About the contest
Midsummer Mystery Contest
Calling all suspense writers, Inkitt’s Midsummer Mystery writing contest is for you!
With cash prizes of a total of $950
and the chance to get your work seen by Inkitt’s community of over 2 million users, now is your time to showcase your suspenseful
stories to a worldwide audience of readers!
We’re on the search for stories that keep readers hooked with suspense which means this contest is open to submissions of multiple genres, such as: mystery, thriller, crime, fantasy, paranormal urban, horror and any other genre that keeps your readers on the edge of their seats.
The deadline to enter is August 31st, 2020
All books with a mysterious and tense theme will be accepted for entry.
Your book must be an original work, written in English and a minimum of 7,500 words
to be considered for a winning place. Both ongoing and completed works will be accepted.
Winners are determined by overall reader engagement as judged by Inkitt and not based on ‘likes’ alone.
What you win
You can WIN up to $950 in cash prizes
$650, an exclusive badge for your book cover and an Inkitt social media feature!
$200, an exclusive 2nd place book badge and an Inkitt social media feature!
$100, and an exclusive 3rd place book badge!
Judged by our algorithm, the author with the most reader engagement will be chosen as the winner at the end of the contest.
So, make sure to get plenty of readers, likes, comments and shares on your book, as this increases your chances of winning!