2023 Cabin Fever Challenge

During our 2022 Summer Doldrums Challenge, we delivered daily writing prompts, and our members and guests delivered Golden Lines (their favorite lines of 100 words or fewer) each day. It was such a success, we decided to do it all over again in the winter! January 6 – 20, 2023, we’ll be providing members and guests with daily writing prompts to inspire and motivate you during the darkest days of the year. All you have to do is write and share your finest lines. Sign up today to play along and maybe you’ll find your brilliant prose and poetry in Volume 2 of our digital publication Golden Lines.

  • WHO: You and all your writer friends.

  • WHAT: A little friendly competition and a daily dose of motivation.

  • WHY: Because it’s dark, cold, and who doesn’t need a little inspiration?

  • WHEN: January 6, 2023 – January 20, 2023

  • WHERE: Receive a daily prompt and submission form in your email inbox or visit this page daily to submit your 100-words or fewer Golden Lines.

  • BONUS: Prizes will be given for word count, participation, and golden line.

Keep your fingers fiery!

Join us for the Cabin Fever Challenge.

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Share Your Daily Progress

Visit each day of the challenge and share your word count and your favorite passage from the day’s writing (up to 100 words).

This should be 100 words or fewer as per the challenge rules.

Daily Prompts

Starting January 6, you’ll find daily prompts right here. Click the prompt link if you’d like visual inspiration as well. Keep a weather eye out!

Share the Challenge with your writer friends!

Read our digital magazine Golden Lines, Volume 1.

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