Rhyming Picture Book Manuscript Critiques

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Do you need some direction with your rhyming picture book manuscript?

Then let Angie take a look!

 

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Once Look Critique

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Guidelines: The manuscript must be a rhyming picture book manuscript 500 words or less. Your picture book manuscript should follow the suggested guidelines of a traditional picture book. Please see this information at BethanyRoberts.com.

http://www.bethanyroberts.com/writing_picture_books.htm

Your manuscript will be edited for: Interesting Rhyming words, Consistent Rhyme Scheme, Clever Universal Theme, Rhythm, Meter and Scansion, Tight Picture Book Arc, Internal Rhyme, Multi-syllabic Rhyming Words, Poetic Techniques and Satisfying Ending

A one time critique is $50.00.

A Twice Look critique is $75.00 for the same manuscript. This means that Angie will critique it, send it to you for edit and revision and then you send it back for a final critique.

Once your payment through Paypal is received, you will be contacted about your critique.

One Time Critique       

$50.00

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Please complete the comment form below when you have paid for your critique/s and mention the type of critique you purchased. Please add your Manuscript Title, Name, Phone Number and Email in the body.

Twice Look Critique       Angie will critique the same manuscript twice

$75.00

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Please complete the comment form below when you have paid for your critique/s and mention the type of critique you purchased. Please add your Manuscript Title, Name, Phone Number and Email in the body.

Do you need help mastering meter in your manuscript?

Master Meter Manuscript Critique

Are you looking for a critique that addresses the meter specifically? Let Angie help you find your rhythm and keep it consistent, by doing a line by line critique of the meter in your manuscript.

You will be given specific suggestions of how to make the manuscript scan better. Angie will help you understand word stress, which is the key to writing solid meter. This is a more in depth critique than those above.

Note: Only meter will be addressed with this critique. 

The manuscript must be 300 words or less.

Master Meter Manuscript Critique

$60.00

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Please complete the comment form below when you have paid for your critique/s and mention the type of critique you purchased. Please add your Manuscript Title, Name, Phone Number and Email in the body.

16 thoughts on “Rhyming Picture Book Manuscript Critiques

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  15. Hi Angie,
    I write poetry collections that take the reader/listener on a romp through childhood. Do you know any agent or editor who really loves that type of submission? My research indicates there are not many, yet nursery rhyme collections are a child’s first literary experience, and the response to my poetry (collections geared to varied age groups from 4-104!) is that is unique, fun, funny, layered, appealing to kids and adults. It is full of wonder, observation, questions. Would love to hear your thoughts. Thx!

    • Hi Nancy! Welcome to RhyPiBoMo! You have found your tribe here!
      In response to your relevant question, There are more agents/editors that enjoy and accept rhyming manuscripts than you think but… they want professional RPBs! Just because the ending words rhyme does NOT mean it’s a rhyming picture book. It must have a brilliant story, perfect meter, poetic techniques that add sparkle and shine and must be well written. Many agents/editors say they don’t accept rhyme to eliminate the unprofessional writers. When they receive a shining manuscript, rhyme or not, they snatch it up and sing its praises! You will see several agents and editors who are blogging this April and these folks all represent authors who write RPBs. Keep at it and you will succeed!

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