Manuscript Critique
Carrie Mesrobian—Young Adult Manuscripts

Open to: novel-length fiction projects

Word Limit: 75,000

What you'll submit: a sub-80k word manuscript as well as a short history of the project and a list of concerns you'd like addressed

What you'll get: A developmental editorial letter that addresses the elements of fiction presented in the manuscript (plot, characters, setting, style/tone, point-of-view, etc.) with some line-editing, a sample jacket copy for use in further revision and an annotated bibliography of books that might assist in revision and shaping your story.

Pricing: $300 base price & 1.5 cents a word

Turnaround: generally 3-6 weeks