Vote in the Don’t Turn Around Contest

Noa and Peter are teen hackers who are thrown together when AMRF, a shady corporation, threatens their lives. They have to use their hacking skills to unveil the dark secrets that could take down AMRF—and protect their lives from danger.

Inspired by Michelle Gagnon‘s novel Don’t Turn Around, we challenged you to write a story about teen rebels with a cause.

The entry period has closed, but now it’s your chance to vote for your favorite entries. Check out the entries below, heart your favorites, and the top 10 most-hearted finalists will be sent to Michelle Gagnon for judging!

You have until Tuesday, September 25 at 5:00 p.m. ET to vote, so get reading!

The Grand Prize winner will receive an 13-inch 2.5 GHz MacBook Pro and a signed copy of Don’t Turn Around by Michelle Gagnon. 

Five runners-up will each receive a signed copy of Don’t Turn Around by Michelle Gagnon.

Contest Entries

  • Equal cover
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    We Are Equal

    For the Don't Turn Around short-story contest. :) Two "rebel" boys, Kade and Jaden, were outcast from town, for certain reasons. Th…

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  • Yghjk
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    • 1

    Princess Death

    So many cycles have I watched, so many cycles have passed by. Perhaps now the cycle of death shall change by the rebellion of two t…

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  • Radical_radial
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    • 0

    Beautiful Day

    Robin wants nothing more than to start his summer vacation. Unfortunately, he's stuck in detention.

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  • Thecoldestwinterever
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    The Coldest Winter Ever

    Winter comes and wraps its arms around you tightly turning your face blue and leaves you gasping for air. Is there anyone in the world…

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  • Bokeh
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    • 0

    Teenage Rebels

    When scientists begin to experiment on children and teens, some people see the grotesque truth. When a rebelion begins and more people…

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  • Mr_roboto
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    • 1

    Hero

    A scripted revolution

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  • A possible threat
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    • 0

    A Possible Threat

    When Kaimer Jones and his best friend, Walker Walsh discover a unknown terrorist that plans to blow up the empire state building and t…

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  • Story_1_cover
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    • 0

    Rules Were Made to be Broken

    This is for the Don't Turn Around short story contest. A new york gang is planning to steal something.

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  • 25-42_flame_art_evoke_fire
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    The Fire Rebellion

    Set in a not too distant future, the Fire Rebellion has begun. Led by Ame, the rebellion begins to grow and swell, each rebel with the…

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  • Nano
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    Nanotech

    Lucy's parents have been abducted by the government to build nanotechs, controlling nanobots that invade the human blood steam and can…

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  • Red_abstract
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    • 0

    Tall Tale

    When you are out West, heroes and family are the only things that can keep you alive.

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  • 122596
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    • 1

    To be Free

    Sterling and Scott have dealt with bullies for far too long, and they take a stand.

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15 thoughts on “Vote in the Don’t Turn Around Contest

  1. This is ridiculous. People aren’t hearting stories they like. They heart stories that authors say they’ll heart back. Plus I thought the contest was concerning the characters Noa and Peter not our individual characters.

  2. I had sumbitted my story yesterday night before 11 O’clock and I still have not seen my story in the entry section. When can I expect my story to be uploaded.

  3. Yeah heart contests are dumb. Even though I worked really hard to get a lot of hearts, I still came in 17th place and didn’t even have a chance at winning since I wasn’t in the top ten most hearted:( Lame lame lame…

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