Manuscript CritiqueCarrie 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