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!
Time Keeps On Ticking, Into The Future We’re almost at the middle of the school year here in Australia, and this seems like a good time to check in with everyone on their writing goals for the year. I started the year wanting to do another edit and expansion of my...read more
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 Danielle Dayney. YeahWrite on YeahWrite: Arden interviews Danielle...read more
Vacation: All I Ever Wanted As you read this, I am on vacation, spending a few days at the beach with my family. We've been to this place (Wildwood, NJ, if you really care) many times over the years - as a family of three, in our earlier dating and married life, and...read more
I'm Giving You an Assignment My son just finished up the school year, and he was given a packet of homework - math - to complete over the summer. Me, being the super cool mom that I am, have been joking around that he needs to do the packet by next week, that he'll...read more
The Weekend Writing Showcase is open! TGIF, YeahWriters! Another week has passed us by, and as I'm currently on the job hunt after moving across the country, this week has me thinking about one thing and one thing only: doubt. Looking for a job (well, getting turned...read more
It's National Take Your Dog To Work Day! In my life, it's always take your dog to work day, since my office is in what used to be the living room back when I still had the illusion that I had friends who might come over and sit on the couch and drink a glass of wine....read more
Life's a beach Happy summer to everyone in the Northern Hemisphere! Summer's my favorite season, so naturally I'm thrilled. Not everyone feels that way though. Rowan prefers winter. Please cheer her up this summer by writing for our grids, reading, and voting. You can...read more
The dreaded phrase I've been reading a lot of writing advice lately and I've noticed that most columnists assume that their readers know what "show, don't tell" means, how to fix it, and when not to fix it. We hear that phrase over and over again, but we pick up a...read more
Know Your Audience In order to write effectively, you need to know a few key things: what you're writing, where you're writing it, and who you're writing it for. If any one of these elements are missing, there's a good chance you'll miss the mark. For example, if you...read more
How to Write I'm a big believer in beginning where you are. If you know where you are and where you want to be, you can set forth on a path to reach that goal. Even when you have the same end goal as everyone in the room, your current position - based on past...read more