#Kidlit4Japan Auction #49 from Tara Lazar

Auction #49: 2 Picture Book Critiques from Tara Lazar

Image provided by donorDescription: Tara Lazar will critique two fiction picture books of 800 words or fewer. Preferably prose, but she will crit rhyming manuscripts, too. The critiques do not have to be submitted together and can be claimed at any time. Bid now, write later!

Estimated Value: $100
Auction Begins: Tuesday 3/29 @ 9:00AM EDT
Auction Ends: Friday 4/1 @ 9:00AM EDT

Bio: Tara Lazar is the author of THE MONSTORE (Aladdin/Simon & Schuster 2013) and the creator of PiBoIdMo, Picture Book Idea Month, the picture book writer’s alternative to NaNoWriMo.

Author Tara Lazar’s Website: http://taralazar.wordpress.com

Auction Terms:

  • Bid by posting a comment with your bid amount; anonymous bidding is not allowed.
  • Do not bid unless you intend to pay that amount to a designated charity organization.
  • Bids are in U.S. Dollars.
  • Bids under $50 must be at least $1 more than the previous bid; bids from $50 to under $100 must be at least $2 more than the previous bid; bids of $100 or more must be at least $5 more than the previous bid. Overbids are encouraged.
  • Highest bid before the end of the auction wins; if the highest bid is less than the reserve amount, the auction is extended until the reserve amount is reached; if no reserve amount is stated, the reserve amount is 50% of the item’s estimated value.
  • Winning bid is not final until the winning bidder is notified by email. Winning bidder must donate the winning bid amount to a designated charity organization and provide a copy of the receipt within three days of notification.
  • For physical items, unless otherwise noted, donor pays standard shipping within the U.S.; winning bidder pays for express shipping or for shipping outside the U.S.

About Greg R. Fishbone

Greg R. Fishbone is the author of galactic fiction for young readers including the GALAXY GAMES series from Tu Books @ Lee & Low Books. Check out his website at gfishbone.com
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15 Responses to #Kidlit4Japan Auction #49 from Tara Lazar

  1. beckylevine says:

    I’ll start things at $40.

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  3. Kenda Henthorn says:

    Child’s play! πŸ˜‰ Let’s jump right to the reserve of $50. Count me in!

    • beckylevine says:

      Oops–I didn’t see that reserve. Novice-bidder in the house! I’ll go to $55. πŸ™‚

  4. Kenda Henthorn says:

    What?! You’re GIVING critiques..what do you need with TWO from Tara?! πŸ˜‰ $65 here.

  5. Joanne Fritz says:

    I’ll bid $75. Thanks for the opportunity, Tara!

  6. Marcy says:

    I’m in! $90 πŸ™‚

  7. Luke Bell says:

    I’ll bid an even $100.

  8. Kenda Henthorn says:

    Oh, I want this! $105. πŸ™‚

  9. Luke Bell says:

    I’ll up it to $110.

  10. Kenda Henthorn says:

    $115. then!!

  11. Kenda Henthorn says:

    Yay!! πŸ™‚

  12. WINNER: Kenda Henthorn wins with a bid of $115! Congratulations on your winning bid. I will be in touch later today with instructions for making and verifying the UNICEF donation.

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