Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Final Teaser Tuesday Reveal Before the Auction Start!

In writing blog circles, we do a little thing called Teaser Tuesday, where we offer up short teasers from our work. I'm carrying that over to Pens for Paws by giving you a sneak peek on what kind of items are in the auction queue so far. The current inventory includes:

A Pet-Lover Pack from Stacy Mantle of PetsWeekly.com

A feral cat house from Feline Furniture

The Lucky 13s donated a hefty critique and swag bundle

Set of three handmade glycerin soaps for face, hands and body from Wild Sarsaparilla Soap Co

A 20-page critique from ALL 7 of the brilliant minds behind Operation Awesome, plus a bookmark and bracelet to celebrate Angela Townsend's forthcoming book, Amarok

Mike Mullin Swag pack, incl: signed 1st ed. of Ashfall, signed ARC of Ashen Winter, & signed Ashfall poster

 Manuscript critique (length determined by bid, w/details in auction posting) by teen writer/blogger Riv Re

Unraveling and signed bookmark by Elizabeth Norris

A Sirenz gift bag with fabulous swag and books from authors Natalie Zaman and Charlotte Bennardo

A book tie-in T-shirt from Kimberly Pauley, author of Cat Girl's Day Off

A signed ARC of Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

And an Apocolypsies bonanza (the books and critique will be posted separately) that includes signed hardcovers of:
Starters by Lissa Price
and a critique from E.C. Myers

The Sister Queens by Sophie Perinot

Five (!) query critiques from agent Suzie Townsend of Nancy Coffey Literary

A 35-page critique from YA author, Cristin Terrill

A 30-page critique from Pam van Hylckama Vlieg,  associate agent at the Larsen-Pomada Literary Agency

Two handmade necklaces from Robyn Chausse

A signed ARC of Hushed by Kelley York (UPDATE: Kelley has also added a critique: the first 25 pages and a query. She would be great for a YA contemporary crit!)

A signed hardcover copy of Tankborn by Karen Sandler

Dichroic glass jewelry (several items spread out over the auction) by John Groth Glass

A first-chapter critique by author Linda Joy Singleton, plus a signed copy of her latest book, Buried: A Goth Girl Mystery

A 12 by 16 print on canvas of one of Angelica R. Jackson's photos or digital paintings (maybe you want one of the paintings featured in the Fat Kitty City calendars? or a print from the haunted Preston Castle?)

A 100-page critique by agent Natalie Lakosil of Bradford Literary Agency

Books by Adam Rex, including a bonus swag item

Signed books by Julia Karr

A 3-pack of First Second books

Signed set of early reader books by Lori Mortensen

A pair of signed cozy mysteries by Gayle Trent and Amanda Lee

A critique by Janice Hardy of The Other Side (I'm always learning new things from her blog)

A signed book and swag set from Rachel Allen Dillon

And we've had offers of additional signed books and ARCs, so there may be more surprises in store for the auction days! Special note: The items will not necessarily be posted in this order, so the best way to keep an eye out for an item you want is to follow this blog, or @PensforPaws over on Twitter.

Of course, we still need more items, so keep them coming! The donation form now has a box for a photo link.

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