Item details: A manuscript assessment, for either picture books or middle-grade fiction. Suzanne will provide written feedback on the concept, structure, language and marketability of your work. Picture book authors can get feedback on one or two stories (no more than 800 words each). Middle-grade fiction authors can get feedback on the first 3000 words of their manuscript.
Item conditions/restrictions: Valid within 6 months of the winner making payment.
Donated by: Suzanne O'Sullivan
Suzanne O'Sullivan has been an editor and publisher for eighteen years.
She has had in-house roles at Hachette, Walker Books and Scholastic, where she worked with authors and illustrators including Jessica Townsend, Shaun Tan, Nick Bland, Zana Fraillon, A.L. Tait, Mick Elliott, Anna Walker, Lisa Shanahan, Rovina Cai and many others. Some of these books won awards, some became bestsellers, and some achieved the greatest success possible for a kids’ book: becoming a child’s favourite.
She works across all areas of children’s literature, with a particular focus on picture books and middle-grade fiction.
Starting bid: $10 (AUD)