When you submit your manuscript for a critique, in return you’ll receive:

An Instructional Letter

A personalized, two-page analysis of your manuscript with detailed recommendations for how to improve your story, plus guidance on your next revision.

Sample Letter

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An Annotated Critique

Using Word Track Changes, your critiquer marks their  edits in the margins of your manuscript — to demonstrate what’s working and what needs revising. 

Sample Critique (YA Novel)

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Ready to make your manuscript shine?

Navigating today’s publishing market can be daunting, but you don’t have to do it alone! Give your story a fighting chance to stand out among hundreds of other submissions agents receive. 

With our Critique Service, you can be confident your manuscript is in the hands of someone who understands the industry, from years of experience submitting their own stories and editing others’ for publication. Your critiquer knows what agents are looking for.  

Whether you’re writing a picture book, short story, magazine article, or the first pages of a novel, we have the critique option for you. We accept most genres and word counts — from fiction Sci-Fi or Romance to nonfiction History or Science, from 1,000 words to 115,000 words.

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