We have another contest for all you future authors out there! Want to have a piece of your writing reviewed by the editorial team at Delacorte Press? Well then enter The PASSIONate Writing Contest! Make sure you read the full rules and regulations posted below before entering.
I. HOW TO ENTER: Enter this Contest by submitting the first sentence from a literary piece of work you’ve written and entering your full name, address, email address, and date of birth in the form on RandomBuzzers.com. Entries must be received by Random House no later than August 19, 2011.
LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON.
II. ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia who are over 13 years of age as of June 6, 2011. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law. Employees of Random House, Inc., and its parent companies, assigns, subsidiaries or affiliates, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and their immediate families, and persons living in their household are not eligible to enter this contest.
III. PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize winner will have their literary piece of work read by staff in the Delacorte Press editorial team and receive a personal note. Prize is nontransferable and nonrefundable. Ten (10) First Prize winners will receive signed copies of the hardcover editions of Fallen and Torment. Prize is nontransferable and nonrefundable. Approximate Retail Value: $35.98 Five (5) Runners-up will receive an advance reader’s copy of Unleashed by Nancy Holder & Debbie Viguie, a Fall 2011 title from Delacorte Press. Prize is nontransferable and nonrefundable.
IV. WINNERS: Winners will be selected by Random House and the editorial staff at Delacorte Press on or about September 19, 2011 from all the eligible entries received within the entry deadline. The top ten buzzers who refer the most entries will automatically be considered. In addition, ten of the best first sentences based on creativity, accordance to MLA grammar standards, and originality will also be considered. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decision of the judge, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Winners must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning are contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Participants may submit only original literary pieces of work written by themselves, and by participating entrants consent to the use and display of their work on the Random Buzzers and associated websites. By participating in the Contest, each entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.
SPONSOR: Random House, Inc. / 1745 Broadway / New York, NY 10019