About the Course

Don't be scared! We don't bite!

Join Nat Lockett and Leira Lewis for live first page critiques. Personal information will be redacted.

Please send your query (single spaced) and first page (double spaced) in a single .doc or .docx to roguementors@gmail.com by May 1, 2022.

Your Instructor

Leira Lewis & Natalie Lockett

Leira K. Lewis is a Northern California based fantasy and romance writer, AMM round 8 mentor, Rogue Mentor Board member and member of SCBWI. Diagnosed with dyslexia at a young age, she struggled to read and write, but fantasy books inspired her to start storytelling. She learned to write by reading audiobooks and has spent the last thirteen years studying the craft. Now, she is represented by Kristy Hunter at the Knight Agency and is currently on submission.

Natalie Lockett is an author, essayist, and podcaster of autistic and witchy proportions. Her podcast, Write Away with Nat & PJ has welcomed guests like Charlie Jane Anders, Erin A. Craig, Bob Eckstein, and many more. She writes horror adjacent fantasy in adult and YA, and her nonfiction work has been featured in Brevity Blog, HerStry, and Across the Margin. Her fiction is represented by Tara Gonzalez at Erin Murphy Literary Agency. Nat lives in Wyoming with her husband, a zoo of pets, and her beloved rock collection. When not writing she can be found running a small marketing company and trying to convince herself to switch to decaf.

ON DEMAND: First Page Frenzy




Leira Lewis & Natalie Lockett