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This is the place!

Welcome to The Write Spot - an online writing community offering inspiration and writing prompts to spark your writing. Click on Writers Forum for Zoom Events, Jumpstart for writing workshops, or Resources for websites, blogs for writers, and places to submit your writing.


Are you a published author, new to writing, or unsure if you are a writer at all? 
The Write Spot books spark creativity with prompts to enhance writing, resource information about self-care when writing about difficult subjects, and more. And they are entertaining, too!


Writers Forum

Writers Forum hosts Saturday afternoons of writing in a free form style on the Zoom platform.

March 2022

1 pm to 3 pm (PST)

These free Zoom events are a place to learn and chat about writing. Details on the Writers Forum page.

Great group of people, great readings, great discussions. — Patricia

Jumpstart Writing Workshops

On the Zoom platform. Contact Marlene for information about Jumpstart Writing Workshops.

I enjoyed everything: the prompts, the atmosphere and the variety of writing. — Sherry

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Wordrunner eChapbooks Anthology 2022

Does a new year inspire you to reach your goals of submitting your writing to publications? Here’s an idea to start off the new year. Send your writing to Wordrunner eChapbooks anthology. Wordrunner eChapbooks Anthology 2022 Submissions will open January 1 through February 28, 2022. There is no theme. “We simply want to publish your best writing.” Guidelines Submit up to three poems (no longer than a page each) or three flash fictions (750 to 1,000 words each), or one short story, novel or memoir excerpt, or a personal essay (up to 5,000 words). There are separate categories for each genre (poetry, fiction, nonfiction). You may submit to more than one category. Send your best. All submissions to the anthology must be previously unpublished. No genre fiction (horror, fantasy, mystery), please, unless a story transcends its genre. Literary/speculative fiction is acceptable. Fees for submissions to the anthology: $3. These fees cover basic operational…

The Write Spot Blog is a writing gold mine of information, help, and encouragement. — Kelly

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