Deadly Little Lessons: Weekend Flash-Fiction Contest

Deadly Little Lessons by Laurie Faria StolarzDeadly Little Lessons by Laurie Faria Stolarz is the final book in her Touch series. It continues the story of Camelia, a high school student who has the unique power of psychometry—she can see the future through touch. When a local girl goes missing, Camelia knows she can use her psychic ability to help find her. Does she have the inner strength to trust her own powers? And will she be able to convince others to believe her as well?

Inspired by Camelia and Deadly Little Lessons, we’ve got a weekend flash-fiction contest for you! In 250 words or less, write a scene where someone stands up for something they believe in.

You have until Monday, January 14 at 11:59 p.m. ET to enter your story.

Figment editors will be reading all the entries. Three winners will each receive an ebook copy of Deadly Little Lessons from the iBookstoreOur five favorite entries will be featured on the Figment homepage.

How to Enter:
1. Read the full rules.
2. Create an account on
3. Start a new writing of 250 words or fewer.
4. Tag your writing with ConfidenceContest 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.

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