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

  • Sidewalk crack
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    The Foolish Idolizations of Youth

    The tall, dark and handsome one.... I had a crush on them for over six years. Only now do I see how foolish I was. Why do we never see…

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  • Just a number
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    • 7

    Just a Number

    ....Nobody knew what was wrong. The medical pyramid fell. Lives were lost and a cure almost seemed like a hopeless dream. Names were r…

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  • Statue at pond
    • 4
    • 0

    Him

    A city without color. People without lives. And what will a girl do if she fell in love with the monster that caused it all? *Orginal…

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  • Red_abstract
    • 1
    • 1

    In Sleep

    It seems that during sleep evil really happens. This is for the DarkStarContest

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  • The middle cover
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    The Middle

    The Beginning In 2052, after ten of Earth’s most prosperous years, the greatest environmental crises the world has ever seen began. T…

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  • Surviving winter cover
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    • 1

    Surviving Winter

    Part 1 of my post-nuclear-apocalypse series. Nuclear war has wiped out most of the world, and after decades a nuclear winter has cl…

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  • Necromance
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    • 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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  • Before the dawn
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    • 1

    Before the Dawn

    There are things on this earth that are not of this world. It's Maddie's job to stop them from praying on unsuspecting humans.

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  • !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!isdg
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    • 1

    He Said He Loved Me

    Sarah Hanson met the man of her dreams that summer...

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  • Beware the rising river cover no text
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    • 0

    Beware the Rising River

    The town of Hillcrest is drowning -- for over ninety-days, an unrelenting rainstorm has drenched everything and fed the country stream…

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  • Strater jay
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    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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  • Screams.
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    • 3

    Screams.

    A new government has been put in place, one that requires its citizens to wear a small tattoo. This tattoo, when scanned, provides all…

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