For Writers

Now Offering — Critique Services

Picture Book Coaching (Nonfiction or Informational Fiction) – $200

A professional critique of a nonfiction or informational fiction manuscript up to 1800 words. This service includes:

  • A one-hour critique session over Zoom to discuss big picture notes and possible revision approaches.
  • Line edits and comments within the draft as well as an editorial letter with overall notes addressing key elements like structure, voice, hook, character development, as applicable.
  • An additional second look at your revised draft with comments within the draft (no editorial letter).
  • If you provide back matter, sidebars, and a bibliography in addition to your 1800-word text, I will provide high-level comments on them as well.
  • Additional reads of the same manuscript – $50 each
  • Contact me at creatingcuriouskids [at] gmail [dot] com to schedule.

No manuscript? No problem! (Zoom coaching sessions, $100/hour)

Need feedback on story ideas, nonfiction research, the querying process, or other aspects of the writing life? I’m happy to help. Please get in touch at creatingcuriouskids [at] gmail [dot] com.

What clients are saying:

Kirsten was incredibly helpful throughout my process. She helped me get my manuscript to a point that I feel proud of. … She is truly gifted at what she does.

–Suzanne Buzby Hersey


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