YA book reviews, reading and recommending since 2009

Hi everyone. Dina and Daniel Nayeri are about to kick off a month-long tour for their book, Another Faust, and they want to do it by announcing a contest! Note: this is Daniel and Dina’s contest, not mine! I’m just helping them announce.

Here’s what Daniel and Dina has to say. 🙂 We are looking for the most promising writers out there (that’s YOU). And then they want to showcase their work, so that all of the Internet can bask in their awesome writing might (and, you know, give them prizes).


We want you to write your own short story, re-imagining of the Faustian Bargain. (For inspiration, check out Bedazzled, Simpsons “Tree House of Horrors IV,” and The Little Mermaid). It can be about anything you like (but let’s keep it PG-13, and under 3,000 words), and it’s open to everyone.

All you have to do is send your entry to dviergutz@gmail.com before January 31.

Rules and details can be found here at their blog!

Make sure to read them so you don’t get DQed

And the winner gets all kinds of sweetness:
A signed copy of Another Faust
A featured article & interview on our site
A handwritten deleted scene
A featured article & interview on oursite
An author’s galley of the sequel Another Pan

Though we’ll feature the top five on our site for comments, the judging WON’T happen by popular vote (so basically, we don’t care which contestant has the most friends). Dina and I will personally read them.


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