We offer an honest, objective reading based on many
years' experience in the book trade.
We'll tell you what works and
Sometimes, a few
minor changes can open markets you hadn't
Our editors will read your manuscript
carefully and comment objectively on its style, content,
and marketability in a multi-page report.
Our fees: $250 for manuscripts
under 100,000 words, $350 for manuscripts over 100,000
words. Please allow 4–6 weeks
for your report. No electronic submission.
interested, please send your manuscript and
our senior editor at:
155 Cypress Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
"The two pieces you critiqued were
excellent. I had no idea how a few words and their
arrangement could totally change the impact."
- Bob Kirkpatrick, Willits,
"Your marketing and promotion
thoughts are good, hard ones, and deserving of my thought. I am delighted to have such a comprehensive
critique of my book and look forward to talking about it,
then making decisions about its production."
- Robert F. Cooper, author,
Serenade to the Blue Lady
"I will always remember the
courtesy and support that you've shown me. In a time
when honesty and honor are in very short supply, your
integrity and exemplary conduct are more than
- Steven Ford, Las Vegas,
"My evaluated manuscript arrived
yesterday afternoon, and I want to thank you for your words
of advice. All along I have thought there was something
wrong, and somehow couldn't get the ducks to line up, but
you have clarified my thinking to the extent that I now feel
I can sort and cut and present a manuscript worthy of
publication. It will take time and patience, but I trust my
inner lights to provide the right mix."
- Tro Harper, Santa Rosa,
"I received the analysis. It was
superb. I can not think of a better way I could have
invested my money. You not only pointed out the weak parts
of my manuscript in a nice, authoritative way, yu also gave
me ideas and solutions to improve my writing. Your analysis
is truly complete. Your competitive advantage is that you
inspire people; you do not let them down. Thank you a
- Danilo Lopez, Miami,