Writers Workshop

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Writers Services

In addition to our workshops, Kill Your Darlings now offers comprehensive services for writers.

This is a unique opportunity to present your writing to Workshop staff for short-story and full-length manuscript assessments. There are also manuscript assessment packages, which includes ongoing consultation and editorial support with staff. To make bookings, or for more information, please contact Rebecca Starford on

Short story assessment
Up to 3000 words; assessment turn-around 2 weeks (max.)
Cost: $100

Manuscript assessment
Up to 70,000 words; assessment turn-around 4 weeks (max.)
Cost: $500

Manuscript package
Manuscript assessment (up to 70,000 words);
2 x 1 hour consultation with KYD Writers Workshop staff;
4 hours additional reading on new work
Cost: $1000