Everyone has a chance to be a goodnovelist and everyone deserves a crown👑. Why not mute 2020 for now, and write a novel? Any stories you'd like. After all, it's not the end of the world, and you have GoodNovel to count on! Goodnovelist2020 writing contest is open now, with 33,500 USD in total to be won, stay safe and start writing now!
Duration:27/08/2020 to 31/12/2020
Selection Period:01/03/2021 to 31/03/2021
1Go to our site https://www.goodnovel.com/, and click “Create” to start writing your story.
2 When creating your new story, please tick the box labelled “goodnovelist2020”. Once you do so, your story will be tagged as an entry for this contest.
3 For the existing stories which have signed either exclusive contract or non-exclusive contract, just click “Edit Story” , you will be led back to the page when you created the story, you will enter this contest automatically by simply ticking the “goodnovelist2020” box.
4 When your story exceeds 15,000 words, click “APPLY FOR CONTRACT” to submit your story for review.
5 All exclusive/non-exclusive stories which participate in this competition will make it to the nomination list.
The Tale of A Villainess
Yan Zi, a botanist and author, accidentally transmigrated into her own historical novel as the notorious villainess. She meets Xu Kai, the handsome Co-Commander of the Imperial Military Guards, who is attracted to her during their dangerous missions together. However, knowing that she will not have a happy ending as a villainess, Yan Zi refuses to fall in love with Xu Kai. But somehow after escaping an unexpected intruder attack, watching the stars under the waxing moon, and spending a sweet and sweaty night together, everything starts to change..
The Vengeance of the Crimson Blade
Zitrey d' Nightroad is a former assassin known as ‘Crimson Blade of the Dark Moon’. To protect herself from people that want to take her life, she pretends to be a man and live as Benedict's son. Though living peacefully as a normal student at Lumiere Academy and receiving full of care and love from her new family. She still can't forget the burning hatred she has for the man who killed her mother. All this time, she has only one goal in mind to search for her mother’s murderer and to have her vengeance!Unexpectedly, who would have thought that in her journey of seeking revenged, things happened? A person who is cold and feared by everyone could attract into this idiotic and feminine Nathan Colfer? Furthermore, she obtained some trustworthy friends, Nikka Steinmetz? Very well known for being a hot-blooded and violent student?But no one knows what will happen later on as she was the most wanted person in the dark world. ["Let's play a game, you a hunter, and I'm your prey, be sure to draw the arrow correctly 'cause if you'd miss, this rabbit will hunt you instead...”]Warning: All information written here are work of Author's Imagination.
The lord's weakness
The fourth princess was supposed to get married to the lord of the world of fire but she was in love with someone else, a simple man from the world of water.Nobody dares the lord of fire, he is evil, he is a demon shifter and will destroy anything in his path. But the fourth princess chose love over the marriage she never gave her consent to and so on their wedding day, she elopes with her lover but there has to be a bride and so she places her unfortunate servant, Myan in her stead. The lord of fire had no idea he wasn't marrying his beloved princess, what happens when he finds out that she was replaced with a mere servant?
The Author's Handbook
You can learn different writing techniques in this book. Sections 1-5 will guide you to clear your mind and make decisive choices before you start writing. Sections 6-7 are some suggestions for writing. We recommend that authors take these 7 sections as reference before and during writing. Sections 8 – 9 describe how the author can attract relevant readers through tags and synopsis of the story. Sections 10-11 are instruction to the most exciting part of submission
Q.Can I know more about the standards?
A.A good novel usually has an appropriate theme, a clear plot structure, and well-developed characters. If you would like to know more about the writing techniques regarding these aspects, you could google them or join GoodNovel Academy for elaboration.
Q.Are there audience vote?
A.No, there is no audience vote. Entries will be evaluated by GoodNovel's experienced editor team with thorough consideration.
Q.Do you take views and comments into consideration?
A.Yes, we do take views and comments into consideration. View and comments can tell how popular a story is. However, when evaluating an entry, we take everyaspect into consideration, while “views and comments” is only one of many.
Q.Is it true that only exclusive stories can win?
A.Every entry stands equal chance to win. The quality of the entries is the only criteria.
Q.Who will be deciding the winners?
A.As stated in Question#2, GoodNovel editors would be the sole party deciding the winners.
Q.What about story outline?
A.Participants are not required to submit an outline along with her/his entry. However, having a story outline will help a lot in the writing process.
Q.What if my story is still ongoing when the contest ends?
A. We accept both completed and ongoing stories. However, entries submitted to this contest must exceed 60,000 words. Whether the entry is ongoing or completed by the time this contest ends does not affect the editors' judgement of it.
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