Happy Clients

Comments from some of my writing clients, editors, and article interviewees from around the U.S. ...


"I write this reference with much enthusiasm to refer on the great writing talent of Kathryn Bechen. She is assured yet quiet and very polite. When I assigned her a feature article to interview a top-notch celebrity wedding planner on the West Coast for our glossy bridal magazine, she took the assignment cheerfully and started immediately. We therefore gave Kathryn more than 10 more writing assignments interviewing real couples about their weddings. She met all deadlines, with a very small amount of editing required, and this was only her first year writing for our publication, San Diego Style Weddings.   I have been a magazine publisher for twenty years and Kathryn's organizational skills along with her enthusiasm were a true blessing for me to find. I look forward to working with her again in the near future!"

--Dena Malasek, Owner/Publisher
San Diego Style Weddings magazine
California


"I had the opportunity to work with Kathryn on a recent press visit to Palm Springs. She was a dream to work with and I am very happy with the article results in the Fall 2010 issue of San Diego Style Weddings magazine. In addition to the article, she blogged about her stay and experience in Palm Springs and she even came back to celebrate her wedding anniversary! Kathryn is a reliable and detail oriented writing professional."

--Hillary Angel, Public Relations Manager for Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism
VisitPalmSprings.com
California


"Thank you for your contribution to the current issue of Cottage Style magazine. I think you will be pleased with the results when you see them in print. I look forward to working with you on the home you scouted for the next issue, too. As always, it's a pleasure working with you.”

--Barbara Jacksier, (Former) Editor
Cottage Style magazine
New York


"Kathryn was very professional, organized, and did everything in her power to insure the best product possible. Her attention to detail and creativity in writing were two things that impressed me most. Thank you Kathryn!"

--Courtney Lockridge, Publisher
Nebraska Wedding Day magazine
Nebraska


"You're the reason our Cherry Hill Cottage is in Country Almanac magazine and my husband Milton and I and my whole family loved the article you wrote about our home.  I loved every word, Kathryn, and I'll cherish this article and the whole experience I've had with you forever!  You have a lot of fans in Texas!"

--Tina Smith, Homeowner
Cherry Hill Cottage
Texas


"I truly enjoyed working with Kathryn on the article for San Diego Style Weddings magazine. She made me feel very comfortable to express myself, and her questions and feedback truly helped me articulate what I wanted to say. The article turned out wonderfully; it couldn't have been better! She conveyed the essence of my thoughts extremely well. I appreciated working with Kathryn and would highly recommend her!"

--Rachel Welland
Owner and Award-Winning Wedding & Event Coordinator
Bliss Events
California


"Kathryn turned my handwritten notes into clear, concise written copy, creating a wonderful flyer for my landscaping and garden clients. Her step-by-step instructions made it so much easier for them to take care of their garden once I left the scene, and they were very grateful for that. Kathryn is really wonderful to work with, is very conscious of meeting deadlines, and her writing style is beautiful, gracious, and informative."

--Trish Hirsch, Owner
Trish's Secret Garden
California

  
"I love your article about my home in American Dream Cottages, Kathryn. It is wonderfully written and informative. How clever you are! I will proudly use it extensively for publicity for my shop, and I will refer people to your blog as well."

--Susan Christopher, Owner
Hydrangea Cove Cottage Furnishings Store
California


"Thank you Kathryn, for writing the lovely bio which really captures me and my art, and for completing it ahead of schedule. I so appreciated that you took the time to really get to know me via e-mail and over the phone. You are a treasure and a wealth of knowledge for those of us who are new at promoting ourselves without bragging. I look forward to working with you on my website and growing my business with your professional writing and consulting services as part of my business plan. I am so appreciative of your integrity, values, expertise, and experience in the business world."

--Erin Houghton, Artist/Owner
The Painted Garden
California


"I’m so pleased with my new website content and tagline you wrote for me. Your writing is so eloquent and you found just the right words to express exactly what I wanted to say. You are truly gifted and thank you once again also for the fabulous service you provided me."

--Jennifer Froh, Owner
Pear Street Studios
Texas


"I can't tell you how happy I am to have a copy of Country Almanac magazine in my hands with your fabulous article about my shed in it!  Thank you so much for spending the time to talk with me, and for writing such a beautiful article about my little 'shack in the back.'  It's a lovely tribute to a part of my garden that means so much to me. Thank you so much."

--Rebecca Sweet, Garden Designer/Owner
Harmony in the Garden
California


"After consulting with Kathryn, I decided to finish a workbook I wrote that has been on the back burner for a few years. Her editing services were most helpful in getting me on the right track. She also suggested some wonderful tips for my organizing business in regards to relocation and re-inventing myself. I highly recommend her writing, consulting, and editing services."

--Paris Love, Professional Organizer
Organize With Love
Georgia


"Kathryn, thank you again for all of your hard work and fun nature in writing this article and speaking with me on the phone. Everything in the article sounded great! You have made a very special day even more special!!!"

--Annemarie Frahm, Bride
Real Weddings Article for San Diego Style Weddings magazine
California


"We greatly appreciate your copywriting and editing services for our e-book, The Professional Organizer's Guide to Unpacking and Organizing. You responded to our needs quicker than we could have expected. Your editorial changes were so clear and simple, we did not need to utilize the follow-up phone call provided with your package. With your assistance, we were able to meet our deadline with time to spare."

--Melinda L. Anderson
Kim Cossette, Owners
3 Days or Less
Georgia


"A big 'thank you' Kathryn for the lovely article you wrote in San Diego Style Weddings magazine about my design work. I was so thrilled to have been introduced to you by Dena and that you both found what I do interesting enough to interview me and promote the idea of 'Boudoir Bliss' for the honeymooning couple. I believe that your writing style has enough personal and informational goods to draw the reader into visualizing the 'Romanticism' of one of my 'Master Suite Makeovers.' "

--Matthew Alexander, Architectural Interior Designer & Owner
Matthew Alexander Creations
California


"WOW!  You captured the soul of our home!  Our family and friends are full of praise.  Kudos to you."

--Michael and Lisa Maher, Homeowners
California  


"Thanks for the lovely article you wrote for my artist's feature in Country Victorian magazine.  You made the interview so easy and such a pleasure.  In the end, you wove it all together into a beautiful story that I really felt captured the essence of what I wanted the magazine readers to know about my art.  Many thanks!"

--Ruth Welter, Artist/Owner
Artful Creations
New York 

 
"I really do appreciate all you have done for me which is more than just writing my website content. You have brought inspiration to me with your words of wisdom, stories, and you have given me advice when I needed it. I will remember you always when I feel at a loss or down about my business. You made the process so much fun by taking the time to getting to know the real me. I have worked with a few business coaches in the past, but, I have to say that every time we met over the phone I felt like I was talking with my best friend! Thank you Kathryn from the bottom of my heart; you will always be an inspiration to me and I look forward to working with you again in the future!"

--Dawn Burrell, Owner
Let's Re-Arrange It!
Virginia

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