From Molly Kempf, Senior Editor at Scholastic: A critique of a children's book concept, outline, and first 30 pages of the manuscript.
NOTE FROM MOLLY: If the bid goes over $500, I’ll critique the winner’s entire manuscript and critique the concept and first 30 pages of the runner up!
People have seriously got to stop outbidding me ... oh wait, it's an auction. Never mind. Carry on.ReplyDelete
must win something....must win something... That's it, I'll rob a bank!ReplyDelete
Ohh... I have to stop any temptations of robbing a bank. Sorry todd.ReplyDelete
Thank you! I don't know what came over me!!!ReplyDelete
Yes. Sometimes we lose our heads about these things. Though it would be very Robin Hood'esque, in a way. :-)ReplyDelete
$525! don't tell Robin Hood where I got the money!ReplyDelete
Hey y'all! Thanks for your generous bids! Now that the bidding is over $500, I will happily up the prize!ReplyDelete
Highest Bid: Critique of concept, outline, and FULL manuscript
2nd Highest Bid: Critique of concept, outline, and first 30 pages of ms
I was born and raised in Nashville and my family is still there so this is very near and dear to my heart!
oops, that should be $560ReplyDelete
Does "children's book" include MG and YA?ReplyDelete
Yes, it does include Middle Grade and YA!ReplyDelete
Hey MollyKate! I was born and raised in Louisville, which got flooded, live in Atlanta, which got flooded, and drive through Nashville at least a half dozen times a year. No road through for the Derby this year, though.ReplyDelete
Mary Kate- When would you need the 30 pgs? I have picture books "done" but just started a middle grade?ReplyDelete
no rush! I can look at it whenever you are ready!ReplyDelete
Dear Ms. Kempf, Is it possible, that for a smaller donation to the cause, you would open yourself up to submissions or queries from other bidders on this auction. I know that another donor did this. I hope it's not too bold to ask this!ReplyDelete
THE BIDDING IS CLOSED.ReplyDelete
Julie is the winner, with the last valid bid at 12:00.
Waah, fingers were on the wrong keys for the word verificationReplyDelete
And the runner-up is Amanda.ReplyDelete