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#1 Ireth


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Posted 10 September 2015 - 09:09 AM

So I was recently referred to Inkitt's writing contest Hidden Gems as a possible place to enter a novel for the chance to be published. The site claims: "The winning author gets an offer from Inkitt to help them get a publishing deal. Inkitt will act as your agent and offer a contract. Terms will be negotiated based on the author's individual needs." There are also other contests which don't have publishing as a prize.


Any clue if this is legit?

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Posted 10 September 2015 - 09:37 AM

According to Absolute Write Water Cooler posts -- avoid!!

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Posted 10 September 2015 - 10:44 AM

Yeah, these guys have sent me emails asking me to promote their contests. I told them no.

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Posted 10 September 2015 - 01:30 PM

I've gotten an email from someone at FictionPress telling me about this. Haven't logged on there in ages and don't remember my password, so I can't decline or alert the person that the Inkitt thing is questionable, unfortunately.


Hope anyone thinking about this does their research and due diligence!

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