"Lindsay was an absolute pleasure to work with! Her recommended changes were spot on. The manuscript is significantly better because of her tremendous expertise. Lindsay is an extremely talented editor and I feel so fortunate to have been able to partner with her." - Mark Brouker, Author of LESSONS FROM THE NAVY
“Lindsay's involvement changed everything. Her edit pushed us to make the manuscript a million times better. She helped us with the query letter and book proposal, and then guided us through each interaction with agents to maximize our chances – in the end, we received multiple agent offers!” - Rob Delena (Now Represented by The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency)
"The best thing about working with Lindsay is her enthusiasm for YOUR project. I suspect it's because she only takes you on if she honestly believes in your project. If you are so lucky, then you are SO lucky. She is prompt and thorough and honest. What more could you ask for? ... She offers great ideas, but if you chose to not use them, she moves onto her next great idea. That's called collaboration. Thank you Lindsay. That's all. Just THANK YOU!"- James Quaile (Now Represented by Levine Greenberg Rostan Literary Agency)
"Lindsay was exactly the partner I was hoping for and more! She listens and applies feedback. She communicates clearly and knows how to say “no” when it needs to be said... Most importantly, was that she really rolled up her sleeves to dig in... I feel confident and excited about the work we did together and would absolutely trust Lindsay with my next project!"- Sarah Sapora, Motivational Speaker and Creator of LIFELOVE
"Lindsay has been an amazing editor. She has a way of pointing out the changes that makes it clear why they are suggested and how to improve the writing and the progression of the story. In addition, her grasp of the story's progression, coupled with character development and subtle nuances, is unparalleled. If she takes you as a client, thank your lucky stars. She's the best!" - Connie Neely
"…Lindsay Newton—a million thanks for your hard work reading and sculpting draft after draft, line after line."- Nafissa Thompson-Spires, National Book Award Long List Recipient and Author of HEADS OF THE COLORED PEOPLE
"Lindsay Newton offered notes and edits on early drafts that were both incisive and encouraging." - David Peisner, Author of HOMEY DON'T PLAY THAT! and PROFESSIONAL IDIOT
“Lindsay possesses a seasoned professional eye, a talent for insightful criticism, and a flair for creative suggestions. Plus, she delivers in a crisp, no nonsense fashion. She's terrific.” — Tim C.
“As a first-time author, I was in need of someone who could educate me on the publishing process and provide insight, guidance, and next steps. If that's what you're looking for, Lindsay is exactly the person you need.”— Lexie W.
“Lindsay offers sage advice about all things related to writing, pitching, and publishing. I would recommend her to anyone who is looking to take another step further towards achieving their goal of being a writer.”—Chris O.
“Lindsay's experience in both the publishing world and agency space is evident. She speaks fluently about the opportunities and challenges your particular book will face. Lindsay can help guide you to the point which maximizes your book’s opportunity for success. You just need to put in the work!”— Dan K.
“I have used Lindsay for two collaborations. Her work is exceptional! She worked her "magic" on my query letter then did the same for my synopsis. As a result, both were now much improved. I plan to use her for any editing project I may have in the future. Highly recommended!!” — Marshall M.
“Lindsay is a brilliant developmental editor and so insightful on the commercial side as well! She saw through to the heart of my book, helping me to find the right place to start the story, tighten the series of setups and reveals, and improve the tension. She also helped me discover that I already had an author platform (who knew?) and crafted a bio for me that completely changed my query letter. I will absolutely work with her again for editing and for publishing advice.”— Lisa F.
“I'm so glad I got the opportunity to work with Lindsay Newton. She connected with my material, was prompt in responding, and gave me invaluable feedback. She vastly improved my query letter and provided me with added confidence as I pursue the query process. Looking forward to working with her in the future!” — Kathryn S.
“Lindsay has been a joy to work with. She provided a developmental edit on the first two chapters of my novel. As a novice writer inexperienced with the editing process, I had a lot of questions, and Lindsay provided a detailed explanation of her process up front. She was professional, prompt, and pointed out issues and potential pitfalls that I hadn't thought about. Her feedback was supportive and encouraging, and included both the strengths and weaknesses she saw. She answered my follow-up questions promptly and thoroughly and I would definitely recommend her.” — Bridget M.
“Lindsay was a great help. She had fabulous ideas that added a great deal of continuity to the entire manuscript. She was very kind in her constructive feedback and that was greatly appreciated for this author neophyte.” — Ronald H.
“Lindsay has done a great job in guiding me and writing a query letter and offering a very valuable and thorough pitching consultation. I would gladly work with her again and I am sure that if I find a matching agent it will be thanks to her valuable input.” — Negar M.