Weekly Writing Challenges: Fiction|Poetry
Welcome to YeahWrite’s fiction and poetry archives. Check out our Sunday kickoff posts for hints and tips about the upcoming week, then stick around for the grid to open with its own post every Tuesday. Once we close the grid Wednesday evening, our voting post will give you the opportunity to participate in the popular vote on the nonfiction and fiction|poetry grids. We announce popular vote winners and editorial staff picks on Fridays, so make sure to stick around all week.
Still not sure how to participate? Hop over to our guide for new participants. See you on the grid!
Bits and Pieces Sometimes it feels like that's all the time we have: the time before work, or school. The time between shower and shoes. Fitting big writing into little pieces of time is a huge challenge. Some days we struggle to even fit a paragraph into those...read more
Smells like victory Just like one of the best parts of writing is seeing someone with your book in their hand (essay onscreen, etc.), one of the best parts of design is seeing your images in use. And just like I've been thrilled to see the new grid badges on...read more
Popular voting for the yeah write #310 weekly writing challenge is now open! Vote by 10pm ET on Thursday for your favorite nonfiction and fiction|poetry entries! Concrit is here! One of the best ways to improve your writing is giving and receiving constructive...read more
The Collector I'm a word collector. I gather them like other people press flowers, catalog stamps, or collect coins. They're ordered, described and curated with care, then shepherded into books that dot my shelves. When I was in grade 4 the teacher, Miss Phillips, who...read more
Sprucing Up the Joint You've probably noticed by now that we slapped a fresh coat of paint on the walls of YeahWrite. We may have changed the look, and even how we write the name (two caps, no space), but we also updated the site's navigation and threw in a few fun...read more
After you read this, this post will self-destruct. No, just kidding, but the site might. Keep your fingers crossed. As part of our sixth birthday celebration (YW #312 is coming up fast!) we're doing a little maintenance today. Hopefully it will be seamless....read more
Popular voting for the yeah write #309 weekly writing challenge is now open! Vote by 10pm ET on Thursday for your favorite nonfiction and fiction|poetry entries! Before you vote The feedback from the vote is great to have, but without your personal touch, we...read more
dangly bits In my series of posts on copy editing, I wanted to discuss those grammar mistakes with a sense of humor: dangling participles. Before I go into dangling participles, I need to tell you about participial phrase first. A participial phrase includes a...read more
The complexity of time Forgive me for giving you another intro based on my geographic location, but this is Daylight Saving Time weekend. At 2:00 AM it magically turns into 3:00 AM, taking away a precious hour. I don't know about you, but I need more hours in my day,...read more
You're all winners. Just kidding. No, I'm not. Because there's a lot of ways to "win" here at yeah write. Whether you're at the top of the crowd vote this week or whether you won our super challenge (winners will be announced at 10pm tonight, folks, so stay tuned),...read more