Carrie Harris | Young Adult Author

A three chapter critique and follow up phone call from my agent of awesomeness, Kate Schafer Testerman

Way back in the day when I signed with Kate, I remember someone describing her as having "swashbuckling optimism." That phrase has stuck with me ever since. Kate gives the kind of feedback that makes you excited to tackle the book again and make it AWESOME. She also is very kind and won't complain about the fact that you're talking so fast that you're practically incomprehensible.

Or maybe that's just me.

Get Kate's invaluable feedback on your first three chapters and then discuss them on the phone. Lurch on down to the comments and start bidding!

Prize details:
The winner will receive a critique of three chapters (up to 50 pages) of a middle grade or young adult manuscript and a follow up phone call with superagent Kate Schafer Testerman.

About Kate Schafer Testerman:
After nearly ten years with industry powerhouse agency Janklow & Nesbit Associates, Kate Schafer Testerman formed kt literary in early 2008, where she concentrates on middle grade and YA fiction as well as handling some select adult commercial fiction and narrative nonfiction. Bringing to bear the experience of working with a large agency, she enjoys concentrating on all aspects of working with her authors, offering hands-on experience, personal service, and a surfeit of optimism.

Her clients include Maureen Johnson, Ellen Booraem, Stephanie Perkins, S. Terrell French, Thomas E. Sniegoski, Josie Bloss, and Matthew Cody, among other exciting newcomers LIKE ME. Kate is a graduate of the University of Delaware’s Honors Program, a former cast member of the New York Renaissance Faire, and an avid collector of shoes. Her interests cover a broad range including teen chick lit, urban fantasy and magical realism, adventure stories, and romantic comedies. She is an active member of the SCBWI and AAR.

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


  1. $25

    Let's get these bids rocking'!

  2. $50

    drhelvig (at) yahoo (dot) com

  3. $120

    taintedpepper213 (at) gmail

  4. 150 chelseyblair (at) gmail (dot) com

  5. 160
    jamie (dot) handling (at) gmail

  6. 300


  7. $340


  8. $380


  9. I think I got it. Yes? Oh, please, please.

  10. Yes, Melanie. You did. :)

    Congrats! Bidding is officially closed.


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