Vote in the Magisterium Short-Story Contest

One day, Glenn is certain magic doesn’t exist. But the next, her father is arrested, and Glenn and her friend Kevin are forced to flee across the Rift and into an unknown land. On the other side they discover an amazing world they never expected—the Magisterium—and Glenn is forced to reexamine her beliefs. Maybe magic really does exist?

Inspired by the magical world of Magisterium by Jeff Hirsch, we challenged you to write a story about the day a character discovers their Affinity. In the Magisterium, magic is referred to as Affinity. Someone with an Affinity has a close spiritual relationship to something in the environment. It can be anything: fire, water, the moon, an animal, etc. Whatever a person’s Affinity is, they are able to commune with it and control it.

The entry period has closed, but now you have a chance to help chose the 10 most-hearted finalists that will be sent to Jeff Hirsch for judging. Voting will run until Wednesday, October 24 at 5:00 p.m. ET. so get voting now!

The grand-prize winner will receive a $15 Amazon gift card and signed copies of Magisterium and The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch.

The second-prize winner will receive a $10 Amazon gift card and a signed copy of Magisterium.

The third-prize winner will receive a signed copy of Magisterium.

 

Contest Entries

  • Upside-down-falls
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    Water Falls Up?

    What happens when you find out that you can control water with the slightest of movements of your hand? What would you do? Well this i…

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  • Phenix
    • 1
    • 0

    Fire Hound

    Affinity is passed through generations of Guardians. Many only have one Guardian parent, which is what makes me so special. Both my pa…

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    • 8

    Pity Me If You Wish

    Emily has finally master the flames, or so she thought. After being told by her friends that she never wouldn be able too, she goes an…

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  • N1idzqp
    • 8
    • 2

    Tainted

    Formerly known as Russia's Fire~ Ilyana, an orphan at the Turetski Home for Orphan Girls, discovers one bitter night that her hands h…

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  • Scribbles14
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    • 1

    Tick Tick Tick...

    Written for the Magisterium Contest.

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  • Calm
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    • 0

    The Calm Before the Storm

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  • Boy-couple-girl-holding-hands-love-favim.com-118496_thumb
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    • 0

    Senira

    A girl named Senira who has the affinity of controlling the air/wind. She is the town outcast because people know she is different. Af…

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  • Owl
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    • 0

    Flights of the Owl King

    An unexpected visit from a magistrate of the night is more than Madam Lutav is used to, but it's exactly what she needs.

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  • Holy dark cover
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    • 18

    Holy Dark

    [FINALIST IN THE MAGISTERIUM CONTEST] <br><br>A Brief Note: Yes, I understand that an Affinity is not when someone is possessed, and I…

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  • Voices cover 2 cropped words
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    • 1

    Voices

    "I thought I was crazy. But then again, what else are you supposed to think when you start hearing voices talking to you in your head?…

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  • The outlaw
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    • 1

    The Outlaw

    In a land were Affinities are seen as treason, one girl has to deal with the fact that she's been cursed with magic. Written for the A…

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  • Wings
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    • 10

    Of Gay and Fae

    Teddy is a gay fairie, and that's why he believes he hasn't gotten his affinity yet. His best friend, Nigel, is also gay. Teddy disc…

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