The Open Novella Contest is back!



Step 1: Read the Contest Guide.

Step 2: Use the submission form to submit your entry.

Welcome to the official home of the biggest multi-profile event on Wattpad: The Open Novella Contest!

Garnering widespread, popular, and critical acclaim after our first event, our vision was to encourage and celebrate the art of the novella - typically 20k to 40k words.

If you're already familiar with what we do, welcome to our contest home! If you've discovered us for the first time, all the essential details of this exciting event can be found in our "Open Novella Contest II" guidebook.

All our previous top picks and winners can be found right here, in one central place.

So drop us a follow, add the contest book to your library, and be among the first to receive updates on the upcoming 2019 contest for a brand new chance to win some truly incredible prizes!

~ The Open Novella Team
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