About the contest

Do you have a sci-fi novel inspired by Star Wars, or have you written a similarly amazing Sci-Fi tale? Invite us into the future you imagine, and then take us even further! Get writing, and May the Force be with you!

As always, there is no entry fee. Minimum word count is 40.000 words. The stories that earn the top 10% in the "most voted" and "most popular" categories get the chance to be picked by Inkitt staff for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize.

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

    1st Place (originals only)

    Golden badge on your profile

    2nd Place (originals only)

    Silver badge on your profile

    3rd Place (originals only)

    Bronze badge on your profile

    Fanfiction special prize

    "Best Star Wars Fanfiction" badge on your profile

    Top 10%

    All Top 10% participants receive a "Top 10%" badge to their profile

    Contest Terms

  • Fanfiction novels are accepted, but can only win the fanfiction special prize
  • Submissions close on January 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 accepted.
  • 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.
  • Meanwhile, make sure you check out one of our current contests:
    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.