#BlogBattle Week 40 “Tango” Entries & Voting

#BlogBattle 40 Story Theme: Tango

(basic rules at the bottom of the post)

Look for 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 Midnight PST, SUNDAY. Vote for your TOP 3 favorites. Winner announced on Monday!




  • The Writing Club by Blonde(Lucy)WriteMore
  • Thirst for Knowledge by Lauren Gunter

Science Fiction:

  • Eternity’s Return by Simon Farnell



  • Christmas Vacation by Cathleen Townsend
  • Tango by PhoenixGrey85
  • World’s Tango by E. Rawls





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

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

Vote by Midnight 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

12 responses to “#BlogBattle Week 40 “Tango” Entries & Voting”

  1. […] many of you may have given me up for lost this month, I managed to get back for this week’s BlogBattle. Posts are probably still going to be few and far in between this month, but I’m going […]

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  2. I am sorry but I must bow out this week. I am behind on other obligations and need to tend to them but I intend to blend this week’s word with next weeks. Cheers to you all and I shall read along…don’t judge me lol


    1. Oh, my dear! I understand the dilemma. 🙂 Not to worry. We will wait with as much patience as possible.

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      1. Thank you! It’s been a whirlwind here lol

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        1. Tis the season! ❤ C U Next Week!

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  3. […] 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 […]


    1. Yay! How is everything going for you, Cathleen?

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      1. Oh, I’m scrambling to stay on top of everything. It’s a busy time of year–I’m sure everyone else is doing the same. 🙂

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        1. I am, and have to agree. ♡ 🙂


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