#BlogBattle: Clone


October 2019 Blog Battle

Our word this month is:


See Battle Stories for Past & Present Entries to the Prompts!

You can start writing at any time, but make sure you post your story by the 30th of the month to have your story shared here and on social media.

Once you’ve posted your story to your blog, put a link to it in the comments section, and we’ll add your story to the Battle Stories Line-up post.

Make sure to check back and read some of the stories of your fellow battlers. Leave comments to encourage these writers, and share each other’s stories!

Basic Rules:

The Prompt Word will be given the First Tuesday of Every Month.

Post your story by the 30th of the Same Month.


  1. 1000 words max (give or take a few)
  2. fictional tale (or true if you really want)
  3. Any genre that fits within PG-13 (or less) Content – let’s keep this family friendly!
  4. Your story must contain the randomly chosen word(s) and/or be centered around the word meaning in a way that shows it is clearly related.
  5. Go for the entertainment value!
  6. Put a link back to your #BlogBattle Short Story in the comments section
  7. Please tweet and otherwise share your battler buddies’ stories across social media.
    1. Use the hashtag #BlogBattle when tweeting all the stories so we can cross-share.
  8. Have fun!
Any photos included with the prompt are only for your benefit as a pinch of inspiration. They don’t need to dictate your theme or story genre. Only the Word of the Month counts! Photos are thanks to various photographers from Unsplash.com

95 thoughts on “#BlogBattle: Clone

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  2. I arrived too late to the party to get into the Clone prompt, but I’m excited to see what the next topic is. My goal for NaNoWriMo isn’t to bash out my novel; it’s simply to write more across all my platforms, and consistently. Can’t wait to get started 🙂

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  12. Well, here we are again! Hope everyone is doing well — looking forward to reading everyone’s great pieces, as always. 🙂

    Like the last few, I tried to write this as quickly as possible to give it a sense of urgency. It’s not straightforward horror, but I do feel as though it’s quite brutal, so keep that in mind before reading — I wouldn’t want to upset anyone!


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  13. Scheduled on mine for Thursday Rachael….but how is it October already??

    Might have to go back to the AI set with Corona for this as that was cloning folk and reprogramming them 😂😂

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