Monday, December 17, 2012

25-page Critique of a YA Manuscript (Author Catherine Stine)

Author Catherine Stine has offered a 25-page critique of a YA (young adult) manuscript. The highest bidder will win the following package:

  • A 25-page critique of a young adult manuscript
  • Please format in 12-point, double-spaced type

Opening Bid: $20

Round bid up to the nearest $5 amount. For ex: if you want to bid 33$, pleases bid 35$. It make sit easier for us. :) Include your bid in the comments below. The auction will start Monday (Dec 17th) at 9 AM EST (6 AM EST) and end Friday, Dec 21st at 11:59 PM EST (9 PM PT).

Auction Procedures:

If you’d like to bid on this auction, check the current high bid in the comments and place a higher bid by leaving your name and bid amount in the comments, along with some way to contact you (email).
Winners will be notified when the auction ends and should be prepared to make an online donation withing 48 hours of winning  After you’ve made your donation, you’ll forward your receipt to me, and I’ll put you in touch with the person who donated the service you won so that the two of you can work out the details about how and when.   
All services will be provided at the convenience of both the person making the donation and the auction winner, but this should happen within three months of the auction’s end unless something else is agreed upon by both parties.
Good luck!

Catherine Stine's latest novel, a YA futuristic thriller, Fireseed One contains original illustrations by the author. Her first YA, Refugees, earned a New York Public Library Best Book and a featured review and interview in Booklist. Middle grade novels include The End of the Race and A Girl's Best Friend. More and more, she's enjoying writing page-turning suspense and speculative tales. As an illustrator, she has done work for Penguin-Perigee, Learning Strategies and Lantern Books. Stine has held some colorful jobs, including a stint as a sail-maker, a solar-heated swimming pool cover designer, and as a designer of children's fabrics and watch-faces.
Writing, illustrating and teaching creative writing are her favorite gigs ever.


  1. $20 - Kate M. -

    1. Sorry - mistyped the email:

  2. Thank you to everyone for bidding. Yat-Yee you win for $30. You will receive an email with instructions shortly! :)