#Kidlit4Japan Auction #71 from Laura Atkins

Auction #71: Critique of picture book manuscript plus a cover letter from Laura Atkins

Image provided by donorDescription: I will offer a full critique of a picture book manuscript plus a cover letter. Feedback will come in the form of comments and tracked changes (with suggested edits/corrections) on your manuscript, plus an email with more general comments. You can read more about my picture book critiques here: http://www.lauraatkins.com/newblog/blog7.php/critiquing-picture-books-how-does

Estimated Value: $125
Auction Begins: Thursday 3/31 @ 3:00PM EDT
Auction Ends: Tuesday 4/5 @ 3:00PM EDT

Bio: I am a children’s book specialist who worked for seven years in editorial departments in the United States. I now teaching writing for children at the National Centre for Research in Children’s Literature (NCRCL) in Roehampton University in London. I also offer freelance editorial services. Recently, I’ve had two clients long-listed and short-listed for the Chicken House Competition, one signed by an agent, and another has had her book requested by OUP. Please see my website (www.lauraatkins.com) and blog (www.lauraatkins.com/newblog) for more information.

Editor Laura Atkins’s Website: http://www.lauraatkins.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.
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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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6 Responses to #Kidlit4Japan Auction #71 from Laura Atkins

  1. Corey says:

    I’ll kick it off. $35

  2. Carole Lindstrom says:

    $40

  3. Carole Lindstrom says:

    $50

  4. Carole Lindstrom says:

    $65

  5. WINNER: Carole Lindstrom wins with a bids of $65! Congratulations on your winning bid. I will be in touch by email with instructions for making and verifying the UNICEF donation.

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