NaNoWriMo Prompt Series

If you're looking forward to 30 days of writing in November but you're not sure what to work on, we have you covered! Check out our Prompt Series page for several lists of connected prompts. You can write one prompt per day for the whole month and have your first draft of a completed novella by December!


Be sure you sign up for NaNoWriMo for free on their website so you can track your progress and access all those delightful winner goodies!

*The Writer's Workout is not affiliated with NaNoWriMo or its parent company, The Office of Letters and Light.

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4thewords just launched a fantastic new area to explore and new monsters to battle! We're also really looking forward to their big NaNoWriMo event, starting Monday, November 1.  4thewords gamifies writing by converting your words to skills so that the more you write, the more your player advances. They even have special rewards for creating positive daily writing habits. 

We're excited to announce a special in-game treat for all WW members. Now, you can equip your player with a shirt or sweatshirt in white or black with the WW logo! Find other WW writers in the game to build your community. We'll see you there!

4theWords is a pay service with a free 30 day trial. Click here for pricing details.

The overall winner of Scarefest receives three months of 4thewords service, free!

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Now Available

Your interpretations of the unreal sent us on such a wild ride! We're excited to share these unusual pieces with you in the fourth issue of

WayWords, our quarterly literary journal.  You'll find poetry and prose from 16 different authors. 


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WayWords Issue 4

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Now Available

We're excited to announce the publication of our tenth volume of 72 Hours of Insanity: Anthology of The Games

In this volume, you'll find 27 stories from 24 different authors around the world. These 300+ pages offer the very best display of skill in each of the five scored Events during this year's Writer's Games.

Special congratulations to this year's Judges' Choice winner,

Frances Turner!


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New Merchandise!

Check out our new "I Am" line at You can find tees, hoodies, and mugs with three different expressions to show the world you're a writer. ships worldwide.



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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!


We work hard to design a plethora of incredible new challenges to broaden your writing horizons today, tomorrow, and in your writing future. 

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