Friday, April 26, 2013

Day 2 Item #1: Editor and Writer Lori Goldstein

The Write Stuff for Boston Auction Day 2
Item #1: MS Critique from Editor and Writer Lori Goldstein

You are bidding on:
·         A MS critique plus copy edit of the first 10 pages (any genre, YA, Adult up to 3k words)
Opening Bid: $25
Auction Begins: Friday 4/26 @ 10:00AM EDT
Auction Ends: Tuesday 4/30 @ 10:00PM EDT
Bio: Boston-area resident Lori A. Goldstein is a freelance copy editor and writer with more than 17 years of experience. Current and past clients include the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, the Radcliffe Institute, Cutter Consortium, and IDG. Her YA Urban Fantasy BECOMING JINN is repped by Lucy Carson of the Friedrich Agency. Lori is available for manuscript critiques and copy editing. She can be reached at @_lagold or lagold100(at)gmail(dot)com.

Lori’s Website:

Auction Terms:
    • Bid by posting a comment with your bid amount and email address; anonymous bidding is NOT allowed.
    • Do not bid unless you intend to pay that amount to the designated charity organization(s).
    • Bids are in U.S. Dollars.
    • Bids under $50 must be at least $1 more than the previous bid; bids from $50 to under $100 must be at least $2 more than the previous bid; bids of $100 or more must be at least $5 more than the previous bid. Overbids are encouraged.
    • Highest bid before the end of the auction wins.  Unless otherwise stated, bidding on most items will start between $5 and $100, depending on the item and approximate value, but the starting bid is merely suggested.  You may open bidding at more, if you’d like.
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    • For physical items, unless otherwise noted, donor pays standard shipping within the U.S.; if winner is outside of U.S., winning bidder pays for shipping outside the U.S.
    • Items up for bid that involve critiques: ALL PAGES ARE TO BE DOUBLE SPACED WITH A TWELVE POINT TIMES NEW ROMAN FONT (unless otherwise noted).
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  2. Update on this auction:

    Lori has graciously and generously offered to donate this item to the TOP TWO BIDDERS! So the two highest bidders, win. Which means the funds win, too!

    Thank you, Lori!

  3. $100

  4. $110.00
    Pam Tole

  5. $125
    Guzin Karides

  6. $150

  7. $160

  8. $175.00

  9. This auction is now closed--congratulations to Guzin on a winning bid of $160 and on a winning bid of $175!

    I'll send the winners an email shortly confirming the winning bid along with payment/donation instructions.

    Thank you all for participating in The Write Stuff for Boston auction! Please be sure to check out the other amazing items still available.