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

  • Red_abstract
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    Tall Tale

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

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  • Eilowyns-the-last-mural
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    • 5

    The Last Mural

    The year is 2200. The government wants complete control of the people. And, as everyone knows, the only way to have complete control i…

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  • A possible threat
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    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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  • Unwritten
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    Unwritten

    Alice lives in a future where learning how to read or write is punishable by death. Books are outlawed, poems, stories of any kind, no…

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  • Fickle8
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    • 1

    Fickle

    Imagine living in a world where latest fads change within hours of the previous one.

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  • Thinkquest-blizzardmaninsnow
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    • 1

    Teen Warriors

    it is 1942 and the Nazis have taken over most of the western world, including the eastern half of the united states, now only local mi…

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  • The temple of the dying sun
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    • 1

    The Temple of the Dying Sun

    ~Cover by Noelle Alabaster~ Fifteen year old Brian and his friends Melinda and Julie discover the ruins of a temple and learn a ter…

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  • Visiame
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    Visiame

    *Formerly Speak of the Devil and She Shall Come*... Survival of the fittest, humans are not on top anymore. But they won't take that …

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  • Pickyourpoison-1
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    • 47

    Pick your Poison

    For the Don't Turn Around Short Story Contest

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  • Carved heart
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    Rebel

    Three friends try to save an animal shelter

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  • Computer
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    Stopping a Dangerous Bully

    written for the Don’t Turn Around Short-Story Contest, three unlikely people band together to take down a secret group that is terro…

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  • A new hope
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    A New Hope

    Ever since Elena's mother past away, they took her away from the society she once knew. Now she is placed somewhere that she feels lik…

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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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