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What we offer
CritiqueMatch is an online platform that connects writers, beta readers, and freelance editors.
Find partners tailored to your needs
Search for highly rated partners by sub-genre, experience level, location, and even favorite authors.Sign Up for Free!
Share your work privately
Choose your partners and then exchange work privately. Your email address is never shared. After your work is critiqued, your critique partner no longer has access to it.Sign Up for Free!
Grow credibility among the community
Users rate and review the critiques they received from their partners. This helps create a transparent and vibrant community where our users’ skills are highlighted.Sign Up for Free!
Buy critique or beta reading services
No time to find a free partner or critique someone's work? Buy a critique instead from the top-rated users in our community.Sign Up for Free!
How it works
Search for critique partners by sub-genre, experience, or favorite authors. Find top-rated users in your exact areas of need, such as grammar, plotting, etc.
Share Your Work
Your work is only visible to your critique partner for the duration of the critique. No more email exchanges where your work remains in someone's inbox!
Specify the type of feedback you’re looking for, and receive in-line comments as well as high-level notes on your work.
Rate Your Partners' Critiques
Rate and review the critiques you received. Hone your craft skills and also be a valuable member of our community.
Give Critiques and Get Paid!
Stack up 5-star ratings from at least ten people, and apply to become a “Pro-Critiquer”. You will be able to set your price, and earn money!
Search Top-RatedCritiquing Professionals
Browse community-vetted Pro-Critiquers. Narrow down the list by service type, genre, ratings, price, and availability. View the Pro-Critiquers’ sample critiques to find a critiquing style that works for you.
Purchase Critique& Editing Services
Order a critique through our platform without the hassle of managing payments, contracts, and non-disclosure agreements. You maintain your IP—our Terms of Service got you covered.
Chat before, during,and after the Service
Reach out to the critiquing professionals before you place an order for any questions you may have. The line of communication remains open during and after the service to allow for clarifications on either side.
Rate the Qualityof the Service
Rate and review the critique and editing services you received. Our community ratings bring you unparalleled transparency regarding the critiquers’ skillset, timeliness, and overall service.
Make secure payments through our industry-leading payment processing provider, Stripe. CritiqueMatch manages the flow of payments between the clients and the freelance professionals.
Our mission is to help writers connect and improve their craft.
How to use the platform
A few simple user rules to ensure an inclusive, transparent and supportive platform.