Thursday, May 27, 2010

Brenda Novak Auction in its Last Days

Just want to remind everyone, there are only a few days left to bid in this auction for a wonderful cause, diabetes research.  I went and perused the categories looking for items that might be of special interest to SFR Brigaders.  Some are even bargains.  Check them out!

First of all, the Brenda Novak Mentorship Writing Competition is a very exciting offering for writers. Enter this contest to win one-on-one mentorship time with the NYT best-selling author. There are a host of notable judges and the top three entrants also win a read by agent Laurie McClean. What a dream for SFR writers!  And yes, Futuristic/SFR is a subgenre that's eligible to enter.  I just received an affirmative on that in an email from Ms. Novak herself.  Winners announced November 15th.  At $50, this is one amazing opportunity and the same as or not much more than entering a major contest, with a whole lot more bennies (in addition to helping a worthy cause).

Hardcover copy of Lois McMaster Bujold's THE SHARING KNIFE.  Current bid very low!

Hardcover copy of Allen Steele's COYOTE HORIZON.  Current bid below original price.

An autographed hardcover of Barry Eisler's FAULT LINE.  Award-winning novel of 2009.

Autographed League Series by Sherrilyn Kenyon.

An offering of ARCs includes HEART JOURNEY by Robin Owens (August 2010 release date).

Penguin's Fantasy and Science Fiction Sampler is an assorted of 12 books including THE DARK REACHES by Krisin Landon, CRYSTAL HEALER by SL Viehl, and WARRIOR by Angela Knight, just to name a few.

(If I've missed any Brigaders books,ARCs or offerings, be sure to post a note in comments and I'll add them.)

Authors, see the online promo items available in the Web Services Category.

Don't miss Celebrity Autographed Items to see 53 amazing offerings.  Something for everyone!  Autographed guitars by U2, Garth Brooks, Bruce Springsteen, Taylor Swift and more.  Frame and signed record albums by Michael Jackson, AC/DC, Stevie Nicks, Rod Stewart...  Sports memorabilia.  TV, movie and music industry items, and so much more.  (Even a framed poster signed by Buzz Aldrin for us space program groupies.) Looking to add to your collection?  A special gift for someone?  You've got to see this collection.

If you're game to ante up some big bucks in exchange for an African Safari, an Alaskan Cruise, a Mexican beach front vacation or a trip to Europe, but sure to look at the amazing offerings in the Once in a Lifetime Experiences.  There are some bargains to be found here, too.

There are also some special One Day Auctions.

There's SO much more...jewelry, gift baskets, artwork, trips, crystal, dolls, Coach purses...you name it.  To peruse all categories for something that appeals to you, go here

I've participated in the auction for the past two years and can tell you it's both easy and fun.

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