Helen is offering a *very thorough* MS critique for auction! She’ll read up to 30k words and offer a three-page report with comments and suggestions on structure, theme, characterisation, POV etc, plus an hour on Skype to discuss.

Helen Coyle is a ghostwriter and editorial consultant. Clients include publishers such as Hodder & Stoughton, Penguin, Sceptre, Canongate and Hutchinson as well as individual authors, both established and aspiring. She is the co-author of two New York Times bestsellers and has edited numerous UK bestsellers in practically every genre from literary fiction to self-help. She specialises in complex structural editing and loves mentoring people to develop their writing careers. Helen has previously worked as a non-fiction commissioning editor at Hodder & Stoughton in London, at Virago Press and for a rights agency in Paris. She now lives in Buenos Aires with her husband and children and is trying to finish her first novel.