Double the Critters, Double the Fun!!!

CRITTERS: 2010 SCBWI Barbara Karlin Grant Winners, Diana Murray and Jenni Bielicki

PRIZE: Two picture book critiques (1000 words max. each) and you may choose option #1, #2, or #3 below.

OPTION #1: You may chose to send one manuscript to both Diana and Jenni simultaneously.
OPTION #2: You may chose to send two different manuscripts, one to Diana and one to Jenni simultaneously.
OPTION #3: You may choose to submit one manuscript to Diana or Jenni, wait for comments (and revise if you choose) and then submit for your second critique from the other critter, Jenni or Diana.

Diana Murray won the 2010 SCBWI Barbara Karlin Grant for her rhyming picture book entitled, GRIMELDA THE VERY MESSY WITCH. Her poems are forthcoming in publications including SCBWI Bulletin, Highlights, and Spider. Diana was formerly an art director in the field of graphic design.

You can read more about Diana at her website

Jenni Bielicki is not only your Critters Against Cancer hostess, but is also an award-winning writer and poet. Her rhyming nonfiction picture book manuscript, STARRY KALAHARI, won the 2010 SCBWI Barbara Karlin Runner-Up Grant and first place at the SCBWI-LA Writers Day in the nonfiction category.

Jenni likes both the creative and business sides of writing and is a self-proclaimed research nerd. She earned her marketing degree before taking on the most important full-time job of her life, when she earned the highly honored title of Mommy.

Jenni lives in Orange County, California with her husband, her 5, 10 and 12 year-old kids, her Schnoodle and her daughter's hamster.

You can read more about Jenni right here on her blog and more about her award-winning manuscript, STARRY KALAHARI, at

CRITTERIFIC CHALLENGE: Place a minimum bid of $35 by leaving a comment, then outbid the highest bid until you win. Please bid in $5 increments. By bidding, you agree to the critteree promise and guidelines.

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