Revolution 19: Short-Story Contest

Revolution 19 coverHumans built robots to fight their wars. Until one day, when the robots stopped fighting each other, and turned their weapons on the humans. What happened next can only be described as a revolution.

Most of the human race was wiped out. Some managed to escaped and set up secret communities in the woods. Nick, Cass, and Kevin live with their parents in one of these villages. When the robots detect the village—and destroy it—the teens are the only survivors. They set out to find their parents with a plan to infiltrate the city of their enemies. They don’t just want to rescue their parents—but all of humanity.


Inspired by Revolution 19 by Gregg Rosenblum, we’ve got a new short-story contest for you! In 1,200 words or fewer, write a story about someone who has to outsmart their enemy.


One grand-prize winner will receive a Hasbro i-Dog and a copy of Revolution 19 by Gregg Rosenblum.

Two runners-up will each receive a copy of Revolution 19.

How to Enter:

1. Read the full rules.
2. Create an account on
3. Start a new writing of 1,200 words or fewer.
4. Tag your writing with RobotsContest 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 23 at 11:59 p.m. ET to enter your story. Voting will run until Wednesday, January 30 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Author Gregg Rosenblum will choose the winners from the top 10 most-hearted entries.

Contest Entries

  • Dscn0023
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    • 0


    Teenagers are far too rebellious for the Adults in NEW America, they break the rules far too often, and refuse to conform to societys …

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  • Downloadedfile
    • 5
    • 1


    *For the Revolution contest*

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  • Incognito
    • 3
    • 0


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  • 20060424005506_img_0698
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    • 13

    All the Same.

    The line 'Strong or weak, a bullet through the heart will kill you all the same,' had been in my head for a couple of days and then wh…

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  • Red_abstract
    • 3
    • 0

    The Rainbow Girl

    Claire Williams and David Clark have a mutual hatred towards each other, but what happens when Claire decides to outsmart her own boss?

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  • Red sun
    • 3
    • 0

    Red Sun

    Red. The color of blood. Red. The color of retribution. Red. The color of FREEDOM.

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  • Images-1 copy
    • 10
    • 0

    Seeing Double

    This is my entry for the Revolution 19 contest. Shaelyn is trapped with her worst enemy. Only one of them will survive. Shaelyn knows…

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  • On and off
    • 106
    • 19

    On and Off

    ***Entry for Revolution19*** The light kept flickering, on and off. On and off. It went out. At the same moment, all of humanity disa…

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    • 24
    • 8


    It was just meant to be a routine trip to the outer colonies on a freighter, it shouldn't have gotten out of hand. I don't know how it…

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  • Sibling rivalry
    • 43
    • 5

    Sibling Rivalry

    Jennifer is on the run from someone who knows her better than anyone, her own brother. Outsmarting him is her only chance to return ho…

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  • Underdog for the last time
    • 16
    • 2

    Underdog For The Last Time

    The whole world had given up. But they refused, the two girls were the only ones still fighting. Still caring about their freedom. The…

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  • Cover-normal
    • 2
    • 0


    A kidnapped princess. Will she live?

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10 thoughts on “Revolution 19: Short-Story Contest

  1. I know we are not allowed to change the story once it’s been posted, but are we allowed to fix grammar errors that we find?

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