Kristine Spanier
Spanier Creative LLC
(612) 877-1731


Certificate in Editing and Publishing, UCLA Extension Writers' Program (expected Spring '23)

Master of Library and Information Science, Dominican University, River Forest, IL

Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Specialties include children's STEM and Social Studies nonfiction books backed by solid research and fact-checking. Additional skills include developmental editing, copy editing, author marketing and publicity, grant writing, copywriting, proofreading, and business research.

Member of Authors Guild, Mystery Writers of America, and Sisters in Crime.

Editing Services
Copyediting, Developmental editing, Line editing, Proofreading
Writing Services
Book proposals and query letters, Books, Business proposals, Copywriting, Fiction, Ghostwriting, Grant writing, Magazine, Newsletter, Nonfiction, Rewriting, Web
Other Services
Author coaching, Editorial project management, Fact-checking, Interviewing, Manuscript critique, Publicity and marketing, Query, proposal, and/or submission review, Research, Social media, Style guide creation, Transcription
Fiction Genres
Action/adventure, Drama, Historical, Humor/satire, Mystery, Romance, Suspense/thriller
Nonfiction Genres
Autobiography and memoir, Biography, Cookbooks, Creative nonfiction, Essay, DIY/how-to, History, Reference, Self-help, Travel, True crime
Age Levels
Early elementary, Young adult, New adult, Adult
End Products
Articles, blog posts, books, brochures, bulletins, corporate newsletters, direct mail, online content, PowerPoint presentations, websites, and any other marketing materials not already mentioned.
Style Manuals
Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS)
Other Memberships
Midwest Independent Publishers Association