Posts tagged with ‘writing challenge’

  • Writing Challenge Survey & a New “Coaching” Series

    By Jennifer Mattern on June 16, 2016
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    Two bits of news to share today: Writing suggestion challenges (asked for recently on the blog) have come in, and the survey is now live for voting. Please vote. Votes will close at the end of my work day Friday as long as there's no tie and we hit at least 50 responses (we're almost there already, so that's not […]
  • Choose My Next Writing Challenge

    By Jennifer Mattern on June 4, 2016
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    While having coffee with Lori Widmer yesterday, I mentioned I was thinking about letting my readers choose my next big writing challenge or experiment. I'm not sure if I'm a total glutton for punishment or if I just trust you guys and gals an awful lot, but I decided I'm going to run with this idea. So here's the deal: […]
  • February Writing Challenge: 30 Blog Posts in 30 (er, 29) Days

    By Jennifer Mattern on February 1, 2016
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    When I shared my 2016 goals with you previously, I mentioned pursuing a variety of challenges. That includes taking on the monthly writing challenges featured in the All Indie Writers forum. For February, let's focus on getting our blogs off to a good start for the year. This is normally a 30 blog posts in 30 days challenge (the challenge […]
  • The 30 Day Marketing Challenge for Writers (Free Tracker)

    By Jennifer Mattern on January 7, 2015
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    The New Year is a great time to tackle a new writing challenge. So I've added one to the collection over in the All Indie Writers forums -- a 30 day marketing challenge. The goal of this challenge is to do something to market your writing every day for 30 days. That could mean promoting your freelance writing services. It […]
  • Take the “Write Every Day” Challenge

    By Jennifer Mattern on August 20, 2014
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    At some point I'm sure you've been told that writers should write every day if they want to be successful. I don't personally believe that. But I do believe in doing whatever works best to motivate you. If sticking to a strict daily writing schedule is helpful to you, or if you're looking to try something new to motivate yourself, […]
  • Free Word Count Calendar for a New Writing Challenge

    By Jennifer Mattern on August 13, 2014
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    As mentioned before, new writing challenges are being added to the All Indie Writing community. While originally planned as monthly challenges, they're now being set up early and opened to anyone who wants to take them, whenever they want. You can find these in the writing challenges section of the forum where you can follow others' challenge progress, track and […]
  • New Writing Challenges Added (Plus Free Tracking Charts)

    By Jennifer Mattern on August 6, 2014
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    Recently it was announced that changes would be made to the monthly writing challenges, making them open all the time over in the forums so you can tackle any challenge you want at any time you want. Today two more challenges were added. Visit their forum sections linked below to start your challenge progress threads (or register if you're not yet a […]
  • Writing Challenges Update (and August’s Challenge Details)

    By Jennifer Mattern on August 2, 2014
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    Let's jump right in with this month's writing challenge. We're doing a 30 in 30 days type of challenge, focused on short-form writing. You can choose the type of writing you want to do for this challenge, depending on your goals. My recommendations are to focus on: Blogging (ideal for pro bloggers, nonfiction writers, or anyone using blogging as a […]
  • Vote to Decide August’s Monthly Writing Challenge

    By Jennifer Mattern on July 25, 2014
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    As you might know, we kicked off monthly writing challenges here this month. July's challenge was a productivity challenge where participants would use a time tracker or a word count tracker to see where their time was really going (such as "wasting" thousands of words a week on emails -- guilty here). The idea was to find out where we're […]
  • 14 Day E-book Writing Challenge 2010 – Day 14

    By Jennifer Mattern on April 28, 2010
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    It's the last day of our e-book writing challenge! Hurray! Just one more thing to do, so let's get to it. If you missed the earlier parts of the challenge, be sure to download a free copy of How to Write an E-book in Just 14 Days — it will give you the more detailed instructions for the challenge, and […]