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!
The Weekend Writing Showcase is open! TGIF, YeahWriters! Let’s make this place your home for all the stories that didn’t make it to the YeahWrite competitive grids this week. As a refresher, here’s what we had going on! Nonfiction Know-How: How I Spent 2017 It's been...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
2017 has been a year of dramatic highs and lows for most of us. Whether it's a personal or a universal joy or tragedy, one of the best ways to communicate emotion and stimulate empathy is with poetry. So instead of picking out a December "assignment" for...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
Trying to figure out what's on your [insert appropriate seasonal holiday here] gift list? Why not ask your friends and family to grab you what you really want: a chance to win sweet cash prizes with your amazing writing? That's right. Registration opens today for...read more
The Last Word If you read the winner's post from last week, you'll know why I have to take this opportunity to give a shout out to our Managing Editor, Rowan. It's not because I feel like I need to reciprocate or because I can't think of anything else,...read more
The Weekend Writing Showcase is open! TGIF, YeahWriters! Let’s make this place your home for all the stories that didn’t make it to the YeahWrite competitive grids this week. As a refresher, here’s what we had going on! Nonfiction Know-How: Rhythm Writing – like music...read more
Parting is such sweet sorrow The judges' results are in and tallied and we're ready to announce the winners of our sixth Super Challenge! Winners, you'll also get an email confirming your details so that we can send your prizes to you. We hope you've had as much fun...read more
Obligatory Holiday Post Yeah, I don't know where 2017 is going either, but I'll be fine when it's gone. This year has taken pets and parents, heroes and friends and illusions. Still, I'm typing these words leaned as far back in my chair as I can to make room for my...read more