Friday, May 24, 2013

Kidlit authors come together for massive giveaway to raise money for Oklahoma disaster

I'm sure you've all heard about the massive devastation left in the wake of an F5 hurricane in Oklahoma. 1300 people area left without homes, and they need all the help they can get.

A massive group of debut kidlit authors joined forces from the Lucky 13s, The Enchanted Inkpot, and Friday the Thirteeners for an incredible giveaway. If you donate $10 to the Red Cross, you get an entry in the giveaway. For each additional $10 you donate, you get an additional entry. And the prizes? Ohmygosh, the prizes are AMAZING. Check this out.

One person will win this YA Readers pack:

One person will win this YA Readers pack:

One person will win this MG Readers pack:

One person will win this Ink Pot pack:

One person will win this Friday the Thirteeners pack:

And 17 people will each win one of these critiques:

Kara Taylor - 3 chapter and query critique
Liz Fichera - Query Critique
Brandy Colbert - 3 chapter critique
Chelsea Pitcher - 2 chapter critique
Sara Polsky - 3 chapter and query critique
Lisa Gail Green - 10 page critique
Kelly Fiore - Query Critique
Liesl Shurtliff - 3 chapter and query critique
Kit Grindstaff - YA or MG 2 chapter critique
April Tucholke - Query critique
Alexandra Duncan - 50 page critique
Mindee Arnett - 5 page and query critique
Christy Farley - 3 chapter and query critique
Natalie Whipple - 10 page critique
Renee Collins - Query and 10 page critique
Lenore Appelhans - 1 chapter critique of a YA MS
Erica Lorraine - Query or 1 chapter critique of a YA MS

Isn't that incredible? If you donate, not only will you get a chance to win one of these drool-worthy prizes, but you will be HELPING PEOPLE WHO, IN A VERY BIG WAY, REALLY NEED YOU. For more info on how to donate and how to enter, please click here to go to The Lucky 13s post about Kidlit Authors for the Oklahoma Disaster.

And if you're willing, please share! These people could really use all the help we can muster. Post about it on facebook, tweet about it (using hashtag #KidlitforOKRelief), blog about it (you are more than welcome to cut and paste all or parts of my post if you'd like, or use any of the images here for your own posts), tell your friends-- whatever! (In whatever way you decide to help, you can refer people to this link:

Feel free to scroll back up and drool at the level of awesome (a total of 53 books, many with swag, and 17 critiques!!) being donated before you click away.  


Maya Prasad said...

What a fantastic way to raise money! Yay for YA authors!

Melissa Sugar said...

This is a wonderful idea. It is so nice to see so many authors coming together to help the devastated victims in Oklahoma. You are an angel for doing this.

P.S. I love the cover for Sky Jumpers. Your book sounds so intriguing. I cannot wait to read it (hint-hint), Lol. Congratulations, I am so happy for you.

Stop by my blog when you get a chance. I'm hosting a give a way with great prizes.

Take care

Natalie Aguirre said...

Sounds great. I'll spread the word.

Anonymous said...

I tweeted and google+'d your blog post.

Gina Gao said...

This sounds great!