How to enter the contest
Simply post your ideas for Marie’s maxim in the comment section below.
You can submit as many entries as you like, until September 20th, 2015 6pm EST
Two simple guidelines
1) Please keep it clean. no profanity in your maxims or they will be removed from the page.
2) Avoid writing the sound that sheep make, BAAA, in the maxim.
Panel of Judges
An anonymous panel of judges, which has already been pre-selected, will choose the top 5 maxims during the week of Sept. 20-Sept. 27.
The Voting Poll
On September 27 the poll opens and you will be able to vote for the winning maxim until October 11, 6pm EST.
The winner will receive
1) Their maxim will feature in the comic strip along with their name.
2) They will receive a signed high resolution digital image of the comic strip.
3) The comic strip featuring their name and maxim will be in the new book, Thorns in the Mane and Other Dog Tales.
4) The winner of the contest will receive a free copy of the new book, when it comes out on October 30th, 2015.