One Idea Press was born out of two women’s passion for helping others tell their story. We are committed to working with a diverse range of authors with stories and ideas that might often get overlooked by traditional publishers.



Amanda Filippelli

Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Amanda started her career as an associate editor for the Oyez Review in Chicago, IL. She has worked internationally and has studied under a number of industry titans, including Stuart Dybek and Melissa Pritchard. An award-winning writer herself, Amanda has done it all from freelance to copyediting to content editing to ghostwriting and book coaching, and as Editor-in-Chief for One Idea Press, she helps authors realize their true voice.


Lindsey Smith

Co-Founder & Publicist

Lindsey Smith, known as the Food Mood Girl, is a nationally recognized author, health coach, and dynamic speaker. She has written numerous books including Food Guilt No More, Junk Foods & Junk Moods, and Eat Your Feelings. At One Idea Press, Lindsey builds publicity plans for her authors and helps them cultivate their platform through mastering the media, online presence, and more.