How does it work ?


Our challenge is to complete 12 Short Stories and, as of 2019, 12 Poems in 12 months. You do not have to do both challenges.

Write and Comment

Each writer posts 1 story or poem per month and comments on four other stories or poems.

How to join ?

  1. Register, choose a membership level.
  2. Click on profile on the left, and update your profile. Don’t forget to add a picture.
  3. Read the prompt for that month. Prompt can also be found on the left.
  4. Write a short story and take note of the word count or write a poem using the instructions for the prompt.
  5. Rewrite and proofread.
  6. Select the Submit button on the left.
  7. Complete the form.
  8. Copy/paste your short story or poem into the block.
  9. Make sure you choose the correct Prompt category. This is very important. Choose only one: the one for that specific prompt or your story or poem won’t show up
  10. Submit your story or poem on the day of the deadline. Not before, please.
  11. Stories and poems are approved by the admin to ensure stories and poems are only published on the day of the deadline and have the correct requirements.
  12. Read and comment on four stories or poems by other writers. Please follow the commenting/evaluating guidelines
  13. Find the next prompt and start writing.
  14. Repeat for 12 months.