Just a reminder: The entry period for the Defy the Dark short-story contest ends this Saturday, September 1 at 11:59 p.m. ET!
The contest challenge: Write a story that takes place at night or in the dark. The story can be of any genre: contemporary, paranormal, horror, science fiction, romance, humor, fantasy, etc.
If you’ve always dreamed of seeing your name in print, this is the perfect contest for you. The winning story will be published in the upcoming HarperTeen anthology, Defy the Dark, alongside some of your favorite YA authors (including Sarah Rees Brennan, Rachel Hawkins, and Beth Revis).
Saundra Mitchell, the anthology’s editor, is reading EVERY entry. Check out her tips for how to write the winning story.