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Kathy Sparrow

Literary Midwife

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Kathy Sparrow

Literary Midwife Kathy Sparrow is an award-winning author, ghostwriter, and publishing
consultant who has been mentoring aspiring writers of non-fiction, fiction, and poetry for over
two decades. Many have penned bestselling books because of her book coaching services.
Known as a “behind-the-scenes secret weapon” to thought leaders, Kathy specializes in the areas
of self-development, leadership, and memoir.
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, is touted as the feminine version of A River Runs Through It.
She is co-author of the children’s books, Stanky & Cece: Break the Rules (2022) and Stanky &
Cece: Out of Control (2023). She is completing It’s All in the Cast: A Fly Fisher’s Guide to
Presence, Power & Performance (2023).  She has ghostwritten books and blogs on the topics of
banking, personal growth and development, memoir, and leadership, including The Precipice of
Life: Leadership and Personal Growth Insights from a Mountaineer’s Edge.
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, Hudson Valley Magazine, and many more. A university professor, she has taught
writing in first-year writing programs, sophomore literature, theatre, and marketing for
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. She holds a master’s degree in English
with a concentration on literature and cultural studies.
Kathy enjoys yoga, hiking, fly fishing, and adventures with her partner and family. She
spends her time in LA and San Diego, and you can also find her in Colorado, Mexico,
Oregon––or wherever her travels take her. Her websites are: and

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