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Contest Legal Statement of Rules and Eligibilty 

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

 1.    Eligibility
     #Tweetstakes (the "Contest") is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and the World who are at least eighteen (18) years old and can verify their indentity at the time of entry. Employees of GoIndieNow (subsidiary company of Never Mind The Fine Print Publishing LLC) and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

   All participants agree to be eligible they must:
                1.  Have a valid email adddress that can be verified through the above form. We must have your first tweet url,your name, and email                            address. Anyone not providing that will not be eligible to win the Grand Prize. 

                2. Acknowledge that the tweet they created is of their own account and the account can be verifed as in good standing. 

 2.    Sponsor
     The Contest is sponsored by GoIndieNow (subsidiary company of Never Mind The Fine Print Publishing LLC), located in Santa Clara, California 95051.

 3.    Agreement to Official Rules
    Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

 4.     Contest Period
     The Contest begins on October 07, 2016 at Midnight and ends on December 17, 2016 at 10PM EST (the "Contest Period"). Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Contest using any of the following methods:

Online

 5.    How to Enter
     Online:  By performing the function of a "tweet" on www.twitter.com that uses the hashtag #GoIndieNow and 1 entry will be allowed to also use an additonal hashtag of #JinOkubobr, 1 time and providing the full name of the interviewee that was the participant's favorite. A  tweet is consituted as an action written by the participant  and is subject to all the rules and regulations set forth by www.twitter.com. Any violation of these rules are at the discretion of Twitter LLC and twitter.com exclusively and if removed, banned, or given disciplinary notice by Twitter, GoIndieNow is not responsible for those actions and can not be soughtupon as responsible for said discplinary measures. GoIndieNow reserves the right to declare the "tweet" as eligilible and proper based on the above criteria only and to report any tweet that violates twitter's company policy.    

     Limited to orginal tweets only, created by the end user, Retweets or tweets clearly copied and pasted will not be eligible for the duration of the Contest Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any person, e-mail address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

 6.    Prize Drawing
    On or about December 17, 2016, the Sponsor will select potential winners in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received. The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner via email on or about December 18, 2016. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days after the date of the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries.

 7.    Winner Notification

     The potential winners will be notified by email. Each potential Grand Prize winner (parent/legal guardian if a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to complete, electronically sign and submit a Declaration of Compliance within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. If the potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who will be required to sign the Declaration of Compliance on the potential winners behalf and fulfill any other requirements imposed on winner set forth herein. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Contest.

 8.    Prizes

     Grand Prize (1) - 1 electronic copy of all the books featured in the "New Releases" Segment of the GoIndieNow Flagship Show

     1 digital download of the movies "Blackhats", "Hans Crippleton: Talk to the Hans", "25,000 Miles to Glory"

     1 signed paperback copy of Joe Compton's "Amongst The Killing", Christie Stratos' "Anatomy of a Darkened Heart", Jin Okubo's "Love", Marnie                 Cate's "Remember" & "Exigency", and Jason Greensides' "The Distant Sound of Violence"

     1 Go Indie Now T-shirt and Sticker

     1 Paid Entry to a 2017 Brain to Books Cyber Convention Event (subject to the rules and restrictions of the Brain to Books Cyber Convention LLC):             Sponsored by the 2017 Brain to Books Cyber Convention

9.    General Conditions
     In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Contest and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorney's fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

 10.    Release and Limitations of Liability
     By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of entries application downloads or in any Contest-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney's fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

 11.    Disputes
     Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in California. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than California.

 12.    Privacy
     Information collected from entrants is subject to sponsor's privacy policy.