#KidlitCritiqueDay

Drum roll please! 🥁🥁🥁 #KidlitCritiqueDay is coming up on July 15th! 🎉🥳

Are you ready to learn more about this awesomely exciting day?

Yes? Well, here we go!

#KidlitCritiqueDay is a day where picture book creators can find critique partners and win critiques from authors, illustrators, and industry professionals .

So how do you participate in this awesome day?

1. On July 15th, be on the look out for #KilitCritiqueDay Connection Posts. These posts will help you connect with people who are looking for critique partners. You’ll find several of these posts throughout the day.

2. There will be lots of opportunities to win critiques from some amazingly talented people. Once you find a #KidlitCritiqueDay giveaway post, you must comment, like, and retweet to enter. Doing all three is required. Makes sure to read the details of the critique offer carefully and only enter if you have a story that fits the requirements. You’ll find all the details about the critique giveaways below.

But first I want to give a huge thank you to everyone who is generously offering critiques. Thank you so much! 🥳🥳🥳

* Please note that the critique giveaways are for picture book manuscripts only.

Julia Lyon ( the author of A DINOSAUR NAMED RUTH) is generously offering a critique of 1,000 words or less on a nonfiction picture book.
Rebecca Gardyn Levington (author of the book BRAINSTORM) is generously offering a critique on a rhyming or non rhyming picture book of 500 words or less.

Amber Hendricks (author of AUTUMN LEAVES FALL and more) is generously offering a critique on a non rhyming picture book of 1,000 words or less.
Elisa Boxer (author of TURTLE’S LAST STRAW) is generously offering a 30 minute zoom call.
Kaitlyn Leann Sanchez (agent at Context Literary) is generously offering an above the slush pile submission.
Charlotte Sullivan Wild (author of LOVE, VIOLET) is generously offering a critique on a non rhyming picture book of 750 words or less.
Nancy Viau (author of TODAY IS A BEACH DAY and FIRST SNOW) is generously offering a critique on a non rhyming picture book of 500 words or less.
Kirsten W. Larson (author of WOOD, WIRE, WINGS and A TRUE WONDER) is generously offering a critique on a non fiction or informational fiction story of 1,800 words or less.
Cindy Wiliams Schrauben (author of THIS COULD BE YOU) is generously offering a critique on a fiction story of 1,000 words or less.
Donna Cangelosi (author of MR. ROGER’S GIFT OF MUSIC) is generously offering a critique on a fiction or non fiction story of 600 words or less.
June Smalls (author of SHE LEADS and HE LEADS) is generously offering a critique on a non rhyming story of 1,000 words or less.
Becky Scharnhorst (author of MY SCHOOL STINKS and THIS FIELD TRIP STINKS) is generously offering a critique on a non rhyming story.

Norene Paulson (author of BENNY’S TRUE COLORS) is generously offering a critique on a non rhyming story,
Benson Shum (author and illustrator of ANZU THE GREAT KAIJU and more) is generously offering a critique on a prose story. It can be fiction or non fiction.
Serena Gingold Allen (author of SUNRISE DANCE and MOONLIGHT PRANCE) is generously offering a critique on a rhyme or prose story of 500 words or less.
Sarah Hovorka (author of HATTIE HATES HUGS) is generously offering a critique on a fiction non rhyming story of 1,000 words or less.
Josh Funk (author of MY PET FEET and more) is generously offering a critique on any story of 1,000 words or less.
Margaret Aitken (author of OLD FRIENDS) is generously offering a critique on a fiction story of 1,000 words or less.

Karen Patricia Nespoli (author of GERTIE SAVES THE DAY) is generously offering a critique on a story of 750 words or less. No rhyming or lyrical please.

Margaret Chiu Greanias (author of MAXIMILLIAN VILLAINOUS and more) is generously offering a critique on a prose story. No rhyme please.
Janet Sumner Johnson (author of HELP WANTED MUST LOVE BOOKS) is generously offering a critique on a non rhyming story that’s 1,000 words or less.

Hope Lim (author of MOMMY’S HOMETOWN) is generously offering a critique on a prose story. No rhyme please.
C.K Malone (author of the book A COSTUME FOR CHARLY) is generously offering a critique on a non rhyming story under 1,000 words.
Vivian Kirkfield (author of Four OTTERS TOBOGGAN and more) is generously offering a critique on a story that’s 1,000 words or less.)
Kate Allen Fox (author of PANDO) is generously offering a critique on a non rhyming story that’s under 1,000 words.
Lindsay Leslie (author of SO YOU WANT TO BUILD A LIBRARY and more) is generously offering a critique on a non rhyming story.
Kailei Pew (author of the upcoming book I SEE COLOR) is generously offering a critique on a story that’s 1,000 words or less.
Traci Sorell (author of POW WOW DAY and more) is generously offering a critique on story under 1,000 words by a bipoc writer.
Pat Zietlow Miller (author of SEE YOU SOMEDAY SOON and more) is generously offering a critique on a non rhyming story.
Laura Clement (author of EGG) is generously offering a non rhyming critique to a neuro diverse writer.
Lisa Katzenberger (author of IT WILL BE OK) is generously offering a critique on any picture book story.

Malcolm Newsome. (Author of the upcoming books DEAR STAR BABY and SYDNEY’S BIG SPEECH.) Is offering a critique on any picture book story. As well as 3 follow up questions asked with in a week of the critique.
Dan Cramer (Founder and agent at Page Turner Literary. He represents CK Malone) is offering a critique on a story of 1,000 words or less. Fiction or non fiction. No rhyme please.

Monica Acker (author of Brave Like Mom) is offering a critique on a non rhyming manuscript of 600 words or less. Or a non fiction manuscript of 1000 words or less.

16 thoughts on “#KidlitCritiqueDay”

  1. You have so many great people wiling to help and I am impressed and keeping fingers crossed to get a prize. One day I hope to be able to pay back in kind.

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