Dear imps and artists, I know I have been promising for some while now to make an announcement about the 2014 Fan Art Contest. And this, at long last, is it!
Here are the details.
What: You, dear imps, are invited to submit Goldstone Wood-related fan art of all kinds. Drawings and paintings, pottery and sewing, sculpting, photography, photomanipulation, typography . . . any form of visual art that you prefer! You can see examples of things that have been done at Dame Imraldera's Library.
How: You will be asked to take a picture of your work and send it to me via email as a jpg. attachment. Be sure to include 1) your name, 2) the title of your piece, 3) the medium you worked in. You may submit as many pieces as you like.
Who: Who will decide the winners? Why you will! Just like last year, the winners will be selected via fan voting. You will be invited to pick your top three favorites and email them to me (firstname.lastname@example.org) as 1st pick, 2nd pick, and 3rd pick. Your first pick will receive 10 points, your second pick will receive 5 points, and your third pick will receive 3 points.
When: The deadline to get your work to me is April 1. The contest itself will begin on April 11 and run for a full week. The work will all be displayed here
Prizes: The first place winner will receive her or his choice of any FOUR Goldstone Wood novels (no novellas, sorry). The second place winner will receive two novels, and third place will receive one.
I'm looking forward to seeing all your fabulous creativity on display yet again. Every year, I have been even more impressed than the year before. And this year, we have three new stories that you can take inspiration from--Dragonwitch, Goddess Tithe, and Shadow Hand. Let's make this one the most exciting contest yet!