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What are you writing?

Novels
Short Stories
Writing for children

 

Submit your work

Please use our submission form to submit manuscripts for critique or editing. Access the form here or from How to Submit.

Once you’ve completed the form, click on submit. You’re then asked to attach your work to another email. Easy!

Payment

We then request payment, usually within 24 hours.
You can choose to pay us directly by bank transfer, or via PayPal using your credit card or PayPal account. If you’d rather post a cheque, that’s fine. The submission form gives you this option.

Discount

5% discount on critiques
and 5% discount on editing
for all customers returning
within 6 months

Timescale

We aim to return critiques and edits of work under 15,000 words within 3 weeks.

Or by post

If you’d rather submit your work by post, please see postal submissions.

“ I am really grateful (and pleased!) with both appraisals and feel I have more than had my money's worth. Both reviewers have taken the time to thoroughly read my novel extract and comment on several areas, not just one or two, that either impressed them or they felt could be tweaked. I'm very, very happy and will definitely be recommending Fiction Feedback to my writer friends” ~ RB

Costs

Our creative writing reviewing costs are deliberately kept very reasonable so that many writers can access our objective and helpful critique service.

You choose how many critiques of your work you would like. Each appraisal is provided by a different reviewer.

All the costs shown on this page are for manuscripts submitted digitally, using the Submission Form on this site.

Novels
For up to 15,000 words of a novel:
1 critique: £99; 2 critiques: £149; 3 critiques: £199; 4 critiques: £259

For children’s novels, novellas or novel extracts of up to 40,000 words:
1 critique £129; 2 critiques £199; 3 critiques £289; 4 critiques £389

For a full novel or extract up to 80,000 words:
1 critique £159; 2 critiques £259; 3 critiques £379; 4 critiques £489

For a full novel of up to 120,000 words:
1 critique: £199; 2 critiques: £349; 3 critiques: £499; 4 critiques: £649

Critiques for a full novel are at least three pages in length and the checklist is more detailed.

Email us for the cost of reviewing very long novels.

Short stories
Up to 2,000 words: 1 critique £49; 2 critiques £89; 3 critiques £129; 4 critiques £159

Between 2,001 and 5,000 words: 1 critique £59; 2 critiques £99; 3 critiques £149; 4 critiques £189

If you are not able to send your writing digitally, we do accept postal submissions. However, this involves slightly higher costs. For details, please follow this link.

We also offer:
– a full editing service. Please go to Ready for Editing for details and costs;
– a full ebook production service. Please go to Ready for Publishing for details and costs;
– marketing assistance. See Ready for Publishing, and contact us for more info on websites,
promotional material and press releases.