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yeah write #271 weekend writing showcase

yeah write #271 weekend writing showcase

It’s the weekend, so the moonshine grid is open

If you’re looking for good news to start off your weekend, there’s still time to sign up for our super challenge! A six week, three-round competition that will help you stretch your muscles as a writer and storyteller, participants will receive detailed feedback on their entries. The winners? Cash prizes await them. The more people who enter, the bigger the prizes – so invite your friends!

For our first super challenge, we’re calling for nonfiction entries of up to 1,000 words.1 Want more details? Pop on over to the page with all the answers.

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yeah write #270 weekend writing showcase

yeah write #270 weekend writing showcase

It’s the weekend, so the moonshine grid is open

We’ve got big news for yeah writers. HUGE. STUPENDOUS. Our new super challenge is ready to roll! It’s a six week, three-round competition that will help you stretch your muscles as a writer and storyteller. Each participant will walk away with detailed feedback on their entries, and the winners will walk away with sweet prizes. The more people who enter, the bigger the prizes – so invite your friends!

For our first super challenge, we’re calling for nonfiction entries of up to 1,000 words.1 Want more details? Pop on over to the page with all the answers.

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yeah write #269 weekend writing showcase

yeah write #269 weekend writing showcase

It’s the weekend, so the moonshine grid is open

For those of us who are teachers, summer beginning is a huge sigh of relief. No more papers to score, no more last-minute pleas for a higher grade, no more frantic emails asking for an extension–we can finally breathe without the existential dread squeezing our chests. I for one am submitting my final grades in a few hours or so, and thus am doing this dance in my head:

What are you dancing about today?

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yeah write #268 weekend writing showcase

yeah write #268 weekend writing showcase

It’s the weekend, so the moonshine grid is open

It’s my favorite time of year–flavored water season. The heat needs us staying hydrated, but plain ol’ water is bo-ring, so I’ve come up with a few different ways to flavor my drinking water. One of my favorite mixes is to add a few chunks of watermelon and a sprig of rosemary to a pitcher of water: it tastes like summer. So do a few lemon slices with some basil leaves. Raspberries with lime slices are also a favorite. Do you have any ideas for what might make a killer summer water mix?

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yeah write #267 weekend writing showcase

yeah write #267 weekend writing showcase

It’s the weekend, so the moonshine grid is open

Is everyone ready for a break? Okay, I’m looking around the room and seeing nothing but hands raised. That’s it, then: it’s settled. I’ll haul out the bean bag chairs, and there’s a papasan chair by the window for whoever snags it first. It’s BYOB, but I’ve got snacks covered–magic cookie bars and popcorn are on the table. Let’s make the most of this weekend, shall we?

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yeah write #266 weekend writing showcase

yeah write #266 weekend writing showcase

It’s the weekend, so the moonshine grid is open

If you’re still making plans for the weekend, then you’ve come to the right place. One of the great things about yeah write is that while we maintain high standards for writing throughout the week, we also understand that sometimes you’ve just got to let loose. That’s where this place comes in. I’ve got this little corner of the web set up for cocktails, mocktails, espresso, and snacks, now all you’ve gotta do is bring the writing.

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