97 days till the end of the submission period!

My love, my billionaire

Love with wealthy or influential person

Prize

$2,500 for the first place and many others

Dates

Submission period

21 Aug 2020 - 30 Jan 2021

Results announcement

Untill 10 Mar 2021

Details

Length

From 15000 characters

Genre

Romance

Rewards

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1st place.

$2,500 for the first place

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2nd place.

$1,500 for the second

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3rd place.

$1,000 for the third place

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Otners

$150 for each finalist* (there’s no limit for the number of books in the finalist list)

Additionally, $150 for 3 most-liked stories** from the finalists' list

* All finalists will be offered to sign a one-year agreement with Booknet for their submitted book and get a monetary reward of $150. Finalists are the authors whose works are accepted to the contest, comply with the contest rules, and are finished on time.

** The stories with the highest Booknet rating on 10 Jan 2021

Contest period

21 Aug 2020

Start of submission

10 Sep 2020

Official start of the contest for readers

30 Jan 2021

End of submission period

10 Feb 2021

Finalists announcement

10 Mar 2021

Results

Stories accepted for participation

We accept fictional love novels. One of the characters has to be a wealthy or influential person. Events must take place in the present time or the recent past. No Fantasy or Supernatural elements can be included.

No novel will be accepted for participation if it has been started to publish before April 1 of 2020 anywhere on the Internet and has been published in full anywhere on the Internet before August 20 of 2020.

The novel may have mature content (you can find more information on this in the content guidelines of Booknet). The stories have to comply with Booknet's content guidelines.

We don't accept fanfiction or translations.

A novel's annotation must reflect clearly that its plot falls under our requirements above. If an annotation does not reflect guidelines compliance, then this novel will be disqualified by the moderators.

The finalists will be offered to sign a one-year agreement with Booknet to make their story exclusive on Booknet for one year. They will also receive $150. If a book is put behind the paywall by Booknet, the author will get a 70% royalty from sales.

By the end of the submission period, the participating stories have to be finished on Booknet. They have to be at least 200K characters long (around 45K words).

Before the announcement of the results, the author undertakes not to publish the work anywhere else (except samples with up to 5k words). Novels that violate this rule will be withdrawn from the contest.

The stories in the contest can be put behind the paywall if the author has commercial status on Booknet.

To participate in the competition, you have to:

  1. Sign up on Booknet.
  2. Publish on Booknet at least 3K words of your novel. The video tutorial about how to publish your book on Booknet.
  3. Go to the contest page on Booknet and submit the book. One author can add to the contest up to 3 stories. As soon as moderators review the story, it will be added to the competition. The process can take up to 5 days.
  4. When you complete your novel, you will have to send an email to the contest's moderator (contests@booknet.com) to let them know that your participating book is complete and you want your book to be in the list of finalists.
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Pay attention to this not to miss the chance to be qualified.

Don’t forget to attach the completed story to your email, so the jury will be able to read your book.

If you have any questions, you can leave them below.

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By submitting your novel to the contest, the participantagrees with all its terms.

If the author violates Terms of Use of Booknet, we reserve the right to withdraw their book from the competition.

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Total number of threads: 207

Kavita Thomas 23.10.2020, 13:11:26

Can l take part in the contest from India?How will l be payed in India in case my story is selected in the list of finalists?

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Kavita Thomas 24.10.2020, 21:57:01

Alex, So, you mean to say those who don't have these options can't submit their story as you can't transfer to the bank account?

Zafreen Rabeya 24.10.2020, 13:15:48

Hi, a few questions I have are
- Do I have to publish the whole story altogether here or can I publish it chapter by chapter here and submit the whole thing after Im done with it through email
- Do swear words count as "mature content"?
- Does the story title have to consist of the word "billionaire"?
That's all, Thank you

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Zafreen Rabeya 24.10.2020, 18:25:21

Alex, Thank you.

Neveitha Raman 24.10.2020, 12:01:41

Can I include words of other languages? Like it's fully English but contains a few words of other language. And.. im suppose to just upload 3k words of my story here and the full one has to be submitted through the email. Right? Please let me know, thanks.

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Alex admin 24.10.2020, 12:13:48

Neveitha Raman, Hi, you need to publish the whole book on Booknet first and then send it to the indicated email.

Lou El 18.10.2020, 16:28:31

What are the languages we can use for the contest?

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Neveitha Raman 24.10.2020, 12:02:26

Alex, Thanks Alex!

Afrille Asuncion 24.10.2020, 03:30:24

Hi I'm Afrille and I live in the Philippines. Can you teach me how to upload my story here?

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Alex admin 24.10.2020, 11:58:03

Afrille Asuncion, Hi Afrille,
You can check it in this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryFGl9HKP0c&t=29s

Alexandra Martin 23.10.2020, 16:13:14

Hi, I tried to submit my book in the contest but I got a notification saying my request was declined. I want to know why has it been rejected?

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Alex admin 23.10.2020, 21:16:43

Alexandra Martin, Hi, you got the notification that your book is available on another platform and it can't participate.

Mad Hazel 23.10.2020, 21:07:16

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Byther 22.10.2020, 20:23:05

Hi.

I would like to participate in the contest, should I live in an English-speaking country?

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Byther 23.10.2020, 20:47:21

Alex, Hi, Alex.

Thanks!

Neveitha Raman 23.10.2020, 17:53:16

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Kaislovee 23.10.2020, 10:43:27

Is the story cover necessary? I mean, I can't upload a book cover even I tried uploading it.

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Alex admin 23.10.2020, 14:33:56

Kaislovee, Hi, it is necessary.
You can write to the technical support for help https://booknet.com/en/feedback.

Kaislovee 23.10.2020, 13:31:04

I'm gonna submit my story in your moderator but i dont know if i did the right format. Should I add story description first? Please tell us what should be included when sending the story to your moderator's email. I'm a bit confuse.

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Alex admin 23.10.2020, 14:32:53

Kaislovee, Hi, before submitting the story to the email, you must submit it to the contest on this page and publish the whole book on Booknet.

kristene 22.10.2020, 10:49:08

Hii,
I had submitted my story, and got a notification saying that the request has been declined so i submitted again but , it is telling me that the book is already Submitted.
i want to know that my book is still a part of the contest or not.

Thank you

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Alex admin 23.10.2020, 14:31:47

kristene, Your story was rejected and if you want to know more details, write to the technical support using this link: https://booknet.com/en/feedback

Kaislovee 23.10.2020, 10:04:09

Hi!Its me again. How will I send my entry to your email? What kind of format? Docx?Pdf? All in one file or should I send it by chapters?

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Alex admin 23.10.2020, 10:21:55

Kaislovee, Hi, the whole completed story must be sent in a Word or PDF file.

Kaislovee 23.10.2020, 10:21:22

And also, is the setting necessary? Is it should be around US or something?

Zeynep writes 22.10.2020, 05:22:44

So like do we submit a bit if our story to u before the whole complete print?

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Alex admin 22.10.2020, 19:09:20

Zeynep writes, Hi, you must submit the whole story till the contest ends.

Lee Jacqueline 22.10.2020, 02:09:16

I can't submit my story.... Help...

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Alex admin 22.10.2020, 19:09:03

Lee Jacqueline, Hi, you need to write to the technical support:https://booknet.com/en/feedback

Sruthis Chiluka 22.10.2020, 15:54:25

Love fail your...??

Oliver J. Everett 21.10.2020, 13:18:06

Is there a rough estimate on how long 'pending moderation' tends to last for? Thanks!

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Oliver J. Everett 21.10.2020, 23:40:34

Alex, Awesome, thanks for letting me know.

Christabel Adiele 21.10.2020, 18:19:22

Please must the summary be 3000 words

Angel Anna 21.10.2020, 08:47:29

Can 18 years 7 month is concluded as 18+

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Angel Anna 21.10.2020, 14:23:15

Alex, Thanks Alex

DIA 16.10.2020, 16:22:38

Hi,is that necessary that the word "billionare" used in giving a title to the story?

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Alex admin 21.10.2020, 12:56:57

Nasreen, You can write to the technical support and they will explain it to you. Search Support and feedback button on the site.

Oliver J. Everett 19.10.2020, 23:54:43

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Jovianne Tuliao 19.10.2020, 13:37:47

hi can i still join and submit my work??

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Alex admin 19.10.2020, 14:28:40

Jovianne Tuliao, Hello, the contest lasts till January 30.

Habii Othman 18.10.2020, 21:33:54

Hello, please I submitted my book, lucky in love and it was declined. Can I please know why so as to make necessary modifications

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Alex admin 19.10.2020, 14:28:02

Habii Othman, Hi, the book does not correspond to the contest's requirements, tat is why you cannot participate with it.

Merit Dabee 19.10.2020, 09:15:47

Please how do I get a cover for my book

Priyanka Mudaliar 18.10.2020, 17:48:38

Is this a world wide contest? I mean, anyone can participate from any country?

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Priyanka Mudaliar 18.10.2020, 18:33:43

gorgbrat, Thank you for confirming, I wanted to be sure I can participate before submitting my book.

gorgbrat 18.10.2020, 12:20:00

Hi, I'm from Philippines, can I still join today? and do I need to complete the story here before submitting it to the email you provide?

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gorgbrat 18.10.2020, 18:06:43

Alex, Thank you so much♥️

Sakshi Shah 15.10.2020, 20:32:35

Hey ALex, my book has been declined again, even though I clarified that its not a fanfiction. Can I know the reason why?

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Alex admin 18.10.2020, 16:47:40

Sakshi Shah, Search for the Support button on the site.

gorgbrat 18.10.2020, 14:09:08

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Pinu Ag 17.10.2020, 10:31:41

Alex, if we get in the finalists, then we will get $150 on 10th Feb '21 or 10th March '21?
And the finalists will be anyone who have completed their books and their books have not been rejected, right?

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Pinu Ag 17.10.2020, 20:35:20

Alex, Okay, thank you.

Anamika Ana 17.10.2020, 11:36:51

Hi.. How should I attach the completed story in the gmail to send it to the moderators? I mean I have to send it as pdf or just the link of the story that published here?

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Alex admin 17.10.2020, 20:11:06

Anamika Ana, Hi, you need to attach a file with the whole book.

Nasreen 15.10.2020, 22:05:20

Hey Alex, do we have to submit a full description/synopsis of our story? Or can we just submit our first few chapters?

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Alex admin 17.10.2020, 20:09:01

Nasreen, Hi, stories without description won't be accepted.

Godiva Gilbert 15.10.2020, 19:44:28

Hi, please if one author submits 3 separate books to the contest and the stories all qualify for finalist list, that means a reward of $450 right?

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Alex admin 17.10.2020, 20:07:53

Godiva Gilbert, Hi, it is correct.

Sakshi Shah 17.10.2020, 17:49:30

Hey Alex! Been telling for a long time, that my story is not a fanfiction. Why is it getting declined again and again?

ayojeen 16.10.2020, 00:10:16

Hi. In submitting a story through email, what is the format? Should it be compiled in one document or PDF? By means of "completed story", does it mean we have to send the whole story? Thanks in advance!

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Pinu Ag 17.10.2020, 04:53:06

ayojeen, Yes you have to send the complete story, by word file or PDF.

Monique Mortimer 16.10.2020, 18:12:16

I'm slightly confused. I'm sure the answer is pretty obvious but I'm going to ask anyway.

To enter this contest, you write a "summary" of novel and submit that

And then write the full length novel and submit when done.

Please someone correct me if I'm wrong or right.

Also is this contest open internationally?

Any help will be much appreciated.
Thank you

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Monique Mortimer 16.10.2020, 20:54:41

Monique Mortimer, I'm sorted, thanks.

Wilbright 15.10.2020, 17:04:32

Hi, please my story crazy billionaire's maid was approved for the contest then later on denied.

I would love to know why, cause I didn't break any of the rules

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Wilbright 15.10.2020, 19:18:41

Alex, Wow, I guess I didn't read the rules well. So is there anything I can do, to join the contest back again.

Kifujin 14.10.2020, 17:59:21

hi! Will I get an email or message when my story gets approved?

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Kifujin 15.10.2020, 16:56:39

Alex, thank you!

DIA 15.10.2020, 11:53:47

can I write a story which the main character has psychological disorder like having splitting personality or the like?

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DIA 15.10.2020, 13:59:18

Alex, thank you

Rielle Lorenz 14.10.2020, 05:27:22

How many chapters should include in the story aside from the 200 k characters minimum?

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Rielle Lorenz 15.10.2020, 05:03:54

Alex, Great. Thank you Alex.

Alamgir Hussain 15.10.2020, 04:34:10

Please help me.

Miles Florendo 14.10.2020, 16:20:31

Hi, I just wanna know if it's really necessary that the billionaire must be the man not the leading lady? Is it possible to accept the story wherein a billionaire girl fall in love to a simple guy? Thank you. ;-)

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Alex admin 14.10.2020, 17:59:13

Miles Florendo, Hello, it can be both, a man or a woman.

Sakshi Shah 13.10.2020, 18:48:06

Hi, my book fits the description. It was still not accepted! May I know the reason?

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Sakshi Shah 14.10.2020, 14:25:17

Alex, Hey Alex, I think you are mistaken. My story is not a fanfiction!

Lyrical Soul 13.10.2020, 23:46:50

Can the novel have two authors?

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Alex admin 14.10.2020, 14:22:08

Lyrical Soul, Hi, the novel must have one author.

Jade Wolf 13.10.2020, 00:36:59

Hi,
I have read the rules again and again and i find my story following all the rules, still it was disqualified... can i please know the reason?

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Jade Wolf 13.10.2020, 13:05:33

Alex, i have updated the description of my book and submitted again. hopefully its deemed acceptable now.

Oliver J. Everett 13.10.2020, 05:08:57

Does this have to be pure romance or can it be romance-drama? For example, I would like to draw in elements of what it means to be so wealthy, where the money comes from, how getting it may impact others, etc... especially since the romantic option is impacted by the billionaire's fortune. Is this alright?
Can the romance be slowburn or does it have to be clear-cut from the very first chapter? (like, the characters meet but don't engage in fully-fledged romance until a bit later, although flirting/teasing is clear from the start okay?)

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Alex admin 13.10.2020, 12:23:20

Oliver J. Everett, Hello,
It must be a Billionaire Romance story. Mystery elements are possible.

Pinu Ag 12.10.2020, 13:58:29

Hey, my story follows all rules but it was declined, can you please tell why?

Pinu Ag 12.10.2020, 13:27:02

Hey, the book should be completed before the end of submission period, right (30th Jan here)? And we have to send the email after we complete our novel, right? Please answer to me. Thank you in advance.

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Alex admin 12.10.2020, 13:38:04

Pinu Ag, Hello,
The rules say that it has to be completed before the contest ends and you have to send your completed story by email.

Farida Mohamed 11.10.2020, 00:47:59

Should I submit the story chapter by chapter?
Can't I submit it all?

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Alex admin 12.10.2020, 13:37:14

Farida Mohamed, Hello:
You can submit it by chapters or all.