49: Critique of a picture book OR 3000 words of a MG/YA novel + cover letter by Laura Atkins

ITEM: I am offering a critique of a picture book or 3000 words of a MG/YA novel plus a cover letter.

BIO: I am a children’s book specialist who worked for seven years in editorial departments in the United States. I now teaching writing for children at the National Centre for Research in Children’s Literature (NCRCL) in Roehampton University in London. I also offer freelance editorial services. Recently, I’ve had two clients long-listed and short-listed for the Chicken House Competition, one signed by an agent, and another has had her book requested by OUP. Please see my website (www.lauraatkins.com) and blog (www.lauraatkins.com/newblog) for more information.


16 Comments on “49: Critique of a picture book OR 3000 words of a MG/YA novel + cover letter by Laura Atkins”

  1. Emma says:

    I’ll start at £5🙂

  2. Marie Tobin says:

    I will bid 7

  3. Zoe says:

    My bid is £15

  4. Nicola says:

    £20

  5. Laura says:

    Thanks very much for the bids. I’ll look forward to working with one of you (unless you are outbid!).

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  7. Jane says:

    my bank manager’s going to hate me… £75

  8. Laura says:

    Thanks for all the bids. I would be happy to work with any of you! We’ll know at 8 pm tonight…

  9. Brigid says:

    £80

  10. Lois Johnson says:

    Fingers crossed!
    £85