A few months ago we told you about Shawn Granger’s Family Bones, a true crime graphic novel about Ray and Faye Copeland, elderly serial murderers from Missouri who were in their 70’s. Now we have info on how you can enter the Family Bones Book Trailer Contest and win prizes valued at more than $1,500!
From the Press Release:
Do you think you can make an awesome book trailer? Want to show the world your talent? The Family Bones Trailer Contest is your chance to show everyone what you can do.
Family Bones is a true crime graphic novel about elderly serial murderers from Missouri. In their 70’s, Ray and Faye Copeland were sentenced to death for the murder of many farm workers that lived with them. The tale is told through the eyes of their unwitting nephew who is forced to live with them one summer. Through it all somehow this city boy finds young romance with a neighbor’s daughter. Written by the actual great nephew of Ray and Faye Copeland, Family Bones is a gritty, fish-out-of-water American Gothic that will send shivers down your spine.
All you need to do to win one of the amazing prize packages is create a book trailer for Family Bones and upload it. After the end of the deadline for uploading is completed, the trailers will be voted on by the Internet public. Everyone can vote for up to two favorite trailers per day. The trailers with the most votes will win.
Keeping your Family Bones trailer under 120 seconds will help you keep your audience’s attention. You want people to stick around and vote for your entry so don’t make it too long. Short and sweet works best, but don’t limit yourself. Go crazy!
* Submission entry starts on October 18, 2010 at 10 am PT and ends on November 18, 2010 at 11:59 pm PDT.
* Voting begins on November 20, 2010 at 10:00 am PT and lasts until December 6, 2010 at 11:59 pm PT.
* Each person may vote for two entries per day.
* Winners will be announced on December 9, 2010.
When submission opens, there will be a link here (bookmark it). You’ve got time to plan and create your Family Bones video trailer, but don’t wait too long.
Click here for more information on Family Bones.
For more details and the full list of prizes, which include a one-of-a-kind Family Bones edition of a Cigar Box Guitar built by artist Jason May [$1000 value], signed copies of Family Bones, posters, and more, be sure to visit the official Family Bones Book Trailer Contest website.
Got news? Click here to submit it!
Rattle your bones in the comments section below!