Thursday, April 25, 2013

Day 1 Item #3: Author Kathi Appelt

The Write Stuff for Boston Auction Day 1
Item #3: 50 page MS critique by Kathi Appelt


You are bidding on:
·         A MS critique for a MG or YA novel, not to exceed 50K words.
Opening Bid: $50
Auction Begins: Thursday 4/25 @ 10:00AM EDT
Auction Ends: Monday 4/29 @ 10:00PM EDT
Bio: Kathi Appelt is the New York Times best-selling author of more than thirty books for children and young adults.

Her first novel, THE UNDERNEATH, was named a National Book Award Finalist, a Newbery Honor Book, and the PEN USA Literature for Children Award.  That was followed by KEEPER, which was named an NCTE Notable Children’s Book and a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. Her memoir, MY FATHER’S SUMMERS (Henry Holt, 2004) won the Paterson Prize for Young Adult Poetry.  Ms. Appelt was presented with the A.C. Greene Award by the Friends of Abilene Public Library, which named her a “Texas Distinguished Author.”  In addition to writing, Ms. Appelt is on the faculty in the Masters of Creative Writing for Children and Young Adults at Vermont College of Fine Arts.

She and her husband Ken live in College Station, TX with four adorable cats, Django, Peach, Hoss and Jazz.  They are the parents of two even more adorable sons, Jacob and Cooper, musicians who both play the double bass. For more information, check her website:  www.kathiappelt.com.
Kathi’s Website: www.kathiappelt.com
Auction Terms:
    • Bid by posting a comment with your bid amount and email address; anonymous bidding is NOT allowed.
    • Do not bid unless you intend to pay that amount to the designated charity organization(s).
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    • 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.  Unless otherwise stated, bidding on most items will start between $5 and $100, depending on the item and approximate value, but the starting bid is merely suggested.  You may open bidding at more, if you’d like.
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    • For physical items, unless otherwise noted, donor pays standard shipping within the U.S.; if winner is outside of U.S., winning bidder pays for shipping outside the U.S.
    • Items up for bid that involve critiques: ALL PAGES ARE TO BE DOUBLE SPACED WITH A TWELVE POINT TIMES NEW ROMAN FONT (unless otherwise noted).
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9 comments:

  1. $50
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  2. $55

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  3. $60
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  4. $62
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  5. $65
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  6. $100
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  7. $110 joy(at)joydawnjohnson(dot)com

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  8. This auction is now closed--congratulations to Joy Johnson on her winning bid of $110!

    I'll send the winner an email shortly confirming the winning bid along with payment/donation instructions.

    Thank you all for participating in The Write Stuff for Boston auction! Please be sure to check out the other amazing items still available.

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