About the contest

Inspired by authors, informed by algorithms, and connecting over a million readers and writers worldwide, Inkitt is opening a new chapter of your writing!

Inkitt’s monthly contests give you the chance to share your writing with readers around the world and scouts for tomorrow’s writing talent. Algorithms analyze reader engagement for the one month period.

What you win

  • Cash prize of $150
  • Publishing contract with Inkitt
  • A potential feature on GALATEA!

GALATEA launched early 2019, now has thousands of downloads each day and a userbase that experiences a total of around four million episodes per month.
Our team of more than 20 Hollywood screenwriters adapt your story and bring them to life; incorporating a combination of text, sound effects, visual effects and haptic feedback. Perfectly consumed by shorter attention spans of modern audiences. Check it out the App Store or Google Play Store and try GALATEA for free.

Check out past winners here and read about Lauren’s journey from submitting to publishing her book with Inkitt here.

(Note: Submissions can only be posted from a computer)

    Contest terms and conditions:

      Submissions for this month's contest close on June 30th 2019
    • One winner will be selected
    • Contests are not genre specific, but genres of poetry and fanfiction will not be accepted
    • You may submit multiple entries over multiple months
    • The minimum word count per submission is 20,000 words
    • Novels must be in English
    • You must own the rights to the novel
    • Previously or currently self-published books are accepted
    • You retain all rights to your stories while posted on Inkitt
    • If you win, you must be willing to extend your manuscript to the mandatory word count if your word count falls below our requirements
    • Due to the volume of submissions, it could take up to three months for the winner to be announced
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Prizes for Winners

About Us:

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered book publisher, offering an online community for talented authors and book lovers. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books you love the most based on crowd wisdom.