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Belle's Unofficial Challenges

All of my unofficial writing challenges; linked.

By BellePublished 2 months ago Updated 4 days ago 2 min read
Top Story - May 2024

I have started my own series of unofficial challenges, and will be posting all the links to them here! The links will include the original challenge post, as well as the results post. If you are unsure of whether or not I have any open challenges at the moment, come and revisit this publication (which will be pinned to my profile) to see all my challenges categorized under OPEN and CLOSED. Happy writing!

Contents: About the Challenges, Open Challenges, Closed Challenges, Creator's Note

About the Challenges

I started these challenges in May 2024. I meant for them to be a monthly thing, but I got a little over eager to share more, and have been posting them twice a month instead! I will be posting a challenge on the 1st and 15th of every month (though sometimes I jump the gun a little)!

I am unfortunately unable to give tips as prizes at the moment, though I hope to be able to in the future! Right now, the prize for first place is that I will read, comment on, and like 5 of your works, as well as subscribe if I have not already. I hope that this will at least boost your page a little bit. If you have any other ideas about prizing, I am all ears!

I also do all the judging for these challenges. The challenge stays open for a month to accumulate entries, and then I take about a week to decide on the winner and release the results post.

This information (and more) can also be found in every challenge post.



Prompt: Write a story that includes, at some point, the sentence, "I did what I had to do."

  • Deadline: June 30th (11:59pm MST)
  • Results: July 7th

RIDDLE ME THIS (June/July 2024)

Prompt: Write a story that either begins or ends in a riddle.

  • Deadline: July 15th (11:59pm MST)
  • Results: July 22nd



Prompt: Write a story on the inside of an animal's mind/told from the perspective of an animal.

  • The results are in! You can view them here!

TEXT THOUGHTS (May/June 2024)

Prompt: Write a story that is entirely made of a text message conversation(s).

  • Results: June 22nd

Creator's Note

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the creators who have entered into my challenges, especially those that do so consistently. I appreciate the heck out of you guys. I did not expect to get a lot of entries the first time around, but my first challenge "Inside the Animal's Mind" (May 2024) got a decent amount of attention and really gave me something great to look forward to. I have loved reading all of your entries and I am really excited about this whole project. It wouldn't have been possible without you, so really guys, thank you.

♡♡♡ Belle ♡♡♡

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I host unofficial challenges and enjoy writing microfiction and poetry.

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Comments (12)

  • jameel Nawaz19 days ago

    "Beautiful content! I support you and appreciate your support for me. Together, we can achieve great things! 🌟😊"subscribe me

  • Shirley Belk27 days ago

    Loved your challenges! I entered both of them. Congratulations on your work!!!

  • Anna 30 days ago

    Congrats on Top Story! :)

  • Christy Munsonabout a month ago

    Wonderful idea! I am loving hosting my first unofficial challenge and find it the absolute coolest thing to find the challenge and the entries popping up all over the place. Don't know how well I could manage multiples, but I find your idea inspired! Congratulations on Top Story!

  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarranabout a month ago

    Back to say congratulations on your Top Story! 🎉💖🎊🎉💖🎊

  • Babs Iversonabout a month ago

    Fantastic and congratulations on Top Story!!!💕❤️❤️

  • Melissa Ingoldsbyabout a month ago

    Great challenges here, great to keep up the writing juices

  • Paul Stewartabout a month ago

    Boom, so glad this got Top Story and will get more views! Well done, Belle! :)

  • Mark Gagnon2 months ago

    This does make it easier. Good luck with all that reading and selecting a winner.

  • Anna 2 months ago

    Thanks for sharing🥰

  • Thanks for this

  • Oooo, it's awesome that you made a pillar post for your challenges!

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