Get feedback on your prose or poetry to better understand what works, what doesn't, and how to improve.
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- $5 base + 1.5¢/word with a $30 minimum.
- 10,000 word limit.
- You may group up to three flash fiction pieces if each is under 1000 words; you will receive one critique covering all pieces.
- $5 base + $30 first page, $15 each add'l page.
- 10 page limit.
- You may group up to five poems together but each poem must begin on a new page; you will receive one critique covering all pieces.
- Submit your work and $5 base fee via this form.
- Receive an emailed invoice via PayPal (see above for rates based on genre), along with your assigned team member's name.
- Pay invoice within 48 hours*.
- Receive your critique within 10 days of payment.
*IMPORTANT: If payment is not received within 48 hours, your invoice and critique will be canceled. You will not receive a refund on the base fee. If you need more than 48 hours, email us at email@example.com.
A PayPal account is not required to pay invoice.