What is yeah write?

Yeah write is a weekly collection of the very best posts from writers who blog and bloggers who write. 

When does yeah write open each week?

Yeah write opens 12:01 am U.S. eastern daylight time [-4 GMT] every Tuesday. 

How will I know when yeah write is open?

Click this link to be added to the weekly yeah write email blast, and you’ll be one of the first to know.

What types of submissions are acceptable?

  • Yeah write accepts permalinks to specific blog posts only; no general blog or web site links.
  • Yeah write accepts personal blog posts only; no commercial, giveaway, sponsored, review or otherwise promotional posts.
  • Yeah write only accepts submissions written specifically for each of our weekly challenges
  • Do not add a permalink to any other blog event such as a link up, blog hop,”linky party” or similar event.

Can I submit a post from my archives? I wrote a post about a year ago that would be perfect.

The challenge grid accepts submissions written specifically for each weekly challenge. Your post cannot be dated any earlier than the Sunday before the Tuesday the challenge grid opens. That Sunday is usually when the badges are published. See the speakeasy FAQ for its policy on archived posts.

What’s the yeah write challenge grid?

The yeah write challenge grid is a collection of  bloggers each week who gather from Tuesday to Thursday to read a maximum of 50 blogs on the grid and comment on the ones they like.  There’s a vote—not a clicking contest; we read then vote responsibly. Done right, it’s a wonderful way to find your blogging tribe.

Read 50 blogs in two days? No way.

Way. That’s why it’s called a challenge.

Can I enter more than one post?

You can submit one post to the challenge grid, one to the speakeasy, and one to the gargleblaster. But you cannot submit more than one post to any one grid, even if the posts are from separate blogs.

What’s the invitational grid?

The invitational is a secondary grid created and curated by the yeah write editors. Throughout the week, we select submissions from the entries on the challenge grid and, occasionally, from around the Web, and our favorites are published on Thursday with a jury prize winner announced on Friday.

How can I add my post to the invitational grid?

You can’t. You can submit your post to the challenge grid and, if a yeah write editor falls in love with it, that editor will add it to the invitational for you. Either way, your post will be available on the challenge grid for comments and the popular vote by the general yeah write community. It is, as we say, a win-win.

More details, please.

You can read more in this guide to writing a yeah write post and on this page explaining what yeah write is and what it isn’t. If yeah write feels like a good fit for your personality and your writing style, we’d love for you to subscribe and hang around with us.


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