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Complete details are provided under the “Submissions” tab on our main menu. 

Our Editorial Calendar in a nutshell:

Content published on this site follows an editorial calendar that syncs with the 12-month 85K Writing Challenge.

  • Writing topics: 90-Day Write (Jan, Feb, Mar)
  • Editing topics: 60-Day Edit (May, Jun)
  • Prep topics: 60-Day Prep (Aug, Sep)
  • Publish topics: 60-Day Publish (Oct, Nov)

During the three 30-Day Finish cycles (Apr, Jul, Dec), the website falls “quiet” as everyone prepares for the next cycle.

85K Writing Challenge
Deadlines for Submissions

Please visit our Submissions page.

immediate need JANUARY – Topic: writing
now through Monday, January 29, 2018 FEBRUARY – Topic: writing
now through Monday, February 26, 2018 MARCH – Topic: writing
(APRIL – finish cycle – website is quiet)
now through Monday, April 30, 2018 MAY – Topic: editing
now through Monday, May 28, 2018 JUNE – Topic: editing
(JULY – finish cycle – website is quiet)
now through Monday, July 30, 2018 AUGUST – Topic: prep work
now through Monday, August 27, 2018 SEPTEMBER – Topic: prep work
now through Monday, September 24, 2018 OCTOBER – Topic: publishing
now through Monday, October 29, 2018 NOVEMBER – Topic: publishing
  (DECEMBER – finish cycle – website is quiet)
now through January 14, 2019 JANUARY 2019 – Topic: writing


NOTE: Have you read the “Happy New Year! Welcome to the 85K Writing Challenge” post on our homepage? It’s pretty important.

Julie Valerie

Julie Valerie

85K Writing Challenge: Embracing the writing life by advancing the practice of productive writing from first word to first reader.

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