#BlogBattle Week 31 “Scar” Entries & Voting

#BlogBattle 31 Story Theme: Scar

(basic rules at the bottom of the post)

Look for everyone’s stories using #BlogBattle on Twitter, too! Wednesday, the poll gets added. Be sure to read them all. All the links will open in a new window so that you can easily navigate back to this list.

RULES for VOTING: Anyone can vote as long as you’ve read ALL the stories for this week by 10 PM PDT, SUNDAY. Vote for your TOP 3 favorites. Winner announced on Monday! (With as many great stories as get submitted, I think we all need just a little more time to read them and vote!)



  • Choices part 3 by Tess @ How the Cookie Crumbles
  • Worth It by Carrie Ann (a romantic drama!)


  • A Big Step by PhoenxGrey85
  • The Dance of the Lights by Cathleen Townsend (dark fantasy)
  • That’s Gonna Leave A Scar by E. Rawls




Science Fiction:

  • The Man On the Park Bench by Simon Farnell (fantasy)
  • The Fixer by Blonde(Lucy)WriteMore
  • Deeper Than Waters by Candice Coates


  • Finding Ground by Lauren Gunter


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

Anyone, regardless of participation, who reads ALL the stories for the week may vote.

PLEASE VOTE for your top THREE favorites (not all for the same, though!).

Vote by 10 PM PST on Sunday so I can announce the winner on Monday Thank you so much. I enjoy our weekly stories a great deal, and I hope you do, too!


  1. 1000 words max
  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. Go for the entertainment value!
  6. State the Genre of your story at the top of your post.
  7. Post your story on Tuesday, by 11:59 PM PST
  8. Use the hashtag #BlogBattle when tweeting your story, put a linkback to your #BlogBattle Short Story in the comments section of this page, and/orinclude a link to this page in your own blog post(it creates a “ping-back” which will alert me and our friends to your #BlogBattle post)
  9. Have fun!

Each winner will receive this awesome #BlogBattle Winner Badge to display with their winning story on their webpage:

BlogBattle award 1

34 responses to “#BlogBattle Week 31 “Scar” Entries & Voting”

  1. […] This is my  almost too late entry into this weeks #blogbattle the word to use was scar #BlogBattle is a weekly event hosted by Rachel Ritchey, head over to her blog and check out the other stories and vote for your favourites. […]


  2. […] BlogBattle installment #15. My apologies for a rather short installment. I almost didn’t write an installment for this week, but I was kind of afraid not to. The past few installments have been building up, and I was worried I might get lynched for holding out any longer. […]

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    1. You’d ‘a’ been in so much trouble, missy! 😉 😛

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      1. Who? Me? 🙂

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    1. welcome Andrew & The Dude! Always a pleasure. Always. ❤


  3. Yay, mine is finally in! 😀 Looks like there are some great stories waiting to be read this week!

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    1. That’s for sure. 🙂 ❤

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  4. This can go either drama or romance….a romantic drama…a dramatic romance…I’m torn…I know it’s not a western, LOL. I think I need more chocolate. 🙂


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    1. Here’s a bag of chocolate for you. 🙂

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      1. 😀 Thanks E!! I’ll share with you…my post always shows up just after yours on the WordPress reader feed, lol. Our virtual selves are walking right past each other as we put our stories on Ms. Rachael’s desk. OK…now I just need sleep, and it’s only after 10.

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        1. haha! It’s just after ten here now and it’s two hours later. 🙂 You are probably fast asleep. Thanks for leaving the stories on the desk! It’s nice to be able to just pick them up with such ease. You guys are team players! Love it!

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        2. Lol, that is a fun coincidence! Great minds work alike, right? 😉 I wish we could actually see our virtual selves pass by and stop and say hi, get a cup of coffee. 🙂

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          1. Wouldn’t that be the best! 🙂

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  5. […] is my entry for this week’s #BlogBattle challenge by the wonderful author Rachael Ritchey, where the challenge is to write a short story based […]

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  6. […] story of Mog and Grace "Man of Grace," in the GENRE:Science Fiction. To read more stories by other blog battlers click HERE. To read the first 4 installments of Man of Grace by clicking HERE, which leads to Part 4 with links […]

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  7. this sounds like fun! so I just go read and vote?

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  8. I wish somebody would do a Western. I am threatening to do one – just saying 🙂

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    1. Do one! They are pretty fun, really. 🙂

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      1. Lemon Shark has been threatening to do one, I may follow her lead if she goes there

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  9. I’ve got one, too. A dark fantasy–The Dance of the Lights. http://cathleentownsend.com/2015/10/13/the-dance-of-the-lights/

    It went a little over, but the story needed it. Hope that’s okay. 🙂

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    1. Totally okay! 🙂 Thanks, Cathleen. ❤

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  10. […] submitting this one both to Blog Battle (https://rachaelritchey.com/2015/10/13/blogbattle-week-31-scar-entries-voting/) and Dan Alatorre’s flash fiction challenge […]

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  11. […] you would like to participate in this week’s blog battle click here.  The word is […]


  12. Not many this week…


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