Beautiful words fill my mind.

I am speaking of royal things.

My tongue is like the pen of a skilled writer.

Psalm 45:1 NCV


Karen Moore is an award-winning author of over sixty published books. Karen’s numerous books for children, include “How Noah Knew What to Do” illustrated by renowned artist Pete Kersten, and two books for the Little Angels series with Roma Downey. Karen works to develop children’s books and specialty concepts for several publishers.

Karen’s inspirational and devotional books cover a wide range of topics and include daily devotionals and gift book formats. Karen is a regular author with Christians Art Gifts and has published with Simon & Schuster, Faith Words, Thomas Nelson and Abingdon Press. She has written several books for teens and tweens including one for Joyce Meyer.  You can see a list of companies She has worked for over the years here.

Karen also utilizes her writing talents as a greeting card professional. She teaches a six session course on greeting card writing and has published nearly ten thousand greeting cards over the years. Karen works with American Greetings, DaySpring Cards, and other publishers to develop card lines and concepts.

Karen is a much sought after writing conference speaker and a mentor for authors and other aspiring artists. Karen addresses a variety of inspirational, motivational, and practical writing tips to writer’s groups and other specialty groups across the country.

Karen holds a Master’s Degree in Education and has taught both in grade schools and in colleges.

Karen’s work in all the areas of publishing have served her well as a mentor and coach for authors. She listens with her heart, writes with compassion and filters out what’s important. Karen’s goal is to always create the best possible work for her readers and her clients.

Karen is married to Bruce Barbour, and together they have six grown children and six growing grandchildren, and they currently live in Nashville,TN.