a 30-page critique of your middle grade or picture book manuscript from Gennifer Choldenko, a Newbery Honor recipient and the author of many MG and picture books! Gennifer will also match the winning bid up to $100!
The winner will receive signed copies of The Truth About Alice, Devoted, Afterward, and Moxie, PLUS Jen will include a signed foreign edition of Moxie (winner’s choice). Jennifer Mathieu is a writer of young adult novels and a high school English teacher in Texas. Her books include Moxie, The Truth About Alice, Afterward, and Devoted. […]
Picture book critique (fiction or nonfiction), PLUS personalized and signed copy of THIS IS NOT A NORMAL ANIMAL BOOK, from author Julie Segal Walters.
A signed copy of Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble by Anna Meriano, plus a Skype author visit. “A charming and delectably sweet debut. Mischief, friendship, and a whole lot of heart—Love Sugar Magic has it all.” —Zoraida Córdova, award-winning author of the Brooklyn Brujas series Leonora Logroño’s family owns the most beloved bakery in Rose Hill, Texas, […]
Bid on this 20 page critique of a young adult novel (no fantasy or sci-fi, please) by Crystal Kite Award winner Yvonne Ventresca,
The very first signed (and personalized, if desired) ARC of WE HUNT THE FLAME by author Hafsah Faizal. The darkness speaks to those who listen. Those who listen are those who have accepted the darkness. Zafira is the Hunter, disguising herself as a man when she braves the cursed forest of the Arz to […]
Skype or phone book club visit from Curtis Sittenfeld. Curtis, a NYT bestselling author of five novels and one story collection (PREP, ELIGIBLE, SISTERLAND) will spend half an hour discussing any of her books (or publishing! or whatever!) with your book club. (You can also bid on this if you are your own one-person book […]
Short story manuscript critique from Curtis Sittenfeld. Curtis, a NYT bestselling author of five novels and one story collection, will offer feedback (by phone or email) on character development, language, and plot for your story of up to 40 pages/10,000 words. Curtis Sittenfeld is the bestselling author of the novels Prep, The Man of […]
25 page manuscript critique from NYT Bestselling author Julie Buxbaum (TELL ME THREE THINGS, WHAT TO SAY NEXT) 1. Julie Buxbaum is the author of the critically acclaimed The Opposite of Love and After You, and the soon to be released YA novel Tell Me Three Things and her work has been translated into twenty-five […]
Julie Buxbaum, an NYT bestselling author who has been in this business for over a decade and has written novels for teens and adults, is offering a half-hour phone conversation for anyone needing publishing advice plus a query letter critique.