Attention, Writers: The Next Blogging U. Challenge Is Here

Bloggers, take your craft to the next level!
Writing 201: Finding Your Story begins Monday, July 21st.

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Last month, more than 4,000 bloggers joined us for Writing 101: Building a Blogging Habit, where they challenged themselves to carve out time to write regularly, and to experiment with new forms and styles. The result? Thousands of posts, comments, and follows, and countless new friendships.

We’re excited to announce Blogging U.’s next offering, which begins next Monday, July 21st. Writing 201: Finding Your Story will invite participants to take their craft to the next level by focusing on more advanced storytelling and self-editing tools, from finding the right angle from which to narrate your story, to coming up with strong opening sentences.

Good writing is essentially rewriting.

— Roald Dahl

Writing 201 is a self-directed course on the art of revision: four weeks dedicated to self-editing and rewriting, looking at our work with a magnifying glass, and improving it. If you have existing posts that you’d like to work on, expand, or refocus, whether as a…

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2 replies on “Attention, Writers: The Next Blogging U. Challenge Is Here”

Not sure I’ll do this as I try to do this even now. My mania is with the proper intro & it has to grab. The later posts have incorporated original creative writing. Good idea for those who don’t do it, though.


I’d love to take part, but I’m afraid that it would conjure up a self-induced mental block. If not a full on case of the Stupids, then it would be a Posting Fright, or Blog Terrors – the thing where I’m scared to post anything, because I was made aware of inadequacies…



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