Susan Luton

Highly motivated professional independent editor. Brings to each project many years of experience copyediting, line editing, and writing, as well as extreme attention to detail, proven communication skills with clients, and a love of language.

Qualifications Summary

  • Editing for clients: 21 years of experience
  • Writing for clients: 17 years of experience
  • B.A. in English from The University of Texas at Austin
  • M.A. in Foreign Language Education from The University of Texas at Austin
  • Coursework at Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City

Partial List of Clients


  • Dennis Chandler, author of The Devil Takes One (and other short stories) (, 2019)
  • David K Wright, author of Backyard Meanderings (Blue Bus Publishing, 2019)
  • Laurie Johnson, co-author of Dance into Life (, 2018)
  • Linda Hanna Lloyd, author of The Syrian Peddler (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017)
  • James K. George, author of Contact Sport (Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2015) and Reunion (AuthorHouse, 2012)
  • Karen Casey Fitzjerrell, author of The Dividing Season (WKMA Publishing, 2012) and Forgiving Effie Beck (WKMA Publishing, 2013)
  • Darlene Marwitz, author of Italy Fever (Portico Press, Inc., 2000)

Curriculum and Multimedia Content

  • University of Texas Health Science Center (Houston, Texas)
  • Cortex Interactive, Inc. (Austin, Texas)
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Austin, Texas)

Assessment Content

  • Pearson (Austin, Texas)
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Austin, Texas)
  • Macmillan McGraw-Hill (New York, New York)
  • The Princeton Review (New York, New York)
  • MetriTech (Champaign, Illinois)
  • Questar Assessment, Inc. (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
  • The Publishers Partnership (Ridgewood, New Jersey)
  • Brown Publishing Network (Waltham, Massachusetts)


  • Exchange. Rio Review (2018)
  • Door Number Three. Journal from the Heartland, Vol. 2 (2017)
  • Leopold Granger. Journal from the Heartland, Vol. 1 (2017)
  • The Game of What If? American Journal of Nursing (2008)
  • CATCH Kids Club Nutrition. FlagHouse, Inc. (2005)
  • Getting to Know Her Roots. San Antonio Express-News (2004)

Professional Affiliations

  • Copyediting-L
  • Her Domain of Austin