#BlogBattle: Exotic


October 2020 Blog Battle

Our word this month is:


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 Snappa.com

45 thoughts on “#BlogBattle: Exotic

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  4. Exotic! What an interesting word! I’ll have to have a think about where to take that one…

    I hope we’re all okay, I need to catch up on some of last month’s stories (don’t I always?). Sorry for the sluggishness — been rather busy my end. Got engaged, and working on the 2nd edition of my book to get it in stores for Halloween!

    Will be delivering the latest of that little island when I get a moment! 🙂

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    • Another quick one Abe. I think I’ve added this to the line up, but as I said with Doug the editor is acting up on my iPad. The save option seems to have gone AWOL, yet the preview shows the links are there. Must be Dougs virus at work Ha, ha.

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    • Fast off the mark Doug. I’m a tad behind here as I’ve logged in to find the editor somewhat different to normal. Hopefully I’ll figure it out testing adding you to the story post now… that goes live next Tuesday so fingers crossed! But not science fiction…. might read it first then post edit ha, ha.

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