A Critique Style is how you like to critique, like in-line track changes or an edit letter. A Critique Strength is things you’re good at as a CP, like dialogue or plot.
Here are our definitions:
This CP will ask how your work is going, do some (gentle) nagging, and cheer when you finish things!
This CP works well with live, real-time interaction like phone calls or chats.
This CP doesn’t sugar-coat, but they’re always honest.
Sometimes you need someone to bounce ideas off of. This CP will talk through ideas, ask questions, and read outlines before drafting starts.
This CP will go through work a chapter at a time to make sure each one shines. Ideal for regularly swapping work.
This CP will provide a multi-paragraph letter after reading, similar to what an agent or editor would provide.
This CP will go line-by-line looking for ways to improve the words.
This CP is your cheerleader–they love your work and they will tell you!
This CP provides a positive note on either side of a critical note, so you start and end with something to feel good about.
Track Changes in Document
This CP will make notes in a Word, Pages or Google Doc using the Tracking functionality.
Whole MS Reads
This CP is game to read an entire manuscript at once.
This CP looks at the forest instead of the trees.
This CP understands the way characters tick, emphasizing emotion, character arc, and consistency.
This CP knows how to make your descriptions sing.
This CP is great at making dialogue believable and memorable.
This CP knows all the rules and when you can bend them.
This CP understands how to manage narrative distance between the reader and the characters.
This CP is all about managing narrative speed and how and when to dole out information.
This CP will make sure your plot doesn’t have any holes and that it hits the right emotional beats.
This CP is all about making your world believable, consistent, and enchanting.
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