Sarah Barnum is a freelance editor with a passion for writing and riding. Before starting TrailBlaze Writing & Editing, Sarah enjoyed academic success, graduating valedictorian and summa cum laude. She pursued a career in nonprofit work managing a therapeutic horseback riding program for children with special needs. After writing and editing on the side, Sarah swapped her job and her hobby to pursue editing and publication.


Sarah is a member of Inspire Christian Writers and the Christian PEN, and she serves on board for the West Coast Christian Writers Conference. Sarah has published articles and short stories, but her true passion is in helping others tell their story and make their writing the best it can be. When she’s not working with words, Sarah enjoys ranch life in Northern California with her husband, son, and Appaloosa horse.

Sarah's editing specialties and interests include narrative nonfiction (memoir and personal experience), devotionals, mental health and counseling, millenials, animals, allegory, relationships, Christian living, and self-help.

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