Pleased to Meet You: Dare You To Short-Story Contest Finalists

Dare You To by Katie McGarry

Beth and Ryan first meet each other because of a dare. And neither teen comes away with a great impression of the other. Inspired by Beth and Ryan in Katie McGarry’s Dare You To, we challenged you to write a story about a bad first impression. You wrote and voted, and we’re now pleased to announce the finalists that will be judged by the Figment editors!

 

First Impressions are Black and White by Marissa LaPorte

An Open Window by Lucy

What a Jerk by Gem the Bookworm

Click by writing.all.around

The Exam by Christina

Kaput by Hilary

More than Words Can Ever Say by J.J. Alim

The Boy Across the Lake by Melissa Moreno

Anxiety and Assumptions by Kayla Rigsby

Boy Meets Thief by K.ᴇ. ᴍᴀʀᴛɪɴ

Prizes

One grand prize winner will receive copies of Dare You To and Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry, Speechless by Hannah Harrington, and Ink by Amanda Sun.

Two runners-up will each receive copies of Dare You To and Pushing the Limits.

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