Your challenge: Pick a major moment in history and change the outcome. What if Columbus actually sailed to China? What if the South had won the Civil War? What if Stalin didn’t rise to power? Now, (in 1,200 words or fewer) write a story set in a present where this major historical change was a reality. How would life be different?
One grand-prize winner will receive the first three books in the TimeRiders series (TimeRiders, Day of the Predator, and The Doomsday Code) and the Guardians of Timetrilogy by Marianne Curley (The Named, The Dark, and The Key).
You have until Tuesday, October 30 at 11:59 p.m. ET to enter your story. Voting will run until Monday, November 5 at 5:00 p.m. ET.The top ten most-hearted finalists will be sent to Alex Scarrow for judging!