Ghostwriter, Editor, Book Coach
KATHY SPARROW is an award-winning author and leadership and empowerment expert, who has been mentoring aspiring writers of non-fiction, fiction, and poetry for over two decades. Many have penned bestselling books as a result of her editing and book coaching services. She’s also ghostwritten books and blogs on the topics of banking, personal growth and development, memoir, and the intersectionality of mountaineering and business.
Known as a “behind the scenes secret weapon” to many thought leaders, Kathy specializes in the areas of self-development, leadership, and memoir. Throughout her career, she has worked with IDG Press (the former For Dummies publisher), Master’s Press, Wish Publishing, ARE Press, and others. Her work as a journalist has also appeared in Saltwater Fly Fishing, Indianapolis Woman, Indiana Business Magazine, E-magazine, and many more.
Kathy is the co-author and project lead of Ignite Your Leadership: Proven Tools for Leaders to Energize Teams, Fuel Momentum, and Accelerate Results. Her novel, The Whispered Teachings of Grandmother Trout, touted as the feminine version of A River Runs Through It, is slated for release in spring 2022. Her first children’s book, Stanky & Cece: Break the Rules was released in early 2022. She is currently writing, It’s All in the Cast: A Fly Fisher’s Guide to Presence, Power & Performance, which connects lessons learned while fly fishing to life and business.
Kathy has studied transformational methodologies with Jack Canfield founder of Chicken Soup for the Soul and author of The Success Principles, Dr. Deb Sandella of The RIM® Institute, Laurie Seymour of The Baca Institute, and Renee Moorefield of Wisdom Works. She is a Certified Canfield Trainer in The Success Principles and Canfield Methodologies, Certified Be Well Lead Well Pulse® Guide, and Master RIM® facilitator. Kathy relies on the science of success tools to assist her clients in overcoming obstacles and mindset limitations, as well as identify how to create a life filled with vitality and wellbeing.
When she’s not working with her clients or penning her own blogs and books, Kathy enjoys yoga, hiking, fly fishing, and adventures with her family. Her basecamp is currently in San Diego, but you can also find her in Colorado––or wherever her travels take her.