Contest Description

Win one of three publishing offers from Inkitt! No submission fees!

Submit your finished novel, 40,000 words or more – no fan fiction, no other limitations on genre! It’s time to bring your manuscripts into the light and show them off to the world. We are once again looking for three novels to publish!

The three winners of the StoryPeak² Novel Contest will be determined by Inkitt based on how their novels perform amongst their readership. All authors will be given 100 copies of their novel to distribute to their readers. Authors have a dashboard where they can see how many people have 'reserved' their novel and the current level of their readers' satisfaction.

Terms
  • By entering the contest, authors will retain all rights to their submitted works.
  • The best three novels will be offered a publishing deal from Inkitt with the following terms:
    • The author receives 85% of net earnings if the license is sold to an A-list publisher (e.g. Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, MacMillan or HarperCollins)
    • The author receives 50% of Inkitt’s net earnings if the work is published solely by Inkitt.
  • Submission Period: 12am (PST) August 29th
  • Contest Deadline: 12am (PST) October 3rd
(Note: Submissions can only be posted from a computer)

  • Accepting finished novels with a minimum of 40,000 words of any genre.
  • You have to own all the rights in order to participate. Only original novels are accepted.
  • Previously self-published books are accepted as well.
  • Multiple entries are allowed.
  • We accept submissions from all over the world, but only in the English language.
  • There are no submission fees, anyone is free to participate, no purchase necessary.
  • All stories must be rated appropriately by their authors.
  • Before submitting a story, be sure to check our guidelines page to ensure that you comply with all of our publication rules.
Miscellaneous
  • In order to submit a novel, authors must make it publicly available on Inkitt's StoryPeak² Novel Contest website by pasting the text into the story editor.
  • Your novel will be considered for publication once it gets 100 readers and depending on the engagement level of your readers.
  • The winners will be announced on Inkitt.com, on social media, and by email to all participants.
  • All prizes will be awarded, as specified in the Prizes Description below:
  • Sponsors and Promoters of this contest: Inkitt GmbH, Potsdamer Straße 63 11-13, 10785 Berlin, Germany

Prizes for Winners

StoryPeak² Contest Winners

Three winning novels will be offered a publishing deal from Inkitt (this will also include cover design and editing), a custom Inkitt coffee mug and a custom Inkitt notepad.

All authors who managed to get 100 readers will receive a '100 copies reserved' badge on their profile.



Tina Gayle is an author with over thirty novels published by indie press. Tina is happy to answer any questions you have during the StoryPeak² Novel Contest about expanding your readership and finding readers that love your novel.

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Prizes for Winners