Are you getting ready to send a book out to literary agents, or wondering if you could improve a query you’re currently sending? Getting your query professionally critiqued can help your novel jump out of the slush pile.
I am excited to offer a 50% query critique discount until June 15th, or until my schedule totally fills up, whichever comes first. Book your critique quickly! My query critiques involve two rounds of feedback and any necessary email back and forth between rounds. That means you get two rounds of feedback on your query for only $50, while many query critiques cost over $100 and only include one round of feedback. I also generally turn around query critiques within a few business days, or a week maximum, while other services often require waiting for months.
When I critique queries, I focus on helping the author communicate their vision for the book. In the first round, I’ll ask questions and provide feedback about the big picture of your query: does your vision for the book come across in a clear and compelling way? I’ll then send you off to make changes. In the second round, I’ll dive in with a laser focus to help you polish your new and improved query to a shine. With this process, you can be sure that you’ve nailed the revisions of your query and can be confident in the query you’re sending to agents.
You can read some of my past query critiques to get a sense of my style by clicking the links below. Note that I will not be publicly posting this round of discounted critiques. I will use the comments and track changes feature either on Word or Google Docs, whichever you prefer, not the bold and bracket system I used for the public posts.
Historical Fiction by Carly Heath, now represented by Jessie Devine at D4EO.
YA Fantasy Dual POV by Ally Overy, now represented by Natascha Morris at BookEnds Literary
YA Thriller by Suja Sukumar
Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot before I’m all booked up!