If you want kind, honest, thoughtful and helpful feedback, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced writer, sharing your work can be scary. Rest assured I always critique manuscripts with a respectful, considerate eye.
Prices are for picture book manuscripts under 800 words, fiction or non-fiction. Unfortunately, I do not critique rhyme. (Please contact me if you have a longer story.)
First step: Please email me to inquire about availability and payment procedure. Once payment is done, email your manuscript(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org as Word attachment with the subject: CRITIQUE - Your name - Manuscript title. All critiques will be provided within one week of receipt of payment. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Writers must be at least eighteen years old.
Big Picture Critique $30.00
I’ll provide notes on your manuscript as a whole, pointing out areas of strength and offering suggestions on how to improve areas of concern.
Big Picture Revision Critique $20.00
I’ll provide notes on your revised manuscript, after completing a Big Picture Critique.
Full Critique $80.00
Using the track change feature on Microsoft Word, I’ll provide mentor text suggestions and detailed feedback on story elements such as opening and closing lines, plot, pacing, story arc, character development, page turns, language, art notes, line edits, and more. Full Revision Critique $50.00
Same as above on your revised manuscript after completing a Full Critique.