Contest Description

The winning author will get a publishing offer from Inkitt!

Spread the love and share your original tales of romance today! As always, there is no entry fee. Word Limit: 40,000 words and over (novel length). The stories that place in the top 10% of the "most voted" and "most popular" categories get the opportunity to be picked by Inkitt staff for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes.

  • Submission Period: Jan 12th - Feb 23rd
  • Voting Period: Jan 12th - Feb 29th

  • Submit as soon as you can, to have enough time for votes to come in!

  • General publishing terms: 50% of Inkitt's net earnings
  • Authors will retain all rights to works submitted to the contest.
  • (Note: Submissions can only be posted from a computer)

    • Only original fiction novels are accepted. You have to own all rights in order to participate.
    • Old and self-published works are acceptable.
    • Multiple entries are allowed
    • 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.
    • Read more about Inkitt's publishing approach!

    Prizes for Winners

    1st Place

    The winning novel will get $500 and a publishing offer!

    Golden badge on the author's profile

    2nd Place

    Silver badge on the author's profile and $300

    3rd Place

    Bronze badge on the author's profile and $100

    Top 10%

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

    Submit Story

    Keep track of upcoming contests on our contests page
    Prizes for Winners