About the contest

“He stepped down, trying not to look long at her, as if she were the sun, yet he saw her, like the sun, even without looking.” — Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

Our writers captured the heart and mind, and that took us to a place of love.

What you win

1st Place

Golden badge on your profile

2nd Place

Silver badge on your profile

3rd Place

Bronze badge on your profile

Top 10%

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

Contest Terms

  • Submissions close on October 11th, but voting will continue for an additional week
  • Old or previously published works are acceptable.
  • There is no word limit, stories of any length are welcome.
  • Multiple entries are allowed, but each individual participant have to share the contest on Facebook and Twitter.
  • There is no age requirement for participation but all stories must be rated appropriately by their authors.
  • Before submitting a story be sure to check our guidelines page to ensure that you comply with all of our publication rules.

  • Keep track of upcoming contests on our contests page
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    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.