Week 58 “Float” Entries & Voting

#BlogBattle 58 Story Theme: Float

(basic rules at the bottom of the post)

*** Please, please don’t be afraid to tell me if I’ve missed adding your story! I don’t want to leave any out, and I’d rather you bopped me on the head than miss your contribution! Thanks. ***

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

RULES for VOTING: Anyone can vote as long as you’ve read ALL the stories for this week by 11 PM PST of the following MONDAY. Vote for your TOP 3 favorites. Winner announced on the next Tuesday’s #BlogBattle entries post!



  • Tina’s Writers Diary part 5 by Blonde(Lucy)WriteMore
  • Six Feet Small by Andy D.


  • Handful of Hope by Candice Coates
  • River’s End by Lauren Gunter  (poem)
  • Hope Floats by Andrew Budek-Schmeisser


Science Fiction/Fantasy:

  • Anemone by Cathleen Townsend
  • Freedom by Phoenix Grey
  • The Titan Mystery Part 4 by Simon Farnell
  • Wanted 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 57 “Ticket” Winner:  Tina’s Writer Diary Part 4 by Blonde(Lucy)WriteMore


Also, don’t forget that Blog Battle is getting its very own blog starting in May. Follow BLOG BATTLE at this URL: http://www.blogbattlers.wordpress.com now so that when everything switches over you’ll be ready. (I’ll still post stuff here, but it will be to direct you there). 🙂


  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

20 responses to “Week 58 “Float” Entries & Voting”

  1. Got my new Grant & Teagan posted… it combines the idea I had for last week (ticket) with the word for this week. Nice how that worked out!


    Liked by 1 person

    1. Love when it all comes together!


    1. Sorry to hear there was computer trouble! That’s like writer’s torture! Glad you are here in one piece, though. 🙂


  2. Cutting it close!! Sometimes titles are so difficult for me, can you tell? lol. Here’s mine, romance http://wp.me/pgklb-107

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Yay! Close by three whole hours! lol 😉 That’s okay. I just posted mine, too.

      Liked by 1 person

  3. […] suddenly. I haven’t been blogging much lately, but here’s my admittedly short piece for BlogBattle this […]


  4. Might be tomorrow for me, Rachael. I’ve been very ill.


    1. Just as soon as you are up to it, Andrew! ♡ I’m so sorry you’ve been so ill on top of everything else. 😦 xoxox my friend.


        1. always! 🙂 How are you feeling?


  5. I am floating away on the breeze…
    Okay, that was a lame poetic attempt. 😛

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Whatever floats your boat, E! ;P

      Liked by 1 person

      1. It’s floating that boat. 😛 XD

        Liked by 1 person

  6. […] 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. 😀 Duly inspired! 😉

      Liked by 1 person

  7. […] 225Words. To read more stories by other battlers or to participate yourself, you can do so by following this LINK to Rachael Ritchey’s amazing blog! […]

    Liked by 1 person

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