The beauty of this prize is that the reader chooses the form of their entry! Teens and readers alike are invited to submit a creative response to a book they love.
It can be in ANY FORMAT YOU CHOOSE, but here are some ideas to get started:
write a short story using the characters/setting (feel free to add zombies)
make a video trailer or a machinima trailer
write a poem or a song illustrate your favourite scene/character sew a costume
make a model
create an art piece
THE PRIZE: A Sony Reader Touch, complete with awesome e-book titles to read! (if you win). And there will be MANY runners-up who will get free books, book vouchers, and any other fun stuff we can find.
They will be posting their favourites on the Dog as they come in.
Submit your entries:
to email@example.com (or email a link to your YouTube/flickr/etc account) and type ‘Creative Reading Prize’ in the subject line;
OR You can post your entry to:
Inkys Creative Reading Prize
Centre for Youth Literature
State Library of Victoria
328 Swanston Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 AUSTRALIA.
Your entry MUST include: your name your email address your postal address your age, and the name of the book you are responding to.
THE RULES: You can be any age to submit, and there will be runners-up of all ages, but the Grand Prize can only be won by someone under 20. Be as creative as possible. You can enter as many times as you like. We will put our favourite entries up on insideadog, unless you expressly tell us not to in your original submission. The Prize will be judged by our panel of Inkys Judges (of whom we have profiled on insideadog this week).
Entries close on Friday 14 October, 2011. Winners will be announced at the Inky Awards Ceremony on Tuesday 25 October.