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

Garnering widespread, popular, and critical acclaim after our first ever 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 home between contests! If you've discovered us for the first time, all the essential details of this exciting event can be found in our "What is the Open Novella Contest?" book.

Our Open Novella Prompts book contains all the prompts used in our 2017 contest, so if you've a hankering to write something new, swing by and check them out! Tag it #OpenNovellaContest and you might just make it onto our post-contest favorites list.

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

So drop us a follow, add our updates book to your library, and be among the first to receive updates on the upcoming 2018 contest for a brand new chance to win some truly incredible prizes!

~ The Open Novella Team
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