Weekly Writing Challenges: Nonfiction
Welcome to YeahWrite’s nonfiction archives. Check out our Sunday kickoff posts for hints and tips about the upcoming week, then stick around for the nonfiction grid to open on Mondays. 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!
Holy Smokes You all brought it last week! I'm super impressed! Nothing makes me happier than to see lots of participation, commenting, and community spirit. When I was first starting out at YeahWrite as a participant, it struck me how the group of people I...read more
I'll make this brief No, really. I stayed up WAY too late watching Star Wars, and now I have nobody to talk spoilers with and it's not fair, so I'm going to turn the results of the popular vote over to you and go to bed and sulk. But it’s not all about the popular...read more
'Tis The Season I don't know about you but I am crazy-busy this time of year. Not only do I have holiday stuff to deal with, but every single person in my immediate family has a birthday between Thanksgiving and mid-January. It's exhausting, but at least I can take a...read more
You Win Some, You Lose Some There are two things we always tell our writers: Everyone, even the editors, tank in the popular vote sometimes and we all get love letters. In case you think that's not true, go check out last week's winners post. Scroll down...read more
Firsts and Lasts The first week of the month is always a big one, especially since we brought moderation back. Three challenges, a mod queue, and the new poetry slams always make for an exciting grid. But you know what? This one was especially exciting. It's...read more
(S)Heron My Photo I've loved birds for as long as I can remember. My active birdwatching sessions are few and far between, but I am always looking whenever I'm outside. Occasionally I still manage to grab my telephoto lens and walk where I think I'll see birds. Even...read more
Year Is Ending, Blah, Blah, Blah Just like every other website, newsletter, written thingamabob, I'm going to point out that 2017 is on its way out. I know many of us aren't exactly sad to see it go. If you're anything like me, you start planning out your...read more
Everything old is new again December's often considered a month of endings, but today it sure feels like a lot of beginnings. From our new poetry slam and nonfiction know-how posts in the writing help section to new writers on our grids (welcome, Robin and Srivalli!...read more
It's December, y'all. We've got a couple more birthdays and holidays left before the true end of the year, but if you're anything like me you're already starting to write about 2017 in the past tense. It's been a year of fierce joy and powerful tragedy in...read more
Zzzzzzz I am a zombie. No, really. Sleep eluded me last night, so I'll probably be in bed when this post goes live. Hopefully I'll wake up tomorrow fresh and ready to read and vote on the grids. Popular voting for the YeahWrite #346 weekly writing challenge is now...read more