Created September 21, 2023 by Michele Helsel


We still have a limited number of critiques available with our faculty. So even if you aren't planning to attend MOTM come get a critique!

We still have a few critiques available for purchase. If you are interested you must email us prior to September 30th at to request an invoice while noting which faculty member you are interested in.

Critiques are not guaranteed until after the invoice is paid.

Submissions are due on September 30th. Submission information can be found here:

Critiques will take place via Zoom on Friday November 3 between 7-9 pm CT or come in person to Holiday Inn & Suites Overland Park-West at 8787 Reeder St, Overland Park, KS 66214 .

If you cannot make that time, you will receive only the Gold Form written critique. No make-ups! If you cannot make that time but still want the Zoom, don't sign up. 

Faculty are offering portfolio reviews or manuscript critiques (up to 10 pages, double spaced, Times New Roman, 12 pt.) with filled out Gold Forms and 10 minutes via Zoom to be held at 7-9 pm CT Friday night November 3, 2023. 

Cost is $75 for premium members and $100 for registered users.

They have openings for critiques with the following faculty:

Joann Hill, Creative Director of Disney Hyperion

Daniel Miyares, author/illustrator and Crystal Kite winner

Foyinsi Adegbonmire, Associate Editor at Feiwel & Friends

Sunita Apte, Editorial Director at Reycraft Books

Lisa Harkrader, author

Sandra Proudman, associate agent at Gallt & Zacker