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Manuscript and Publishing Consultation 

Many writers and editors offer consultation services but the quality varies widely. A surprising number of them have never even been published. They don't have the experience, track record, or contacts of an insider.


I charge a flat fee to study a manuscript of typical length and write a commentary about the material – its strengths, weaknesses, suggestions on genre and structure, and marketability. I work with aspiring writers as well as experienced authors such as those who have earned an MFA in Creative Writing and have found publication just out of reach.


I am available also to publishers who are "on the fence" about someone's manuscript and are looking for a fresh pair of very experienced eyes for an outside opinion.


If you would like to learn more, please contact me directly by using the link on the upper left side of this page.