About the contest

Explore alternate realities, imagine future societies, and race against scientific progress. Invite us to whatever science fiction destination you can imagine, and then take us even further. Get writing!

As always, there is no entry fee. Minimum word count is 40.000 words. The stories that earn the top 10% get the chance to be picked by the Inkitt staff for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize. The winner will get published and be announced on December 25 2015.

  • Authors will retain all rights to works submitted to the contest.
  • What you win

    1st Place

    The winning novel will get a publishing offer!

    Golden badge on your profile

    2nd Place

    Silver badge on your profile, $40 Amazon Gift Card

    3rd Place

    Bronze badge on your profile, $30 Amazon Gift Card

    Top 10%

    Contest Terms

  • Submissions close on November 14th, but voting will continue for an additional week
  • Multiple entries are allowed, but each individual participant may win only one prize.
  • Minimum word count is 40.000 words
  • Old or previously published works are acceptable.
  • 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.
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    Prizes for Winners

    About Us

    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.