When a shocking family secret forces Camelia to question who she truly is, she decides she needs a break from the status quo and heads to art school in Rhode Island. But while she’s there, she gets caught up in the disappearance of Sasha Beckerman. Will the lessons Camelia has learned about her powers in the past help her find the missing girl? Or will she only uncover more dangerous secrets?
Inspired by Deadly Little Lessons—the fifth book in the Touch series by Laurie Faria Stolarz—we’ve got a new short-story contest for you! In 1,200 words or fewer, write a story that begins with the sentence: “I was unsure and scared, but I had a reserve of inner strength to help me find my way.”
One grand-prize winner will receive all five books in Laurie Faria Stolarz’s Touch series: Deadly Little Secret, Deadly Little Lies, Deadly Little Games, Deadly Little Voices, and Deadly Little Lessons.
One second-place winner will receive a $10 Amazon gift card and an ebook copy of Deadly Little Lessons from the iBookstore.
One third-place winner will receive an ebook copy of Deadly Little Lessons from the iBookstore.
How to Enter
1. Read the full rules.
2. Create an account on Figment.com.
3. Start a new writing of 1,200 words or fewer.
4. Tag your writing with DeadlyLittle on the “Details” tab.
5. Press “Publish Now.”
6. You should receive a pop-up confirmation of your entry, and in about two hours or so, your piece should appear among the submissions.
You have until Wednesday, January 16 at 11:59 p.m. ET to enter your story. Voting will run until Wednesday, January 23 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Author Laurie Faria Stolarz will choose the winners from the top 10 most-hearted entries.