206: YA Writing Help and Advice from Keith Gray

Screen Shot 2013-11-13 at 13.28.02ITEM: YA Writing Help and Advice from Keith Gray

DETAILS: Email critique of synopsis and first 10,000 words of a YA novel. Keith will be happy to correspond with the winning bidder over a mutually agreed period of time to give feedback on a further draft/rewrite if needed.

BIO: Keith Gray’s novels have either won or been shortlisted for awards all over the world including the CILIP Carnegie Medal, the Costa Children’s Book Award, the American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults and the Sankei Publishing Prize of Japan. He has edited 2 highly acclaimed anthologies for teenagers, he reviews YA fiction for the Scotsman and regularly mentors writers both young and old on behalf of Scottish Book Trust.


About Candy Gourlay

Candy Gourlay is a Filipino author living in London. She was a journalist writing about dictators in the Third World before she took up a full time position battling dictators of the nappy-clad variety. She inadvertently became a web designer while avoiding doing the dishes. She takes procrastination to new levels by blogging, drawing and making YouTube videos for fun. Her debut novel Tall Story was nominated for the Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for eleven children’s book prizes including the Blue Peter prize. It won the Crystal Kite Children’s Book Prize for Europe. Her latest book is called Shine. www.candygourlay.com


  1. Keith Gray

    Thank you all for your bids.

  2. Not bidding, just saying, ‘Hi, Keith!’ ‘cos we seem to have lost touch. Tweet me, if you tweet, or drop me an email – johnATvisitingauthor.com – hope all’s good.

  3. Suz Albers

    £150 Thanks

  4. Suz Albers


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