Feedback, or lack of it, might be what is standing between you and an acceptance letter. 

THESE SERVICES ARE FOR SHORT STORIES AND MEMOIRS ONLY. PLEASE NOTE, OTHER THAN THE REVIEW, THERE IS NO GUARANTEE OF PUBLICATION ON GRANDE DAME, BUT WE HELP AND ENCOURAGE YOU TO BE THE BEST WRITER YOU CAN BE AND WORK WITH YOU TO READY YOUR WRITING FOR PUBLICATION

BASIC:

DEEP FEED FEEDBACK: $20

DEEP FEED FEEDBACK - AN OVERVIEW OF YOUR SHORT STORY OR MEMOIR AND SPECIFIED EXAMPLES OF HOW TO TWEAK IT FOR SUBMISSION

DRILLING DOWN:

EDITORIAL CRITIQUE: $40

EDITORIAL CRITIQUE - TWO FULL PAGES - A DETAILED ASSESSMENT WITH EXAMPLES, WRITING TIPS, AND REFERENCES TO MOVE YOUR WORK TO THE NEXT LEVEL. WE COMBINE TOUCHES OF A DEVELOPMENTAL/LINE/COPY EDIT TO HELP YOU UNDERSTAND HOW TO REVISE YOUR STORY OR MEMOIR AND PERFECT IT FOR PUBLICATION

THE NITTY GRITTY:

DEVELOPMENTAL / STRUCTURAL: $125

STRUCTURE - TWO PART SERVICE - THE DEEPEST FEEDBACK IS A DEVELOPMENTAL ONE. WE GO THROUGH YOUR WORK WITH A FINE TOOTH COMB AND OFFER DIRECT INLINE COMMENTS, SUGGESTIONS, AND EXAMPLES. AND AFTER YOU MAKE A REVISION, WE DO ONE MORE READ AND OFFER FINAL SUGGESTIONS TO PREPARE FOR SUBMISSION (CHARACTER ARC, STORY LINE, GOAL-MOTIVATION-CONFLICT-RESOLUTION, GRAMMAR, TYPOS, PACING & FLOW, LIGHT LINE EDITING SUGGESTIONS).

FINAL POLISH:

LINE / STYLE: $50

STYLE  - A LINE EDIT IS FOR MAKING SURE THE WORDS, SENTENCES, AND DIALOG FLOW AS SMOOTHLY AS THEY SHOULD. CADENCE AND RHYTHM ARE ASSESSED. CHARACTERS AND THE WORDS USED TO DESCRIBE THEM AND HOW THEY SPEAK ARE AS INTEGRAL TO THE STORY OR MEMOIR AS THE STORY ITSELF. 

GUARANTEED PUBLICATION:

THE REVIEW $75

MENTORING WITH AN EDITOR TO HONE A SHORT STORY OR MEMOIR GUARANTEES PUBLICATION. IT TAKES AN EDITORIAL CRITIQUE COMBINED WITH A REVIEW, A POLISH, AND A PUBLISH. 

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.