Announcing the PenCraft Challenge

Your Gateway to Literary Success

Are you an aspiring writer looking for the perfect opportunity to showcase your talent and kickstart your literary career? Look no further! Franklin Publishers is thrilled to announce the inaugural PenCraft Challenge, a writing competition designed to unearth the next generation of literary stars. With exciting rewards and the chance to see your work published, this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss.

Competition Details:

What is the PenCraft Challenge?

The PenCraft Challenge is a writing competition hosted by Franklin Publishers, inviting writers from all walks of life to submit their best work for a chance to win exciting prizes and publication opportunities.

What's at Stake?

Grand Prize: $2500 cash reward for the winner!
Publication Opportunity: The top four entries will be selected for publication by Franklin Publishers, catapulting your writing career to new heights.
Recognition: Winners will receive extensive recognition through our website, social media channels, and press releases.

Entry Requirements:

Genre: Open to all genres, including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and short stories.
Word Count: Submissions should be between 5000 to 40000 words.
Originality: Entries must be original and can be published or unpublished works.
How to Enter: Participation in the PenCraft Challenge is absolutely free! To enter, click on the submit entry button to submit your work electronically. Remember, this is your chance to shine, so put your best pen forward!

Judging Criteria:

Entries will be judged based on creativity, originality, writing style, and overall impact. Our panel of esteemed judges consists of experienced editors and authors who will carefully evaluate each submission.

Important Dates:

Submission Deadline: 10th April 2024

Winners Announcement: 12th April 2024

Terms and Conditions

Eligibility: The PenCraft Challenge is open to writers of all ages.

Submission Guidelines: All entries must be submitted electronically through the official submission form on the Franklin Publishers website. Multiple entries are permitted.

Originality: Entries must be original and previously unpublished. Plagiarized or infringing works will be disqualified.

Rights: All the rights remain with the author. By submitting an entry, participants grant Franklin Publishers the rights to critique, review and award their manuscripts. Additionally, the publication of unpublished manuscripts is also an option if the original author wishes to have their manuscript published through Franklin Publishers.

Disqualification: Entries that do not adhere to the competition guidelines or contain offensive, defamatory, or inappropriate content will be disqualified.

Judges’ Decision: All decisions made by the judging panel are final and binding.

Prize Acceptance: Winners will be notified via email and must respond within 14 days to claim their prize. Failure to do so may result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner.

Liability: Franklin Publishers and its affiliates are not responsible for any lost, late, or misdirected entries, or any technical malfunctions that may occur during the submission process.

Modification: Franklin Publishers reserves the right to modify or cancel the PenCraft Challenge at any time, for any reason.

Why Participate?

The PenCraft Challenge offers a unique platform for emerging writers to showcase their talent, gain exposure, and receive invaluable feedback from industry professionals. Whether you’re an aspiring novelist, poet, or essayist, this competition is your opportunity to make your mark in the literary world.

Embrace the Opportunity:

As writers, these competitions offer a platform to showcase your talent, gain valuable feedback, and potentially launch your career to new heights. Whether you’re drawn to romance, self-publishing, international exposure, or innovative fiction, there’s a competition tailored to your interests and aspirations. So, dust off your manuscripts, polish your prose, and seize the opportunity to make your mark in the literary world.
With an array of competitions spanning various genres and themes, there’s never been a better time to participate and share your stories with the world. Each competition offers its own set of rewards and recognition, providing writers with the chance to shine and connect with industry professionals. So, why wait? Dive into the world of literary competitions and let your creativity soar.

Spread the Word:

Help us spread the word about the PenCraft Challenge! Share this exciting opportunity with your fellow writers, friends, and followers on social media using #PenCraftChallenge.
Don’t miss your chance to join the ranks of celebrated authors and poets. Submit your entry today and embark on an unforgettable journey with Franklin Publishers’ PenCraft Challenge!