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it's time for wriye 2021! if you're new here, or returning and would like a refresher, make sure to check out the wriye 2021 information post to get started!
we are very happy you are here and can't wait to write (and edit!) words with you in 2021.
hello, and welcome to wriye: the year-long writing community born out of a dual love of writing lots of words and organized challenges. if you are planning on writing -- or editing -- at all this year, we'd love for you to join our community! there's no goal too large or too small; we believe that all words are good words here and will always encourage everyone, no matter their goal. if you're looking for a group of writers to support you along your own writing-journey, this is the place for you.
We all have our own "niches" within the fiction world, but sometimes it's fun to explore a little bit outside of our comfort zones. However, sometimes… It's also a little scary to take the plunge and go for something different. This challenge, Genre Stretch, is meant to do just that.
Since this is our seventh year of genre stretching, we're going to keep up the double genre choice. The first genre is the main genre for the month. However, if you already write that genre or haven't been around for our past adventures, there is a redux genre to attempt! Or, if you're very daring, try doing both genres for the Sun Salutation.
Sign up below with your name under which genre you're doing (Main or Redux) and when you've completed your task, include your final word count and the title of your piece.
Main Genre:Origin Story Definition: An account or backstory revealing how a character or group of people become the protagonist or antagonist. (Wiki)
Redux Genre:True Crime Definition: A literary genre that recounts real crimes committed by real people, almost half focusing on serial killers. (Wiki)