Several factors determine a book's success even before it is ever a book. The most critical factor is whether the book has a market; and, if so, whether it is constructed for that audience in a way that will benefit them immediately. Bottom line: is it well planned and executed? A free manuscript review can help answer this question.
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Agents and publishers are busy and highly selective. They only want to review editorially sound manuscripts that are marketable and financially viable. If you are self publishing, the investment to create a book is hefty. A free manuscript review from a book editor at Pneuma Books can determine if a manuscript is ready for a publisher, an agent, or for the self publishing process. In short, a professional critique will ensure a manuscript is ready for market. We want you to get published or self publish successfully. Your success makes us look good too.
Our editors will briefly review your manuscript free of charge. Pneuma Books is one of the last remaining free manuscript critique services around. Most firms charge at least $50 for this service.
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If you are considering self-publishing your writing, why not get an editorial review before leaping into the production of your book?
Please complete the following form when you send your manuscript. We will not review your manuscript without the following information.
MANUSCRIPT FORMAT REQUIREMENTS for Free Critique
BEFORE ATTACHING AND SUBMITTING YOUR MANUSCRIPT, please read the instructions below to ensure your document meets the requirements.
All of this info will help us assess the development and readiness of your content. without it we will not review your manuscript.
We will respond with editorial comments on your manuscript in 6 to 12 weeks, depending on current workflow schedules. Please be patient. Remember.... this is a free service.
All submissions are confidential and nondisclosure. We will not disclose the topic, theme, or style of any submission -- ever.
TYPES OF MATERIAL ACCEPTED For Free Critique
Pneuma Books, LLC specializes in reviewing, and producing books of a traditional and conservative nature. This may include: business books; books on finance; how-to manuals and handbooks; technical tradebooks; textbooks; biography and autobiography; history and historical fiction; children's books; traditional, conservative inspirational and self-help; and Judeo-Christian devotional and theological books. Pneuma Books, LLC will consider some traditional, conservative fiction. Pneuma Books, LLC reserves the right to decline book projects that are not within our specialty. Pneuma Books, LLC reserves the right to reject any manuscript for any reason.
Let the Pneuma Books editorial team help you cultivate your book idea into a terrific marketable book product. If your manuscript needs some help with concept development or reorganization, Pneuma Books can provide a framework to help you turn your manuscript into a well-developed and publishable product. The benefits of the manuscript development package include
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DISCLAIMER: This information is the opinion of Pneuma Books, LLC and is presented for informational purposes only. It is not meant to replace the advice of legal, financial, or other professional counsel. Individuals should consult an attorney, accountant, and additional publishing consultants for specific applications to their individual publishing or writing ventures. Individuals should always gather and consider more than one source of information in order to make well-informed decisions. Pneuma Books, LLC reserves the right to decline and or rescind any free offer at anytime for any reason. Free offers by Pneuma Books are not a contractual obligation between any party and Pneuma Books, LLC. Pneuma Books, LLC is under no contractual obligation to provide any free goods or services of any kind to anyone for any reason at anytime. Pneuma Books, LLC specializes in reviewing, critiquing, and producing mostly nonfiction books of a traditional and conservative nature. This may include: business books; books on finance; how-to books and handbooks; traditional self-help; health and fitness; hobby and lifestyle books; educational books; tradeworthy biography and autobiography; history and historical fiction; tradeworthy children's books; and Judeo-Christian devotional and theological books. Pneuma Books, LLC will consider tradeworthy, traditional, conservative fiction. Pneuma Books, LLC reserves the right to decline the review of book projects that are not within our specialty. Pneuma Books, LLC reserves the right to reject any manuscript for any reason.
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