Carrie Harris | Young Adult Author

A critique of 10 pages of a MG or YA, or a full PB from author Cynthea Liu

I owe Cynthea Liu a huge debt of gratitude. Her Take the Dare event was what inspired me to put together Night of the Giving Dead. Cue applause, fling sparkles, and send in the zombie kickline!

Anyway. Cynthea has written some fabulous middle grade books as well as an upcoming YA and the equally fabulous writer's resource WRITING FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS. Let her put her expertise to work for you!

Prize details:
The winner will receive a critique from author Cynthea Liu--either 10 pages of a YA or MG manuscript or a full picture book manuscript.

About Cynthea Liu:
Cynthea Liu is author of PARIS PAN TAKES THE DARE (Putnam), a humorous mystery novel for grades 4-7. THE GREAT CALL OF CHINA (grades 7-12) is part of Speak’s bestselling S.A.S.S. series. Her forthcoming YA novel WHAT I DIDN’T TELL YOU (Putnam) will be released in 2011. Based in Chicago, Cynthea has spoken to a number of schools in Illinois and across the country. She has also been a guest speaker for national conferences organized by the American Library Association, American Association of School Librarians, Association for Library Services to Children, and the Young Adult Library Services Association, among others. Locally and regionally, Cynthea has also spoken for the Illinois School Media Library Association, the Illinois Reading Council, the Illinois State Board of Education, and the Chicago Teacher-Librarians Association. Cynthea is also a frequent guest author for local family literacy nights and young author conferences. She is also a writing coach and faculty member for conferences associated with the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and local universities and colleges. She has been featured on ABC’s Chicago 7 and the Chicago Sun Times.

This item will close for bids on July 25th at 4 PM EST.


  1. I'm sure I will need to come back a few times for this but I will toss my fist $10 in!

  2. $15


  3. $40

  4. YAY, Shelley! Bidding is now closed!


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