Auction Donor: Alison Weiss, Editor at Sky Pony Press, and imprint of Skyhorse Publishing
Alison Weiss joined Sky Pony Press in February 2015 after six-and-a-half years at Egmont. Her focus is chapter books through YA, and she loves everything from heartwarming middle grade to edge-of-your seat thrillers, twisty clue hunts to sweeping romance. She’s worked with New York Times best-selling author Jessica Verday (Of Monsters and Madness), Agatha Award winner Penny Warner (The Code Busters Club series), YALSA-award winning Sarah Cross (Kill Me Softly and Tear You Apart), ITW Award Finalist Kristen Lippert-Martin (Tabula Rasa), Mike A. Lancaster, Kristina McBride, Jessica Taylor, Amali
e Howard, and Sarah McGuire, among others. She also assisted on Christopher Myers's H.O.R.S.E., which won a 2013 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award and the 2014 Odyssey Award. Follow her on Twitter @alioop7.
Donation Item: FIRST THREE CHAPTER CRITIQUE AND PHONE CALL WITH AN INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL
What you'll get if you win:
Get feedback on the first three chapters of a work-in-progress project from a seasoned children’s book editor. Critique will include global suggestions and some light line-editing to provide guidance as you continue evolving your craft. Alison will also offer a thirty-minute phone call to be used as winner wishes. The winner may reserve the call for specific discussion of their project, for guidance on navigating the children’s publishing market, or approaching craft.
Starting bid: $50
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Availability: International, but must be in English as my French is rusty at best.