Barrington Editorial provides Manuscript Critiques, Consults/Coaching, Creative Writing and Feedback Workshops--Live and Emailed.

My clients are published authors by traditional publishers and award winning self-published. They have been shortlisted for international literary contests and published in fine literary journals.  They are ESL students and college students, business owners, business professionals and consultants, novelists, memoirists, poets, artists, musicians, and educators.

Work can be sent by e-mail or a hardcopy through postal mail.
Note that a standard page is 250 words.

 Please email to schedule.


Consults/Coaching: $100 an hour -- Brainstorm, feedback, spontaneous writing and editing. Read your work on the spot. Discuss longterm strategies on a project or your writing life in general.  Discounted PACKAGES available.

General Chapter Critique/Short Story Critique (up to 4000 words)--An overview of strengths & weaknesses with general suggestions. $165. One dollar for every additional page.

Critiques on full manuscripts $750 up to 80,000 words. $1 each additional page.  This will focus on story structure, logic, and character development. 

Poetry Critiques available on an hourly basis.

Hidden Wisdom Writing Workshops - Finding the Words in the Writer and the Writer in the Words.

 Monthly Feedback Workshop -- 4 hours. Next one:

  •  AUGUST 20th & September 24 1 to 5 in Venice, $55 to hold your spot. (Fees nonrefundable) -- We begin with an improvisational writing exercise and then give constructive feedback on up to 2000 words of your fiction, narrative nonfiction, or on one long poem or 2 short poems.

JUST WRITING -- Several writing exercises, 3 hour workshop. Write & share for fun and encouragement. Jump-start new work. Not a feedback workshop. Designed to spur creative ideas and techniques. Next ones:

  •  SEPTEMBER 11th from 1 to 4 in Santa Monica. $35 to hold your spot.


Emailed Workshop:

You will receive:

  • Weekly improvisational writing exercise/ and typed feedback to encourage this seedling work.
  • Constructive feedback on 3000 or 5000 words within the 4 or 8 week period. 
  • Handouts.
  • A 25 page REPORT on writing and editing.
  • One month $285/Two Months $550.  Fees nonrefundable. Full payment due at onset of workshop. 
  • One 30 minute phone consultation and if needed, follow up emails within reason.


AND IN THE WORKS for Early 2017:

EIGHT WEEK Jump-start your NOVEL or MEMOIR --The First 50-80 pages with a Public Reading at the end.

In eight meetings learn & practice the 8 variables for solid engaging prose & structure of your manuscript

Bring in your weekly pages for feedback 

Receive instruction, handouts & Notes

Three private consultations

And a final Evaluation along with consultation on your 50 to 80 pages

Public Reading at Beyond Baroque

Location Westside

Limited to 4 participants

Fees nonrefundable


SEPTEMBER 17 & 18, 2016 Culver City -- Weekend Workshop 5 to 6 hours bring in 20 pages for feedback. Go home revise and bring back those 20 pages of a different 20 pages of your long work. $125. Limited to six. Feedback, notes, and handouts. Payment due September 1.



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