Personal Editor Susan S. Brown, PhD

Susan S. Brown, PhD

Writing Coach + Personal Editor

personal editor susan brown

If you’re seeking a writing workshop or personal editor for memoir writing, literary fiction, book proposal writing, commercial fiction, or a literary blockbuster, review all the comments by clients and workshop participants who’ve experienced the coaching skills of Susan Brown. To her clients and students, she brings 30 years of teaching  creative writing and literature at the college level, conducting sold-out workshops, and helping bring over a dozen books into print as a personal editor and book doctor.

From acclaimed acting teacher Lola Cohen after completing The Lee Strasberg Notes (Routledge, 2010) with personal editor and writing coach Susan Brown: “Thank you Susan Brown, my brilliant and talented editorial consultant who did such a fine job in helping me prepare the manuscript."
From acclaimed acting teacher Lola Cohen after completing The Lee Strasberg Notes (Routledge, 2010) with personal editor and writing coach Susan Brown:
“Thank you Susan Brown, my brilliant and talented editorial consultant who did such a fine job in helping me prepare the manuscript."
“A word of deep gratitude to the inestimable Susan Sutliff Brown who kept me writing and rewriting when I felt like giving up and who is one of the finest mentors anyone could wish to have. As a teacher and editor, she's a genius.”
“A word of deep gratitude to the inestimable Susan Sutliff Brown who kept me writing and rewriting when I felt like giving up and who is one of the finest mentors anyone could wish to have. As a teacher and editor, she's a genius.”

A publishing James Joyce scholar with a PhD in Modernist literature, Dr. Brown introduces writers to the techniques used by the literary masters. Also a lover of escape genre fiction and trash lit, Brown is adept at guiding purely commercial projects. Her latest writer’s workshops focus on combining literary fictional techniques with the secret handshakes that make commercial fiction keep readers up all night.