#Kidlit4Japan Auction #75 from Liz Waniewski

Auction #75: Manuscript critique from Liz Waniewski

Description: A detailed critique of the following (please choose one):
-One full picture book manuscript
-First three chapters of a middle grade novel
-First three chapters of a YA novel

Estimated Value: $35 (this is what SCBWI ususally charges for a critique)
Auction Begins: Friday 4/1 @ 11:00AM EDT
Auction Ends: Wednesday 4/6 @ 11:00AM EDT

Bio: Liz Waniewski is an Executive Editor at Dial Books for Young Readers. She edits character-driven picture books and middle grade and young adult novels in a variety of genres. Some of her recently edited books include the LADYBUG GIRL series by Jacky Davis and David Soman, INCARCERON by Catherine Fisher, FIVE FLAVORS OF DUMB by Antony John, and FANTASY BASEBALL by Alan Gratz.

Editor Liz Waniewski’s Website:

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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10 Responses to #Kidlit4Japan Auction #75 from Liz Waniewski

  1. beckylevine says:

    I’ll start at $35.

  2. Ailynn Collins says:


  3. Luke Bell says:

    I’ll bid $350.

  4. WINNER: Luke Bell wins with a generous overbid of $350! 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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