Irene Goodman

Would You Pay for a Critique?

Continuing on my theme of critiques after my last post about having a writer's critique circle, I'll tell you something fascinating I saw today.  Irene Goodman, a literary agent, puts a post on Ebay the first Friday of every month to do critiques on the first thirty pages of a manuscript.  She says on her website that she's even picked up an author client from reading their pages through this critique.  So you bid on this critique, and if you win then she or another agent in her group will critique your pages within a month. So I thought, why not?  I'll bid on that.  The proceeds go to charity. ...

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