Carolinas 2023 Fall Retreat

Career Consult Submission


Submit up to five pages of content.

Content may include your query letter, first page of your manuscript, samples of your social media presence or recent blog posts, a career plan, your royalty statement, or recent rejection letters.


Submit materials as one PDF (.pdf) or Word Doc (.docx)

Please label your file with your last name, CONSULT, the faculty member’s last name:


Send your submission to:

In the email Subject Line include your last name, CONSULT, and the faculty member’s last name.

Consult materials may be submitted beginning Sunday, September 3rd, and must be received by Sunday, September 10th, 2023 at 11:59 pm ET. 


After Career Consult Registration closes (September 3rd), you will receive a link via email to schedule your session.

Critiques/Consults/Reviews will be held Friday, November 3rd, 3 pm – 6:15 pm.

Check in at the Critique/Consult/Review desk 10 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment.

Sessions are booked back to back–if you are late, your session will still end on time.

Missed appointments cannot be rescheduled.

Because we have guaranteed your payment to our faculty, missed appointments cannot be refunded.

Editors and agents provide submission opportunities to all attendees as part of this retreat. Do not ask an editor or agent to take your full manuscript or to look at it during the retreat.

Another attendee has paid for the appointment right after yours. Please be considerate of this and exit the meeting when time is called.


Please contact our Critique Inbox if you have any questions.

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