Item 146: one-hour tutorial & critique by Jonathan Barnes

The highest bidder will receive a 1-hour tutorial in which Jonathan Barnes will read and comment on up to 10,000 words of the winning bidder’s prose. If the winning bidder is based close enough to London, this can take place in person.

Minimum Bid: £25.00

– donated by Jonathan Barnes

Jonathan Barnes is the author of The Somnambulist and The Domino Men. Educated in Norfolk and at Oxford, he is a regular contributor to The Times Literary Supplement and lives a few miles outside of London. He is currently hard at work on his third novel.

Jonathan’s email says:

Re: critique. Thinking about it, shall we say 10,000 words? I’d be happy to give feedback in person if the winning bidder is based in or near London. Lunch, even, at a neutral location?

About Genre for Japan

Set up by a group of genre fans & professionals, our aim is to raise money for the BRC's Japan Tsunami appeal by auctioning special items donated by the SFF field.
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7 Responses to Item 146: one-hour tutorial & critique by Jonathan Barnes

  1. Open for bidding: please place your bids here!

  2. E Sandy says:

    I bid £25.00.

  3. Stuart says:


  4. Sylvia says:

    £75 (and I’ll buy lunch)

  5. Lizzie says:

    100 pounds. (How does this work if paying in U.S. dollars?)

    • Hi Lizzie – don’t worry: if you win the auction, you’ll be able to pay in dollars. We’ll be getting in touch with everyone who’s placed the highest bids after we’ve closed the auctions 🙂

  6. Darren Goldsmith says:


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