Congratulations on knowing feedback is an important part of making your manuscript the best it can be. There is so much about the publishing process that is out of our control as writers but what IS in our control is the quality of the manuscript we send out.
I offer a limited number of critiques of picture books and novels for a fee each year to writers committed to their craft. If you’ve been working on a middle grade or young adult novel, have done some revisions and are ready to take it to the next level, feel free to contact me about a possible critique. If you have only written a first draft, I would recommend revising a few more times before contacting me. Please download and review my brochure to see what I offer and my fee schedule. NOTE: I updated the brochure on 9/9/2014. If you have a brochure from before this date, please discard it and download again with my new fees, etc. Thanks!
Once I receive your form, I may ask a few questions to see if we are a good fit and if it’s a go, I’ll give you a timeframe and instructions on submitting your project.
UPDATED as of August 1, 2015: In order to complete some of my own projects, I am accepting only a limited number of critiques.
Are You a Reader with Your Own Story or Book?
I love to hear that readers are writing their own stories and books! And I wish I could read them all. But unfortunately, I can’t. I just don’t have time. But I would encourage you to find a trusted teacher or a writing class in your area so you can get some feedback on your book.
Manuscript Critiques & Consultations Form