Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Day 7 Item #9: Agent Danielle Smith

The Write Stuff for Boston Auction Day 7
Item #9: Query letter critique and follow up call from Agent Danielle Smith
You are bidding on:
·         Query letter critique and 10 minute follow up call to discuss
Opening Bid:  $35
Auction Begins: Wednesday 5/1 @ 10:00AM EDT
Auction Ends: Sunday 5/5 @ 10:00PM EDT
Bio: Danielle Smith began her agent career at Foreword Literary Agents in 2013 where she represents picture books and middle grade authors and illustrators. Her enthusiasm for children’s literature began as a young child, but grew exponentially when her own two children were born and shortly thereafter she began reviewing books at her top rated children’s book review site There's A Book. For more than five years she’s been involved professionally with books through print and online publications. Danielle is also a middle grade writer, a member of SCBWI and can frequently be found on Twitter (@the1stdaughter) talking about anything from children's books to the BBC’s Sherlock to her own parenting woes & joys.
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).
    • 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.  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.
    • Winning bid is not final until the winning bidder is announced in the closing comment and notified by email (MAKE SURE TO CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDER IF YOU DO NOT SEE ONE IN YOUR INBOX). Winner notification will be sent within 24 hours of item’s end.  Winning bidder must donate the winning bid amount to the designated charity organization(s) and provide a copy of the receipt within three days of notification.  In the event a bidder does not claim their item, the item will be considered “forfeited” and I will proceed to the next to second highest, and so on.
    • 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).
    • For more information, please visit the “About Write Stuff for Boston” page.

5 comments:

  1. $75

    kellyann.williamson@gmail.com

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  2. $125
    Kellyann.williamson@gmail.com

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  3. This auction is now closed--unfortunately, Billypayne's bid came it after the close mark. Congratulations to Kelly Ann on a winning bid of $125!

    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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