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

  • Old chair
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    • 9

    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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  • Heraldry
    • 1
    • 0

    Reluctantly Brave

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  • In time abigail wirtz cover
    • 2
    • 0

    In Time

    In a world where the veil between past and present is wearing thin and threatening to upend society, scientists look for a solution in…

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  • Cover7
    • 1
    • 2

    Choosing

    A boy must choose between two loves.

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  • Final_thecatalyst_zps73f7482c
    • 27
    • 21

    The Catalyst

    Sometimes you have to be the change... [Yes, this piece will be continued after the contest is over] Lovely cover by Ava H.C.

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  • Not a hero
    • 15
    • 4

    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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  • Broken kaleidoscope
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    • 16

    Broken Kaleidoscope

    Hailey finally finds someone that she can relate to 100%. They are instant best friends, but it turns out the intense views they both …

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  • Keeping time cover
    • 149
    • 29

    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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  • What once was love
    • 83
    • 16

    What Once Was Love

    My entry for the Darkest minds contest. 1,200 word limit. Thanks for reading! :)

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  • Newspaper
    • 6
    • 0

    Hero

    After running into a burning building and saving the lives of two toddlers, many people consider Michaela Peters a hero, while she thi…

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  • Cover-normal
    • 2
    • 2

    The Emissary of Light

    Limit1200 DarkestMindsContest entry. One day, a being of light stands high in the sky and sweeps away all evil... I don't much like dy…

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  • Imagescaofsvmv
    • 23
    • 2

    The Outcast's Destiny

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