Monday, April 29, 2013

Day 5 Item #7: Author Diana Renn

The Write Stuff for Boston Auction Day 5
Item #7: Signed Copy of TOKYO HEIST and 30 page MS critique from Author Diana Renn

You are bidding on:
·         Signed Copy of TOKYO HEIST
·         30 page MS critique
Opening Bid:  $40
Auction Begins: Monday 4/29 @ 10:00AM EDT
Auction Ends: Friday 5/3 @ 10:00PM EDT
About TOKYO HEIST: In TOKYO HEIST, a YA mystery, a 16-year-old manga fan helps solve an international art crime in Japan.

Bio: Diana Renn writes contemporary mysteries for young adults. TOKYO HEIST (Viking/Penguin), an Indie Next Pick, was published in 2012, and her next two novels from Viking, LATITUDE ZERO and BLUE VOYAGE, will be published in 2014 and 2015. She is the Fiction Editor at YARN (Young Adult Review Network), an award-winning online magazine featuring short-form writing for teens. Diana also writes essays and short stories which have been published in a variety of magazines, including The Writer, Writer's Digest, YARN, Brain Child, Literary Mama, Lit 103.3: Fiction for the Ears, The Indiana Review, The Santa Barbara Review and Cricket Magazine for Children. She runs a multi-author blog, Sleuths Spies & Alibis, about mysteries and thrillers for young readers. A Seattle native, Diana now lives outside of Boston with her husband and young son. Visit her online at
Diana Renn’s Website:
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  1. $40 kimcjohnson at gmail dot com

  2. oops sent anonymous. rebidding
    $40 kimcjohnson at gmail dot com

  3. This auction is now closed--congratulations to Kimcjohnson on a winning bid of $40!

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

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