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Inkitt New Year, New Genre Writing Contest


Sunday, January 31, 2021


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Entry Fees



1st place: $500 cash prize, a winner’s badge for your book, one on one writing coaching worth $500, a feature on Best of Inkitt Contests reading list, an exclusive Inkitt Writersblog Author Spotlight and self-marketing advice by Inkitt’s in-house team!

2nd place: $250, an exclusive 2nd place book badge and a feature on Best of Inkitt Contests reading list!

3rd place: $100, and an exclusive 3rd place book badge a feature on Best of Inkitt Contests reading list!!


2021 is here and what better time for Inkitt to challenge authors to take part in our New Year, New Genre Writing Contest! ✨
Begin writing a story of a genre that you have never tried before and win some fantastic prizes!

Is your writing style hopelessly romantic? Start a new dark and mysterious novel! Are you a fantasy fanatic? Try your hand at action or adventure!

Open to submissions of all genres and celebrating WIPs, this contest is for authors that can start a new book and reach 20,000 words before the contest deadline of January 31st.

What are you waiting for? Start the year as you mean to go on and form a writing habit that sticks. A brand new year and a brand new genre awaits!

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