Writer (travel, history, culture) and editor (mostly fiction). Always finding adventure, sometimes intentionally. Alex Trebek called me a "buzzsaw" on Jeopardy.

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Biography

A Seattle-based writer and editor, Christy Karras is the author or co-author of four books: Motorcycle Touring in the Pacific Northwest, Motorcycle Touring in the Southwest; More than Petticoats: Remarkable Utah Women, and Scenic Driving: Utah.

Christy has written for clients ranging from Beyond...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Very first? Grade-school newspaper.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Lois Lane. She gets to pal around with Superman without the responsibility of being an actual superhero.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Please do a little research into what I actually write about before you pitch. Then send me one targeted email.