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Auction Ends: Jun 2, 2010 11:59 PM CDT

Unique Experiences

Pick a Children's Book Author's Brain

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Estimated Value
$200 USD
$145 USD to jodyfalco
Number of Bids
1  -  Bid History

Item Description

A Q&A session by phone. 60 minutes with a children's book author well-versed in major trade publishing AND  self-publishing. author Cynthea Liu will answer any questions you might have about the field, how to break in, your writing and how it compares (2500 word writing sample can be emailed to Cynthea in advance). This is a phone discussion only. No written-critiques will be provided. 

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 and regional 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. In addition, Cynthea has been a guest author and writing coach for organizations like the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), Chicago Young Authors, MuseWrite, and local universities and colleges. She has also been featured on ABC’s Chicago 7 and the Chicago Sun Times.

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Cynthea Liu