Monday, April 29, 2013

Day 5 Item #2: Author and Editor Erica Chapman

The Write Stuff for Boston Auction Day 5
Item #2: Query & First 3 Chapter Critique from Author and Editor Erica Chapman

You are bidding on:
·         Query letter critique
·         First 3 chapter MS critique (YA or NA only)
Opening Bid: $50
Auction Begins: Monday 4/29 @ 10:00AM EDT
Auction Ends: Friday 5/3 @ 10:00PM EDT
About this critique: - Erica M. Chapman, YA Misfit and Associate Editor for Entangled Publishing is offering a query & first 3 chapter critique. Erica currently edits for Bestselling Author Jus Accardo, author of the Denazen series (TOUCH, TOXIC, TREMBLE), and the upcoming Darker series
Bio: Erica loves anything that has to do with words. If she's not watching The Vampire Diaries, you can usually find her writing young adult novels or editing, (or saying she's writing or editing) on twitter. Her publishing career began with an internship with literary agent, Louise Fury, from L. Perkins Agency. Louise taught her how to communicate more clearly, have a critical eye toward a manuscript, and a ton of other things she uses in her own writing. She is an Associate Editor for Entangled Publishing, and her work is represented by, Judith Engracia of Liza Dawson Associates. She has a B.S. in Journalism and professional experience writing and editing for non-profit organizations and several large companies. You can find her at or on twitter @ericamchapman.
Erica’s Website:
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  1. $100 alisongreenmyers at yahoo dot com

  2. $110 onceupo at live dot com

  3. $120
    miakrose [at] gmail [dot] com

  4. This auction is now closed--congratulations to Mia K Rose on a winning bid of $120!

    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.