Contest Description

Thriller / Mystery | No word limit (Note: Submissions can only be posted from a computer)

  • Authors will retain all rights to work submitted to the contest.
  • Multiple entries are allowed, but each individual participant may win only one prize.
  • Physical prizes can only be shipped to the United States, Canada, countries in the EU, and Australia/New Zealand. Cash prizes can only be transferred to PayPal supported countries.
  • 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.

Prizes for Winners

1st Place

$50 cash and 5 printed copies with custom typography

2nd Place

$40 Cash

3rd Place

$30 Cash

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