#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.

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:


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  4. Carole Lindstrom says:


  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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