Weekly Writing Challenges
Welcome to the YeahWrite archives. Below, you’ll find all of our daily posts. We kick off our week on Sundays with the (what else) weekly kickoff post. Our nonfiction grid opens with our Monday post, then the fiction and poetry grid opens on Tuesdays. The popular vote opens Wednesday evening and closes the same time on Thursday, and we announce our popular vote winners and editorial staff picks on Fridays. Fridays also see our weekend writing showcase open in the evenings.
Take a minute to browse or search our archives to see a typical week at YeahWrite. We also feature monthly instructional or challenge posts, which you’ll find collected here as well as in our writing help archive!
Welcome to Who’s on Fourth where we interview one member of the YeahWrite community and the interview will publish the fourth Monday of each month. Next in the series features Arden Ruth interviewing Tara of Laissez Faire. YeahWrite on YeahWrite: Arden interviews Tara...read more
Write Around the Outside I spend a lot of time talking about how everyone's stories are unique to them, even if they're about the same kinds of things that happen to everyone else. The trick is how to distinguish and highlight what makes your story unique. Let's...read more
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
The Weekend Writing Showcase is open! Happy Friday, everyone! We've made it through another week, and I think we all deserve a couple days of relaxation. So kick up your feet, grab a drink, and let's get to it. You know the drill. Bring me your best stories this...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
Finding your writing voice Students often ask me how to find their voices as writers. Voice, right? It’s the Holy Grail of writing, that mysterious quality we all seek to attain without really knowing how to get there. Some people will simply tell you to write like...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
The Weekend Writing Showcase is open! TGIF! Happy Friday, everyone. Have you noticed things look a little different around here? We've been working hard on this new site for a while now, and we hope you can find your way around with a little more ease, but feel...read more