Manuscript Assessment/Critique

Specializing in historical fiction–although I will accept other genres–I am offering in-depth manuscript assessment to authors, indie or traditionally published, who would like an honest critique regarding all aspects of the writing. It will cover voice, theme, plot, audience, perspective, and flow, and will additionally touch on formatting, sentence structure, and grammar (although will not be marked/edited). I will point out any plot holes, inconsistencies, and anachronisms, but will also give positive feedback. This is a private critique and will not in any way or form be published or used for a public review.

My credentials: I’m a lifelong reader and have been immersed in historical fiction for the past 12 years, reading and reviewing on average 50 books a year, both indie and traditionally published. I’m a reviews editor for the Historical Novels Society and have published over 80 of my own reviews in Historical Novels Review magazine, as well as a handful of feature articles. I have also written for a local paper, and published more than 300 reviews on,, Amazon, and GoodReads.

Pricing Information
Short Story/Partial Manuscript
Up to 7,500 Words – $25
Novelette/Partial Manuscript
7,500 – 17,500 Words – $50
Novella/Partial Manuscript
17,500 – 40,000 Words – $75
Novel/Partial Manuscript
40,000 – 100,000 Words $100
Over 100,000 – email me for a quote

Contact me if you’re interested!