Karen Banes

Contributing Writer

Hometown: Bournemouth, United Kingdom


  • Bournemouth University, BA (Hons) Public Relations, Public Relations
  • Nipissing University, Bachelor’s degree, Child & Family Studies

About the Writer:

Karen Banes is a freelance writer specializing in entrepreneurship, parenting and lifestyle. She writes articles, website content, ebooks and the occasional award winning short story. Her work has appeared in a range of publications both online and off, including The Washington Post, Life Info Magazine, Transitions Abroad, Brave New Traveler, Natural Parenting Group, and Copia Magazine.

Karen provides copy editing and proofreading services, as well as content creation services, at her website KarenBanes.com.

Karen has degrees in Public Relations and Child & Family Studies, has studied Creative Writing with The Writers Bureau, Fiction Writing with Quality Women’s Fiction, and Writing for Children with The Academy of Children’s Writers. She’s also trained in copy editing and proofreading with Chapterhouse Publishing, UK.

Connect with Karen at her website KarenBanes.com or follow her on Twitter (@KarenBanes) where she regularly tweets about books, writing, publishing and entrepreneurship.

Learn More About Karen’s Writing:

In Karen’s Own Words:

I’m a freelance writer specializing in online business, personal finance, travel and lifestyle. I also work as a content creator for hire, helping brands and businesses tell their stories, grow their audiences, and reach their ideal customers.

I’ve lived, worked and studied in six countries, across three continents. Stop by my blog TheSavvySolopreneur.net to learn how to run your own (very) small business on your own terms. You can also connect with me at my website KarenBanes.com or follow me on Medium.com.