Three winners will receive a publishing contract for their entries. The Board of Judges is composed of Josel Nicolas, Mervin Malonzo and Tintin Pantoja.
Entries may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 31 January 2016.
Rules and Guidelines:
The contest is open to all individuals or group of individuals, except for employees of Flipside Publishing Services, Inc. and the judges. Only one entry per individual or group. A participant can only be part of one group.
All entries must be stand-alone, original works and must not have been previously published. Participants represent and warrant that the submission is their own work and has absolute ownership of all intellectual property rights thereto. Participants retain copyright of their submitted work.
Entries must be submitted via email. Submissions must be accompanied by names and contact details of entry participants. Deadline for entries is 31 January 2016.
Entries must contain a minimum of 12 pages. There are no restrictions on length. There is no limit to the themes or genres that can be submitted.
Submissions must be in JPG or PNG format, 300 dpi, and Letter-size (8.5 x 11 inches). Entries can be in either English or Filipino, in full color or black & white.
The Board of Judges shall have full discretion to determine which entries are the winners and shall be final, as long as the winning entries comply with the rules listed here. The Board of Judges can also choose not to award any prize if, in their judgment, no worthy submission has been entered.
The winning entries will be published in ebook format. Three winners will be selected: the grand prize winner receives P5,000.00 as an advance against royalties, first place runner-up receive P2,500.00 as an advance against royalties, and second runner-up receives P1,000.00 as an advance against royalties. Winners will be announced in March 2016.