Gatekeepers Discovery Writing Awards

Posted on March 1, 2011


Wattpad Presents: The Gatekeepers Discovery Writing Awards

The Gatekeepers Post is hosting a contest for YA authors

Here’s how it works:

Round 1: Post the first 50 pages of your YA novel onto Wattpad by March 30, 2011. The top 100 entries with the most votes by March 30 will be read by The Gatekeepers Post Staff. The story cannot have been started on Wattpad before February 1, 2011.

Round 2: Those writers selected by The Gatekeepers Post staff from Round 1 will be invited to post the next 50 pages of their novel onto Wattpad by April 30. Top editors and agents will read and select the nominees for Round 3.

Round 3: The nominees selected in Round 2 will be invited to post the remainder of their work onto Wattpad by May 30.  A winner will be announced on June 25, 2011.

The most popular stories will be determined from an entry’s most popular chapter.

Open to: Members of Wattpad, at least 13 years old. The story cannot have been previously shared on Wattpad before February 1, 2011.

Prize: $500 cash prize to the grand prize winner

Deadline: March 30, 2011

How to submit: Upload text at Please tag your story:  Gatekeeper

For a list of rules and judges go to The Gatekeepers Post.

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