Young Author Award 2016/17: Sign Up! (with your story)

Welcome, Student, to the Quest of the Young Author Awards 2016/17! In order for us to furnish you with provisions and information, the Council of Janus Education has decreed that you need to let them know who you are, and how they can send you mysterious little mynahs to visit your email inbox right after you click the Submit button.

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Terms & Conditions

1. The Young Author Awards 2016/17 is open to all students in Singapore and in the Southeast Asian Region who are enrolled in either primary or secondary school and is below 18 years old.

2. Entries must be in English.

3. Entries must be a minimum of 2,000 words for the Primary category and a minimum of 5,000 words for the Secondary category.

4. Entries must include the following:
– Synopsis/ Summary
– Author’s profile
– Dedication
– Original book cover illustration (you may submit a scanned copy of your illustration)

5. Entries can be from any of the following genres:
– Science Fiction
– Magic and Fantasy
– Ghosts and Ghouls
– Heartwarmers
– Mystery and Adventure
– Animal Tales
– Asian Tales

6. There is no limit to the number of entries submitted.

7. Entries must be of original work and not previously published.

8. Entries must be submitted as specified. Deadline of submission is on 31 December 2016.

9. Winners will also stand a chance for their stories to be published in paperback or multimedia format. (Parents/ guardians will be executing the contract on their behalf).

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Your Character

Important! When you submit your character profile and your tale, make sure you wait for the confirmation that your entry has been submitted to YAA 2016/17. You may submit as many entries as you want, but you can submit each entry only once.

If you discover that you have made a mistake in your submission, you can immediately email the Janus Council at books@catherinekhoo.sg explaining the mistake(s), as long as it’s before the submission deadline (31 December 2016).

Your Email*

Your Name*

Your Gender*

 Male Female

Your Category*

 Primary Secondary

Your School Name*

Your Phone Number*

Your Birthday*

Nationality:


Your Home Address

Country:

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Your Parent's/Guardian's Particulars

As you are not yet 21 years old, you need to enter the particulars of your parent/guardian too.


Name*


Relation to you*

 Father Mother

 Legal Guardian Other


Phone Number*


Parent/Guardian’s Email


Occupation

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Author's Profile

Tell us about yourself!*

Dedication*

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Your Story

Upload your story and your cover illustration (in JPEG format). Please keep an original copy of your original illustration if done on paper, so that we can scan a professional-grade copy if needed.


Summary/Synopsis*


Your Story Genre*

 Science Fiction Magic & Fantasy
 Ghost & Ghouls Heartwarmers
 Mystery & Adventure Animal Tales Asian Tales


Your Story (primary category)*


Illustration Cover

Please upload your illustration cover here and rename the file as your book title. We only accept the following format: jpg, jpeg, tif and tiff.