Category: Writing Challenge

Here’s your weekend #WritingChallenge!

Beginnings are crucial, and your opening sentence should grab the reader’s attention, making them want to read on. So this weekend, we challenge you to… Give us your best opening sentence! We will be selecting our top three on Monday so be sure to get yours in on time! The SYTYCW Editors x    

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Here’s your weekend #WritingChallenge!

This week, our #WritingChallenge is inspired by 2016’s Leap Year! Leap Day is famously the day when women propose instead of men, so to celebrate we’re asking you to put your own twist on the tradition… We want to see your heroine make the first move! Does she ask your hero for a date, a round-the-world…

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A very Valentine’s #WritingChallenge!

The #WritingChallenge is back with a bang for the most romantic holiday of the year – Valentine’s Day! This one is short and sweet – you can make it funny, sexy, romantic, dramatic, and from any part of your hero and heroine’s relationship you like… Just as long as it’s Valentine’s Day-tastic! Give us your best Valentine’s…

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A festive #WritingChallenge!

Hi everyone, As Christmas is approaching, we wanted to get festive! As you know know all the many reasons why we love Christmas romances, we thought it would be fun to try and write our own Christmas romance – together! Below, we’ve given you the opening line to a romance, and we want to see…

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Here’s your next #WritingChallenge!

Hi everyone, This weekend’s #WritingChallenge is short and sweet – we hope you enjoy! Your hero and heroine have just met. Give us his most impactful/ funny/ sexy/ intriguing/ eye-catching first line! Happy Writing – we can’t wait to have a read on Monday! The SYTYCW Editors X  

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Here’s your next #WritingChallenge!

Hi everyone, This weekend’s #WritingChallenge is short and sweet – we hope you enjoy! Your hero and heroine have just met. Give us your hero’s most impactful/ funny/ sexy/ intriguing/ eye-catching opening line! Happy Writing – we can’t wait to have a read on Monday! The SYTYCW Editors X

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Here’s Your Weekend #WritingChallenge!

Hi everyone, We hope you all enjoyed the wild ride of #SYTYCW15, and congratulations to our wonderful winner, Lauren Smith! (If you haven’t watched it already, see her get the ‘you’ve won’ call here.) This #WritingChallenge, we have a bridesmaid heroine for you…but is she about to meet the man who will walk her down the…

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It’s #WritingChallenge time!

This weekend, we’ve got a writing challenge with a twist for you all. You’ve proved time and time again how brilliant you are at our more thematic challenges, so this weekend, we want you to demonstrate your writing technique! Good writing is all about showing, not telling – it’s a much more subtle, complex yet powerful way…

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The #WritingChallenge is back!

After the excitements of SYTYCW, we’re so thrilled to have another #WritingChallenge for you all this weekend! This one is for anyone who’s ever wanted to write a ‘heroine in jeopardy’ themed book… Your heroine is in danger…how does your hero save the day? And how does she feel about being rescued?! As always, let us…

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It’s time for another Writing Challenge!

It’s time for another #WritingChallenge! Keyboard at the ready, here we go… Your boss has called you into their office and has asked you to be their fake date for the weekend! You love your job, but your boss is always so uptight – even if they are your idea of the perfect partner! Will…

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