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Winter Biannual Bibliothon — Day 3 Blog Challenge: Bookish Mad Libs (Part 2)

Hey friends!

Happy day 3 of the winter bibib! I hope you’re all having a blast this round!

If you didn’t see the announcement post I put up last week, my challenge is Bookish Madlibs!

For this challenge, I wrote a short story (tbh, it’s a pretty basic fantasy story, but I hope you all enjoy it!) that I need your help to complete. Take your list of words from the previous post and plug them into the story!

If you’re interested in participating in the giveaway, I have all those details at the end of this post.

Okay, if there are any questions, please be sure to let me know! But let’s get into the post!

The story:

The 2019 Winter Biannual Bibliothon was in full swing, but you were craving just a bit more adventure. As you settle in to pick up your current read, _____1_____ barges into your room, surprising you. You’re told that ____1____’s land is in trouble and you’re needed to aid in finding ______2_____, the only item that will restore peace and that you’re the only person that can help.

Ecstatic to finally be the chosen one, you agree to help ____1____ on this quest! As you begin to travel to their land, you find out that others have tried and failed to retrieve this magical artifact and that you are the last hope. You also find out that because no one has succeeded in this quest, no one knows what you’re up against. There are rumors that you need to defeat ____3____ ____4____s.

Excited, yet nervous, you and ______5_____ locate the wise elven protector of the land to learn as much as you can about this artifact and how to retrieve it. The elf informs you the artifact is located in the deepest part of _____6____, to your dismay. You and _____5____ venture for _____7_____ to make it to this new land.

Along your journey, you spent your free hours training to master ______8_____, hoping this new skill will give you an advantage against your unknown foe. Shortly after arriving at this dangerous land, you finally are face to face with your nemesis, _____9_____.

Though you’ve been training, coming face to face with your foe begins to strike you with fear. Your companion encourages you to be strong and reminds you that you’ve been preparing for this. When you go to use your new skill, you learn that _____9____ is a master. Nervous, you use the only maneuver you have left. You challenge them to _____10______. Taken aback by this tactic, they hesitate before reluctantly accepting your challenge. Filled with new confidence, you quickly defeat them!

Begrudgingly, ____9____ awards you the magical artifact, vowing revenge.

You and ____5____ return to their home land, where you are greeted with cheers and applause. You’re thanked repeatedly for returning the artifact and saving the land. ____5____ even shows their gratitude by giving you _____11_____.

The next thing you know, you are back home with your book in hand. For a moment, you think you made up the whole thing, but then you see the glint of the magical artifact out of the corner of your eye. When you look over, nothing is there, yet you know your adventure was real. With a smile growing, your turn back to your book, already ready for another adventure.


My story (aka your example):

The 2019 Winter Biannual Bibliothon was in full swing, but you were craving just a bit more adventure. As you settle in to pick up your current read, Lazlo Strange barges into your room, surprising you. You’re told that Lazlo‘s land is in trouble and you’re needed to aid in finding The Holy Grail, the only item that will restore peace and that you’re the only person that can help.

Ecstatic to finally be the chosen one, you agree to help Lazlo on this quest! As you begin to travel to their land, you find out that others have tried and failed to retrieve this magical artifact and that you are the last hope. You also find out that because no one has succeeded in this quest, no one knows what you’re up against. There are rumors that you need to defeat 30,096 Nifflers.

Excited, yet nervous, you and Lazlo locate the wise elven protector of the land to learn as much as you can about this artifact and how to retrieve it. The elf informs you the artifact is located in the deepest part of Westeros, to your dismay. You and Lazlo venture for 6 months to make it to this new land.

Along your journey, you spent your free hours training to master knitting, hoping this new skill will give you an advantage against your unknown foe. Shortly after arriving at this dangerous land, you finally are face to face with your nemesis, _____9_____.

Though you’ve been training, coming face to face with your foe begins to strike you with fear. Your companion encourages you to be strong and reminds you that you’ve been preparing for this. When you go to use your new skill, you learn that Jack the Ripper is a master. Nervous, you use the only maneuver you have left. You challenge them to a game of chess. Taken aback by this tactic, they hesitate before reluctantly accepting your challenge. Filled with new confidence, you quickly defeat them!

Begrudgingly, Jack the Ripper awards you the magical artifact, vowing revenge.

You and Lazlo return to their home land, where you are greeted with cheers and applause. You’re thanked repeatedly for returning the artifact and saving the land. Lazlo even shows their gratitude by giving you a hug.

The next thing you know, you are back home with your book in hand. For a moment, you think you made up the whole thing, but then you see the glint of the magical artifact out of the corner of your eye. When you look over, nothing is there, yet you know your adventure was real. With a smile growing, your turn back to your book, already ready for another adventure.


GIVEAWAY

To enter:

Post your completed story either on your blog and link it to me OR post your completed story in the comments on my SECOND post (that’s this one!). Please also include what country you’re from and either your instagram or twitter handle so I can contact you if you won.

And to keep things fair, only one entry per person please!

Winners must be 18 or older, or have parents permission and must be willing to give me their address (so I can ship them their prize).

The prizes:

US entrants: a signed, Barnes and Noble edition of Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan!

International entrants: One (1) book of your choice from Book Depository, up to $20USD (Book Depository MUST ship to you to be considered).

The winners will be announced on January 28th!


I am SO excited to see what stories you all come up with!

If you have any additional questions, please let me know below!

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21 thoughts on “Winter Biannual Bibliothon — Day 3 Blog Challenge: Bookish Mad Libs (Part 2)

  1. Hi Mi name is Tamara and I’m from Mexico. My instagram account is @libroclubya aaand here is my story, I did it everything pretty random but it was super fun!

    The 2019 Winter Biannual Bibliothon was in full swing, but you were craving just a bit more adventure. As you settle in to pick up your current read, 1: Cinder barges into your room, surprising you. You’re told that 1: Cinder’s land is in trouble and you’re needed to aid in finding 2: the elder wand, the only item that will restore peace and that you’re the only person that can help.

    Ecstatic to finally be the chosen one, you agree to help 1: Cinder on this quest! As you begin to travel to their land, you find out that others have tried and failed to retrieve this magical artifact and that you are the last hope. You also find out that because no one has succeeded in this quest, no one knows what you’re up against. There are rumors that you need to defeat 3: 451 4: mermaids.

    Excited, yet nervous, you and 5: Cinder locate the wise elven protector of the land to learn as much as you can about this artifact and how to retrieve it. The elf informs you the artifact is located in the deepest part of 6: Neverland, to your dismay. You and 5: Cinder venture for 7: a year and a half to make it to this new land.

    Along your journey, you spent your free hours training to master 8: reading, hoping this new skill will give you an advantage against your unknown foe. Shortly after arriving at this dangerous land, you finally are face to face with your nemesis, 9: Duke Perrington.

    Though you’ve been training, coming face to face with your foe begins to strike you with fear. Your companion encourages you to be strong and reminds you that you’ve been preparing for this. When you go to use your new skill, you learn that 9: Duke Perrington is a master. Nervous, you use the only maneuver you have left. You challenge them to 10: dueling with knifes. Taken aback by this tactic, they hesitate before reluctantly accepting your challenge. Filled with new confidence, you quickly defeat them!

    Begrudgingly, 9: Duke Perrington awards you the magical artifact, vowing revenge.

    You and 5: Cinder return to their home land, where you are greeted with cheers and applause. You’re thanked repeatedly for returning the artifact and saving the land. 5: Cinder even shows their gratitude by giving you 11: away a book of her collection.

    The next thing you know, you are back home with your book in hand. For a moment, you think you made up the whole thing, but then you see the glint of the magical artifact out of the corner of your eye. When you look over, nothing is there, yet you know your adventure was real. With a smile growing, your turn back to your book, already ready for another adventure.

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  2. I made my list first and then blindly added everything in.. This.. is.. reasonable until a certain point where taking baths come into play. Or.. is it already to hell with the 24.886 black-scaled dragons? 😛

    The story:

    The 2019 Winter Biannual Bibliothon was in full swing, but you were craving just a bit more adventure. As you settle in to pick up your current read, Mia Corvere barges into your room, surprising you. You’re told that Mia’s land is in trouble and you’re needed to aid in finding the Philosopher’s Stone, the only item that will restore peace and that you’re the only person that can help.
    Ecstatic to finally be the chosen one, you agree to help Mia on this quest! As you begin to travel to their land, you find out that others have tried and failed to retrieve this magical artifact and that you are the last hope. You also find out that because no one has succeeded in this quest, no one knows what you’re up against. There are rumors that you need to defeat 24.886 black-scaled dragons.
    Excited, yet nervous, you and Mia locate the wise elven protector of the land to learn as much as you can about this artifact and how to retrieve it. The elf informs you the artifact is located in the deepest part of Mordor, to your dismay. You and Mia venture for 29 days to make it to this new land.
    Along your journey, you spent your free hours training to master taking a bath, hoping this new skill will give you an advantage against your unknown foe. Shortly after arriving at this dangerous land, you finally are face to face with your nemesis, Professor Umbridge.
    Though you’ve been training, coming face to face with your foe begins to strike you with fear. Your companion encourages you to be strong and reminds you that you’ve been preparing for this. When you go to use your new skill, you learn that Umbridge is a master. Nervous, you use the only maneuver you have left. You challenge them to a running race. Taken aback by this tactic, they hesitate before reluctantly accepting your challenge. Filled with new confidence, you quickly defeat them!
    Begrudgingly, professor Umbridge awards you the magical artifact, vowing revenge.
    You and Mia return to their home land, where you are greeted with cheers and applause. You’re thanked repeatedly for returning the artifact and saving the land. Mia even shows their gratitude by giving you a delicious-smelling bath bomb.
    The next thing you know, you are back home with your book in hand. For a moment, you think you made up the whole thing, but then you see the glint of the magical artifact out of the corner of your eye. When you look over, nothing is there, yet you know your adventure was real. With a smile growing, your turn back to your book, already ready for another adventure.

    @booksandmunches [everywhere!] – Belgium, Europe

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  3. This was tremendously fun! I lost it when I had to place my word for 8 into the story, and with the gesture, hahaha.
    Twitter: @wait_huh — Country: Spain

    The 2019 Winter Biannual Bibliothon was in full swing, but you were craving just a bit more adventure. As you settle in to pick up your current read, Inej Ghafa barges into your room, surprising you. You’re told that Inej Ghafa’s land is in trouble and you’re needed to aid in finding a stele, the only item that will restore peace and that you’re the only person that can help.
    Ecstatic to finally be the chosen one, you agree to help Inej Ghafa on this quest! As you begin to travel to their land, you find out that others have tried and failed to retrieve this magical artifact and that you are the last hope. You also find out that because no one has succeeded in this quest, no one knows what you’re up against. There are rumors that you need to defeat 1,000 kelpies.
    Excited, yet nervous, you and Inej locate the wise elven protector of the land to learn as much as you can about this artifact and how to retrieve it. The elf informs you the artifact is located in the deepest part of White London, to your dismay. You and Inej venture for 2 months to make it to this new land.
    Along your journey, you spent your free hours training to master reading hoping this new skill will give you an advantage against your unknown foe. Shortly after arriving at this dangerous land, you finally are face to face with your nemesis, Mordred.
    Though you’ve been training, coming face to face with your foe begins to strike you with fear. Your companion encourages you to be strong and reminds you that you’ve been preparing for this. When you go to use your new skill, you learn that Mordred is a master. Nervous, you use the only maneuver you have left. You challenge them to a game of chess. Taken aback by this tactic, they hesitate before reluctantly accepting your challenge. Filled with new confidence, you quickly defeat them!
    Begrudgingly, Mordred awards you the magical artifact, vowing revenge.
    You and Inej return to their home land, where you are greeted with cheers and applause. You’re thanked repeatedly for returning the artifact and saving the land. Inej even shows their gratitude by giving you a hug.
    The next thing you know, you are back home with your book in hand. For a moment, you think you made up the whole thing, but then you see the glint of the magical artifact out of the corner of your eye. When you look over, nothing is there, yet you know your adventure was real. With a smile growing, your turn back to your book, already ready for another adventure.

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