#BlogBattle 48 “Chasm” Entries & Voting

#BlogBattle 48 Story Theme: Chasm

(basic rules at the bottom of the post)

Post your story by 11:59 PM PST on Tuesday! I add them here throughout the day on Tuesday.

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 Space Between by Kristin Elise Garrett

Science Fiction:




  • A Problem by Phoenix Grey
  • We are Eagles by Cathleen Townsend
  • Mystery at the Waterfall 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!

Week 47 Winner: Through the Forest by Andrew Budek-Schmeisser



  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

21 responses to “#BlogBattle 48 “Chasm” Entries & Voting”

  1. […] Join this week’s blog battle at RachaelRitchey.com. […]


  2. I almost didn’t make it to vote. Whew. Done and done. What tough choices this week. ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Cracking entries this week – it was tough casting my votes 🙂 good work blog battlers!

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  4. I am late, I am late for a very important date ^_^ but better late than never right?right?? right???

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    1. Exactly! I’ll add it to the list before I make the poll! 😀

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  5. […] #blogbattle entry this week themed chasm….. and if you just joining and wondering whats going on, NewsFlash: […]


  6. […] this week’s blog battle at RachaelRitchey.com.  This week’s word is […]

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  7. Here’s an entry for Action/Thriller/Suspense:

    Thanks as always for doing this, Rachael. It always leads me to “unique” and unexpected results.

    Liked by 3 people

    1. Yay! You’re back. 🙂 I’m so happy you’re a part of the battles and that they inspire unique ideas in your creative and talented mind. 😀

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      1. Props to the folks who stay with it. I think I try too hard, wanting to craft something powerful. This one was just sleep-deprived sillies taking over. But hey, it got me writing.

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        1. I totally get it, David! There are times where I do the same on both ends of that spectrum. 🙂 We’re just glad you keep coming back for more. I know I enjoy your writing!


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