'A fantastic editor'
'Julie is a fantastic editor. She has that rare ability not only to pick up what's wrong with a book, but to know exactly what's needed to put it right'
'A personal pleasure'
'Working with Julie Crisp is a personal pleasure and professional privilege and just about the best thing that can possibly happen for your book'
'Julie Crisp has been my editor for many years. The work she has done on my manuscripts has proved invaluable and made me realise just how important it is for an author to be edited professionally. Julie is that editor'
'A wonderful mentor'
'Julie Crisp taught me how to write novels. She's one of the best editors I've ever worked with, and a wonderful mentor. If you're wondering if she should be your agent, the answer is yes'
'Took me to the next level as a writer'
'Julie was my editor for seven novels at Pan Macmillan and took me to the next level as a writer. I learned to rely upon her inner metronome that is finally tuned to the pace and fluency of a story. So, when your own inner reader is unsure, or kidding itself, she has a second pair of eyes that your manuscript may well need. And she's expert at spotting things that you are secretly unsure about, but can't explain why to yourself: well, she'll tell you'
'Passionate and clinical'
'Julie Crisp is unique, her editorial eye being both passionate and clinical. Her talent and polishing skills have been a constant source of amazement to me, without which The Faithful and the Fallen would never have seen the light of day. Whether as agent or editor, if Julie is in your corner you can breathe easy and concentrate on the important bit. Your writing'
'Julie not only has the editorial precision of a samurai sword to cut through manuscripts, but has the sensitivity and wisdom to get the very best out of authors and their books'
'Julie is never less than immaculately professional. I worked with her as my editor for six years and always knew that I could rely on her'
'Julie Crisp is one of the most farsighted, energetic, and professional people working in publishing. My books wouldn't have made it without her'
'Produce a stronger work'
'Julie's edits are thorough, with no plot hole or awkward sentence being spared. Any writer would grow under her guidance and produce a stronger work'
'A unique structural eye'
'Julie Crisp is possessed of a unique structural eye. While others may look at a portion, or a section, she sees the whole, and sees it clearly. Trust in her and you'll be fine'
'Everything you could wish for in an editor'
'Julie has a sharp eye for detail as well as the overall structure of a manuscript and offers constructive advice while remaining sensitive to character and themes. I've been extremely fortunate to work with her and wouldn't hesitate to recommend her skills to writers both new and established.'