Advent Prize: The Spun Yarn’s Complete Manuscript Feedback Package

Today’s Giveaway

Imagine if three veteran beta readers gave you feedback on your complete manuscript, which was then analyzed and curated into a report for you by a seasoned editor. I think we just discovered writing heaven, friends!

At a value of $499, the Complete Manuscript Package is The Spun Yarn‘s most detailed manuscript critique, curated by The Spun Yarn Editor based on full reads from three veteran readers.


The Spun Yarn starts by selecting readers according to your genre and any other demographic factors you’d like us to consider. If you’ve written a YA we’ll assign a mix of teen and adult YA lovers, or if you’ve written in a specific setting we’ll tap one of our readers from the area. Each reader reads your full MS (up to 100,000 words) and answers a series of questions, including real-time check-ins, overall quantitative feedback, questions you’ve posed, and scores in eight key categories like Plot and Character.

What makes the Complete Manuscript Report different from any other manuscript critique is the consensus our editor is able to gather from three full sets of feedback as she curates your report and provides actionable suggestions for revision. Trends become much clearer when three independent unbiased readers agree. To see a sample report and learn more about The Spun Yarn, check out our website and author testimonials.

OMG, this prize, people! Want a chance to win it? Just enter below, and good luck.

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97 Responses to Advent Prize: The Spun Yarn’s Complete Manuscript Feedback Package

  1. Janice says:

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  10. OMG! THE FIRST BOOK IN MY TRILOGY IS FINISHED (beta and edited too) and I’m drafting book two now. A manuscript critique of this first book – on this level – would be a dream and perfectly timed as well!!!!! I so hope I win!!!!!!!!

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  19. Sylvie says:

    Three POVs on a ms. sounds interesting

  20. Andrea P. says:

    This sounds amazing- thanks for introducing us to The Spun Yarn. I’m in the middle of a nonfiction WIP. Can the winner send in the completed manuscript when done- say months from now?

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  31. Belinda Sikes says:

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  32. I wold totally LOVE this for a YA speculative fiction novel I wrote and that I can’t seem to get a contract for.

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  55. I would love to win this prize. I have a manuscript I’m currently editing and would love some professional feedback on it before I submit it to a publisher. Thanks so much for the chance.

  56. Val Neil says:

    This sounds cool, but my MS is 127k :/

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  64. So very generous and I want to win so bad!!!! I know I’ll get help tightening and strengthening the book

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  66. Lila Diller says:

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  67. Charli Adams says:

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  68. KRISTEN HOWE says:

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  72. Hannah Harding says:

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  74. Susan Thumm Paxton says:

    What a wonderful opportunity and it comes at the right time for me! Finishing my second draft of my manuscript and looking for feedback.

  75. Abigail says:

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  79. Judy L Mohr says:

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  92. Tim Seabrook says:

    Now this is something worth its weight in gold as finding reliable people to give honest and constructive feedback in a timely manner is a challenge in itself.

    To then have an editor condense that information and provide it in an actionable report to help identify the strengths and weaknesses of your prized piece of work makes it a double prize.

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