Need a reason to finally finish that story? Just write it! Want a chance to get published in the easiest way possible? Beware of shortcuts! Inkitt is currently holding a free novel writing contest on their app/website! “Technically”
*This post has been updated*
your novel will be publishedthey will act as an unconventional agent and try to get your novel published by others and gain rights to it Inkitt will invest a minimum of $6000 into marketing for your novelthat’s not quite how agents are supposed to operate Inkitt will provide a marketing teamnot the agent’s job your novel will be on Amazon’s Top 100 listthey would love to try and make it happen professional editingnot the agent’s job professional book cover designnot the agent’s job 25% royaltiesaccording to some sources – conditions and fine print certainly apply
- you can submit any genre of novel within the realm of fiction
- you cannot submit fanfiction or short-story collections
- the novel must be a minimum of 20,000 words
- the author must own all rights to the work
- multiple entries are allowed
- it must be written in English
- self-published books are accepted
- your novel must be submitted electronically (no physical copies)
- there is no entry fee – it’s a free contest – enter at your own risk
- you retain all rights to your stories while posted on Inkitt – unless you win and lose rights
- the winner will be determined based on Inkitt’s reader engagement (so regular people/readers will judge you!) – what is this algorithm really?
***Contest ends March 31, 2017 at 11:59 pm PST***
“May the force be with you” “May the odds be ever in your favor” Good Luck!
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Just thought this may interest many of you! So if you have any questions feel free to ask!
please be careful!