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Contact: William Hazelgrove, HERE

CHICAGO — Award-winning author William Hazelgrove has launched a Novel School to teach authors the finer points of writing based on his own experiences writing six novels.


William Hazelgrove is the bestselling author of six novels, Ripples, Tobacco Sticks Mica Highways Rocket Man, The Pitcher and Real Santa. His books have received starred reviews in Publisher Weekly, Book of the Month Selections, ALA Editors Choice Awards Junior Library Guild Selections and optioned for the movies. He was the Ernest Hemingway Writer in Residence where he wrote in the attic of Ernest Hemingway’s birthplace. He has written articles and reviews for USA Today and other publications and has been featured on NPR All Things Considered. The New York Times, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, USA Today have all covered his books with features. He runs a cultural blog, The View From Hemingway’s Attic. He lives in Chicago



1      First Chapter Critique and Suggestions $100

The first chapter is the most important. This is what agents and publishers respond to.

2      Book Editing For Content Hourly Rates Available

Does your plot work and how can it be better.

3     Snapshot of Synopsis 50

Character is action. If you don’t have a good character then you don’t have a novel.

4     Style Critique 50

Are you writing in a modern style literary style that will lead to positive trade reviews

5      Novel Critique and Suggestions up to 50K   $1000

Overview of the novel

6      Novel Critique and Suggestions 50-75k        $2000

Publishing Consulting

Hourly Rates Available.