Want to enter your novel title for a chance to win an awesome prize?

What is the contest for?

This contest is free to enter for anyone who thinks they have an awesome idea for a novel title.

What is the prize?

The author of the title that receives 1st place will win a National Novel Writing Month mug (as pictured below) and publication of their title on this website. The ten best titles will also receive publication on this website.


How is the Winner Chosen?

I, Samantha Proctor, will pick the winner. Winner will be picked based on originality, creativity, and the impression left by his/her entry.


This contest is open from 12 a.m. on 11/01/17 to 11:59 p.m. on 12/01/17.

Entry Limit:

Each participant can enter a maximum of 5 titles.

Terms and Conditions:

To enter this contest, you must be 18 or older and a citizen of the United States. Entering this contest gives SamanthaProctor.com the right to publish your name and entry on SamanthaProctor.com, any social media platforms associated with the website, and the websites newsletter. All entries must be the original work of the author entering them. The results of the contest are final. If the original prize becomes unavailable, it will be replaced with a prize of equal or greater value. Prize cannot be shipped overseas.

How to Enter:

  1. Read this post: ‘5 Tips to Write a Bestselling Title for Your Novel’
  2. Subscribe to my newsletter using the form below. (Entries received by email addresses that are not signed up for my newsletter will be disqualified.)
  3. Read the Terms and Conditions.
  4. Compose an email addressed to submissionsforsamantha@gmail.com
  5. Paste the following in the body of the email: I have read and agreed to the Terms and Conditions.
  6. In the body of the email, include your entry (or entries), your full name, and the best way to contact you if you win.
  7. Send the email.


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Thank you for entering my contest! I look forward to reading your entry.