THE 85 DAY CHALLENGE
Have a story you want to write, are writing, or have stopped writing recently? Is it slow going and taking forever? Want to finally finish it, or at least the first draft of it? We can do it together!
Why 85 days? Starting tomorrow, the race begins. There will be -85 days- until June, and the Wattys. Having a challenge to the end with other writers to support you is the best way to keep going. We keep each other in check. And who knows, we may just enter the Wattys.
What do you say? Everyone who wants to join at any point is free to do so. At the top of your post, put #85Days. Tell us your story title, how long you’ve been working on it, and your word goal for the story. Only one story per user please. (We have to make sure each other are writing! However, if you choose to keep it unpublished, you may do so.)
-Each day, post how much you wrote. Taking a day off when needed is allowed, however, you’re encouraged to write no less than five days a week and 6,000 words a week.- It sounds like a lot, but trust me, it’s about two or three chapters. When someone is struggling, just let the rest of us know and we’ll help you through anything. Motivation, plot, grammar, you name it. We can give each other critiques and advice at any point in the race.
The penalty for dropping out: You’re not going to finish a danged thing. It’ll be a stone weighing down on you until you actually finish it.
The reward for finishing: Congradz! You’re a bonified author of a completed story! Send it to the Wattys! Show it off! Plus, I’m giving a shout-out on my wall for every who makes it!
Do we have a challenge?