Posted by: Kathy Temean | May 29, 2011

Preview of Raffle Donations at NJSCBWI Conference June 3-5

Below is the list of donations that will be in the NJSCBWI  Conference Raffle.  You can purchase tickets to use to win the following prizes.  We have a lot of really good things this year.  There is still time to donate.  Everyone who donates something worth over 25 dollars will receive three free tickets to use in the raffle.  Check back for additional items.

* 2 Yearly SCBWI Memberships. 

* $70 off a Summer 2011 Networking Dinner in NYC.

* $50 off a future NJSCBWI Event.

* $25 off a future NJSCBWI Event.

* Free admission to a NJSCBWI First Page Session, includes dinner with editors/agent.

* Brand new Canon color printer.  Donated by Bettelynn McIlvain

* Writer’s Three Day Weekend Retreat inMaine.  Owner will be in residence and will prepare breakfast and supper. Five minutes  walk  from the beautiful Roque Bluffs State Park Beach.  Donated by Starr Kopper

* 4 Diamond Box tickets to the Phillies game on June 15th    Donated by Hallee Adelmann

* Picture Book basket, includes picture book critique and autographed books. Donated by Kids Lit Authors Club

 * MG/YA book basket, includes novel critique and autographed books.  Donated by Kids Lit Authors Club

* Author Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen, picture book critique.

* Author Charlotte Bennardo will critique the first 30 pages of a novel, plus synopsis.

* Author Rachelle Burke will critique a picture book.

* Speaker Felicia Chernesky will critique of a rhyming picture book manuscript or 5-7 page selection of individual poems.

Author Eileen Kennedy-Moore.  Receive an email critique for 1 to 3 picture books and discuss by phone.

Author Gayle Krauss, $75 gift certificate for a rhyming picture book critique and a copy of her book ROCK STAR SANTA.

* Author & Sprout Magazine Editor Anita Nolan will  critique of the first 30 pages, one-page synopsis, and query letter for a MG or
YA novel.

* Author Dianne Ochiltree, a picture book critique, of one story, double-spaced, 12-point type, up to five manuscript pages, plus an Autographed copy of LULLABYE, LITTLE ONE by Dianne Ochiltree which was selected for inclusion in the Dollywood Foundations Imagination Library national childhood literacy program.

* Award winning author Wendy Pfeffer has donated two non-fiction picture book critiques.

* Editor and Author Lisa Pliscou will critique a picture book or the first 30 pages of a novel.

*  Author Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich will critique the first 15 pages of a chapter book or middlegrade novel.

* Author Tiffany Strelitz Haber, One in-depth (including line notes), Rhyming Picture Book critique.  1,000 words or less.

* Author Audrey Vernick critique of full PB or 15 page novel critique. 

* Author Nancy Viau, critique of first 15 pages of a Middle Grade novel and corresponding synopsis.

* Author Natalie Zaman, critique of first 30 page of a middle grade or young adult novel, plus synopsis.

* Illustrator creative branding consultation (gift certificate) from Leeza Hernandez.  Donated by Leeza Hernandez

* Certificate valued at $1200 for a pencil sketch of your pet.  Donated by illustrator Erin Mauterer

* Free consultation and $50 certificate off programs price of MEDImorphosis Physician Assisted Weight Loss Plan.  Donated by Dr. Claudia Huegel

* “Devine and Delicious YA Basket” with a $20 gift card for Dunkin Donuts, plus: MATCHED by Ally Condie, NIGHTSHADE by Andrea Cremer, THE DARK DIVINE by Bree Despain, and ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS by Stephanie Perkins.  Donated by Joanne Fritz

* Original acrylic painting (wood canvas).  Donated by Author/Illustrator Leeza Hernandez

* Original watercolor painting.  Donated by Illustrator Courtney Pippin-Mathur

* Original gouache painting.  Donated by Author Illustrator Dan Yaccarino

*  Original watercolor painting (framed).  Donated by Illustrator Dorris Ettlinger

* Original Watercolor Painting (matted).  Donated by Illustrator Diana Patton

* Original Pen and Ink drawing.  Donated by Illutrator Nata Romeo

* Set of four framed prints.   Donated by Illustrator Kelly Light

* Framed Print.  Donated by Rob Zammarchi

*  Touchstone Book Trailer www.blazingtrailers.comDonated by Kim McDougall

*  Custom Book Trailer or Cover Design.  Donated by Shevi Arnold –

*  Four Barnes and Noble Gift Certificates.  Donated by Ame Dyckman

$25 gift certificate to the Califon Bookstore.  Donated by Califon Bookstore

*  $25 gift card to Barnes and Noble.  Donated by Sandra Hartnett

*  $25 gift card to Barnes and Noble.  Donated by Valerie Crowley

* Invoke the Muse” Candle Basket.  Donated by Felicia Chernesky

* “Writer’s Basket” with $50 Barnes and Noble gift cards, chocolate cherry wine, Lang Willaimsburg sticky note set, Hallmark Writing Journal, Multicolored highlighters and G-2 Pro Gel Pen.  Donated by Karen Belli and Barbara Massa

* “Tea and Creativity on the Summer Porch” Basket ~  It contains a wooden desk easel, journal, pens, brushes, tea pot, 2 mugs, tea and Ghirardelli chocolate.  Donated by Karen Romagna

*  Fabric Sample Basket – Donated by Adrienne Yorinks

* The Write Stuff Basket ~ printer paper, binderclips large and small, energel pens and pilot bottle 2 pens (cute…made of recycled bottles), post-it notes, large notebook, mini notebook, Godiva Gems, tea bags, $10 Dunkin’Donuts coupon, a box of Crayola Crayons, Stephen King’s ON WRITING all in a very usable plastic file tote box with lid. Value: over $75. Donated by Linda Kujawski

* “Lone Star Basket” straight from the heart ofTexas.  Donated by Claudia Hoffman.

Two writer baskets filled with 4-5 books.  Donated by Irene Breznak

* Plein-aire Basket of Outdoor Art Supplies.  Donated by Lisa Falkenstern

*Bathand Body Works Basket.  Donated by Camille Ettenger/Barbara Mass

* Plenty O’ Paper Basket.  Donated by Connie Colon

* A collection of Laura Ingalls Wilder books, plus 3 special editions -12 in all which makes a nice bundle. Donated by Martha Rago of HarperCollins

* Basket of Award winning books: Dairy Queen, by Catherine Gilbert Murdock;   Dramarama, by E. Lockhart; Season of Gifts, by Richard Peck; Wringer, by Jerry Spinelli; Eragon, by Christopher Paolini; The Same Stuff as Stars, by Katherine Paterson;  A Single Shard, by Linda Sue Park;  Each Little Bird That Sings, by Deborah Wiles; Rodzina and Catherine, Called Birdy, both by Karen Cushman;  Locomotion and Feathers both by Jacqueline Woodson; MyLouisianaSky, by Kimberly Willis Holt; Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!, by Laura Amy Schlitz.  Donated by Susan Brody

* Basket of Monkey and Banana gifts.  Donated by Norman the Gorilla 

* Basket of children’s books and CD.  Donated by Mary Zisk

* Animal Toy Basket. Donated by Stephanie Cahill

*  Two signed copies of The Beauty of Different.  Donated by Alison Groth

*  $100 Gift Certificate to spend at on any fabulous Frenchie cards and/or prints.   Donated by Jeanne Balsam

*  Two Autographed copies of The Complete Idiots Guide to Publishing Children’s Books, 3rd Edition.  Donated by editor Harold Underdown

Signed copy of Bored Bella Learns About Fiction and Non-fiction; Eat Your Math Homework; and Twin Formation bundled with a signed print; bookmark and illustration postcard byLeeza Hernandez.  Donated by Leeza Hernandez

* One hour massage, StraubeCenter, Pennington, NJ.  Donated by Jodi O’Donnell-Ames.

* Free excerise at gym.  Donated by Christina Brigliadoro

* Handmade Handbag.  Donated by Darlene Jacobson

* Bling Bling – Jewelry and assorted bags of books and ARC’s.  Donated by Susan O’Keefe

* Children’s art supplies with a birdhouse to decorate.  Donated by Beth Ann Bogert

* Baa Creations baby and children’s gifts/clothes.  Donated by Betsy Devany

* Music CD’s by Mimi Cross.  Donated by Mimi Cross

* Autographed copy of How To Make Money in Social Media plus a one hour phone consult with Jamie Turner, Founder and Chief Contributor of The 60 Second Marketer.  Donated by Nanci Turner-Steveson

* Handmade earrings and necklace.  Donated by Rosemary Foley

* Copy of Writing Picture Books by Ann Whitford Paul.  Donated by Writers Digest Books

* Tote bag of AUTOGRAPHED books Lizard Love by Wendy Townsend, I Know It’s Autumn by Eileen Spinelli, In Our Backyard Garden by Eileen Spinelli, Maggie’s Ball by Lindsay Barrett George, Do You Have a Hat by Eileen Spinelli.  Unsigned, Lots and Lots of Zebra Stripes by Stephen R. Swinburne, and A Splendid Friend, Indeed by Suzanne Bloom.  Donated by Laurie Wallmark

* Books on writing/illustrating and note cards.  Donated by Diana Patton

Signed copy of each of Suzie Ishmail, Muslim Marriage Fails, and The BFF Sisters.  Donated by Suzie Ismail

* And so much more!

Talk tomorrow,


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