On Friday evening (17th June) the glittering ceremony for the David Gemmell Legend Award presentation will take place (tickets still available!) As part of the proceedings, an auction is going to be held to raise funds for the continuing administration of the award. The auction prizes have now been released and are as follows:
1) A one-to-one workshop, on your manuscript, with Jo Fletcher, the exceptional editor and publisher! Kindly donated by Jo Fletcher. Bids start at £20. Retail price: priceless
2) A stunning signed, framed Edward Miller print of THE EXTRAORDINARY VOYAGE OF JULES VERNE, measuring 31 x 24 inches. Kindly donated by Les Edwards. Bids start at £20. Retail price: £150
3) An exclusive Orbit Books bag filled with the complete DRESDEN FILES series of thirteen books by Jim Butcher. Kindly donated by Orbit Books. Bids start at £20. Retail price: £120
4) A cameo in Scott Lynch’s forthcoming novel THE THORN OF EMBERLAIN. Escape a horrible death by the narrowest of margins! Kindly donated by Scott Lynch. Bids start at £20. Retail price: priceless!
5) A bottle of Laurent-Perrier Champagne and two LEGEND AWARD champagne glasses. Kindly donated by Gollancz. Bids start at £20. Retail price: priceless!
6) Two tickets to the GOLLANCZ 50TH PARTY – the genre publishing event of the year. Invitees include famous genre authors, agents and editors. Kindly donated by Gollancz. Bids start at £20. Retail price: priceless!
7) A gold chalet (for 6 people!) at the SFX Weekender, taking place in Prestatyn from 2nd-5th February 2012! Kindly donated by SFX. Bids start at £20. Retail price: £690
8) A one-of-a kind print of THE ROGUE cover, framed and signed by Trudi Canavan. Kindly donated by Orbit Books. Bids start at £20. Retail price: priceless!
9) The DGLA ‘lawn sign’. Signed by every author, artist and genre big-wig who attends the award ceremony! The perfect momento of a perfect award ceremony. Kindly donated by the DGLA. Bids start at £20. Retail price: priceless!
10) An exclusive, framed, signed pencil sketch original of DRUSS THE LEGEND by Didier Graffet. Kindly donated by Didier Graffet. Bids start at £20. Retail price: priceless
So, all opening bids are £20. And the best news is that you DON'T have to be attending on Friday evening to make a bid on the items above.
If you want to make a silent auction bid, then there are two ways to do this.
EITHER contact Christine at:
OR place your bids on the Facebook page, however please remember to be quick as online bidding closes at 6pm GMT on Thursday 16th June 2011.