First 50 page critique (YA) from author RuthAnne Snow

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First 50 page critique (YA) from author RuthAnne Snow (WHEN THE TRUTH UNRAVELS)   RuthAnne Snow was born and raised in Kaysville, Utah. She was a sorority girl in college and social activities director in law school―which was a lot like being back in the sorority. She loves traveling, watching horror movies, and baking. She lives […]

100 page critique from editor Rachael Stein

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Critique of partial MG or YA ms (up to 100 pages) from editor Rachael Stein, of Clarion Books/HMH.   Rachael Stein  is an acquiring Assistant Editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. She works on books for kids of all ages, including picture books, chapter books, middle grade, […]

First 50 pages critique from Erin Entrada Kelly

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First 50 pages critique of a manuscript from Newbery Award Winner Erin Entrada Kelly (HELLO UNIVERSE)   Erin Entrada Kelly was raised in Lake Charles, La., but now lives in suburban Philadelphia. Her mother was the first in her family to emigrate from the Philippines. Erin’s books have won several awards, including the APALA Award […]

Annotated copy of Simon/Blue deleted scene from Becky Albertalli

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A printed and signed copy of a Simon/Blue deleted scene from LEAH ON THE OFFBEAT by Becky Albertalli–and, in addition to signing, Becky will personally annotate the scene with behind-the-scene notes and info just for you! AND, the next highest bids, numbers 2-15, will receive a personalized, signed copy from Becky.

– A character named after you in Kelly Loy Gilbert’s next book ***

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*Kelly will accept the top three winning bids* A character named after you in CONVICTION author Kelly Loy Gilbert’s next book. Kelly Loy Gilbert is the author of CONVICTION (Disney-Hyperion, 2014). Gilbert’s work has appeared in the San Jose Mercury News, Shrapnel, and The Kenyon Review, where it was designated a resource for teachers. She’s led fiction workshops […]

Query critique (adult or YA) with editor Diana M. Pho of Tor

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Query critique (Adult or YA fiction) with editor Diana M. Pho of Tor, nominee for Hugo Award for Best Editor, Long Form.02   Diana M. Pho is an editor at Tor Books and blogs for Tor.com. She is also a published scholar, activist, performer, and general rabble-rouser. She is best-known for running Beyond Victoriana, an award-winning, US-based blog on […]