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!
Hot Spot My dog Buster has a hot spot. Again. He simply cannot leave anything alone. This time, a bee stung him as far as I know since I pulled one out of his hair near that spot. I saw no visual evidence of a sting, but all the same he licked and chewed until his...read more
The Story's Told With Facts And Lies Hey y'all! It's Asha. I'm excited to be filling in for Christine this week. It's been a tumultuous week around the world. When events and emotions feel overwhelming, I take comfort in little things. My dog snoring softly beside me,...read more
It's Techtober! With so many folks gearing up for NaNoWriMo and the fall writing competition season (including our own Super Challenge #6), I thought we'd skip our usual poetry slam this month and talk about a fiction (or nonfiction) technique instead....read more
Yes, spoilers! Look, as someone who, along with their friends, watches a number of shows, I can appreciate the idea that it's important to have surprises in our life. I mean, who wasn't surprised that Snape killed Dumbledore, or that Soylent Green was...read more
You're Really Going to Want to Read This I love to tell you quirky things about myself, so here's another one: I'm totally freaked out by change and yet I crave it constantly. That means I am often looking for new and different experiences and then I make...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! Fiction|Poetry Prompt Up: Natalie...read more
Sunday SUNDAY Sundayyyyyy! It's one of those posts, folks. I'm announcing the winners, but I'm also giving you a heads up about so much more. Or you could, you know, scroll straight to the bottom. I don't care. I don't put any work into these posts or...read more
Social Butterfly I've had social obligations every evening for the past week, which has been both fun and exhausting (even for an extrovert). I really want to spend the next few days under a blanket with a good book but alas I have 8th grade back-to-school-night to...read more
Sensational I just read an interesting article about sense words in fiction. You know, saw, heard, felt, smelled, touched. The author, Kathy Steinemann, pointed out that sense words filter imagery through a character instead of allowing the reader to experience the...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 Laura Neill of the Unraveling Yarn. YeahWrite on YeahWrite: Arden...read more