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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Author Lindsay Eland Donating Ten Page Critique #KidLitForHaiti

KID LIT FOR HAITI:  Lindsay is donating a critique of the first ten pages of a middle grade or YA novel.
Lindsay Eland is the Co-Regional Advisor for the Rocky Mountain Region of the SCBWI and truly one of my favorite people on the planet, Earth. With mentorship from Lindsay, my writing finally improved enough to get an agent—Lindsay helped (and helped and helped!) me critique my manuscript, until I got that yes!
Lindsay is the author of Scones and Sensibility (Egmont 2009) as well as A Summer of Sundays (Egmont 2013), and it was recently announced in Publishers Marketplace:

PW Announcement: "Martha Mihalick at Greenwillow has acquired North American rights to Scones and Sensibility author Lindsay Eland's Six Times Revenge. Pitched as A View from Saturday meets The Breakfast Club, the middle-grade novel follows Adam and Perk, the school's most scheming minds and best friends as they plan the most epic of epic pranks to take down the school bully. It's scheduled for 2016; Rebecca Sherman at Writers House negotiated the deal in an exclusive submission."
you can find Lindsay's books at Tattered Cover, Boulder Bookstore, online, or at your local bookstore

Other important facts about Lindsay:
“Lindsay is madly in love with her husband and their four children. She has a great big dog named Cowboy, and two rats...yes rats. She's pretty good at imitating people. She will never kill an insect unless it is in her shower. Rainy days are her favorite. Lindsay gets easily sick in the car, on airplanes, and swinging on swings. She has her nose pierced. Making people laugh is the best feeling in the world to her. She love, love, loves to sing and still does ballet, even though it's in her living room. Lindsay has an affinity for chicken fajitas and homemade chocolate chip cookies...though not at the same time. She adores anything chocolate (hold the nuts please), and she's only had long hair once in all her 30 years of life (she was able to keep herself away from scissors for about eight months).”

This auction: is for a ten-page critique with author-extraordinaire Lindsay Eland (critique via email). If you are the winner, please format your pages in Times Roman, 12 pt. font, double spaced.

How do I bid?
Place your bid in the comment section by increasing the previous bid by increments of $10. Please include information about how I may contact you if you are the winning bidder; I can be reached for questions in the comment section here or at  ktomsic@gmail.com

When does the auction item-critique for Lindsay Eland- close?
**This Auction item will close on December 16**  This auction item has closed. Thank you!

Official UPDATE: Auction items close on their respective date at 11:59 PM Mountain Standard Time (MST)

here's the math time for U.S. residents (you can simply Google the time comparison if you live somewhere else in the world) :
 Pacific Time is one hour behind mountain time; central time is one hour ahead of mountain time; eastern time is two hours ahead of mountain time so:

11:59 om MST = 10:59 pm Pacific Time or 12:59 am Central Standard Time or 1:59 am Eastern Time

What are other items on the Kid Lit for Hait (#KidLitForHaiti) Auction?

To Visit a full list of all the auction items featured on Kid Lit for Haiti: PLEASE CLICK HERE

What happens if I win?
I will contact the winning bidder (remember to provide your contact information!). You will make your donation at this donation link and then you will email a copy of your receipt to me at ktomsic@gmail.com and I will put you in touch with Lindsay.

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Beverley Baird said...

Would love chance to have a critique from you - I bid $20

Aaron Wyckoff said...

$30 aaronjwyckoff@gmail.com

Shari Schwarz said...

I bid $40 sharilschwarz@aol.com

Anonymous said...

I (Kate Gilbert) bid $50 and have sent contact information to you via e-mail. Thank you for doing this!

Beverley Baird said...

I bid $60

Aaron Wyckoff said...

$70 aaronjwyckoff@gmail.com

Kim Tomsic said...

Congratulations, Aaron! I just sent an email your way :-)

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