Critique Service

We provide critique services for children’s books, novellas, novels, memoir, non-fiction books, flash fiction, short stories, poetry and screenplays.

Please note, if you are new to writing, you may like our online creative writing courses before you request a critique.

If you’d still like a critique, please email a sample of your manuscript and the total word count to We will then get back to you with a quote and time frame for completion.

What is a critique?

The report will aim to comment on narrative, characterisation, plot, pace, dialogue, style and manuscript faults, with suggestions for improvement.

Please note that if you are looking for proofreading, this is a different service which can be found by clicking here.

How do I pay?

Payment is made with a credit card through PayPal. We will forward payment details once we receive your manuscript. Payment is made in advance and on submission of a manuscript.

How do I submit my manuscript?

Please email your manuscript to The document should be in a Word file (.doc or .docx file) or an rtf file.

When will I receive the critique?

This depends on the length of your manuscript. We can provide an estimate when we provide a quote.

Please note: We are unable to provide a report unless we receive the appropriate fee on submission of the manuscript.

All correspondence will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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