Karmen Wells is an editor working on manuscripts and screenplays through her company Shelf Made Creative. Prior to this, she was the Assistant Editor at HarperCollins Canada in Toronto where she championed and edited many talented authors. Karmen had an unconventional way into the publishing industry with a BA in Political Studies from the University of Winnipeg and an MA in Journalism from Western University in London, Ontario. After deciding not to pursue either degree, she took courses in the Publishing Certificate at Ryerson University and completed two internships within Penguin Random House Canada. She also spent time editing for a literary agent in Toronto and as a bookseller, so she has experience in just about every stage of a books' process.