Writing challenge, March 2019

Focus on improving your writing ability in March! Make sure you get feedback so you know what you should improve. Please read the attached article for more information and inspiration.


Recent activities

40 minutes

Wrote a short story (220 characters) about a device that spontaneously started beeping in my house. It turned out to be a smoke detector that I hadn't connected yet. Will be checked monday or the w...

Saturday, Mar 23
Display avatarHenk Dalmolen
35 minutes

Made some practice with Developing Chinese writing skills book

Saturday, Mar 23
Display avatarJulia
45 minutes

Wrote a story about a microbes killing robot (for beds in hotel rooms) I bought on Kickstarter. The subject was a bit difficult. I fear I used a lot of wrong words, but we'll see on monday.

Friday, Mar 22
Display avatarHenk Dalmolen

ragen joined the challenge!

Friday, Mar 22
Display avatarragen
45 minutes

Write a new 微信朋友圈 post

Friday, Mar 22
Display avatar Cody
20 minutes

Correct 微信朋友圈 post

Thursday, Mar 21
Display avatar Cody
30 minutes

Write 微信朋友圈 post

Wednesday, Mar 20
Display avatar Cody
10 minutes

Review and correct 微信朋友圈 post

Wednesday, Mar 20
Display avatar Cody
30 minutes

Write a 微信朋友圈 post

Wednesday, Mar 20
Display avatar Cody
60 minutes

Wrote a story (of 350 characters) about the mother of my best friend, who gave me some (old) books. Unfortunately, I left them in a plastic bag for 2 years, and by then the stench of mildew was unb...

Sunday, Mar 17
Display avatarHenk Dalmolen
60 minutes

HSK 4 Quizlet, 30 words

Saturday, Mar 16
Display avatarGätlin
30 minutes

I missed a day, or has it been two, I'm not sure? And if it wasn't for this challenge, it'd definitely now be three. I'm at a low ebb. For the longest time, I just don't seem to have made any progr...

Saturday, Mar 16
Display avatarInkie
45 minutes

Wrote a short piece of 250 characters (intended for WeChat) about a weird eye problem which is caused by wine (sulphite). Now I found a wine purifier, and it works. Will be corrected next monday.

Saturday, Mar 16
Display avatarHenk Dalmolen
6 minutes

Wrote about my plans for my first week end off in a while.

Saturday, Mar 16
Display avatarJulia
30 minutes

Wrote a short summary of an article, using some keywords I jotted down. I'm not worrying about accuracy or grammar. I'm just trying to get something down on paper.

Wednesday, Mar 13
Display avatarInkie

Robin joined the challenge!

Wednesday, Mar 13
Display avatarRobin
45 minutes

还是造句子

Wednesday, Mar 13
Display avatarMajiya
6 minutes

Wrote something about my granny since it's her birthday today. Writing helps me realise how weak my knowledge of grammar structures still is and how much I need to expand my vocabulary.

Wednesday, Mar 13
Display avatarJulia
15 minutes

A short diary entry about my day. I just tried to keep my pen moving, writing down whatever popped into my head without looking up any words or stopping to think about the grammar.

Tuesday, Mar 12
Display avatarInkie
40 minutes

造句子

Tuesday, Mar 12
Display avatarMajiya

Catalina joined the challenge!

Tuesday, Mar 12
Display avatarCatalina

Alexandra Richardson joined the challenge!

Tuesday, Mar 12
Display avatarAlexandra Richardson
6 minutes

Wrote a small diary entry about what I did today. I plan to post these entries on Lang8 to get corrections at the end of the challenge.

Tuesday, Mar 12
Display avatarJulia

Henry W joined the challenge!

Tuesday, Mar 12
Display avatarHenry W

Michael Fitzhugh joined the challenge!

Tuesday, Mar 12
Display avatarMichael Fitzhugh

Leaderboard

RankScorePersonal goal progress
1.Thumb avatarHenk Dalmolen3.6761%
2.Thumb avatar Cody2.2556%
3.Thumb avatarInkie1.7517%
4.Thumb avatarMajiya1.4214%
5.Thumb avatarGätlin1.333%
6.Thumb avatarJulia0.8844%
Linkhttps://www.hackingchinese....
Days left8
Participants19
Hours reported11.3
DurationMarch 11, 2019 to
March 31, 2019 (21 days)