Here's the list of the donors so far and their donations:
(Do not start bidding here. Detailed descriptions of each item will be posted starting Monday. Bidding begins then).
Becky Levine: Copy of her book and a critique.
Tara Lazar- PB Critique
Donna Earnhardt- Copy of her book plus PB or or chapter book critique.
Hazel Mitchell- Portfolio critique
Kate Messner- Pb critique followed by "jump the slush pile" submission to her editor at Candlewick!
Sarah Tuttle- critique plus follow-up Skype session to discuss.
Nancy Tandon- 1 hour Twitter course for beginners
Leslie Bulion- Skype visit for large or small group.
Laura-Susan Thomas- Glicee art print
Adah Megged Nuchi (Associate Editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)-PB critique or critique of 1st 10 pages of MG/YA novel
Emma Walton Hamilton-Line-by-line edit of Query/Cover Letter for PB, MG or YA novel
Carol Gordon Ekster; 45- 60 minute classroom presentation on PB creation
Russ Cox original piece of art; on-line or email portfolio review followed by Skype/phone chat
Debbie Dadey- boxed set of the first five Mermaid Tales books, published by Simon and Schuster.Nicole Zoltack-critique/edit of first 3 chapters of Non-fiction or fiction.
Paul Czajak- Signed copy of Monster Needs a Costume and Monster & Me T-Shirt
Carolyn Curtis- Autographed Copies of I Took the Moon for a Walk
Marlo Garnsworthy- Developmental Editing of one PB manuscript or 1 chapter of a novel
Several other illustrator and author friends will confirm donations soon, so check back. (Yes, I had a "deadline" but some folks have been in touch with ideas and will finalize them with me over the next day or so).
Please join me in offering these folks a HUGE thank you for their donations. And please visit their websites, buy their books, and otherwise support them.