Vote in The Darkest Minds Short-Story Contest

The Darkest Minds by Alexandra BrackenInspired by Ruby’s struggles in the dystopian novel, The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken, we challenged you to write a story about a reluctant hero. The entry period for this contest has ended, but you still have a chance to help choose the ten finalists that will be sent to Alexandra Bracken for judging!

Voting will run until Thursday, January 24 at 5:00 p.m. ET., so get voting, Figgies!

One grand-prize winner will receive The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken, Shadowlands by Kate Brian, The Archived by Victoria Schwab, The Lives We Lost by Megan Crewe.

Two runners-up will each receive ebook copies of The Darkest Minds from the iBookstore.

Contest Entries

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    Sometimes, Honesty Isn't the Best Policy

    Ryan is dying from cancer, and his brother is dying as well from grief that is. When the brother is presented with a chance for fame, …

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    The Camp

    My entry for the Darkest Minds contest. This is a story about a young man who kills an S.S. guard in a concentration camp. He is fea…

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    Baby Bird

    A mother must make the hardest decision of her life.

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  • Anythingbutordinary
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    Anything But Ordinary

    Ania thinks she's just an ordinary girl; but when she experiences a weird encounter with a girl that seems a little out of this world …

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    I will be safe

    When Amanda's best friend decides to do something that will change their town's lives forever, will she have the guts to stop him? Or …

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    The Storm

    Imbra made a quiet life for herself, but now she may lose it by protecting it. For The Darkest Minds short-story contest

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    Wanders

    For the "darkest minds" contest (PLEASE HEART) Dana doesn't want to believe and she definitely doesn't want to be a hero.

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    Keeping Time

    [RUNNER-UP IN THE DARKEST MINDS CONTEST; FEATURED ON HOMEPAGE APRIL 9, 2014] <br><br><em>Alexandra Bracken said:</em> “Time travel can…

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  • Not a hero
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    Not a Hero

    Escaping the past is difficult, especially when your present is telling you to go back. Catherine fought to escape from the City, wher…

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    Family Legacy

    A girl from a family famous for heroics visits her court-appointed psychologist. How can a legacy of noble deeds be bad? Just ask he…

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    Shadows

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    Panic

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