#BlogBattle Week 35 “Shenanigans” Entries & Voting

#BlogBattle 35 Story Theme: Shenanigans

(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!)


  • A Horse Called Shenanigans by Candice Coates





  • The Fairy Tale Land Online Dating App by Blonde(Lucy)WriteMore
  • Minecraft Steve and the Island of Pumpkins by Simon Farnell
  • Winter’s Shenanigans by PhoenixGrey85
  • Into the Darkness by E. Rawls

Science Fiction:


  • Shenanigans by Kristin Elise Garrett




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

10 responses to “#BlogBattle Week 35 “Shenanigans” Entries & Voting”

  1. Hi Rachael,

    I need next week’s prompt, please. 🙂



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    1. Shoot! forgot to put it on this week’s post. I’ll go do that. The word for next week is….BOTTLE! 🙂

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  2. […] 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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  3. […] entry for the #BlogBattle theme […]

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  4. […] #BlogBattle Week 35 “Shenanigans” […]


  5. […] Happy Tuesday! It is the time of the blog battle and this week's KEYWORD: Shenanigans. In light of the new week, I am trying on a new them. GENRE: Western. We shall see what happens. To read more stories written by other battlers, click HERE. […]


  6. Hi Rachael,

    My entry is nonfiction this week: “Save Time for Shenanigans.” http://cathleentownsend.com/2015/11/09/save-time-for-shenanigans/

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