Send us your first chapter and we will evaluate it using our ten-point check list.

We look at:

  1. The hook
  2. Character profile
  3. Setting and time
  4. Scene structure
  5. Theme
  6. Point of View
  7. Conflict
  8. Goal
  9. Motive
  10. Voice

We will provide a written review of what works, what needs strengthened, and recommended revisions. Our focus is on story structure and not editing, however we will point out any editing revisions we find.

This service is for those looking to:

  • Submit to a contest
  • Submit to an editor or agent
  • Confirm the chapter has what it takes to capture the reader.

Fiction genres we currently critique:
Historical Fiction
Women’s Fiction
Romance – contemporary, historical, regency,
Young Adult
Mystery / suspense
Religious / Christian

Genres we do NOT critique:
Same-sex romance
Science fiction

Quick Critique service is $60.00 for one chapter not to exceed 4,000 words.

Complete the Quick Critique application and we will send an invoice with a link to pay online through our secure payment gateway.

The chapter must be submitted in Word format as we use the tracking and comments feature for the critique.