Thursday, December 7, 2017

FREE CRITIQUES for Children’s Book Writers

Dear Writers,

Hurry over to KID LIT INK blog: 
Leave a comment there for a chance to win a FREE critique
from one of the authors below! 


If you asked Santa for a little help with your writing this year, then this is the gift
he has on his sleigh for you… a bagful of Christmas Critiques from the children’s 
authors of KIDLITINK

Alison Meyers – (1) query letter critique – MY SPECIAL WORD.

Jan Cheripko –  (1) YA – first 10 pages critique – RAT (Contemporary-realism)

Kim Briggs – (1) YA – first 10 pages critique – STARFALL (Romance-Thriller)

Clara Gillow Clark – (1) MG first 10-pages critique – HATTIE ON HER WAY

Lindsay Barrett George – (1) author/illustrator PB critique – MAGGIE’S BALL

Gayle C. Krause – (1) rhyming PB critique – DADDY, CAN YOU SEE THE MOON?

Pat Thomas – (1) rhyming PB critique – STAND BACK SAID THE ELEPHANT

That’s seven (7) critiques in all. 

To be eligible, please follow the KIDLIT, INK blog and leave the title of your 
manuscript in the comments on, as well as which
author you’d like to review your work. will select the winners on Christmas Eve. Names will be posted 
on the KIDLIT, INK blog and you will have three months to respond. You can 
Private Message your email address to the authors from the KIDLIT Facebook 
page and each author will contact you.



  1. Thanks for stopping by, Theresa! Best wishes!

  2. What an awesome contest. I signed up! I hope you are doing well, Clara. We are still talking about our wonderful group time together :-)

    1. Thanks so much, Jennifer! I loved your group. It seemed as if we’d been friends for years. Certainly we are kindred spirits. Best to you and everyone in the group. Life is good!

  3. Thanks for the alert, Clara! Will head over there now. I need a little spark for the end of the year cheer!

  4. My pleasure, Jilanne! Sending best wishes your way.

  5. Thanks for sharing this. What fun!

  6. So glad you spotted it, Katie E.! Best wishes!

  7. Thank you for this generous opportunity, Clara