I tell you your
story was a hit with our prototype focus groups?
I'm glad that the focus
groups liked my work. The editing, I am sure, has a lot to do with it,
No, you are wrong about
the editing. It's pretty much all you.
The above is an actual email exchange between Karen Bannan and one of her
editors. Bannan, who is a full-time freelance writer and editor, has
more than a decade of experience. As this editor found out, she knows
what it takes to get a story right the first time.
Bannan writes about health, technology, travel, business, small
business, fitness, and personal finance. Her work has appeared in more
than 100 consumer, custom, and trade publications as well as a handful
of the top online properties including Advertising Age, BusinessWeek
Online, Emmy, Energy for Women, Family Circle, Fitness, Health,
Ladies’ Home Journal, Marie Claire, The New York Times,
Parents, PC Magazine, Redbook, Time Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Woman’s Day,
and Yankee, among others. Bannan also writes her own blog, NaturalasPossibleMom.com. Follow her work there. On Twitter, follow her at @NaturalasPosMom.
A member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, Society of
Professional Journalists, The American Medical Writers Association, and
the Association of Health Care Journalists, Bannan follows her beats
religiously, and is always looking out for the next big trend.
Please take a look at her clips. Many are available for reprint
purchase. Do you have an immediate editorial need? Call 516-798-6208 or