Contest Description

You took us on a journey to the past with your best historical fiction stories. You got us caught in bygone centuries with your submissions of dynasties and bloodshed, heirs to the throne and romance, and life before smartphones and Siri.

Read original historical fiction stories of any length. The top 10% based on reader votes got the chance to be picked by the Inkitt staff for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize.
(Note: Submissions can only be posted from a computer)

  • 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

$30 Amazon gift card, Inkitt custom mug, Inkitt custom notebook

2nd Place

$20 Amazon gift card, Inkitt custom mug, Inkitt custom notebook.

3rd Place

Inkitt custom mug, Inkitt custom notebook.

Top 10%
All top 10% contestants receive a badge to their profile!
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Prizes for Winners