Let's Write Together.

The Writers' Hour is a virtual writing sprint held each weekday morning.

Free for all to attend.

Four sessions are held at 8am across four timezones. Join one or all sessions.

Grab a hot drink and get some writing done with us!

Four Glorious Hours, Every Weekday.

Monday-Friday
8-9am UK

Monday-Friday
8-9am ET

(1pm UK)

Monday-Friday
8-9am PT

(4pm UK)

Monday-Friday
8-9am NZST

(9pm UK)

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What Writers Are Saying.

"I've done more writing this week than in the whole previous 3 years combined."

"It’s so good to be writing regularly again - you’ve been instrumental in reviving this in my life! My soul is happy. 😊 "

"Good - got the blog post done - time does fly. So useful :)"

"Structured my synopsis so I feel good to tackle it in the next few days."

"I've been a wannabee writer for so long. I've had great family and friends feedback about some of my brief stabs at writing but never the focus or confidence to commit to anything serious. [Writers' Hour] is providing me with the platform to push myself into discovering whether I can master and enjoy the writing process."

"Wrote a short piece to lead into another. great!"

"The accountability and presence of everyone really helps me to focus."

"I started another poem in French - not quite done but a good beginning."

"“The most writing I’ve done in a single setting."

"Thank you for the support! Happy to have found this group!"

"Thank you for providing a platform of steadiness in the mornings. It’s helping me find a time to zone in and get my thoughts in order."

"I did not consider myself 'a writer' when I joined you many months ago... 2 days ago I received my first ever payment for writing for someone in America! Whoop whoop!"

"I was stuck with writing block for several months, tried a lot of things to overcome it and only Writers' Hours helped me. Finally I have lots of ideas and bring back the same passion to writing I had earlier. All this became possible thanks to you."

"Writers Hour has the been the prompt I needed to finally start actually writing, after years of daydreaming about it."

"1800 words. better than expected."

"I love Writers' Hour mornings. It's the most productive hour of my day."

"Got on a roll with draft notes today. Thanks guys!"

"Honestly amazed at how much I could get done when I was seeing other people writing and not doing dumb bullshit on Twitter."

"Feeling great, wrote more than 800 words."

"Turned a corner on my script. I am a complete novice so feeling my way in the dark. But being here an hour each day has been so so useful."

"I already feel a revolution in my daily writing practice."

"Thanks - got about 1000 words written, which is more than I've done for a long time!"

"I love this, consistency is key!"

"It's amazing how much progress can be made in an hour. I'm feeling confident that I know where my story is heading now."

"I’m very grateful, this has really helped me keep to a writing schedule. Not sure I’d have achieved so much these past few days without it."

"I made it to my first Writers' Hour today...It was wonderful and I had some personal breakthroughs in my journaling!!"

"I had been unable to write for 3 years, but last month you rescued me. Now I have a short story ready to pitch and a radio play half written."

"First time here. I have handwritten 6 pages. Thank you for holding the space for this."

"I've been only here for one week and I can honestly say that it has been the best thing I have ever done in terms of my writing."


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Writers' Hour Zoom & Calendar Links

SessionTime (MON-FRI)Meeting IDZoom LinkPWAdd to Cal
🇬🇧 London 8AM8-9am BST170 894 946ZoomLWSWRITEGoogle / iCal
🗽New York 8AM8-9am ET (1-2pm BST)849 7686 1144ZoomLWSWRITEGoogle / iCal
🌴 L.A. 8AM8-9am PT (4-5pm BST)989 1935 7487ZoomLWSWRITEGoogle / iCal
🌿 New Zealand AM8-9am NZST (Sun-Thu, 9-10pm BST*)880 8520 3020ZoomLWSWRITEGoogle / iCal

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Writers' Hour is made possible by our wonderful Patrons.

"Has already paid for itself...wrote more in the last week than in the last 44 years."

Writers' Hour + The Webbys

On March 23, 2020, as the world headed into lockdown, we (Parul & Matt) asked ourselves:

How can we serve the writing community during this challenging time?

Our answer: Writers' Hour.

A dedicated hour to write, in community.

The Writers' Hour Story.

As COVID locked down the world, we opened up a Zoom room at 8am and invited other writers to write with us.

Our aim? To create a space to help writers stay productive and connected during these uncertain and confusing times.

On Day 1, 9 people showed up.

By Day 5 there were 30.

Today, over 800 people write with us every day across four Writers' Hour sessions.

Now we host 4 glorious Writers' Hours, every weekday.

Monday-Friday
8-9am GMT

Monday-Friday
8-9am EST

Monday-Friday
8-9am PST

Monday-Friday
8-9am NZST

What Is Writers' Hour?

Writers' Hour is 1 hour of focused time to work on your own writing project(s).

We start by checking-in: What are you working on today?

Then we cheers our drinks, and for 50 focused minutes, we write.

We end by checking-out: What’d you get done?

No matter what is happening in the world, during this hour we shut it off, and we write.

And this simple hour of writing has improved thousands of people's lives.

Writers' Hour By The Numbers.

Since March 2020, thousands of writers across the globe have joined us to write.

Millions of words have been written, screenplays sketched out, PhDs progressed, short stories started, morning pages scribbled, and blogs published.

5,000

Writers

700

Writers' Hour Sessions

2M+

Total Writing Hours

What Happens in Writers' Hour?

A snapshot from one Writers' Hour session...

"I've done more writing this week than in the whole previous 3 years combined."

"It’s so good to be writing regularly again - you’ve been instrumental in reviving this in my life! My soul is happy. 😊 "

"Good - got the blog post done - time does fly. So useful :)"

"Structured my synopsis so I feel good to tackle it in the next few days."

"I've been a wannabee writer for so long. I've had great family and friends feedback about some of my brief stabs at writing but never the focus or confidence to commit to anything serious. [Writers' Hour] is providing me with the platform to push myself into discovering whether I can master and enjoy the writing process."

"Wrote a short piece to lead into another. great!"

"The accountability and presence of everyone really helps me to focus."

"I started another poem in French - not quite done but a good beginning."

"“The most writing I’ve done in a single setting."

"Thank you for the support! Happy to have found this group!"

"Thank you for providing a platform of steadiness in the mornings. It’s helping me find a time to zone in and get my thoughts in order."

"I did not consider myself 'a writer' when I joined you many months ago... 2 days ago I received my first ever payment for writing for someone in America! Whoop whoop!"

"I was stuck with writing block for several months, tried a lot of things to overcome it and only Writers' Hours helped me. Finally I have lots of ideas and bring back the same passion to writing I had earlier. All this became possible thanks to you."

"Writers Hour has the been the prompt I needed to finally start actually writing, after years of daydreaming about it."

"1800 words. better than expected."

"I love Writers' Hour mornings. It's the most productive hour of my day."

"Got on a roll with draft notes today. Thanks guys!"

"Honestly amazed at how much I could get done when I was seeing other people writing and not doing dumb bullshit on Twitter."

"Feeling great, wrote more than 800 words."

"Turned a corner on my script. I am a complete novice so feeling my way in the dark. But being here an hour each day has been so so useful."

"I already feel a revolution in my daily writing practice."

"Thanks - got about 1000 words written, which is more than I've done for a long time!"

"I love this, consistency is key!"

"It's amazing how much progress can be made in an hour. I'm feeling confident that I know where my story is heading now."

"I’m very grateful, this has really helped me keep to a writing schedule. Not sure I’d have achieved so much these past few days without it."

"I made it to my first Writers' Hour today...It was wonderful and I had some personal breakthroughs in my journaling!!"

"I had been unable to write for 3 years, but last month you rescued me. Now I have a short story ready to pitch and a radio play half written."

"First time here. I have handwritten 6 pages. Thank you for holding the space for this."

"How Has Writers' Hour
Impacted You During Lockdown?"

We asked our writing community what Writers' Hour gives them.
Here's what they said:

👉 Read More: What Writers' Hour means to 85+ writers. 👈

A Peek Into Our Writers' #WriterView

We asked some of our writers to share where they write.
Here's their #WriterView.

Thank you Webbys judges for considering us!

Write with us at Writers' Hour ✍️

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Let's Write Together.

The Writers' Hour is a virtual writing sprint held each weekday morning.

Free for all to attend.

Four sessions are held at 8am across four timezones. Join one or all sessions.

Grab a hot drink and get some writing done with us!

Monday-Friday
8-9am GMT

Monday-Friday
8-9am EST

(1pm GMT)

Monday-Friday
8-9am PST

(4pm GMT)

Monday-Friday
8-9am AEDT

(9pm GMT)