Critique Services

Hurray! You’ve written a picture book manuscript. What started out as a spark of an idea has developed into a full-fledged story.

Now what?

Maybe you have critique partners and they’ve given you feedback, but you’d like a fresh pair of eyes.

Or maybe you work on your own and you wonder if something is missing or if you need to change direction.

I’d love to help.

For $25, I’ll read your story, using the track changes feature on Microsoft Word to comment directly on your manuscript.

Here’s what other writers are saying about my critiques:

Great comments—and helpful suggestions. Good stuff! Above and beyond! – Francis McCall, author of  A HUGE HOG IS A BIG PIG and UNRAVELING FIBERS

I really appreciate your dedication to providing kind yet constructive feedback on my work. You have given me a lot to think about — and it’s clicking! – Lisa Katzenberger, author and editor

I highly recommend Vivian. She has an editorial eye to help flesh out your manuscript. – Sherri Jones Rivers

 Extremely thoughtful and helpful critiques. – Keila Dawson, author of KING CAKE BABY

I can’t say enough about Vivian’s ability to see the core of your story. She’s a treasure! – Beth Gallagher

I’m glad I sent my story and cover letter. I finally feel I have a clear direction to move forward on. – Leslie Leibhardt Goodman

Please email me at: viviankirkfield@gmail.com

You can attach your manuscript as a Word doc.In the subject line of the email: CRITIQUE – YOUR NAME – TITLE OF MS

I’ll send you an invoice via PayPal when I receive your manuscript.

And I can’t wait to read your story!

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