Short Story or Novel Opening Critique from Fran Wilde

Item Name & Description: Short Story or Novel Opening Critique from Fran Wilde

I’ll provide feedback on a 5k short story, or 5k of a novel first chapter/opening.

My short stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Asimov’s, Uncanny, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Shimmer, and My second novel from Tor, CLOUDBOUND, comes out this September. The first, UPDRAFT, debuted in September 2015.

Starting Bid: 50

Other Notes? Details to be worked out with critique auction winner.

Bidding opens on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern (time zone conversions). It will close on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown) unless bids are received in the last ten minutes (learn more).


  1. Congratulations, S!

  2. I won? *blush* I am stuck in State College, PA and totally forgot to check in last night…. whee… will take care of next steps.

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