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Bargains galore in the David Gemmell Legend Award auction

The event this Friday even has a six-person SFX Weekender chalet on offer (you can bid by email if you can't make the auction)

There are some amazing lots in the third annual David Gemmell Legend Award charity auction. The event takes place this Friday but if you don't yet have tickets to the prestigious ceremony (which rewards popular fantasy novels as well as celebrating the life and work of author David Gemmell) don't fret - you can bid by email or over Facebook.

Please contact Christine Harrison or visit the DGLA Facebook page if you do not have tickets to Friday's event but would like to bid. And why wouldn't you want one of these items? Some of them are priceless and bids start at just £20 in each case:

1/ Would-be writer? The first item is 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 bag filled with the complete Dresden Files series of thirteen books by Jim Butcher. Kindly donated by Orbit. 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 Anniversary 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 six people!) at the SFX Weekender, taking place in Prestatyn from 2-5 February 2012! Kindly donated by the SFX Weekender organising team. Bids start at £20. Retail price: £690

8/ A one-of-a kind print of The Rogue cover, framed and signed by author Trudi Canavan. Kindly donated by Orbit. 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 memento 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 artist Didier Graffet. Kindly donated by Didier Graffet. Bids start at £20. Retail price: priceless

Click on the picture above or the link here for the full auction PDF .