Manuscript Critiques

I provide one-on-one critique services for novels and picture book texts. Contact me to discuss your proposed project. We will discuss your particular project, but in general, I charge:

  • For novels: $0.015 per word
  • For picture book texts up to 1000 words: $50

I work with documents in Word or Google Docs, double-spaced, 12 pt Times New Roman, numbered pages, contact information and word count on the first page. Payment is invoiced securely via PayPal.

Thanks for the high-quality and quick feedback!  Your responses were very clear and made sense.

– S., after a PB manuscript critique

Coaching Services

Your advice has been a huge blessing!

– Alicia S.

Are you stuck in your writing? Do you need help finding the next step for your book? Would you like professional insight into next steps on your publishing journey?

As an author experienced with traditional publishing, self-publishing, freelance writing, the general market, and niche publishing, I love using my experience to help you on your journey!

I will answer your most pressing questions about how to proceed with your writing and publishing goals. I assist writers from the developmental stage through submission! My general rates are: $50/session over Zoom. Sessions are 45 minutes each.

Theresa really knows the craft and is so very generous with her experience and knowledge.

– Jill B., novel-writing student

Let’s nourish hope & love in young hearts… through books!