Saturday, April 27, 2013

Day 3 Item #7: Author Jodi Meadows

The Write Stuff for Boston Auction Day 3
Item #7: YA MS critique from Author Jodi Meadows

You are bidding on:
·         MS Critique for the first 10K words of a YA novel (see description below for some exciting additional infomation)
Opening Bid: $50
Auction Begins: Saturday 4/27 @ 10:00AM EDT
Auction Ends: Wednesday 5/1 @ 10:00PM EDT
About this critique: For every $100 over the opening bid of $50, Jodi will read an extra 10,000 words, up to 100,000 words.
Jodi personalizes critique style depending on what she think the manuscript needs, but typically she will do a few line edits in the beginning and make reader reactions throughout the manuscript, and end with an edit letter covering more general things like plot, character, motivation, etc.
Bio: Jodi Meadows lives and writes in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, with her husband, a Kippy*, and an alarming number of ferrets. She is a confessed book addict, and has wanted to be a writer ever since she decided against becoming an astronaut. She's the author of INCARNATE and ASUNDER, published by HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Books.
*A Kippy is a cat.
Jodi’s Website:
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  1. Let's get this started

  2. Not too sure yet if my novel is YA or NA, but I'm in for $55.

  3. $75

  4. $150

  5. $200

  6. This auction is now closed--congratulations to Christie Berman on a winning bid of $200!

    I'll send the winner 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.