The Darkest Minds Short-Story Contest Finalists

The Darkest Minds book coverInspired by Ruby’s tough choices in Alexandra Bracken’s new novel, The Darkest Minds, we challenge you to write a story about a reluctant hero. And write you did! You wrote some great stories and voted for your favorites, and we’re now pleased to announce the ten finalists that will be sent to Alexandra for judging.

Read through the finalists below, and be sure to wish your fellow Figs luck in the judging process!

You Can by Theresa Rose

Half-Moon Night by Sophia Denney

It’s Not Like That by Joni Coplin

Keeping Time by Valkerie Thomas

I will be safe by Sophie M

Save Yourself by Gaby S.

Broken Kaleidoscope by Tori Lutz

Always by Sonty V.

Sometimes, Honesty Isn’t the Best Policy by Margy

Becoming Whole by Lauren Smith


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.

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