About the contest
Inkitt Thriller Contest
All of our darkest secrets hide in the shadows. What do you see when you turn off the lights?
Turn Off The Lights
is the biggest writing contest in Inkitt’s history. Let your imagination run free and thrill the 3 million active readers and writers currently on Inkitt.
Submit your mystery, thriller, suspense, or horror novel and get the chance to become a published author and win huge cash prizes!
What you win
There will be one grand prize winner, and two runners up will be selected.1st prize:
$20,000 2nd prize:
$10,000 3rd prize:
1st - 10th place will receive a publishing contract for our app, Galatea!
Judged by our algorithm, the author with the most reader engagement will be chosen as the winner at the end of the contest. So make sure to get plenty of readers, likes, comments and shares on your book, as this increases your chances of winning!