Mini line critique – who it’s for
You’re comfortable with the structure of your novel but want affordable sentence-level guidance. I’ll evaluate the first 5,000 words and provide a detailed PDF report (of between 20 and 30 A4 pages) that shows you how to hone your line craft. Ideal for beginner and emerging authors.
What you get
A sentence-level editorial report
You'll receive a detailed evaluation that assesses the following sentence-level elements:
Using examples from your novel, I’ll explain what's holding you back at line level and suggest improvements. Then you can implement what you learn throughout the rest of the book.
Where appropriate, I’ll provide guidance on literary devices you can introduce to give your sentences the wow factor.
Jeff Carson, mystery & thriller writer
'I like working with people who have strong work ethics, and they don’t get stronger than Louise’s responsiveness, thoroughness, patience, skill, and professionalism. I can’t imagine publishing another work without Louise scouring it first. I wholeheartedly recommend her services ... Just don’t hire her when I need her.'
Clive Hebard: Little, Brown
'Louise Harnby consistently provides top-quality work, and she is punctual, reliable and a pleasure to work with. I have no hesitation in recommending her.'
Jen Hamilton-Emery, Salt Publishing
'A million thanks – your mark-up is perfect, as always.'