Peggy Sue Wood
About MeResume/CV Below
Freelance Editor & Writer
Peggy Sue Wood is a freelance editor and writer with two years of experience in the professional field of editing. She provides proofreading, copy and line editing, as well as developmental editing services. She also provides writing service, with an educational background is in creative writing, publishing, and English literature, and marketing services, with a background of over five years of experience in sales.
You can view her work here on www.peggysuewood.com, where she has collected samples of her skills and a taste of her educational background. She especially enjoys working with self-publishing authors and has varied experience in most forms of publishing, from comics to magazines and news to traditional novel writing.
If you are interested in contacting her about a potential project or other services, you can email her at email@example.com.
Services, Prices, and Samples can be found under the "Services" page of this website.
Freelance Editing & Writing | November 2018 - Present
Developmental, Copy, and Line Editor + Marketing Content Creator
Assisting self-publishing authors with copy, line, and developmental edits on various novels; Assisting authors in book promotion research and editorial scheduling; Designing and planning editorial schedules; Help with project management; Assisting authors network and connect with other talent such as cover designers and publicity aides; Assisting individuals and groups with social media and market copywriting; Ghost writing novel length pieces and blog posts for clients; Manuscript review
Peggy's Editorial is a blog aimed at professionals who are new to publishing. It aims to be a resource for those interested or just starting out in a publishing career; Publishes weekly on Saturdays at peggyseditorial.tumblr.com and here under the page "Blog Posts"
The Anime View is a blog aimed at those interested in anime, manga, comics, and other forms of entertainment media; Publishes weekly on Saturdays at theanimeview.com and here under the page "Blog Posts"
MAL Rewrite Editor, March 2019 - Present
A volunteer position where passionate editors and writers coordinate, schedule, and publish revised and more complete synopses on MyAnimeList.com, allowing fans and those interested in watching or reading a series to have a better understanding of the story
Kim’s Antiques | June 2012 – May 2018
Lead Sales Agent
Became top sales operator in first year after tripling For Sale items; Trained new employees; Handled payroll, shipping schedules, and other administrative duties; Wrote over 1,000 sheets of copywriting for sales and marketing; Left the job to focus on education as preparation for a career in publishing and became certified in publishing by NYU in July of 2018
Chapman University | January 2018 – May 2018
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Spring 2018
Assisted Dr. Myron Yeager by performing teaching and teaching-related duties, such as developing teaching materials, research, giving examinations, and tutoring during set office hours for students; Class ENG 222
DC Entertainment | June 2017 - August 2017
Learned the process of making comics from pitch to publication (Birds of Prey Issue #18); recreated the in-house art and story reference guide for the Superman Group ; contributed to organizing the Vertigo titles’ catalog; As of January 2020, still a featured intern shown on WarnerBros' Internships Webpage
New York University, Summer Publishing Institute | July 2018
Certification in Publishing
Chapman University | May 2018
M.A. in English Literature
Chapman University | May 2017
B.A. in English Literature & B.F.A. in Creative Writing
Honors: Cum Laude x2, Sigma Tau Delta
Organizational skills used with project tracking and management, proficient
Microsoft Office, proficient
Photoshop, proficient (2 Years of Classes in High School)
Web Design, proficient
Social Media, proficient
Marketing copywriting, proficient
MLA, Chicago, APA, and AP formatting, proficient
Video Editing/Final Cut Pro, intermediate
Japanese Language, intermediate
Trained in NPD's DecisionKey/Bookscan
Sharepoint 2010, proficient
Honors & Achievements (Learn more by checking the sections above or clicking the links below)
(2020) "Authorial Intent: Does It Matter In Publishing?" - Accepted to Sigma Tau Delta's International 2020 Convention
(2019) - Accepted onto MAL Rewrite Team as an Editor
(2017-2018) - Published regularly by Her Campus Media Magazine, link to articles.
(2018) "Oscar Wilde: Child of the Classics" - Presented at Chapman University's Student Research Day Spring 2018 | 9 May 2018
(2018) "The Female Novelist's Anxiety of Authorship" - Presented at Chapman University's Graduate Research Day Spring 2018 | 7 May 2018
(2018) "Maurice's Love: Coming Out Hasn't Changed" - Presented at The International E. M. Forster Society's Annual Convention | April 2018
(2018) "The Sellout: A Hero?" - Presented at Sigma Tau Delta Far West Conference Spring 2018 | 28 April 2018
(2016) "A Gay Superhero" - Presented at Sigma Tau Delta Far West Regional Conference Fall 2016
(2020) "An Introduction to Writing" - Accepted to Sigma Tau Delta's International 2020 Convention
(2019) "My Dad is An Alien" - Presented at Sigma Tau Delta International Convention 2019
(2018) "When?" or "Nameless" - Presented at Sigma Tau Delta's Far West Conference Spring 2018
(2018) "I Confess" - Presented at Sigma Tau Delta International Convention 2018
(2017) "(Im)Perfect" - Presented at Sigma Tau Delta International Convention 2017
(2015) “Six Mourners” - Published in Concordia University’s The Promethean, Issue 2014/2015