Kathy Ide

Kathy Ide

Kathy Ide, owner of Christian Editor Network, has been a published author since 1989. She has written books (fiction and nonfiction), articles, play and movie scripts, short stories, devotionals, and curriculum. She is the author of Proofreading Secrets of Best-Selling Authors and the editor/compiler of the Fiction Lover’s Devotional series. She has ghostwritten ten nonfiction books and a series of five novels.

Kathy has been a professional freelance editor since 1998. She offers a full range of editorial services for aspiring writers, established authors, commercial book publishers, and subsidy publishers.

Kathy speaks at writers’ conferences across the country. She is the director of the SoCal Christian Writers’ Conference and the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference.

Kathy founded The Christian PEN, Christian Editor Connection, The PEN Institute, and PENCON until the creation of Christian Editor Network in 2016. Christi McGuire and Jennifer Acevedo were partners of CEN from fall of 2016 till May 3, 2019.