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It’s a Picture Book Critique Giveaway!

I’m celebrating hitting the 2000-follower mark on Twitter this morning with a Picture Book Critique Giveaway! Be one of the first five people to comment on this blog post and receive a picture book critique (800 words or less) absolutely FREE! That’s a $50 value completely free! So comment below and I’ll reply with submission instructions!  Thanks so much for being part of my writer journey:)

Happy Writing!

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PGWRites Critiques- “IN LIKE A LION, OUT LIKE A LAMB,” CRITIQUE SPECIAL

For the entire month of March, I’m offering a free “Second Look” with any PGWRites Picture Book Critique! That’s right, a free second look for no additional charge (a $25.00 value). Just follow the payment and submission instructions on the PGWRites Critiques page, and when you’ve revised your manuscript after your initial critique, I’ll take a second look for free! 

Click here PGWRites Critiques or on the tab above for more information!

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PGWRites Critiques Back-to-School Picture Book Special!

Happy fall everyone! I took a couple of months off from posting for some much-needed R & R, and enjoyed getting images (1)together with friends and family members over the summer. I hope you and yours spent time soaking up the summer sun and making some great memories! School started in my community the day after Labor Day, but I know many of you got started even earlier. I have a high-school senior this year and a college sophomore, so we’re buckling our seat belts for a great year of surprises and celebrations.

In the spirit of learning and getting back to work, I’m offering a back-to-school picture book critique special. From now through September 30th, participants will receive 25% off the regular price of a PGWRites Critique. That’s a $50 value for only $37.50!

Your personalized PGWRites picture book critique includes: 

  1. Line-by-line markup of your manuscript with edits and suggestions. (Using track changes)
  2. A one-page written critique with a detailed explanation of the manuscript mark-up.
  3. A list of the strengths/weaknesses of the manuscript from my perspective, as well as a list of guided questions to help with the revision process.
  4. Answers to your questions about the critique in one follow-up email.

That’s right! All of this for the low price of $37.50! Now that’s what I call a bargain.

Simply visit the PGWRites Critiques tab here at Sensibility and Sense and follow the instructions for payment/submission and in two to three weeks you’ll receive your completed critique!

So get those stories dusted off and sent in. I can’t wait to read your awesome picture book manuscripts!

Happy Writing!

Patti

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PGWRites Critiques- Picture Book Critique Winner!

Happy Friday everyone! As promised, I’m here to annouce the winners of my picture book critique giveaway in honor of the launch of PGWRites Critiques! The first five people who left a comment on Wednesday are eligible for this prize. Winners will receive:

  1. Line-by-line markup of your picture book manuscript (1000 words or less) with edits and suggestions.
  2. A big-picture plot analysis.
  3. A list of the strengths/weaknesses of the manuscript from my perspective, as well as a list of guided questions to help with the revision process.
  4. A one-page written critique with detailed explanation of the manuscript mark-up.
  5. Answers to your questions about the critique in one follow-up email.

 

So without further delay, the winners are…

Jennifer Rumberger

Danielle Hammelef

AJ Irving

 

Congratulations everyone and thanks for leaving your comments! Please send your completed MS in the body of an email (no attachments please) to info@pgwrites.com with CRITIQUE GIVEAWAY WINNER in the subject line. I look forward to reading your stories!

 

 

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Introducing PGWrites Critiques and Picture Book Critique Giveaway!

Happy Wednesday Everyone!

Image courtesy of William Arthur Fine Stationary- Jane Mount
Image courtesy of William Arthur Fine Stationary- Jane Mount

I’m a day late with my post this week here on Sensibility and Sense because I’ve been working on an exciting announcement! Starting next Tuesday (2/17/2015) I’ll be offering professional manuscript critiques for picture book writers. I’ve been working towards this goal for a while now, and I’m excited it’s finally happening. So be sure and come back next week for instructions on how to take advantage of this easy and affordable way to get your picture book manuscript one step closer to being submission-ready.

And in honor of this new program, I’m offering a free picture book critique to the first five people who leave a comment after this post. You have 24 hours to participate, so get those comments in. I’ll announce the winners with instructions for submitting here on Friday (2/13/2015).

Thanks so much for your support and for helping make Sensibility and Sense a perfect blog for imperfect writers!


Sensibility- No writer should be an island. Getting input from other writers at all different levels makes your work stronger.

Sense- Take advantage of multiple resources to improve your writing. Critique groups, writing partners, conferences, online classes and professional critique services are all valuable feedback sources.


Leave a comment and win a free picture book critique!