Blog Battle 68 “Menagerie” Entries & Voting

Hello! Welcome to the new Blog Battle, a weekly writing prompt competition! If you haven’t already, check out the slightly altered rules.

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Battle 67’s “Tea” Winner is Summer’s Song by Sarah Brentyn!  Don’t forget to add the battle winner badge to your story!





Science Fiction/Fantasy:




PS If I’m missing your story, just leave me a comment to let me know!


Next Week’s Theme Word: HAZEL

Read all the stories & PLEASE VOTE for your top favorite.


  1. 1500 words max (effective May 2016)
  2. fictional tale (or true if you really want)
  3. PG (no more than PG-13) Content – let’s keep this family friendly!
  4. Your story must contain the word(s) from the theme and/or be centered around the theme in a way that shows it is clearly related.
  5. State the Genre of your story at the top/bottom of your post.
  6. Post your story on Tuesday by 11:59 PM PST (you have a week to write it)
  7. Go for the entertainment value!
  8. Put a link back to your #BlogBattle Short Story in the comments section, and/or include a link to a battle post (not a page) in your own blog post (it creates a “ping-back” which will alert me and our friends to your #BlogBattle post).
  9. Use the hashtag #BlogBattle when tweeting your story.
  10. Let us know if you have a Facebook author/writer page so we can LIKE it to stay connected.
  11. Have fun!

You have until the next Monday at midnight to read the submitted stories & vote. Please consider the expert use of the theme word when choosing.


10 thoughts on “Blog Battle 68 “Menagerie” Entries & Voting

  1. Ack! I missed “menagerie”. And what a great prompt word. Well, I look forward to reading what you all came up with. And “hazel” has so many possibilities… *rubs hands together* So happy to place the badge on my little tea party from last week. 🙂 ❤ Thanks!

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  2. Pingback: Meandering Menagerie | Fiction by Rachael Ritchey

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