Amanda Steel / Amanda Nicholson: Copywriting – Ghostwriting – Blurbs – Proofreading – Editing

Amanda Steel is an experienced copywriter, author and qualified ghostwriter and editor.

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Book blurbs


Proofreading and editing

Relevant Experience and Qualifications

Publications and Work

2022 – Content writing for Good Signals (February – May)

2021 – Content writing for Marketing Signals (November- ongoing)

Volunteering as a transcript editor for Everything Imaginable podcast (March -June)

Putting together and editing the anthology, From the Shadows. (February – August)

Writing features on weddings/special events and home/property/DIY for Free Features (February – April)

Published The Destiny Initiative as an audiobook

2020 – Published Ghost of Me. (Shortlisted in the thriller category of The Author Elite Awards)

Writing book reviews for Joyzine (August 2020 – January 2021).

Published The Destiny Initiative trilogy.

Stalked by the Moth (short story) published in Blood & Beetles (Death & Butterflies Book 2).

Published How to Write Wrong (short fiction).

Published Always Darkest before Dawn (poetry chapbook).

Copywriting and content writing for Purecontent Media (ongoing).

Not Human and Ghost of Me adapted into audiobooks.

Volunteer Submissions Reader for Sunlight Press (ongoing).

Edited the charity anthology Words to Remember

Started my own spin-off podcast called reading in Bed Extracts where I read extracts of selected author’s work (ongoing).

2019First Charge (novel) published by Gnome on Pig Productions. (now self-published as the publisher closed down)

Clown Control (short story) broadcast by The No Sleep Podcast.

Out of Line (poem) accepted (not yet published) by Sunlight Press.

Runner-up prize for Just a Day (poetry) from Mythic Picnic quarterly Twitter contest.

Copywriting and content writing for Copify.

Editing work for my e-zine Printed Words and for The Call. (A novel by Pete K. Mally).

Published my poetry collection, Pieces of Me.

Published my flash fiction collection, The Twelve Deaths of Father Christmas.

2018 – Various poetry and flash fiction accepted by Paragraph Planet, Moon Magazine, Bella Online, Sunlight Press and Down in the Dirt.

While I was Gone (novel) – published (before a breach of contract on the publisher’s side, and I self-published under the pen name Aleesha Black, after signing a termination contract).

2017 Published a poetry collection – Love, Dates and Other Nightmares.

2015 – 2016 Wrote articles for The News Hub.

2014 – 2016 Wrote articles for Blasting News.


2020 Ghostwriting Certificate – Centre of Excellence.

2019 Copy Editing and Proofreading Certificate – Centre of Excellence.

2017 – 2019 Creative Writing MA with The Open University.

2014 -2016 Studied Creative Writing and Advanced Creative Writing with The Open University.

Articles with a by-line

Expand Your Audience Through Affordable Video Book Promotion

Yes, Introverts Can Host Podcasts — I’m Proof of That

Tips for Submitting Your Work to Editors

Metaphors Dos and Don’ts

Five Friendly Podcasts for Book Promotion

How I Survived My Wedding as an Introvert Who Hates the Spotlight

Real Life Stories: My Journey From Runner to Battling Chronic Pain

Reach More People, and Earn More Money, from Your Existing Books

Make More Money With an Audiobook

6 Things You Must Avoid When Marketing Your Book

5 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Winning Writing Competitions

How to Write a Bad Guy Readers Will Root For

Overcoming My Fear of Rejection

Get More Book Sales on Launch Day: How to Build Your Audience

Successful Writer Story

DC Comics’ Man of Steel on Screen: 10 Superman Actors, Ranked

What Is Essay Bot? AIs Writing an Essay for You Might Not Be Safe

I spent a week using the Too Good to Go app -the best time to grab Greggs, Morrisons and Costa bargains

9 Poets Who Will Make You See Poetry Differently

5 Compassionate Ways to Deal With Grief-Related Guilt

Various articles on Disabilities for Included Mag

Ways to Deal With Chronic Pain

Celebrating National Doctor’s Day: 7 Medical Romance Books You Need to Read