Rev the engines

Promo time: Unleash your book is almost here. We've lined up some great prizes for top donation-earners.

You can find details of the fund-raiser here: HERE
and you can sign up directly with Cystic Fibrosis Foundation here: HERE

And if you don’t want to bother keeping track of pages you WRITE, you can try it out with pages you READ. Readers and writers are encouraged to enter.

Here are some of the prizes: (I’m still trying to track down a Sony reader--the Alphasmart Neo is a yes!!!!)

Critiques, signed books and more

AlphaSmart Neo - Designed specifically for writing, NEO is the rugged, low-cost, lightweight, non-stop, power-writing notepad that provides quick and easy writing access from any location. Its instant-on function lets you download your thoughts immediately, and with NEO’s low-energy consumption you can compose for hours, days, and months at a time―up to 700 hours on three AA batteries, or up to 300 hours using the rechargeable battery option. With NEO, you can write anywhere, anytime and experience true writing freedom. Donated by AlphaSmart Direct $219 value


Critique of query, synopsis and three chapters by editor Leah Hultenschmidt of Dorchester Publishing .

Critique of query, synopsis and three chapters by literary agent Holly Root of Waxman Literary Agency .

Critique of the first 25-30 pages (depending on the chapter break) and a 1-2 page synopsis and query letter by literary agent Jessica Faust of BookEnds, LLC. (Deadline one year.)

Critique of first three chapters by author/editor Debra Doggett (up to 60 pages).

Critique of first three chapters of your novel by Harlequin Blaze author Jillian Burns (up to 60 pages).

Critique of three chapters by Teresa Bodwell of Athena Critique Services (up to 60 pages)


Author Gateway Package - A six-month Author Gateway package from NovelTalk Community for Authors & Readers, valued at $95. Donated by NovelTalk.

Book Cover Pin - Imagine your cover or dust jacket as a beautiful piece of jewelry. Diane Plumley is donating one custom made book cover pin. She will take the winner’s jpeg and turn it into a pin with charms to match your theme. Donated by Diane Plumley.


Nocturne Prize Package - Books included: Blood Calls (autographed) and Death Calls by Caridad Pineiro, Blood Secrets by Vivi Anna, Raintree Sanctuary (autographed) by Beverly Barton, Guardian’s Keep and Unbound (both autographed) by Lori Devoti, Damned (autographed) by Lisa Childs, and Raintree Inferno by Linda Howard. And an “Official Hellhound Lover” tote bag. Donated by Lori Devoti.

Zebra Debut Prize Package - Books included (all autographed): Love is All Around and Love is All You Need by Lori Devoti, Master of Desire by Jessica Trapp, Always Mine by Sophia Johnson, The Knight Before Christmas by Jackie Ivie, The Naked Marquis by Sally MacKenzie, What a Gentleman Wants by Caroline Linden, and Charming Jo by Laura Drewry. And an “Official Hellhound Lover” tote bag.

Amount Raised

(An item of equal value may be substituted if listed prize is not available.)


iPod 80 Gigabyte MP3 Player with Video [EL-116]
OrTwo Prizes from the $2.500 category or below.


Mini DV Camcorder [EL-331]


5.0 Megapixel Canon Digital Camera [EL-360]
Or 5.8 GHZ Digital Phone System with Three extensions [EL-134]


MPS Player (256 MB) [EL-370]
Or MP3 Docking Station with Speakers [EL-136]


TEAM CF USB Flash Drive (256 MB) [EL-332]
Or TEAM CF High Sierra Backpack [EL-234]
Or Team CF Woven Blanket [EL-400]


TEAM CF Beach Tote Bag [EL-318]
Or TEAM CF Coffee Mug [EL-328]
Or TEAM CF Sweatshirt [Adult XL, EL-189]; [Youth L, EL-188]


Official TEAM CF T-shirt

Prizes will be delivered within six to eight weeks of ordering.


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