Cosplay/Costuming how to book. Do you want to learn how to create a costume so that you can cosplay a favorite character? Or do you just need advice on how to save money or time on costumes, cosplay a little better, or come up with a masquerade skit that will win an award? If you want to do any of these, this book is for you. Designed for the beginning to intermediate level cosplayer, Award Winning Cosplay has even helped expert level cosplayers improve their work. Written by Julia Nolan, an expert level costumer who has won twelve cosplay awards and created twenty-six costumes ranging from basic to expert levels. Julia has also been featured in a museum exhibit on anime, served as a cosplay judge, and published several articles/columns on cosplay in MarsDust and Pulp Fiction.