Authors for Autistica are running a fantastic character auction on ebay, featuring over 20 best-selling authors.
People can bid to have their name in the upcoming novels of Ken Follett, Roopa Farooki, Glenn Cooper, Hari Kunzru, Darren Shan, David Mitchell and more. In a second auction, authors including R J Ellory, James Sallis and L C Tyler will give unpublished writers feedback on their work.
The link is: http://members.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewUserPage&userid=autistica_charity and the auction ends this Sunday.
All funds raised will go to autism research. It's a good cause and an interesting opportunity - some are even offering you the option to determine whether your character is good, bad, or neutral.