North Carolina Writers' Network

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Online Registration: Critiquing and Editing Service

The North Carolina Writers' Network offers an ongoing Critiquing and Editing Service for its members.

Use this form if submitting your manuscript electronically.

Required Manuscript Format

Prose:Double-spaced, 1-inch margins, 12-point Times New Roman font
Poetry:Single-spaced, 1-inch margins, 12-point Times New Roman font, 1 poem per page
Play/Screenplay:See Story Sense or Writopia

C&ES Submission Checklist

Before proceeding to the registration form, please review this checklist to ensure you are a member and your submission is ready for processing.

  1. Are you a member of the North Carolina Writers' Network?

  2. Is your manuscript properly formatted as listed above in section Required Manuscript Format?

  3. Does a page number and your last name appear on each page?

  4. Is your manuscript a Word document (.doc, .docx)?

  5. Does your manuscript's file name include your last name and at least part of the work's title (for example, Wolfe_LookHomeward.docx)?

  6. Does your cover letter provide1) a brief synopsis of the manuscript's contents, and
     2) pointers to the manuscript aspects that most concern you (plot, character development, dialogue, line editing, etc.)?

  7. Does your cover letter indicate whether you want a Developmental Critique or a Copy/Line Edit?

If you answered Yes to all of the questions above, you may continue by clicking the following button.