About This Cause
The Writer's Workout (WW) produces multiple writing competitions on varying schedules, all designed to challenge writers to venture outside their comfort zones. We offer weekly micro-story prompts on Wednesdays, quarterly challenges, and other fun ways to keep writers focused on creating!
WW is the home of The Writer's Games, a bi-annual writing competition with six new challenges (Events) over six weeks. The Writer's Games focuses on Core Concepts: the foundation of writing. These concepts include things like description, character development, backstory, etc, to help guide writers to strengthening their writing foundation. Writer's Games entries are judged blind by college student interns, the future of the writing industry. For The Writer's Games, each entry receives honest, unbiased feedback from multiple judges with varying backgrounds, experiences, and literary tastes. This feedback helps writers understand how successful their original draft might be, what they did well, and how they can improve.
The Writer's Workout strives to help community members develop a stronger understanding of words. With weekly writing tips and blog posts, a monthly focus topic, and ample space for critique, our organization helps writers develop their author voice and improve their writing quickly. For writers seeking an even deeper challenge, WW provides a subscription service. For only $7 a month, writers can submit up to 3000 words of anything they're working on and receive blind feedback. Subscribers also gain access to hundreds of writing challenges with the Writing Arcade, where each completed quest earns points and feedback. Finally, subscribers have access to their own Achievement Tracker to help them set goals, log their progress, and achieve success.
In the fourth quarter of 2020, WW launched its very own literary journal, seeking to provide publication as an achievable option for writers around the world. This journal publishes 10-20 stories, poems, and essays every quarter.
Running WW requires a team of volunteers who donate thousands of hours and dollars annually. We appreciate your support!