#Kidlit4Japan Auction #50 from Karen Day

Auction #50: Critique of one 20-page realistic fiction MG or YA manuscript from Karen Day

Description: Winning bidder will send first 20 pages of MG or YA (realistic fiction) manuscript to me. I will read and critique, then provide written response as well as half hour phone call.

Estimated Value: $75
Minimum Bid: $50
Auction Begins: Tuesday 3/29 @ 10:00AM EDT
Auction Ends: Friday 4/1 @ 10:00AM EDT

Bio: Karen Day is the author of three middle grade novels, all published by Wendy Lamb Books/ Random House: TALL TALES (2007), NO CREAM PUFFS (2008) and A MILLION MILES FROM BOSTON (2011). Karen has taught writing at New York University and DePaul University. For the last 10 years she has run a monthly SCBWI-affiliated critique group in Newton, MA., for adults writing novels for kids.

Author Karen Day’s Website: http://www.klday.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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2 Responses to #Kidlit4Japan Auction #50 from Karen Day

  1. Jody says:

    How wonderful of you! I bid $60.

  2. WINNER: Jody wins with a bid of $60! 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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