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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Critique on the First Fifteen Pages of Your YA or Middle Grade Manuscript with Denise Vega #KidLitFotHaiti Auction

KID LIT FOR HAITI: Denise is giving a critique of the first fifteen pages of your middle grade of YA manuscript

Denise Vega

Denise Vega earned her undergraduate degree at UCLA and graduate degree at Harvard (I love bragging on behalf of Denise, since she never brags herself). She served as the RMC SCBWI Co-Regional Advisor for a decade where she not only organized our group of writers and illustrators (and avoided cheese at all costs), but she also taught many writing workshops.

I first purchased a Denise Vega book out of sheer love for Denise; now I purchase Denise Vega books out of sheer love for her writing! Her debut novel  CLICK HERE (To FindOut How I Survived Seventh Grade)  was a bestselling title in the Scholastic Book Club and won the Colorado book award for YA literature—but of course it did—she is a master of creating compelling characters—real and flawed people whom you want to follow—and she knows the art of creating the page turn.  Read her books! Then you’ll know a critique from Denise Vega can help your story come alive!

Grandmother,Have the Angels Come (Little Brown Books for Young Readers, 2009)
Build a Burrito A Counting Book in English and Spanish (Cartwheel Books, 2008)
Fact of Life #31 (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2008)
AccessDenied (Little Brown & Co.2010)
Rock On  (Little Brown & Co.2012)

And coming soon:
If Your Monster Won’t Go to Bed (Knopf/Random House, Spring, 2017)
And…(we’ll let you know!)

Details on critique:  You’re bidding on  a critique of the first fifteen pages of your middle grade or young adult manuscript given to you via email from Denise Vega. Please format your manuscript in Times Roman, double spaced, one inch margins. This critique will happen via email.
How do I bid?
Place your bid in the comment section by increasing the previous bid by a minimum of $10 increments. Please include information about how I may contact you if you are the winning bidder; you can ask me question in the comment section or  at  ktomsic@gmail.com

When does the auction for a fifteen page Ya/mg critique from Denise Vega close?
**This Auction will close on December 15, 2014** Last bid will be accepted at 11:59 Mountain Standard Time. 11:59 PM mountain time = 10:59 PM Pacific Time= 12:59am next day Central Time=1:59am next day 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 (please! 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 Then I will put you in two in touch.

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You can receive emails when new auction items are listed. Simply enter your email address in the upper left corner of this blog where it says "Follow by email". You will only receive an email when a new post is created on this blog.

Want to know more about Denise? Visit her FAQ link  click here 


Unknown said...

I would like to bid $20.

Unknown said...

I bid $30! @JasonsWriting on Twitter. :-)

Anonymous said...

$40 and I will email you with my contact information

Beverley Baird said...

I bid $50.

Anonymous said...

I bid $60 and have e-mailed you my contact information. Kate Gilbert

Kim Tomsic said...

Congratulations, Kate!

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