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We are excited to be officially launching Novel Expression and as part of our Grand Opening festivities,we thought we’d see what the deviantART community can do with our images!

While our current collections are geared toward romance, your deviations don’t have to be romance covers. They can be romance, paranormal, suspense, mystery, or any other genre that inspires you. Just to help spur your creativity,
click here for a few examples.

Novex coverdesign contest by NovelExpression

We do ask you include text for a title (feel free to use Book Title or something generic) and an author name (Jane/John Doe is fine) in your design.

Prizes include(some to be added!):

First Place:

1 yr membership

4000 points

3 exclusive stock packs from  CelticStrm-Stock 

Interview or write-up and featured post on the Novel Expression site

Image featured on Novel Expression site and dA page with credit and back links

Second Place:

6 month membership

2000 points

Image featured on Novel Expression site and dA page with credit and back links

2 exclusive stock packs from  CelticStrm-Stock

Third Place:

3 month membership

800 points

Image featured on Novel Expression site and dA page with credit and back links

1 exclusive stock pack from 


• Contest is open worldwide.

• The provided Novel Expression images must be used and while manipulations are encouraged, the image(s) you choose must be recognizable in the cover design. Images to be used are to be found here.  These background images and elements are
generously(Clap ) provided by 
 CelticStrm-Stock +fav :…………………………………

• Additional stock images may be used in your design along with the Novel Expression image, though you MUST have rights to use these images (through licensing, commercial Creative Commons licensing, or similar permissions.)
+fav must notify 
 CelticStrm-Stock of use, credit  in the artist's description, and add the link of the stock they use. =) (Smile) 

• You are welcome to post your deviation on your page and use it in your personal portfolios, but final designs may not be licensed out to other clients without licensing from Novel Expression.

• You may submit up to three unique designs, though you can only win once.

• Submit images by posting them in your own gallery with a link back to our contest page, then send us a note with a link to your image. We will start to build a folder of entries for all to see.

IMPORTANT: By entering this contest, if your deviation is chosen as one of the winners, you authorize Novel Expression to use your artwork for promotional purposes on our website, dA page, and social media outlets (we will give attribution whenever possible).


All entries must be received by August 22, 2014. If entry is received after that, it will not be eligible for judging and prizes.


All entries will be judged by a panel of judges, including the Novel Expression founders Sheridanla, EllenCHerbert, and Chip L and special guest judges IreneAdler76 and Spotted.  

Send us a note with any questions - have fun and we can't wait to see what you create!

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wollibear Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New member
Thanks for request :hug:
Irina-Vyatkina Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New member  Photographer
Thanks for accept me  :) (Smile) 
cemacStock Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  New member
Thank you for requesting 'Boat 03' for your gallery :heart:
Pagan-Stock Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
thank you very much for requesting my pic :D
ha-rat-kiri Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:wave: ty very much for the request :)
NinjaRabbit-Stock Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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gestandene Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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EllyTheGee Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for adding my Easter Egg Tutorial in your group! Much appreciated! :)
MRuFotografie Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
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