Amanda Sumner

Amanda Sumner - Editor

Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

Copyeditor and proofreader with over 20 years of experience, including editorial positions with New York publishers.

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Overview

I am a copyeditor (and yes, that compound word appears in my personal style book :-) ) and writer.

Fiction
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Paranormal Romance
Romance
Thriller
Urban Fantasy
Women's Fiction
Non-Fiction
Sex & Relationships

Certifications

  • Copyediting certificate, University of California San Diego

Work experience

Editorial Assistant

W. W. Norton & Company
December, 1992 – December, 1993 (about 1 year)

Reviewed manuscript submissions, proofread manuscripts, oversaw books through the production process, wrote cover copy and catalog copy, discussed editorial changes with authors.

Assistant Editor

The Ecco Press (now an imprint of HarperCollins)
December, 1991 – December, 1992 (about 1 year)

Reviewed manuscript submissions, made editorial recommendations, wrote cover copy and catalog copy, and proofread manuscripts.

When I worked there, the Ecco Press also published the literary magazine Antaeus, and I performed the above duties for the magazine as well.

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