Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Extra Post Event 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.

— Your manuscript may differ from the manuscript you present for your live Roundtable Critique Session.

—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 PAL Faculty are available. Ronni Davis will not be providing Written Critiques.



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

Ronni Davis 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.

— Your WRITTEN CRITIQUE ms may differ from the ms 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 ROUND TABLE SESSION for additional feedback on your manuscript.

—Post-event manuscript uploading Instructions and link will be in your virtual folder September 30th.

—Upload your manuscript to the Dropbox HERE 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