Words & Genres for April ’17 Battles

Here are the theme words and genres in preparation for April’s battles!

April 4th

  • THEME WORD: Surfer
  • 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: Legend – story, sometimes of a national or folk hero, that has a basis in fact but also includes imaginative material

April 11th

  • THEME WORD: Pirate
  • GENRE: Crime/Detective
    • Crime/detective – fiction about a crime, how the criminal gets caught, and the repercussions of the crime
      • can be: Mystery – this is fiction dealing with the solution of a crime or the unraveling of secrets

April 18th

  • THEME WORD: Bribery
  • GENRE: FREE CHOICE!
    • For possible ideas, visit the BATTLE GENRE page for a full list of subcategories.
    • Challenge yourself! Try something new.

April 25th

  • THEME WORD: Garden
  • 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: Mythopoeia – fiction in which characters from religious mythology, traditional myths, folklore and history are recast into a re-imagined realm created by the author

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-cL) back to this post!

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8 thoughts on “Words & Genres for April ’17 Battles

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  2. Reblogged this on and commented:
    Join in on the fun and get creative by writing a 1000 word or less story that ties in with the given theme word and genre. If this sounds like something you might be interested in visit Blog Battle for more details.

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