Vampire Diaries and Secret Circle Contest!

Mornings are slow. You’re tired, groggy, and you’d rather lick a skunk than go to school right now. You didn’t do your math homework, you’ve got no one to go to the Homecoming dance with, and this morning when you tried to hit the snooze button? You set your alarm clock on fire with the power of your mind.

If you live in the Vampire Diaries or Secret Circle books, it could happen. Both of the smash series, created by L.J. Smith, feature characters who are torn from their normal lives and shoved into a supernatural world they never suspected was real. In the Vampire Diaries series, Elena Gilbert finds herself the obsessive focus of a pair of vampire brothers . . . and the key to a scandalous past they seem doomed to repeat. In the Secret Circle books, Cassie Blake moves to New Salem and falls in with the popular crowd at school, only to discover they’re all members of an elite coven of witches.

Your turn: Write a story about a character who has just evolved into a supernatural being or discovered that he/she has supernatural powers. Need inspiration? Start reading The Vampire Diaries: The Hunters: Moonsong or Stefan’s Diaries: The Compelled from The Vampire Diaries, or The Secret Circle: The Divide on Figment!

How to Enter:
1. Read the full rules here.
2. Create an account on
3. Start a new writing of 1,200 words or fewer.
4. Tag your writing with tvdtsc on the Details tab.
5. Press “Publish Now.”
6. You should receive a pop-up confirmation of your entry, and in about two hours or so, your piece should appear among the submissions.

You have until 11:59 p.m. ET on March 20, 2012 to submit your story. Voting will run until 6:00 p.m. ET, March 28, 2012, at which time the 10 most-hearted entries will be read and judged by the Alloy Entertainment editorial team, who will choose the winners. The grand-prize winner will receive DVDs of The Vampire Diaries Seasons One and Two, and copies of The Vampire Diaries: The Hunters: MoonsongStefan’s Diaries: The Compelled, and The Secret Circle: The Divide. The second-place winner will get all three books and a Figment tote. The third-place winner will get all three books.

Contest Entries

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    6 Months to Die

    For the Vampire Diaries/Secret Circle contest. I had lived longer than they said I should, but the price might not be worth it. Please…

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  • Dead serious cover
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    Dead Serious

    Rosie is at a nice quiet dinner at her boyfriend's house when her world is flipped upside down.

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  • Hospital bed
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    Blue Plague

    I tried to fix up the ending, but I am short on time tonight, so I will probably relook at it, but I would like to know how it sounds…

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  • Radical_radial
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    The Day I Died

    A lonely girl meets her vampire guardian. They fall in love and she's killed during a robbery. He turns her into a vampire and changes…

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  • Xx
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    She didn't know he was there. He didn't even think of meeting her there. She came into shore at the wrong time. He was at the wrong pl…

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    Siren's Lullaby

    Raidne Summers used to be a normal girl. But that was before she drove her boyfriend insane. Now she's feared and hated by everyone at…

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  • Siamesecateye
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    ~*MY ENTRY FOR THE VAMPIRE DIARIES AND SECRET CIRCLE CONTEST*~ Christie wakes up one morning and finds that she is able to hold con…

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  • Gypsy53
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    *WILL BE CONTINUED* 15 yr old Thalassa "Ali" March is not exactly who you would call "normal." With abnormally sea-foam blue eyes and …

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  • Dream2
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    Dream Watchers

    This will be longer if I ever get around to it. =)

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  • Marina
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    READ 'THE BOOK' FIRST!! This is my entry for the tvdtsc contest! It is about a mermaid who is trying to adjust to her power **ROUGH st…

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  • Liam and janey
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    Liam & Janey

    Please read! A heart would be sa-weet! :) NOTE: Contest rules are "Write a story about a character who has just evolved into a supe…

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    Gravity (Excerpt)

    "No, wait. That wasn’t right. The room was still; it was me that was shaking." <br><br> An excerpt from The Dead Don't Cry. <br><br> <…

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25 thoughts on “Vampire Diaries and Secret Circle Contest!

  1. Hey! Can I do something about superpowers for this? I want to enter the contest and do something supernatural but I don’t want it to be vampires. I just want to do something about someone who discovers they have some new ability, an ability that will forever change their life. Is that okay?

  2. May I enter a story that has already been published, or will I have to repost it?

    Also, is there no word limit? Because I don’t see one…


  3. Is it alright to give the character his/her powers before the story starts, but still have them coping with it during the story?

  4. I entered and I really hope ppl like it. It’s called ” Creeden’s Angel.” I really hope I get a goal of 58 hearts.

    • Hey Sharon-
      We definitely hope to open our contests up internationally in the future, but at the moment we are only able to offer them to US and Canadian citizens. Let me know if I can help you with anything else!

  5. Why is this only for people from USA and Canada? What about the UK? Will there be any competitions that include the UK?

    • Hey Jasmine-
      We definitely hope to open our contests up internationally in the future, but at the moment we are only able to offer them to US and Canadian citizens.

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