11:59 pm PST on March 31st, 2020.





 Inkitt’s Horror Writing Contest

Inkitt’s brand new horror writing contest is an opportunity to share your terrifying stories with our 2 million readers and writers around the world. Whether it’s psychological thriller, a ghoulish tale or terrifying gorey details – your captivatingly scary books will be most welcome here.

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With a 1st place prize including $1,000 cash, one to one coaching with a professional writing coach worth $500, a social media feature on Inkitt’s social pages, and an exclusive book badge award, this contest gives you the chance broaden your readership, earn cash and improve your writing.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Writing.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

3 Months.

Inkitt reserve the right to announce contest winners within 3 months of the contest closing.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

       Contest Rules:

  • Poetry and fanfiction will not be accepted.
  • You may submit multiple entries over multiple months.
  • The minimum word count per submission is 20,000 words.
  • Novels must be in English.
  • You must own the rights to the novel.
  • Previously or currently self-published books are accepted.

Opportunity Cost


  • One grand prize winner, and two runners up will be selected from this contest.
  • 1st prize: $1,000, a one-on-one writing coaching class worth $500, a feature on Inkitt’s social media platforms and an exclusive book badge.
  • 2nd prize: $250 and shout out on Inkitt’s social media pages.
  • 3rd prize: $100.

How to Apply

.First Step: Sign up with your email on the Inkitt website.

Second Step: Submit your novel by chapter from here.

Apply Now

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This Scholarship Published by:
Ahmed Hassan / Egypt

 Reviewed by”  Gehad Elazab / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team