They’re finally here! The following 60 entries–50 of which were the top-hearted on Figment, and 10 of which were selected by the editorial staff at Seventeen Magazine–are finalists in the Seventeen Magazine Fiction contest! Just one entrant will win: a $5,000 cash prize, the opportunity to have her story published on Seventeen.com, and a phone call with Maggie Stiefvater, author of the Wolves of Mercy Falls trilogy and The Scorpio Races. Congratulations to all of them, and thanks to all of you who entered. Stay tuned for more results!
The 50 top-hearted stories:
Broken Chains by Molly
Apollo’s Wings by Maria Jones
Invisible by Sabrina F.
Fay in the Meadow by Kayelin R.
What I Wish I Had Known by Aviva Peltin
I Love Him Not by amarakatnisst
Repairers of the Deceptive World by Shortskie
Simply Myself by Elizabeth Bells
Friends by Nina
The Girl Holding Grief by krystelle faulkener
Raised to Kill by Anya Fox
Every Girl Has a Story by Xena Pulliam
Days Ago by Anna Browne the Vampire
Glass by Alexandra Linton
Just in Case Your Forgot by TemptedFiction
Guilt by thefrankie
Extra Virgin Olive Oil by Jaso Bolay
Cross My Heart by ImaginativeGirl
Just Like Cherry Blossoms by Helena Austen Moore
Caged by Danielle Allen
Popcorn by Julia (cavyheart)
Forget by Sophia Freuden
Best Friends by Megan M.
Veronica by Laura French
My Prince Charming by Haylee LaBossiere
Perfect by Krystal Swarovski
Three Hundred Twenty-Four Cuts by Abbi Lavine
Painting His Grave by Alyssa Antoine
Like Lingering Noise by M. Lee
Too Late to Change by Okami Aonair
The Other Side by Jina!
Beautiful by Reghan Conrey
Sorry by Rachel Hera
Flushed by Isabel Anna
Take Me With You by Brigid
Her Perfect Flaw by Catherine Leffert
My Life is Normal by Sandya Krishna
Chocolate Eyes by Alexia Hargreaves
Powdered Snow Day by Cassidy Reves-Sohn
As Green Stars by Angela Pupino
DIVE by Maggie Skye
So Lovely by Ana Curtis
All he Wrote by Kaela G.
No Joy Ride by Mary Morgan Craig
The Kill by Christina Rachel
Shattered Silhouettes by Anna Burkhart
Umbrella Kindness by Laura D.
Her by Silverpool Wonderland
Tears by Hannah Merrill
Through a Child’s Eyes by Tiffani Torres
10 stories chosen by the editorial staff of Seventeen Magazine:
She Was Said to Be Cluttered by Amber Nicole
The Journey to Happiness by Maria Diakantoniou
Elena and the Broken Bus Stop by Winry Wick
Trips in My Mind by Dani Walters
Grand Pas, Danseur Noble by Samantah Beauvais
The Quiet Rebellion of Nora Pembrooke by Caroline Brown
This is A Love Story by Krista Ogilvie
Skipping Stones by Fawkes “Fawkester”
Ballerina by Haley C.
Deferred by Arianna Rees