In addition to being a critically acclaimed novelist, LANDON J. NAPOLEON specializes in long-form narratives for private clients, Fortune 500 corporations and law firms including memoirs, corporate histories and client biographies.

For your next writing project, hire a seasoned professional with a track record of delivering quality prose to clients.


From 2006 to 2018, he was the adjunct editorial director for the annual corporate responsibility report produced by Northrop Grumman Corporation headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia. Similarly, since 2004, he has been the lead client biographer for the law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy in Phoenix, Arizona.

Landon is a graduate of Arizona State University (bachelor of arts in journalism, 1989) and the University of Glasgow in Scotland (master of philosophy in creative writing, 1995). He lives in Phoenix, Arizona with his family.

Client Testimonials

“Landon is a solid writer and brings words to life.  He is a true professional, provides quality service and brings your story out clearly, succinctly and with sharp creativity.”—Sandra Evers-Manly, President of the Northrop Grumman Foundation and Vice President of Office of Corporate Responsibility • Northrop Grumman Corporation, Falls Church, Virginia

“Landon’s work shows an ability to grasp important information quickly, present it in a way that is easily understood, in the right number of words and on time. He thinks like an editor!” —Ann Boyle, Director of Employee Communication • Motorola, Arlington Heights, Illinois

Phoenix Art Museum

Special commission corporate history book (2009).

“Landon J. Napoleon did a marvelous job on our 50th anniversary book. His ability to drill down to the core essence of Phoenix Art Museum was admirable. And, his enthusiasm for the subject clearly evolved from the first day right through to completion. He was great to work with due to his energy, talent and flexibility. I do hope we will have an opportunity to again collaborate.” —James K. Ballinger, Director • Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

“Landon came to our editorial project during its final stages and made the refinements we needed under a tight deadline. Highly recommended.” —David C. Brown, Executive Director • NationalNeighborworks Association and Home Matters, Washington D.C.

Leslie's book

Dust jacket from corporate history book that documents 50 years of continuous growth of this national retail chain (2012).

“Landon did an impressive job in researching and writing this tale of 50 years of incredible team work.” —Larry Hayward, Chairman and CEO • Leslie’s, Phoenix, Arizona

“Armed with a modicum of information and braving the tortuous terminology of the chemical industry, Landon journeyed halfway around the world to Singapore and produced an article bringing one of our lesser-known operations and its people into vivid focus. I’d use his writing services again in a heartbeat!” —Susan Sadler, Employee Communications Specialist • Ethyl Corporation, Richmond, Virginia

Black, Starr and Frost

Corporate history book documenting the resurgence of the iconic, 200-year-old jeweler brand Black, Starr and Frost (2014).

“Landon wrote an entertaining and informative article on the Phoenix Suns for SPORT Magazine. The story was well-written and accurate, two essential ingredients to sports copy that seem to be mutually exclusive with the sports-writing populous.” —Cameron Benty, Editor • SPORT Magazine, Los Angeles, California

“Landon J. Napoleon took the time to help us through this project. His patience, professionalism and attention to detail have been wonderful—it is clear why he came highly recommended.” —Jessica Von Schell, Education Manager, External Relations Corporate Affairs • Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, California

“Landon has become an asset to the sections I edit. Not only does he create inviting, lively, well-researched stories, but he can make the tightest of deadlines—even writing five features with sidebars in just a few days… He never fails to amaze me.” —Cara LaBrie, Project Editor • The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Arizona

“Landon covers the right information with a creative flair. His articles are on time and on target.” —Jeanie Herbert, Publications Editor • Beckman Instruments, Fullerton, California

“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Landon J. Napoleon on numerous writing projects. His creative style and technical skills turn the ordinary into extraordinary, and he’s helped us obtain our current edge in the market place. I would strongly recommend Landon’s writing services to anyone. We certainly look forward to working with him again.” —Robert H. Jordan, P.E, Founder and CEO • Jordan Engineering Group, Phoenix, Arizona

“Landon J. Napoleon really nailed this piece! I am so humbled by the skill level of his craft. But even more than that, his kind comments gave me the courage to press on with my own writing. He really is a fantastic ‘corner man!’” —Jeff Cox, Regional Sales Manager • Daniel Roth & Gerald Genta, a Bulgari Group Company, San Francisco, California

“Landon has provided numerous articles for our publications and personnel. His work is creative, timely and focused. He is an excellent researcher and is able to present ideas clearly and to the point.” —R. Jerry Baker, Executive Vice President • National Association of Purchasing Management, Tempe, Arizona


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