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Amy Li

Amy Li - Editor

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Publishing industry professional. Keen editorial eye for developmental and grammatical changes.

Overview



I'm an industry professional with a keen editorial eye and a passion for words. I'm eager to work on any project you're passionate about and make it into something we can both be proud of. I have edited a variety of books across a variety of genres, including Tara Mackey's Cured by Nature, Barb Alexander's The Tudor Tutor, Sofi Fahrman's Strong and Sexy. Stories are my passion and I love being a platform that helps people tell their stories and share their ideas.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Fantasy Historical Fiction Horror Literature Short Story
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Health & wellbeing History Self-help & Self-improvement

Work experience

Editorial Assistant

McGraw-Hill Professional
October, 2016 – Present (10 months)

I work on a variety of business and career help books for business leaders and professionals.

Editorial Assistant (temporary)

Simon & Schuster
January, 2016 – April, 2016 (3 months)

Freelance Editor

Self-Employed
June, 2015 – Present (about 2 years)

• Provide editorial services for academic papers, personal statements, and full manuscripts on a per project basis

Assistant Editor

Skyhorse Publishing
March, 2014 – May, 2015 (about 1 year)

• Helped promote and maximize sales potential of individual books by working with publicity and sales departments
• Drafted cover and catalog copy
• Edited and revised manuscripts and translations for clarity and structure

Portfolio (8 selected works)

Cured by Nature: How to Heal from the Inside Out, Find Happiness, and Discover Your True Self

Tara Mackey

Life can be stressful, overwhelming, and sometimes difficult to cope with. Modern medical professionals will tell you to take various prescription medications, which can ultimately do more harm than good. But it doesn't have to be that way! Healing is all in the mind and can be attained through finding harmony in your own life and resorting to natural remedies already provided by the very envi... read more

Life can be stressful, overwhelming, and sometimes difficult to cope with. Modern medical professionals will tell you to take various prescription medications, which can ultimately do more harm than good. But it doesn't have to be that way! Healing is all in the mind and can be attained through finding harmony in your own life and resorting to natural remedies already provided by the very envi... read more

The Tudor Tutor: Your Cheeky Guide to the Dynasty

Barb Alexander

From the bloody Wars of the Roses to Queen Elizabeth I’s iconic rule, the Tudor Dynasty was a period of sex, scandal, and intrigue. Monarchs such as Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I have become a part of modern pop culture, resulting in endless parodies, satires, rumors, and urban legends that grace our television screens. But as with all urban legends and parodies, facts surrounding the lives... read more

From the bloody Wars of the Roses to Queen Elizabeth I’s iconic rule, the Tudor Dynasty was a period of sex, scandal, and intrigue. Monarchs such as Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I have become a part of modern pop culture, resulting in endless parodies, satires, rumors, and urban legends that grace our television screens. But as with all urban legends and parodies, facts surrounding the lives... read more

United States of Cakes: Tasty Traditional American Cakes, Cookies, Pies, and Baked Goods

Roy Fares

World-Class pastry chef, Roy Fares, has traveled to many countries throughout his journey to perfect the art of baking. But of all the places his adventures took him, Los Angeles struck a particular chord, inspiring him to experiment with the many classic pastry recipes he sampled there. United States of Cakes is a compilation of his favorite classics, all featured with his own unique twist. D... read more

World-Class pastry chef, Roy Fares, has traveled to many countries throughout his journey to perfect the art of baking. But of all the places his adventures took him, Los Angeles struck a particular chord, inspiring him to experiment with the many classic pastry recipes he sampled there. United States of Cakes is a compilation of his favorite classics, all featured with his own unique twist. D... read more

Strong and Sexy: Exercise, Food, and Motivation for a Healthy, Beach-Ready Body

Sofi Fahrman, Julia Fors

Who said a healthy lifestyle has to be boring? Join Swedish TV and fashion personalities Sofi Fahrman and Julia Fors on a journey toward a stronger, healthier, more beach-ready body. They’ve got easy tips and fun facts on nutrition and training, and they ready to share their favorite insider tips from Hollywood’s most successful fitness coaches.Sofi’s step-by-step photographs demonstrate the b... read more

Who said a healthy lifestyle has to be boring? Join Swedish TV and fashion personalities Sofi Fahrman and Julia Fors on a journey toward a stronger, healthier, more beach-ready body. They’ve got easy tips and fun facts on nutrition and training, and they ready to share their favorite insider tips from Hollywood’s most successful fitness coaches.Sofi’s step-by-step photographs demonstrate the b... read more

Exception to the Rule: The Surprising Science of Character-Based Culture, Engagement, and Performance

Peter Rea, James Stoller, Alan Kolp

The antidote to navigating turbulent times isn’t more rules. It is timeless virtue that creates sustainable value. Thoughtful leaders are keenly aware of the enormous challenge they face to drive high performance in a world that continues to ratchet up pressure and uncertainty. Some leaders respond by getting tough and establishing strict rules. They get people in line, but they don’t inspire ... read more

The antidote to navigating turbulent times isn’t more rules. It is timeless virtue that creates sustainable value. Thoughtful leaders are keenly aware of the enormous challenge they face to drive high performance in a world that continues to ratchet up pressure and uncertainty. Some leaders respond by getting tough and establishing strict rules. They get people in line, but they don’t inspire ... read more

Sell Like a Team: The Blueprint for Building Teams that Win Big at High-Stakes Meetings (Business Books)

Michael S. Dalis

Build a championship sales team that prepares, practices, and plays in sync—and closes every deal Gone are the days of meeting a client for lunch, chatting about your product, and closing the sale over dessert. Buyers today look very differently from those of the past. They make networked purchasing decisions by committee, with diverse roles, interests and backgrounds. With access to more info... read more

Build a championship sales team that prepares, practices, and plays in sync—and closes every deal Gone are the days of meeting a client for lunch, chatting about your product, and closing the sale over dessert. Buyers today look very differently from those of the past. They make networked purchasing decisions by committee, with diverse roles, interests and backgrounds. With access to more info... read more

Escape from the Overworld: An Unofficial Overworld Adventure, Book One

Danica Davidson

From the publisher of The Quest of the Diamond Sword and Battle of the Nether comes a new novel for Minecrafters which takes on a spellbinding battle that brings Stevie and zombie mobs into the real world! This adventure series is created especially for readers who love the fight of good vs. evil, magical academies like Hogwarts in the Harry Potter saga, and games like Minecraft, Terraria, and... read more

From the publisher of The Quest of the Diamond Sword and Battle of the Nether comes a new novel for Minecrafters which takes on a spellbinding battle that brings Stevie and zombie mobs into the real world! This adventure series is created especially for readers who love the fight of good vs. evil, magical academies like Hogwarts in the Harry Potter saga, and games like Minecraft, Terraria, and... read more

Cocktails at Dinner: Daring Pairings of Delicious Dishes and Enticing Mixed Drinks

Michael Turback, Julia Hastings-Black

Cocktails at Dinner is equal parts cookbook and bar book. It explores a fascinating edge of the culinary frontier—food and cocktail pairings—with an imaginative collection of companionable recipes.As mixologists strive to catch up in culinary creativity with their counterparts in restaurant kitchens, collaboration has become a natural progression. Seriously interesting, ingredient-driven cockt... read more

Cocktails at Dinner is equal parts cookbook and bar book. It explores a fascinating edge of the culinary frontier—food and cocktail pairings—with an imaginative collection of companionable recipes.As mixologists strive to catch up in culinary creativity with their counterparts in restaurant kitchens, collaboration has become a natural progression. Seriously interesting, ingredient-driven cockt... read more

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