“My skill is taking people and making them more of who they are. I can see what they can’t see for themselves: who they’re supposed to be at their best.”
Amanda Carmen Cromer is a professional artist, writer, editor and coach.
Amanda had a lengthy magazine career – at OK Magazine, Cleo, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Gourmet Traveller and Marie Claire, among others – as a fashion and beauty editor, copyeditor and staff writer, culture and lifestyle director, and interiors stylist – in which capacity she styled, profiled and promoted countless high-profile people, products and events.
Amanda has been a producer on the Australian Women of Influence awards, an illustrated books editor for Random House and HarperCollins, and worked extensively in corporate communications and as an advertising creative director across luxury brands, products and campaigns. She penned an influential style/celebrity newspaper column read by 1 million+ a week; was a burlesque dancer, dominatrix, erotica writer and artist’s model; and is a university-trained curator, fine artist and art historian.
Amanda has run her boutique consultancy for two decades. She specialises in success coaching for high-functioning ‘different’ people, and creativity coaching for high-achieving corporates who crave a different life. Her mentoring focuses on transformation: mastering personal power, neurodiversity and identity in order to create what you want.
Amanda lives in Tasmania with her husband and two children. She’s a synaesthete, is autistic, and is currently writing a Young Adult mystery/witchcraft series set in the Tasmanian Midlands in 1888.