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Item #9: 20 Pages Critique

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GENRES: Horror, thriller, mystery, supernatural, rom-com, contemporary/realistic, grounded fantasy


RESTRICTIONS: No animal main characters/protagonists, no sexual violence, no racial violence 

Critique will be offered in a 30-minute call

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Shelly Romero

Shelly Romero (she/her) is a Honduran-American book editor based in New York City. She was selected as one of Publishers Weekly Star Watch Honorees in 2020. If you can catch her at home, she's usually rewatching her favorite horror movies and daydreaming about her next trip to Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Orlando. Find her on Twitter or on her website


Projects that are a good fit for her critique: fantasy; horror; near-future sci-fi; speculative fiction; coming-of-age stories; supernatural/paranormal; contemporary fiction; thrillers/mysteries; historical fiction from the 1980s on.


Projects that she would not be a good fit for are: stories with SA; historical fiction from before the 80s; westerns. 

Bids go in the comments!

Any bids submitted before 12:00am EST on Monday, April 3, 2023 or after 8:59:59pm EST on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 will be deleted.

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