Words & Genres for March ’17 Battles

 

In preparation for March’s battles, here are the theme words and genres for the month!

March 7th

  • THEME WORD: Loose
  • GENRE: Science Fiction
    • Science fiction – story based on impact of actual, imagined, or potential science, usually set in the future or on other planets

March 14th

  • THEME WORD: Liquid
  • GENRE: Fantasy
    • This category can include: magical realism, fable, fairy tale, tall tale, folklore, legends, mythology, mythopoeia, etc
    • Fantasy – fiction with strange or otherworldly settings or characters; fiction which invites suspension of reality
    • Please visit the BATTLE GENRE page for a full list and descriptions of subcategories.
    • Challenge yourself! Try something new. 🙂
    • This Week’s Suggestion: Fairy tale – story about fairies or other magical creatures

March 21st

  • THEME WORD: Rebel
  • GENRE: Suspense Thriller
    • Suspense/thriller – fiction about harm about to befall a person or group and the attempts made to evade the harm
    • Suggested subcategory: Horror – fiction in which events evoke a feeling of dread and sometimes fear in both the characters and the reader (no graphic content, please)

March 28th

  • THEME WORD: Selfie
  • GENRE: Fantasy
    • Fantasy – fiction with strange or otherworldly settings or characters; fiction which invites suspension of reality
    • Please visit the BATTLE GENRE page for a full list of subcategories.
    • Challenge yourself! Try something new. 🙂
    • This Week’s Suggestion: Mythology – legend or traditional narrative, often based in part on historical events, that reveals human behavior and natural phenomena by its symbolism; often pertaining to the actions of the gods

Write a(n approximately) 1000 word or less story using this theme word and genre. And post it to your blog on Tuesday with a link (use this short link if that helps: http://wp.me/p7rsge-cF) back to this post!

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4 thoughts on “Words & Genres for March ’17 Battles

  1. Pingback: Let Loose #blogbattle #shortstory | TanGental

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