Author Event

Nothing inspires readers and writers more than building a relationship with an author. Omar loves to engage with readers and writers.

School visits. Conferences. Interactive workshops. Any event you can imagine! See past events for ideas.

Manuscript Critique

Omar has extensive experience writing and editing picture books and YA manuscripts.

Receive constructive feedback on your manuscript, from picture books to full novels. Includes focus on things like:

  • Character development and motivation
  • Plot
  • Pacing and structure
  • Grammar / Spelling / Punctuation
  • Showing vs. Telling ("Illustratability")
  • and more

Picture books, by word count:

<500: $25

500-1000: $50

1000+: $75

MG/YA: $100+


Pitch / Query Critique

Your pitch is your book's first impression. It must be SHARP to hook agents and editors.

Receive constructive feedback and guidance on your pitch.

Publishing Consultation

Publishing a book can be a mysterious process. Having an industry mentor can make all the difference.

Discuss a plan for achieving your writing goals with personal advice on topics such as: query letters, finding an agent, pitching to publishers, self-publishing, and more!

$30 / hour


Signed Book

What's the perfect gift for a book-lover? A signed copy!

Omar will sign and send a personalized, signed book!