Contest finished

Thinking of Writing a Novel this November? Always wanted to write but haven’t had the time? We’ve got you covered!

With the launch of our Novel Writing Bootcamp, and as a proud sponsor of National Novel Writing Month 2018, November is a huge time for Inkitt’s Novel Writing Community. And we have some exciting news for you!

Upload your book to our November Novel Writing Contest to be in with a chance of winning $200 and having an editorial feedback session with Bryan Thomas Schmidt, award-winning editor of The Martian and the literary guru at the heart of Inkitt’s FREE Novel Writing Bootcamp.

Whether you’re following the advice of Bryan in our Bootcamp or participating in NaNoWriMo 2018, we encourage you to submit your novels chapter by chapter throughout November so that you can get feedback from your fellow writers and readers while you work. Our Novel Writing Contest offers a fantastic community for you to connect with other authors and seek motivation during your novel-writing journey.

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    List of stories recently added to the contest

    Prizes for Winners

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    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.