To Bid or Not to Bid – On-line Charity Auctions

AuctioneerI stumbled across a blog post for the Publishing Gives Back online charity auctions at the end of last year and decided to participate.   There was a week of bidding, with different agents and editors offerings each day.  Lots of different items were available:  critiques of first pages, query letters, full manuscript review, follow-up calls.  It crossed many genres, including mystery, young adult, non-fiction and others.   Operating much like an EBay auction, I found that monitoring the cutoff time was crucial since there was a flurry of last minute bids… Continue reading