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December discusses the various ways to write a satisfying ending and why sometimes, bringing all the storylines together is the hardest part.

Read more on our blog on December 7. 

Join us for December's #WriteChat on Discord on the 9th. This is a great opportunity to talk with me directly if you don't like email!

Writers and publishers, share your thoughts about submissions! Please fill out this survey to help with our study.

Tales of the Strange is available now in digital and print! I'm over the moon about this book, it was such an amazing experience to work with these incredible authors. If you're too scared to try horror, this is the book for you

Contributors received a contributor copy.

Gamers, we have a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT about 2024. Check the Writer's Games page for details!

WayWords, issue 12, themes of "nightmares", is available in digital and print!

Read our WayWords interview on Six Questions For...!

Looking for announcements? Check the pinned note up top for all the latest news. 

Happy writing!


Back to Basics

Check out the latest Back to Basics course!

Izhan shows us how hearing the story helps invite your reader in and makes revisions easier.

Try the challenge send in your notes for feedback!

Check out the Back to Basics page for past courses.

Join us in the forum or  on Twitter using #WWB2B.

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Fiction Potluck

The Fiction Potluck challenge is CLOSED for the quarter. Learn more about our guest judge, E.L. Johnson, and the fun but curious challenge she set this quarter. 

Fiction Potluck is free to enter and open to all ages around the world.

We'll post finalists on November 30 and winning pieces on December 22. 

Why a potluck? We never know what writers will bring in the beginning but we're excited to share the top three pieces with everyone at the end!

Fiction Potluck is recommended by Reedsy!

New blog posts on Thursdays.

Recent Releases:

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Tales of the Strange


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issue 12


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72 Hours

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A note from our director

Hello fellow creative,

This community is wonderfully diverse and I'm so honored to volunteer my time here. Our team is truly amazing; we put you, the writer, first and foremost in everything we do. We're here to help you succeed!

Your support means the world to us. You're the reason we exist! Your donation funds tools, competitions, and other opportunities for writers around the world. Visit our Donations page to learn more.

Love and words, 


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