Thursday, December 20, 2012

50-Page manuscript critique/signed ARC (Author Stephanie Thornton)

Author Stephanie Thornton has offered a 50 Page manuscript critique and signed ARC. The highest bidder will win the following package:
  • 50 page manuscript critique, open to any genre (except erotica). 
  • The submitting author may submit their pages whenever they are ready for critique. 
  • These haven't been printed yet, but as soon as they are (early spring 2013), the highest bidder will receive one in their mailbox, hot off the press!

Opening Bid: 40$

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!

Stephanie Thornton is a writer and history teacher who has been obsessed with infamous women from ancient history since she was twelve. She lives with her husband and daughter in Alaska, where she is at work on her next novel.

She is the author of the upcoming novels, THE SECRET HISTORY: A NOVEL OF EMPRESS THEODORA, DAUGHTER OF THE GODS, a novel about Pharaoh Hatshepsut, and THE TIGER QUEENS, a novel of the women of Genghis Khan, which will be published by NAL/Penguin in 2013 & 2014.


  1. $40 - Marita Fowler marita[at]

    Thanks for donating such a great prize.

  2. $50 - Tom Roberts tomeroberts29[at]

  3. Thank you to everyone for bidding. Marita you win for $60. You will receive an email with instructions shortly! :)