Deadline: September 15, 2022
About the competition
Tales By Moonlight is a novella writing competition. The theme of this contest is fiction and magic. Release your imagination and let your creative juices run free!
Join Ankara’s inaugural writing contest to establish a community for writing talent all over the world. Submissions will be accepted till September 15th.
- Submissions will be accepted until the end of the competition. The competition will end on September 15th.
- Submissions will be published for voting from August 15th. We will only publish stories of adequate quality.
- All stories submitted for the competition must be in the genre of fantasy. Stories must be written in the theme of Magic.
- Submissions must have approximately 15,000 – 20,000 word length and be separated into chapters of reasonable length.
- Entries can be submitted through Ankara Editor, our writing platform.
- Plagiarized work will not be accepted.
- The competition now offers two prizes: the Community Award and the Editor’s Award.
- The Community Award is $1000. The winner of the Community Award will be determined by voting. The story with the most votes at the end of the contest will win the award.
- The Editor’s award is $500. This prize will be given to the most outstanding story as determined by the Ankara Team. There are no set criteria for judging but we will consider writing style, character development, and stories provoking a strong emotional response.
- All stories are eligible to win both awards.
- Submit your story here.