Fallen Contest Official Rules

Fallen Contest

Visit missliterati.com/contests/fallen and follow the on-screen instructions. You will be required to register for Miss Literati and provide all required information, which may include your first name, last name, complete address (no P.O. boxes), daytime phone number, e-mail address and birth date. Click on the “Submit” button and you will be registered into the Bauer Teen Network after e-mail registration confirmation. Limit one (1) story entry per person and/or e-mail address per duration of contest. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of any entrant, the entry in question will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry (i.e., the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address). Entries must be received by July 8, 2011 09:00 EST. Only residents of the United States and Canada are eligible to receive prizes

MissLiterati.com is not responsible for incomplete, lost, late, damaged, illegible, delayed, corrupted, non-delivered or misdirected entries or e-mail, or for any technical problems, malfunctions of any telephone lines, computer systems, servers, providers, hardware or software, lost or unavailable network connections, incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information or loss of entry information, failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, or any other human or technical errors of any kind, or any combination of any of the foregoing. MissLiterati.com assumes no responsibility for undeliverable e-mails resulting from any form of active or passive e-mail filtering by a user’s Internet service provider and/or e-mail client or for insufficient space in user’s e-mail account to receive e-mail. MissLiterati.com is not responsible for any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in or accessing or downloading information in connection with this promotion. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, MISSLITERATI.COM RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. MissLiterati.com reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. MissLiterati.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend this sweepstakes should a virus, bugs, entrant fraud or misconduct, or other causes beyond the control of the MissLiterati.com, in MissLiterati.com’s determination, corrupt the administration, integrity, security or proper operation of the sweepstakes. In the event of termination of the sweepstakes, a notice will be posted on-line and a random drawing to award the prize will be conducted from among all eligible entries received prior to the time of termination. Entry times will be determined using MissLiterati.com’s computer, which will be the official clock for the sweepstakes.

No automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted, and individuals engaging in such practices will be disqualified. Incomplete entry forms will be disqualified.

Odds of Winning

Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received.


Prizes consist of:

  • Fifteen (15) copies of “Fallen” to be distributed amongst the top 15 entries

All prize details will be determined by MissLiterati.com in its discretion. Prizes may vary, in color, size and other respects, from items shown on website. All expenses and costs associated with the acceptance or use of the prize are the responsibility of the winner.

If winner is an eligible minor, prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who must sign and return all required documents.

MissLiterati.com may, at its sole discretion and for any reason, substitute a prize of equal or greater value, including a cash award.

Winners are solely responsible for all applicable Federal, State and local taxes on the prize. An IRS form 1099 will be issued if required by law. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of right to receive prize is permitted, except in the discretion of MissLiterati.com. To receive a prize, each winner (and/or his/her parent or legal guardian if the winner is below the age of 18) must execute an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability within 10 days of notification, if required by MissLiterati.com. Noncompliance or return of any form as undeliverable will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

Drawing Methodology and Winner Notification

Fifteen winners will be selected by the MissLiterati.com editorial staff according to the following criteria:

* Adherence to rules (length, topic)
* Originality of plot
* Correct grammar and spelling
* Appropriateness (lacking in foul language and adult themes)

Winners are subject to verification. Each winner will be notified by e-mail within fourteen (14) days after the drawing. If a winner cannot be contacted or does not respond within five (5) days of being contacted, if any prize is returned as undeliverable, or in the event a potential winner does not accept the prize or fails to comply with these rules and requirements, the prize will be forfeited. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.

General Terms

By entering, entrants agree to release and hold MissLiterati.com, its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors and agents, and each of their directors, officers, employees and assigns, harmless from and against any and all claims and liability arising out of participation in the sweepstakes or use of prize. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this sweepstakes or use or redemption of any prize. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the MissLiterati.com and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents and licensees to use winner’s name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. All entries become the sole property of MissLiterati.com and will not be returned. By participating in this promotion, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of MissLiterati.com and the judges, which are final and binding in all respects. MissLiterati.com is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the sweepstakes or in the announcement of any prize. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded.

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