About the contest

Take us on an epic journey with your best fantasy stories. Submit ancient tales about dragons and griffins, or tell us your vision of the future through a science fantasy story. We want you to unleash your imagination and show us what you've got! Write a truly unforgettable fantasty adventure!

Submit your best original fantasy fiction novels of 40.000 words or more. As always, there is no entry fee. The top 10% get the chance to be picked by the Inkitt staff for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize. The winner will get published and be announced on December 25 2015.

  • Authors will retain all rights to works submitted to the contest.
  • What you win

    1st Place

    The winning novel will get a publishing offer!

    Golden badge on your profile

    2nd Place

    Silver badge on your profile, $40 Amazon Gift Card

    3rd Place

    Bronze badge on your profile, $30 Amazon Gift Card

    Top 10%

    All Top 10% participants receive a "Top 10%" badge to their profile

    Contest Terms

  • Authors will retain all rights to works submitted to the contest.
  • Minimum word count is 40.000 words
  • Multiple entries are allowed, but each individual participant may win only one prize.
  • There is no age requirement for participation but all stories must be rated appropriately by their authors.
  • Inkitt staff are not eligible to receive prizes, or be chosen as winners.
  • Before submitting a story be sure to check our guidelines page to ensure that you comply with all of our publication rules.
  • Meanwhile, make sure you check out one of our current contests:
    Prizes for Winners

    About Us

    Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered publisher, providing a platform to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books our readers love most on our sister app, GALATEA and other formats.