Auction #57: picture book manuscript critique from Nancy Raines Day
Description: I will critique your picture book manuscript of up to 1,000 words, returning your manuscript with suggested edits and a 2-3 page letter detailing its strengths and what could be improved upon.
Estimated Value: $75
Auction Begins: Wednesday 3/30 @ 9:00AM EDT
Auction Ends: Monday 4/4 @ 9:00AM EDT
Bio: Nancy Raines Day is the author of many acclaimed picture books, including On a Windy Night, Flamingo’s First Christmas, A Kitten’s Year, Double Those Wheels, and The Lion’s Whiskers. Having worked as a magazine editor and instructor for the Institute of Children’s Literature, she currently critiques picture books for members of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.
Author Nancy Raines Day’s Website: http://nancyrainesday.com
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