#BlogBattle 52 “Hair” Entries & Voting

***ATTENTION: Click here to read the One Year #BlogBattle Anniversary Post for Next Week’s Battle instructions!

#BlogBattle 52 Story Theme: Hair

(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!





Science Fiction/Fantasy:



  • Mei Li by Cathleen Townsend (historical fiction)


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 51 Winner: For the Gold by Cathleen Townsend

****NEXT WEEK’S PROMPT WORD: Doing something different for the 1Yr Anniversary! Click HERE to read about it.


  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

16 responses to “#BlogBattle 52 “Hair” Entries & Voting”

  1. Happy Anniversary!! So glad to be a part of this. Here is mine for this week, Contemporary/Inspirational http://wp.me/pgklb-X0 🙂

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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. Hi Rachael,

    Mine is here: http://cathleentownsend.com/2016/03/08/mei-li/. It’s a straight historical fiction–western is probably the best category for it. 🙂


  4. […] Read more stories and vote for your favorite here. […]


  5. […] #BlogBattle entry themed […]


  6. We are on it! Well…I am not on it today, in bed poorly sick with a germ by 10 year old daughter gave me before she left for her 3 day school trip!! 😷😷

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    1. EEKS! I don’t really like that you are sick. Ironically, my daughter just came home sick from winter camp with our church youth group. I have a feeling I’ll be getting it since moms tend to cuddle their sick babies, which is how you got it. haha but not haha, ’cause it’s not nice to laugh at sick people. 😉 FEEL BETTER!


      1. Don’t catch it, Rachael, we can’t lose you too! 🙂

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        1. No getting sick. It is not allowed! 😉


    2. Hope you feel better soon, BlondeLucy.

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      1. Arrrrr thx E Rawls 🙂

        Liked by 1 person

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