Work one-on-one with an award-winning writer to strengthen your writing craft, complete your project, and polish your piece for publication. Glenda Reed specializes in compassionate and honest feedback that helps you see your work more clearly. Using the strengths-based language of potential opportunities, the goal of the critique is to help you determine the best path forward for your story.

GenresCreative Nonfiction, Memoir, Essay, Fiction

Word Limit: Up to 10,000 words.

Book-length manuscripts considered on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Glenda Reed with questions and include a brief description of your project, the word count, and the manuscript’s state of completion.

What You’ll Get

You’ll receive a Word Document, Docx, or Google Doc with in-text line editing notes using track changes. You’ll also receive a 2-5 page editorial letter with in-depth feedback addressing your questions and the overall structural and craft elements of your piece.

Rate$250 + $0.02 per word up to 10,000 words

Book-length manuscripts considered on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Glenda Reed with questions and include a brief description of your project, the word count, and the manuscript’s state of completion.

Turnaround2-3 weeks for up to 10,000 words

A turnaround time of 1 week or less for up to 10,000 words may be available for an additional fee. Please contact Glenda Reed with questions and include a brief description of your project, your publication goals, and your requested turn around time.

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