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Masters ProCritique™ Advanced Submissions to Literary Agents and Publishers

Masters ProCritiques™ offers you a 1-on-1 meeting with a literary agent, scout, or publisher who will read and edit/review a portion of your work via our Advanced Submission Masters ProCritique program. This is best suited for active writers with a professionally-edited manuscript. The roster varies by conference, and not all participate in the program.

Please read the bios of each carefully to determine the most appropriate Reviewers to read and edit your work. Specifically-requested Reviewers are not guaranteed, so select more than one choice in your order of preference.

This programs is a terrific way to receive constructive, professional feedback and advice on your work from an agent who wants to help you get published. Simply submit the required pages or chapter of your manuscript or screenplay to be read in advance of an in-person appointment at the conference. There is a fee per submission.

Please READ the following carefully. Applications that do not conform will be returned unscheduled.


  • You must be registered for the conference.
  • We use the term REVIEWER to refer to all editors, publishers, and agents.
  • All manuscripts are submitted electronically -- a simple process if you follow the guidelines. (We do not accept advanced hard printed copies of manuscripts.)
    The Reviewer will review your work and may print a hard copy for your appointment.
  • You may apply for as many Masters ProCritique™ reading appointments as the Reviewer will accept. Each has different requirements, so read their submission specs carefully.
  • Include a one-page synopsis of the entire work.
  • Conference fee, advance reading fee and submissions must be received no later than the deadline date to participate in the program. You must register for the conference first, then apply for ProCritiques and submit your work as a part of the application process »
  • Submit a digital copy of the requested number of manuscript pages (based on what the individual Reviewer asks for.)
    • Pages must be typed, double-spaced;
    • Use Courier or Times (New Roman) font,
    • 12 point type size
    • Your name on each page at the top with a page number.
    • Format the work in MS Word and save in a "doc" or "RTF" format.
    • Do not submit a PDF.
  • Submissions must be received by the deadline date. The earlier the better. Late submissions may not be accepted. Reviewers have limited time to read and edit your material before a conference, so they need the manuscripts in a timely fashion.

NOTE: ProCritiques are a fee you pay to us on behalf of the agent or editor for a contracted service and are NOT refundable.

How To Apply:

  1. editor with writerComplete the Application Form with your personal information, and the titles of work you are submitting.
  2. Select the type (ProCritique or Masters ProCritique) and
    click to pay. This will take you to the shopping cart.
  3. Enter the quantity of critiques and pay securely Online.
  4. NOTE: You will then be linked to a "Thank You" Page.
    Select the link to generate a confidential email where you will indicate the names of the editors / publishers / agents in your order of preference, then attach your manuscripts and synopsis, and submit.

  • Please follow the submission guidelines completely. We will email you and confirm receipt of your material. Missed consultation appointments will not be rescheduled or refunded. Do not submit material by USPS -- it will be returned unopened. Thanks for your understanding, and best of luck on your journey to publication and success as an author.
  • We make every reasonable attempt to schedule your 1-on-1 session with literary agents in advance of the conference. This means that the times for other attendees to meet agents is limited by the agents schedule and availability. Masters ProCritique Participants receive first choice of appointments, which may be scheduled in advance. The remaining balance of the calendar for free consultation / pitch sessions is available the first day of the conference. Most slots are filled by those who register for the full event.
  • A one-on-one appointment calendar will be located at the conference 1-on-1 ProCritique Management desk. Each Reviewer will have a separate sheet under their name. Appointments are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Each appointment may vary in time and detail as determined by the individual REVIEWER. They are welcome to spend additional time with you at their discretion.

Deadline Dates. To take advantage of discounted Advanced Critique Fees, your manuscript should be received by the deadlines as follows.
Submission Deadlines   Advanced Submission Read & Meet Fee
Digital Author
  & BCX Writers
Annual Greater
Los Angeles
Writers Conference

California Creative
Writers Conference


Read & Meet Fee

  Agents &
Read & Meet Fee
November 01 August 01 February 15   $50 @   $100 @

Also available are ProCritiques with Professional Editors who will read and analyse the opening pages of your work in advance, and then meet with you at the conference. Meeting times vary by editor. Each accepts a different quantity of pages (see their bio for details). There is a fee per submission.

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