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In Twenty Years "Tiffany Yates Martin, editor extraordinaire, whose guidance and insights were joyfully collaborative and insightful, and who helped elevate the book from something I was pretty happy with to something that I am truly proud of."—Allison Winn Scotch (In Twenty Years, Lake Union)
   
Food of Love "'An author is only ever as good as their editor'—never has this been truer than in the case of Food of Love. To this end I owe a BIG thank-you to the wonderful Tiffany Yates Martin. Thank you, Tiffania Teaseblossom, for patiently adding the fairy dust!"—Amanda Prowse (Food of Love, Lake Union)
   
The Good Widow "To our editor, Tiffany Yates Martin—your smart observations were spot-on and made this book so much better than we could have imagined!"—Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke (The Good Widow, Lake Union)  
   
Before the Rain Falls "Big, gigantic thanks go to my developmental editor, Tiffany Yates Martin.... She saw the potential...asked all the questions that made me dig deeper and deeper and deeper until I wrote what you have in your hands now. I compared it to a literary root canal. I think I made her laugh with that comment. Thank you for the education. I hope to carry it over into future books."—Camille DeMaio (Before the Rain Falls, Lake Union)
   
Trail of Broken Wings "Your thoughts and ideas on Trail of Broken Wings were invaluable and helped me to see things that I hadn't before. Thank you for your help, insight and a wonderful working relationship—I sincerely appreciate it. I so look forward to working together again soon."—Sejal Badani (Trail of Broken Wings, Lake Union, Goodreads Best 2015 Fiction Finalist and USA Book Awards Finalist) 
   
Forever Is the Worst Long Time  "Tiffany Yates Martin, thank you doesn't begin to cut it; this story owes so much to your guidance."—Camille Pagán (Forever Is the Worst Long Time, Lake Union) 
   
The Bird Eater "To Tiffany, my ever-faithful content editor, you are incredible, amazing, uplifting, and hilarious. Thank you for reading my god-awful first draft and not laughing in my face or telling me to get a job. Thank you for reading my endless e-mails where I ranted and raved and had mini-meltdowns and generally acted like the neurotic writer I try so hard to hide. Let's face it: There's no hiding from you."—Ania Ahlborn (The Bird Eater, 47 North)
   
A House for Happy Mother's "I have never had an editing process that felt so non-invasive and it really, really made it all better.... Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you for making my book better."—Amulya Malladi (A House for Happy Mothers, Lake Union)
   
Life and Seperate "It was a privilege to work with Tiffany Yates Martin, developmental editor extraordinaire."—Marilyn Rothstein (Lift and Separate, Lake Union)
   
Life and Near Death "This story owes so much to you. Thank you for your wise and witty editorial guidance."—Camille Pagán (Life and Other Near-Death Experiences, Lake Union)
   
Where We Fall "It has been a real pleasure working with you. You've taught me so much about the editing process, and I hope we get another chance to operate together again. I can't say enough about the many ways you made me think, restructure, revise, pull from deep within, and pull my hair out. It was challenging, but again, a truly gratifying experience."—Rochelle Weinstein (Where We Fall, Lake Union)
   
Goodnight Nobody “Tiffany Yates was an eagle-eyed line editor.”—Jennifer Weiner (Goodnight, Nobody, Washington Square Press)
   
The King "You have an attentive eye but strive to retain the author's voice, and I can't tell you how much I appreciate that."—Steven James (The King, Penguin)  
   
His at Night “Tiffany was a lifesaver: thorough, precise, and meticulous.  She was exactly what my much-altered, much-muddled manuscript needed.  And her insights gave me a couple of sleepless nights—because they were so spot-on—and my book was all the better for them.”—Sherry Thomas (His at Night, Bantam, 2011 RITA Award winner, Best Historical Romance)
   
Gap Year “Working with Tiffany was like getting a boost to the left side of my own brain so that I could visualize a very important structural change that improved my novel exponentially. That and she caught that I’d gotten the colors of an Igloo cooler wrong! Tiffany is the editor you always dreamed of: intent upon helping you express your vision, ultra-professional, and a joy to work with. Writers struggling with structure, voice, marketability, subject/verb agreement, look up Tiffany Yates. She's THAT good....”—Sarah Bird (Gap Year, Knopf) 
   
Adulation "My gratitude cup runneth over for…Tiffany Yates Martin, for helping me develop the manuscript into a full-fledged novel, and doing it with sensitivity, insight, and humor."—Elisa Lorello (Adulation, Lake Union)
   
The Last Dreamer "Thanks for all your work on [The Last Dreamer]. You're an outstanding editor. You saw so much in the manuscript that I didn't even realize might be there, and your comments hit just the right tone—thoughtful and motivating but never overbearing or confusing."—Barbara Solomon Josselsohn (The Last Dreamer, Lake Union) 
   
The Neighbors "To Tiffany, my superstar content editor, you’ve ruined me. Your direct uplink into my brain is a scary thing. How did I ever live without you?”—Ania Ahlborn (The Neighbors, Thomas & Mercer)
   
Oblivion's Altar “Given Oblivion’s Altar’s idiosyncratic complexities, I was totally amazed by what came back after Tiffany’s work. Not only was my manuscript edited and corrected, in many cases, Tiffany had even re-researched for the accuracy of Cherokee spelling and grammar. . . . Not only did my work flow better after Tiffany’s edit, I also knew that it was right. . . . Oblivion’s Altar went on to win one award for historical fiction, and was even a finalist for the Oklahoma Book Award (which is a miracle for any Texas writer). Tiffany Yates had a lot to do with the book’s critical and commercial success.”—David Marion Wilkinson (Oblivion's Altar, Penguin)
   
A Sniper's Journey "The unsung heroes in bringing A Sniper’s Journey to the bookshelves are NAL associate managing editor Sally Franklin and copy editor Tiffany Yates, who has a really annoying eye for inconsistencies, echoed words and substandard English. But we really do thank her for making our book more readable.”—Michael Hirsh (A Sniper's Journey, Penguin)    
   
Luckiest Lady in London "[Thanks to] Tiffany Yates Martin, of FoxPrint Editorial, whose vision shaped this book."—Sherry Thomas (The Luckiest Lady in London, Penguin)
   
Seed “My endless thanks go . . . to my editor Tiffany, who respected my vision and helped me elevate this story to levels I never expected.”—Ania Ahlborn (Seed, 47 North)
   
Christmas on Mimosa Lane “Thank you so much for all your work—you have amazing insight and the capacity to help make a book much, much better than an author ever could on her own, without taking over the vision for the story. Which makes you THE BEST of editors, in my 'book.' It's been wonderful working with you. Thanks, again, Tiffany, for your kind words and every good thing you helped me dig deep for in (and weed out of) COML!”—Anna DeStefano (Christmas on Mimosa Lane, Montlake)
   
She Has Your Eyes "I can't thank you enough for all your guidance and support on this one. . . . As I read [the final draft] out loud for the last two days, I found myself really enjoying it, and always marvel at how these things shape and grow over time. . . . I couldn't have done it without you."—Elisa Lorello (She Has Your Eyes, Lake Union)
   
Making Angels "I was so fortunate to have found you. You absolutely made all the difference in how my story in this book was presented, and I am so appreciative of all that you taught me. Thank you, thank you, thank you!"—Stacey Urrutia, Making Angels
   
Broken Pieces "[Tiffany] understood my vision and helped me transform the pieces to make the whole exactly what I'd hoped it could be."—Kathleen Long (Broken Pieces, Lake Union)
   
Rightous “Tiffany Yates Martin at FoxPrint Editorial, I’m lucky I found you. As far as editors go, you’re like the Albert Einstein of editing. You have a genius eye for detail and an impeccable knack for finding issues within the chronology of a story. I learned a lot from you and I hope this is the first of many books we can work on together.”—Kim Lehman (Righteous, Lucky Stars Publishing)
   
The Green the Black and the Deep Blue Sea "I told [my agent] how incredibly helpful your edits—and especially your margin notes—have been to the rewriting process. I told him that he was going to be shocked by how much better it will be.  It's hard to express what an improvement I'm already seeing—in concision, coherence, character motivations, showing-versus-telling, etc., etc. . . . I recommended that David use you with all his clients."—Ray Balestri, The Green, the Black, and the Deep Blue Sea 
   
Act of War "I just wanted to thank you for the terrific edit you did on Act of War. You made so many good catches!" –Jack Cheevers (Act of War, Penguin)  
   
In Darker Places “Many thanks . . . to Tiffany Yates, for her expert copyediting.”—Michael Prescott (In Dark Places, Penguin)
   
  "Your approach is not only gracious, but thorough, and much appreciated by us both.” —Claire Gerus (Claire Gerus Literary Agency) 
   
   ". . . [My client] is beyond thrilled with your work. I'm reading the new draft now, and it's amazing how much better it is!"—David Hale Smith (InkWell Management) 
   
  "I just wanted to let you know that I learned a great deal from your comments. Wish I'd talked to you before I ever wrote a word. . . . If I am ever fortunate enough to get established as a writer I will definitely hire you again. You are a real talent. My writing and my understanding of how a novel should be constructed were immeasurably improved by your input."—Joel Barrows (Poisoned Waters
   
  "I really enjoy working with you very much, as I deeply respect your insights and the sensitive, introspective way in which you offer critique that strives to bring out the strengths of the manuscript and make it more powerful. Thanks for getting me unstuck. You’re amazing at what you do. . . . You are the complete package--a developmental and line-by-line editor that truly understands the nuts and bolts of writing as well as the craft."—Barbara Dzikowski (Voices of 1968)      

 

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