Bitsy is published in picture books, chapter books, and teen; ages 2-17. Let her help you polish your manuscript and maximize your chances of getting published!
Sometimes authors need a little help focusing. Sometimes they need a little help expanding.
Sometimes they just need a little help.
I’m here for ya.
$175+ for picture book
ONE WEEK TURNAROUND GUARANTEED
Are you brand new to picture book writing? Or been at it for a while, looking to take it to the next level? Maybe you need general help organizing thoughts…or detailed feedback on a specific section. I can help at any level. Let me know if you’re looking for overall feedback, or (virtual) line-by-line feedback.
But please know–if you’re looking for someone to give you a gold star and tell you your work is the bee’s knees, I’m not your man. Yes, of course I will encourage you and show you all the great parts of your work. I’ll also point out where and how you can make it shine.
My goal is to help you make it better, and as publish-ready as possible! I’m not here to critique you, I’m here to help you enhance that manuscript more than you ever thought possible. Masterpieces take work, and time, my friend!
Once we iron out the details, you’ll have it back within a week, guaranteed!
* Picture book critiques: up to 1,000 words or 8 properly-formatted, double-spaced pages
* HELP ME assistance: Wanna talk things through? This hourly aid includes whatever you need, from plotting, brainstorming, formatting, to “What if” … any general “HELP ME” kind of assistance that doesn’t fit the mold: $95/hour
Author Website Review:
$125 for overview, or $95/hour for more detailed help
Feeling some website envy? Tell me your main goals. Do you want to introduce yourself to the world? Sell books? [Those are two different websites!] Let me review your current site. I’ll do some proverbial math, research, and suggest specific (and easy!) ways to improve what you have. I’ll offer custom screenshots and examples of a few similar, exemplary author sites–sort of like finding comp titles for your manuscript. I’ll even rewrite some pages for you, if you want more detailed help (I know how awkward it is to talk about yourself!). But I’m not a website designer; you’ll still need to find someone to implement the updates/changes.
Media Training/Interviewing for Introverts:
$75 per one-hour session
Nervous about an upcoming interview, podcast, TV appearance? Let’s face it. Most authors are introverts–we stare and punch away at our computers all day because we prefer them over a group of people. (Our screens never judge or talk back, right?) Relax! You can do it and I can help. I’ve got years of on-camera and interview experience, and come armed with tips and tricks and even lighting and wardrobe suggestions. Let’s zoom live (yes, it’s a must!), learn some ways to handle questions–as well as silence–and practice practice practice so you’re feeling good come interview time.
“[Your] comments are so helpful…you have given me more confidence in what needs to be done…I have been given some great advice to lead me into the right direction.”