It's here. The Spring 2019 Challenge begins now. Your goals are set. Your calendar is ready. The words and ideas are whirling through your head. Writers from around the country and across the world have accepted the challenge to spend the next 100 days committed to writing every day. It's an exciting thought. Just imagine … Continue reading What to Expect from Write 100
Should I Write 100?
So you're thinking of taking the Write 100 challenge, but there's something holding you back. You're uncertain if this is really for you. We can help with that. Take our quiz to find out if you're ready to take the Write 100 challenge. Do you like to write? Have you ever wanted to be a … Continue reading Should I Write 100?
Announcement: Spring 2019 Challenge
It's been awhile. Winter has come and gone. Now it's time to write again. Are you ready? So mark your calendars, because it's almost time for the 2019 Spring/Summer Write 100 Challenge. Stop waiting and start writing this spring. Join writers of all ages and all levels from all around the world for the 3rd … Continue reading Announcement: Spring 2019 Challenge
When I started Write 100 back in February with the first 100-day challenge launching in early March, I didn't know what would happen. Would the project catch on? Would others find it helpful, inspiring, useful? Or would it just be me writing on my own but pretending there were others following along? There were many … Continue reading Writing Together
The Writer’s Library
If you haven't noticed, writers like to write about writing. It's only natural. The written word is our natural form of expression and mental processing so we write about our experiences with the craft and pursuit of our art. But writing about writing also serves to connect us to one another. We learn from the … Continue reading The Writer’s Library
Ready to Rest
We're more than a third of the way through our 100 days of writing and closing in on the 50 day milestone. Already we've heard from guest writers; we've shared ups and downs. There are many more to come, I assure you. In the coming weeks there are yet more writers stopping by for a … Continue reading Ready to Rest
Take Critique Like A Pro
Feedback is critical for a writer. It's also tricky. Good feedback can help you unlock parts of your story and discover new possibilities, whereas bad feedback can set you back, send you down a wrong path, and even derail the necessary confidence. The dividing line between the two is often thin. So how do you navigate … Continue reading Take Critique Like A Pro
6 Virtues of the Writing Life
The Write 100 Challenge is a long haul, and the writing life even more so. These coming weeks have the potential to shape you, as a writer and as a person. But how will they shape you? These virtues of the writing life are foundational for the work we seek to do. Make it your … Continue reading 6 Virtues of the Writing Life
Setting Goals You Can Achieve
So you're ready to embark on the Write 100 challenge. You're excited to commit yourself to writing more. But it's not enough to print off your challenge calendar and just write. The excitement and energy of the challenge is fresh on this first day, but it's important to give yourself what you need to cross … Continue reading Setting Goals You Can Achieve
7 Days to Go!
It's that time again. The next Write 100 Group Challenge gets underway just one week from today. Join fellow writers around the world for 100 days of putting pen to paper. If you've ever wanted writing to be part of your life this challenge will help you cultivate a sustainable writing practice as you … Continue reading 7 Days to Go!