Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Written Critiques

Post-Event / Optional Extra / Written Feedback: $65



—Submit a Work in Progress to our faculty members for a written critique for an additional fee.

— Your Written Critique Manuscript may differ from the manuscript you present for your CRITIQUE SESSION.

—If your WRITTEN CRITIQUE is with the same professional as your CRITIQUE SESSION, you can continue the conversation during your CRITIQUE SESSION for additional feedback on your manuscript.

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

— A limited number of written manuscript critiques by faculty editors and agents are available.


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

—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 industry professional are filled. Please choose another industry professional that critiques your format/genre.

—Your assigned CRITIQUE SESSION may differ from your chosen WRITTEN CRITIQUE.

—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 for critique acquires that format and genre.

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

— Purchase your optional Written Critique when you register.

— A Dropbox Link will be provided to upload manuscript

— Your Written Critique manuscript may differ from the manuscript you present for your CRITIQUE SESSION.

—Upload your manuscript by November 1st 

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

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

—If you registered for an optional Written Critique, it will be emailed to you by December 1st