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Winner of the January 2019 Writing Contest!

Winner of the January 2019 Writing Contest!

This contest is now closed to submissions!

The prompt for this contest has been...

Send us the top 10 resolutions that your character would make.

Do not describe the character otherwise, beyond their name and the genre they came from.

The most interesting character will win this challenge.

And the first-place winner is...

Renee with "Two by Sea"

The characters in her resolutions were particularly intriguing, and we couldn’t help but keep our fingers crossed for their survival in this life-and-death situation.

Well done, Renee!

Read the winning entry below.



Two by Sea
By Renee

Name: Kyra

Genre: Science Fiction/Dystopian Fiction

1. Don’t give up. I’ve made it this long. I might as well see it through to the end. Or at least until my end anyway.
2. Finish patching the boat.
3. Keep Her from accidentally destroying the boat again (including, but not limited to, setting it on fire…)
4. Figure out a better water filtration system… Or at least steal a new solar still from one of the outposts.
5. Stockpile more supplies, the medicine is running out fast.
6. Learn to speak Her language. It might be nice to call Her by a real name.
7. Stay vigilant.
8. Don’t lose your mind.
9. Find a safe place.
10. Protect Her. The only way we survive is together.

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