Vote Now in the Dark Star Short-Story Contest!

Bethany FrenetteAudrey Whitticomb comes from a family of superheroes. And it turns out she has some superpowers of her own. Now if she could just learn how to use them, she could save the Twin Cities from the evil Harrowers that lurk Beneath.

Inspired by  Bethany Frenette’s debut novel, Dark Star, we challenged you to write a story about something that is threatening the safety of a city or town. The entry period is over, but now it’s time to vote for the top 10 stories that will be sent to Bethany for judging.

Voting will run until Tuesday, November 13 at 5:00 p.m. ET.

One grand-prize winner will receive a signed copy of Dark Star by Bethany Frenette, along with copies of False Memory by Dan Krokos and Beta by Rachel Cohn.

One second-prize winner will receive an eBook copy of Dark Star from the iBookstore and a $10 Amazon gift card.

One third-prize winner will receive will receive an eBook copy of Dark Star from the iBookstore.

Contest Entries

  • The_heart
    • 2
    • 3

    Atmosphere

    I hope you like it. Its for a contest I'm entering so I have a word limit. Hope you love it! The world is gone except one little c…

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  • Necromance
    • 45
    • 11

    Necromance

    What started out as a simple plan for water access leads to toxic waste dumping. Years later, unnatural phenomenons begin..

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  • 8184-shhh_large_thumb
    • 0
    • 1

    shh

    A town torn apart by its secrets.

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  • Cover-normal
    • 1
    • 2

    The Beginning of The End

    *DarkStarContest* short story, 1200 words or fewer! They're coming and it's the end of the beginning! ENJOY! And please heart :)

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  • Sun harvest1
    • 33
    • 5

    Sun Harvest

    Finalist in the Dark Star Contest! Something posing a threat to a city? I suppose the destruction of Earth might be a problem for Manh…

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  • Screen shot 2012-11-04 at 12.25.34 pm
    • 1
    • 0

    Malevolent

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  • Acid
    • 24
    • 2

    The Acid

    This got second place in the Dark Star Short Story Contest. Thank you everyone for the great feedback, and any is still much appreciat…

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  • Strater jay
    • 0
    • 0

    Strater Jay

    The Jakifers, a band of Gargoyles who tried to kidnap unsuspecting citizens, were all killed off by Jade Hares until they rebuilt them…

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  • Cover
    • 2
    • 0

    Daunting Hours

    My entry for the Dark star contest. Thanks to Miranda Ty for the amazing cover :)

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  • Tdt
    • 2
    • 0

    Shadows that Weep

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  • Wind
    • 7
    • 1

    Wind Drift

    The City of Starswan is in danger, as the rest of the world is, in time. The dry wind is affecting the nightliife of the river, leavin…

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  • Heraldry
    • 1
    • 0

    Stuck

    A 17 year old boy faces his first battle.

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