First up, from authors Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, they’re inviting fans to create an alternate cover to their book Beautiful Creatures. Here are the details:
- You cannot use any part of the actual BC cover (the image or font).
- If you use another photographer’s images that are not stock, you MUST include a photo credit with the photographer’s name and website (or source where you found the image).
- Cover must include the title BEAUTIFUL CREATURES & the authors’ names.
The deadline to enter is January 15th. For more rules, information about prizes and to enter, go to the official Beautiful Creatures website.
Next, YALSA is hosting a Book Trailer Contest. Teens 13 to 18 can enter the contest through January 17th. Here are more details:
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), has announced the finalists for two of its book awards: the Morris Award for the best YA book written by a first-time author and the Nonfiction Award for the best nonfiction book written for teens. Each award has five finalists. We’re challenging you to make a book trailer about one of the books. You can learn more at www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists.
- All video entries must be an original work made between December 10, 2009 to January 17, 2010.
- There is no fee for submitting the entry.
- Teens may send in one entry per book or group of books. An entry form must be submitted to YALSA, email@example.com, by midnight on January 29th, 2010.
- Videos must be uploaded to YouTube by midnight on January 17, 2010 and tagged with the words ”yalsamorris” or “yalsanf.”
- If you have questions about the contest, please contact Nichole Gilbert at 1 (800) 545-2433 x4387 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get complete rules, details, prize info, and entry form from YALSA.