The new 2012 Textnovel Contest will be live soon! Please be patient while we work through a
few bugs – stories should show up on the homepage by tonight or early tomorrow
morning. Also, we are still working out some functionality for stories created
prior to April 1, 2012 (only prior Contest winners are ineligible).
Here are the details:
Winner is picked by Textnovel.com Editorial Advisory Board.
$1,500 in Cash Prizes ($1,000 for Gran Prize Winner(s), $500 for Reader’s Choice
Winner(s)) plus possible publishing or literary agency contract.
Contest begins on April1, 2012 – must have 50,000 words up by End of Contest (described
in Official Rules) – but more words are fine!
Must be 13 years or older to enter.
Can enter one free Basic Story that started on or after April 1, 2012 per author
(and as many Premium Stories as you want).
Stories that were previous Finalists or Semi-Finalists in any contest on Textnovel are
See Contest Rules for more details! Contact us if you have any questions.
Bonus: Our 2008 winner Shannon Delany ultimately picked up a 5-book publishing deal with St.
Martin’s Press and the first book in her three book series 13 to Life, was released in June 2010 by St. Martin’s Press! Some of our other winners have gotten publishing deals too – we will post details soon.