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Hi, I'm Julie...

…and I help writers like you build a creative practice that is rewarding and fits your life, today, not ‘some day’.

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some ways I can help

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Short story framework

Get the story structure that will help you brainstorm and complete a short story any time. Includes my top tips for delighting readers.

StoryaDay 3-Day Challenge

3-Day Challenge

Start here: a self-paced online writing 'retreat' that teaches you all you need to know to start, develop and finish three short stories and discover your own best practices as a writer...who writes!

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i, WRITER Course

Next: develop your writing practice by joining us on this 6-module journey where you'll write up to 11 story drafts and learn the skills to build a satisfying writing practice.

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StoryADay Blog

Writing Articles & Advice

Writing articles, prompts, podcasts and interviews from 2010 until today. Check out the archives and stay up to date with the best in writing inspiration from StoryADay

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Story Prompt archive

Dive into the archive of writing prompts I've been building since 2010. Includes tips & writing advice on character, plot, point of view, tension...and how to finish stories!

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Join the Superstars

Ready for more? Join our virtual year-round writing conference, retreat, workshop, and mastermind group. Open to new members periodically. Find out more now!

StoryADay May Challenge

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Get all the writing prompts including prompts in your inbox every day, including prompts from guest authors like Roxane Gay, Deesha Philyaw, Fran Wilde and more...

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Join the Superstars

This is our virtual year-round writing conference, retreat, workshop, and mastermind group and it's open for registration now!

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StoryADay Blog

Writing Articles & Advice

Writing articles, prompts, podcasts and interviews from 2010 until today. Check out the archives and stay up to date with the best in writing inspiration from StoryADay

Recent Posts

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Julie Duffy

A Writer’s Vacation

This week I talk about the  creative boost I got from my recent travels, and how you can get a similar boost in your writing life, without even leaving home.

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Julie Duffy

Why Do You Write?

This week I get a little vulnerable and share what I’m doing to get back to being a more prolific writer. I think you’re going

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Julie Duffy

Stories That Matter

I’m through caring about what publishers want. Instead, I want us to focus on writing stories that matter. And, as you might expect, I have

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