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Today is the Day: Last Chance to Enter The Mindhut Short Fiction Contest!

Today is the Day: Last Chance to Enter The Mindhut Short Fiction Contest!

By Ryan BrittJanuary 5, 2015

One way to make the climax of a story exciting is to jam in some kind of “ticking clock” element. You know;...More  →

Just a Few Days Left! Enter the MindHut Short Fiction Contest Now!

Just a Few Days Left! Enter the MindHut Short Fiction Contest Now!

By Ryan BrittDecember 29, 2014

The holidays are a hard time to focus on anything other than eating and celebrating the great things in your life. So,...More  →

More Brain Food for the Mindhut Short Fiction Contest

More Brain Food for the Mindhut Short Fiction Contest

By Ryan BrittDecember 23, 2014

Good morning! The winter holidays are almost, really, happening, which can be a super stressful time. And if you’re a writer, there’s...More  →

Enter The Mindhut Short Fiction Contest!

Enter The Mindhut Short Fiction Contest!

By Ryan BrittDecember 15, 2014

Greetings flash-fiction writer. You’ve been recruited by SparkNotes/The MindHut to defend the frontier against the boring armada of a world without cool...More  →

The Future is Awfully Interesting: Thinking About Dystopia Stories for the Mindhut Short Fiction Contest

The Future is Awfully Interesting: Thinking About Dystopia Stories for the Mindhut Short Fiction Contest

By Ryan BrittDecember 10, 2014

We’re less than one week away from launching The Mindhut Short Fiction Contest—where you’ll have a chance to submit short-short stories (1000...More  →

Fantasy Spells to Get Your Writing Magic Flowing for The MindHut Short Fiction Contest

Fantasy Spells to Get Your Writing Magic Flowing for The MindHut Short Fiction Contest

By Ryan BrittDecember 5, 2014

The MindHut Short Fiction contest is coming! Soon, you’ll have the chance to submit your very own short pieces for possible publication,...More  →

We Share Our Fave Sci-Fi Short Stories to Get You Pumped for The MindHut Short Fiction Contest!!!

We Share Our Fave Sci-Fi Short Stories to Get You Pumped for The MindHut Short Fiction Contest!!!

By Ryan BrittDecember 1, 2014

You already know that The MindHut is the place where Sparklers go to get their geek on, but what’s the original geekiest...More  →

Teenage Dreams Will Be Made Tonight When Voting Ends for the SPARKNOTES YEARBOOK AWARDS!!!

Teenage Dreams Will Be Made Tonight When Voting Ends for the SPARKNOTES YEARBOOK AWARDS!!!

By SparkLifeJune 5, 2014

SPARKLERS, MASTERMINDS, MANKLERS, it is the moment of truth. The day has come when you must take your hair out of its...More  →

Show Off Your Talents and You Could Win $300 in Prizes from SparkNotes!

Show Off Your Talents and You Could Win $300 in Prizes from SparkNotes!

By Emily WinterApril 3, 2014

People of the Internet! You are cordially invited to participate in THE 6TH ANNUAL SPARKNOTES YEARBOOK AWARDS! BOOM. CAN YOU FEEL THE HEAT?...More  →

Help Us Decide on This Year's Yearbook Awards Categories!

Help Us Decide on This Year's Yearbook Awards Categories!

By Emily WinterMarch 12, 2014

Our annual Yearbook Awards is approaching! For the uninitiated, the Yearbook Awards is a contest in which SparkNotes readers submit photos or video...More  →