Because It Is My Blood Flash-Fiction Contest Winners

Inspired by Gabrielle Zevin’s novel Because It Is My Blood and the secrets Anya Balanchine must keep, we challenged you to a week of covert flash fiction. The Figment editors chose ten finalists to be sent to Gabrielle for judging. We’re now please to announce the winners of the contest! Read through the winning stories below, and be sure to congratulate your fellow Figs!

Grand Prize: Out by L. Smith

Gabrielle says: “Through effective use of first-person narration, the writer efficiently and vividly illustrates an important moment in a character’s life.”

Congrats, L. Smith! You will receive an e-reader loaded with the first two books in The Birthright series (All These Things I’ve Done and Because It Is My Blood).

The following five daily winners will each receive a signed copy of Because It Is My Blood.

Day One: Daddy’s Instrument by ShadowWriter

Day Two: Halo by Erica Cortez

Day Three: Buried in Columbia: Trent by Tori Danielle

Day Four: No. by EizusTheDestroyer

Day Five: Walk in the Sun by Hillary Holloway

Congratulations to all of the winners, and thanks to everyone who participated!

 

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