Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Line Edit & Picture Book Critique (Agent Abigail Samoun)

Agent Abigail Samoun has offered a line edit and manuscript critique. The highest bidder will win the following package:
  • Line edit for your picture book manuscript
  • Critique for your picture book manuscript
Opening Bid: 50$

Please bid in increments of 5$ and include your bid in the comments below. The auction will start Wed (Dec 19th) at 9 AM EST (6 AM EST) and end Friday, Dec 21st at NOON EST (9 AM 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, FB or Twitter).
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!
During her ten years as a children’s book editor, ABIGAIL SAMOUN has edited board books, picture books, middle-grade novels, and young-adult novels for Tricycle Press, Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Little Brown. Her books have received numerous honors including a CCBC Charlotte Zolotow award, an SCBWI Golden Kite Award, a Pura Belpre Honor, a Smithsonian Notable, and a New York Public Library Ezra Jack Keats Award. Abigail also edited the middle-grade series Edgar & Ellen, which has sold over a half-a-million copies worldwide and has inspired a cartoon series on Nickelodeon. 

Abigail loves books so much that she organizes her library according to which authors would get along well together (the Brontes next to George Elliot, Lois Lowry next to Margaret Atwood). When she’s not reading, Abigail likes to garden, play the piano, visit her apiary, and eat lots of chocolate.