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#BlogBattle: Bucket

January 2020! How did we get to 2020 already? Wow. Well, I suppose that means we have new stories for the new year! Our #Blogbattle word for January is BUCKET. Now what can you do with that? Good luck, happy writing!

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January 2020 Blog Battle

Our word this month is:

BUCKET

You can start writing at any time, but make sure you post your story by the 30th of the month to have your story shared here and on social media.

Once you’ve posted your story to your blog, put a link to it in the comments section, and we’ll add your story to the Battle Stories Line-up post.

Make sure to check back and read some of the stories of your fellow battlers. Leave comments to encourage these writers, and share each other’s stories!

Basic Rules:

The Prompt Word will be given the First Tuesday of Every Month.

Post your story by the 30th of the Same Month.

RULES

  1. 1000 words max (give or take a few)
  2. fictional tale (or true if you really want)
  3. Any genre that fits within PG-13 (or less) Content – let’s keep this family friendly!

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#BlogBattle: Harp

Well, well, well! #BlogBattle has drifted into November like a dusting of snow in fall. Actually, that’s what really happened at my house a week or so ago! It was more like an inch and a half than a dusting, though. Anywho! Our word this month is HARP! What have you got?

Oh, and you NaNoWriMo folk, I challenge you to add the Blog Battle word to your WIP!

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November 2019 Blog Battle

Our word this month is:

HARP

You can start writing at any time, but make sure you post your story by the 30th of the month to have your story shared here and on social media.

Once you’ve posted your story to your blog, put a link to it in the comments section, and we’ll add your story to the Battle Stories Line-up post.

Make sure to check back and read some of the stories of your fellow battlers. Leave comments to encourage these writers, and share each other’s stories!

Basic Rules:

The Prompt Word will be given the First Tuesday of Every Month.

Post your story by the 30th of the Same Month.

RULES

  1. 1000 words max (give or take a few)
  2. fictional tale (or true if you really want)
  3. Any genre that fits within PG-13 (or less) Content – let’s keep this family friendly!

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