Sunday, 17 March 2013

The Leprechaun Literary Haiku Throwdown - Contest

Hello and welcome to the Leprechaun Literary Haiku Throwdown. Becky of Bibliognome and I decided to join forces and put together an epic haiku contest.

To enter the contest write a haiku about a book series or character that you love.

Example of an entry:

One ring to rule them
A hobbit stands in the way
Watch out for Gollum

Haiku about The Lord of the Ring books
My email or way to contact me: LeprechaunLiteraryHaikuThrowdown@gmail dot com

There will be an overall grand prize winner from both blogs and then a runner up from each blog.

The prizes are:

Grand Prize Winner: $30 to The Book Depository, 3 books of your choice from Candlemark & Gleam, a choice of Marcella Burnard’s books either Enemy Within or Enemy Games.

Runner up 1: $10 to The Book Depository, 2 books of your choice from Candlemark & Gleam, choice of one of Jeffe Kennedy's ebooks

Runner up 2: $10 to The Book Depository, 2 books of your choice from Candlemark & Gleam, ebook of Rewrite Redemption by J.H. Walker

* Contest open to US and International, if you enter the contest make sure that The Book Depository ships to where you live. You can check that here.

1.) Haikus must be in 5-7-5 form.
2.) One entry allowed per blog.
(so yes: you can run over to Becky's blog to post a second haiku after you posted one here)
3.) Write your haiku along with your name email address in the comments. If you don't want to leave your email address leave your Twitter, or Facebook details. Just make sure I'm able to contact you to let you know that you've won.
4.) You don't have to follow either blog to win, but feel free to follow if you like what you see and leave any comments on reviews or posts that you find interesting. :)
5.) The contest will run from March 17th-31st.

Judges for the contest:



DizzyC, aka Carol lives in East Anglia, England with her husband and 3 children. Formerly a Teaching Assistant she is currently a stay at home mum. She fills any spare time reading and book blogging . Her blog's called Dizzy C's Little Book Blog.

@parrishlatern from The Parrish Lantern. He has an interesting post about haikus that can be found here.

Have fun everyone and a big thank you to the lovely people who have donated a prize for this contest.


Mary Preston said...

The post must get through
The con must bluff and deceive
Lipwig wins the day.

GOING POSTAL by Terry Pratchett

Mary Preston

Mel said...

Chicago in pain
Only wizard in the book
Harry Dresden saves

The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher

What a fun contest! Thanks! :-)

Mel S

Melliane said...

I didn't know what a haiku was but I'm glad I learned it. thank you for the contest! So here is mine:

A heart for a fight
The pain of being alone
A soul in the world

Crave the Darkness by Amanda Bonilla


titania86 said...

But I am thirteen
How can so much time have passed?
My mind is crowded.

Pretty Girl 13 by Liz Coley


Sullivan McPig said...

Thanks for entering and good luck everyone!

Mirjam said...

Ok, never attempted a haiku before, but here's my first attempt!

Assassin with knives
Stone and ice at her command
Bad guys ought to run

Jennifer Estep's Elemental Assassin series

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