A manuscript evaluation is my feedback on your manuscript’s strengths and weaknesses based on my experience as a book development editor, acquisitions editor, and literary agent.

I evaluate fiction in the following genres: romance (all subgenres), mystery, thriller, suspense, fantasy (all subgenres) and most science fiction. I don’t evaluate horror, children’s, or YA. For other genres, check with me first (jennifer@jenniferlawler.com)

I evaluate nonfiction book proposals and completed manuscripts in the self-help and how-to genres. Use the Book Proposal Critique option for that. (Clicking on the links on this page will bring you to the www.ClubEdFreelancers.com website, where you can find out more information about these options.)

The ms evaluation takes the form of a five-to-seven page revision letter that outlines my recommendations for your revision.

I charge $750 for manuscripts up to 65,000 words (fiction or nonfiction) and $1000 for manuscripts from 65,001 up to 100,000 words (fiction or nonfiction). Reach out to me for a quote if your manuscript is longer than that.

Manuscript evaluations typically take four-to-six weeks from the time of submission/payment. Email me first (jennifer@jenniferlawler.com) to confirm deadlines.

For manuscripts up to 65,000 words, click here.

For manuscripts between 65,001 and 100,000 words, click here.