Manuscript Evaluation

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noun: merging diverse, separate elements into a unified wholeaka your book concept or industry research with our creative experience.

The consult. The manuscript evaluation. The brainstorming. Whether you're in those early stages, need feedback for your completed draft—or are somewhere in between. It's walking you through, over, and under those are-you-kidding-me gnarly patches for clarity, direction, and feet-on-the-ground strategies.

A general evaluation gives an overview of your manuscript's strengths, weaknesses, potential: character development, dialogue, syntax, tone, plot and story lines, and the protagonist-antagonistic tensions to create structure. It can reveal a need for a deeper developmental phase, suggest specific editorial levels, or confirm your next steps for publication readiness.

Complimentary read of two chapters and your book outline—plus a one-to-two-page general evaluation overview.

  • several genres—from dystopian, apocalyptic, mystery, fantasy & psychological thrillers to nonfiction
  • high-profile/traditional publishing & self-publishing efforts
  • manuscript evaluations & consultations via a developmental editor's lens
  • email or scheduled Skype/FaceTime/in person meetings for project insights, strategy ideas, author support
  • fiction [YA or adult]
  • creative nonfiction
  • nonfiction
  • self-help & health/nutrition
  • memoir & legacy
  • spiritual [Judaic, Messianic Judaism, or Christian]