Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

REAL WORLD Critiques

Optional Extra / Written Feedback: $55



—Submit a Work In Progress to our Published and Listed Faculty for a written critique for an additional fee.

— You may buy more than one critique.

—Manuscripts submitted must conform to GUIDELINES (see navigation pane, at right) for submission instructions and formatting.

— A limited number of written manuscript critiques by PAL Faculty are available. Ronni Davis & Sherri Dusky Rinker will not be providing Written Critiques.



—You choose with whom you would like a manuscript critique. Select critique professional during registration.

Ronni Davis & Sherri Duskey Rinker will not be providing Written Critiques.

—Options may fill before registration is sold out.

—If you cannot make a selection, that means that all the written critique opportunities with that particular PAL professional are filled. Please choose another PAL professional that critiques your format/genre.

—It is up to the attendee to REVIEW FACULTY bios to ensure that the industry professional with which you have chosen to place your manuscript is familiar with your format and genre.


How do I submit my manuscript for a post-event, Written Critique?

— Purchase your optional Written Critique when you register.

—REVIEW FACULTY bios and book titles to ensure that the PAL professional with which you have chosen to place your manuscript for critique acquires that format and genre.


—Post-event manuscript uploading Instructions will be emailed to you.

—Upload your manuscript to the Dropbox between October 3rd and October 15th.

—There are no refunds: this includes manuscripts that are uploaded late or do not conform to all THE GUIDELINES

—For formatting and uploading instructions, click on THE GUIDELINES (see navigation pane) at right.

—If you registered for an optional Written Critique, it will be emailed to you by November 11.


How do I know which professional  I selected during registration? Click here.

Questions about Written Critiques?: E-mail Jennifer Wagh