There are several hundred individual items on Twitter
under #AuthorsForFireys or #AuthorsForFiries.
Here is a smaller selection. Please note that it is a work-in-progress.
In some cases there is a link to follow. Otherwise we suggest you copy and paste the author's Twitter handle into Twitter search to look them up.
Top tip: Jot down the username of the accounts you've placed bids on or intend to.
To look them up easily, type our hashtag (#AuthorsForFireys or #AuthorsForFiries) + from:USERNAME into the Twitter search bar.
Independent bookshop Readings @ReadingsBooks made this user-friendly blog post. CLICK HERE. Their pinned tweet is their own personal auction item.
@EmilyGale is making an ongoing thread of original artwork. CLICK HERE.
@NinaKenwood has a comprehensive list of manuscript assessments. CLICK HERE.
@NovaWeetman has grouped all the school workshops and Skype chats for students. CLICK HERE.
ON A BUDGET
@DinukaMcKenzie (pinned tweet)
@wightbear (pinned tweet: $2,000 in supporting bids for WA writers)
@onemorepage a little thread of items available under $100*! *were under $100 when we found them. They might be more when you bid.
Penguin Random House has compiled a round-up of items offered by their authors: children's, YA, fiction and non-fiction. CLICK HERE.
@HachetteAus (pinned tweet) has a thread of their participating authors. This publisher is also auctioning a manuscript assessment for aspiring writers.
@AffirmPress (pinned tweet) is auctioning a manuscript assessment for aspiring writers.
@HarperCollinsAu is auctioning a manuscript assessment for aspiring writers.
@MagabalaBooks has a fantastic book bundle.
@UQPBooks has done a round-up thread of all their participating authors.
@AllenandUnwin has a thread of their participating authors.
@CassMoriarty (signed by Brisbane authors)
@EmilyGale has a special set of signed books by an active firefighter for the top 5 bidders. CLICK HERE.
AUTHORS & ILLUSTRATORS FOR CHILDREN & TEENS
@NovaWeetman (signed books and a chance to name a character in the last book of her trilogy)
The Fantasy Hive has compiled a round-up for those who love the genre. CLICK HERE.
SOMETHING MORE UNUSUAL
Karen Wyld will host a 4-hour weaving circle of 12 people to be held in SA (date & location tbc). Join her in a discussion about First Nations books, and make a small basket. CLICK HERE.
Opera Australia has donated two tickets for auction with Helen Pitt's Walkley award winning book. CLICK HERE.
Stunning photograph of Kangaroo Island. CLICK HERE.
KEEP BROWSING AUCTION ITEMS
Alison Lester (hosted by Nova Weetman)
Kim Gamble (hosted by Pamela Hart)
MANUSCRIPT ADVICE AND ASSESSMENTS
YA author Nina Kenwood (It Sounded Better In My Head) is compiling an ongoing thread of these. CLICK HERE.
POLITICIANS AND PUBLIC FIGURES
Benjamin Law & David Marr
Annabelle Crabb & Leigh Sales
GUESTS AND BUNDLES FOR BOOK CLUBS
Graeme Simsion (The Rosie Project)
Nicola Moriarty (The Ex-Girlfriend)
Trent Dalton (Boy Swallows Universe)
Min Jin Lee
Viet Thanh Nguyen
Sarah J. Maas