Deadline: May 31, 2022
About the contest
We are opening Inkitt’s Mystery Contest to all authors who want to write the most mystifying novel of 2022. Keep our 3 million active users on the edge of their seats!.
Submit your mystery, thriller, or horror novel for the chance to win a publishing contract, social media spotlights, and an Inkitt certified badge for your story!
- The contest will run from April 1st to May 31st 2022. Winners will be chosen no later than June 7th 2022.
- Entering the contest is free; all that is required is to upload your book onto Inkitt and submit it on the contest page.
- Stories can be in any language and must be original works. No plagiarism will be tolerated.
- Entries must be brand new stories to Inkitt.
- Stories must be written within the genre of Mystery, Thriller, or Suspense. However, other genres, can also be involved in the story-line,
- Winners will be chosen by our unique algorithm based on 1200 reader behaviors.
- Authors cannot enter the contest more than once with the same story, but an author may submit as many books as they want.
- The minimum word count per submission is 10,000 words. There is no maximum word limit.
- We collect data on your submission from the day it’s received.
- You must own the rights to the novel. You retain all rights to your stories while posted on Inkitt.
- Previously or currently self-published books are accepted
- Stories must abide by Inkitt’s community guidelines. No glorification of non-consensual sexual acts. Please check the Terms of Service on our website first.
- Submit your entry here.