31 Days Wrap Up

31 days Wrap Up! 

First off – everyone who took part successfully moved the needle on what they finished. This is huge for an author. Congratulations! You should be proud of yourself. I know I’m really excited for you. 

This last month at our weekly wrap-ups we did giveaways. 

The first week was an Edit – this edit is for a single short story during the month of September. That award went to MiyaWrites. You should visit her stream channel. You’ll love it there.

The second week was for a year subscription to 4TheWords – that award went to TheUniqueLee who kindly contributed some accountability tools for the whole team! Such a wonderful support gift. 

The third week was for a premade book cover from GoOnWrite.com – They are incredible cover designers. – Licia who creates really intense worlds, won the cover. I am going to enjoy seeing them released into the world. 

Our last award was a bundle of all three. That was awarded on the 31st to UncleToBen – he runs a family fun variety channel usually, but was happy to step in and do more writing streams than his usual once a week while he was accomplishing 31 stories in 31 days. 

All of our streamers have been wonderful. We can thank so many who stepped in and stayed on schedule for the event. Special mentions:

CoffeeQuills wrote without prompts, but created a full short story daily. 

Angsthase used the prompts, created a story a day, and filled in a lot of empty slots. Thank you for taking on so many extra hours!

Belldandy245 and MiyaWrites both stepped in to fill gaps and help ensure our 31 days authors could find a 31 days streamer during the day. 

NursingGeek was kind enough to begin her writing streamer career during the challenge to help keep the momentum going. 

We’ve got so many others I am likely going to miss in this blog post, but thank you all for streaming and chatting and writing at your pace. Every minute you shared this event, the community felt your support.

In the future- Watch for the InExhaustible Media Twitch channel and YouTube. We’ll have that in place before our next event in January. That’ll be where the whole 31 days streamers will be shared for all to see. Currently, the plan will include hosting a regular schedule video that will play the schedule of our known streamers and how to find them on twitch. It will also share some book trailers if you’re looking for a good book to read, and a variety of additional things to provide value to our writing community. 

For streamers, they can look forward to orientation some time in December to prep for the January event. That’ll be fun too. I’m looking forward to ‘meeting’ all of you in Discord before we start writing like madmen. 

Also watch for 31 Tales – a Charity Magazine filled with incredible writing for all to enjoy!

The fourth quarter is going to be amazing.

I can’t wait to share more with you as we go along. Keep Writing.

Day 7 Prompt 2 – Use this sentence


Use this sentence in your story:

My cat (dog, horse) spent the day trying to sit instead of playing.


What prompts are you using today? I’d love to find out in the discord.

Most of mine are titled on my streams – not in the stream description but my file description in 4TheWords. It sits at the top of my streams.

I’ll see you in the discord.

Day 6 Use this Sentence Prompt

The momentum shifted after the slide.




So, which streamers have you visited? Did you find one that fits into your regular routine? I know many of our week centric writers find Author Brian Lou to be a great place to stop Saturday and Sunday morning. I know I’ve had fun in his stream. Hope to see you there!

Launch Day! First Prompt

It’s hard to believe that August has arrived and so has our second challenge for the year. Things are going to be fantastic. We have 31 days of fun ahead!

Things to remember:

  • Prompts are optional; create what works best for you to create
  • You’re not in it alone; streamers and writers are available to offer support and write with you on twitch and in discord
  • If you have questions, ask; streamers and mods are ready to answer
  • Have fun! This should be key to your challenge, enjoy it. Creating is fun.

Now, onto the prompts!

Super Mother

Write a story for your mom

Create a tale for your mother about whatever you think she’d enjoy or want to read. Have fun with it.

OR

Use the following sentence in your story:

Whining pierced the silence.

Every moment is a story

Drop a section in the comments of the post or in the participation channel of the Discord. Can’t wait to see what you come up with.

Pride Ascending Fun, fantastic streamer!



Pride is a variety streamer who tends to do more demystifying and education about their animal companions than actual writing most times. They take great enjoyment in writing for the pleasure of it and often tend to pursue stories and adventures that are fantastical or magical in nature. While they don’t have anything available in print just yet, they’re working hard on making serial stories available soon!

What do you stream?
I stream mostly games, sometimes animals, and of course writing. My favorite genres are anything that loosely encompasses Fantastical settings and usually a lot of mythology and magic.

How long have you been streaming?
Several years off and on

How do you keep your viewers engaged?
I ask chat for their opinions on what to explore next, or how their own writing progress is going.

What is your favorite thing about streaming?
Being able to share my ideas and writing with the wider world, in real time.

Where can people find you?
Pride Ascending on Twitch, Twitter, Instagram and World Anvil, PrideItUp on 4thewords

From your interviewer:
Pride Ascending has been a joy to watch on stream and enjoys an engaging chat, answering questions, and having fun. If you haven’t followed Pride on twitch don’t forget to visit HTTP://twitch.tv/PrideAscending

As a writer and a streamer, I can tell you following will be fun.

Author Brian Lou – 31 Short Stories Veteran

Check out Author Brian Lou on Twitch!

Brian is a graduate of the State University of New York at Oswego’s creative writing program. Books and the worlds they evoke have been a passion his whole life, and he has wanted to be a writer since the age of fourteen. Now two decades later, streaming his writing alongside others he’s found within the streaming writers community has provided him the motivation to finally pursue that dream.

Those twenty years did not pass idly by. In that time, he’s been attending regular writing workshops for practice and to keep sharp. One of those groups self-published an anthology of their work entitled “Zarf,” in which he is featured four times. Sci-fi and fantasy (or a mixture of the two) short stories are Brian’s genres of choice for his work.

He also creates poetry, typically done stream-of-consciousness. Some of his material is available through his Patreon, “The Loose Page.” Outside of writing, Brian is a board game enthusiast, avid LARPer, tabletop roleplayer, and occasional video gamer.



What do you write?
Sci-fi and fantasy writing, or poetry

How long have you been streaming?
Since November of 2020

How do you keep your viewers engaged?
Sundays are dedicated to interactive writing sprints, where viewers are invited to join a voice chat and share what they wrote in those ten minutes.

What is your favorite thing about streaming?
It keeps me accountable for my writing and has been a valuable source of motivation.

Where can people find you?
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/authorbrianlou
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theloosepage
Twitter: @AuthorBrianLou

When can people find you on Twitch?
Weekends – 10am-12pm EST

A Veteran with flair!

Brian has already made it through 31 short stories in 31 days – creating a story for the inaugural edition of 31 Tales that is both enjoyable and attention-catching for any scifi fan. He took on streaming our weekend shifts to help ensure those venturing into 31 short stories in 31 days have someone available at all times for support and interaction. He and his army of paper airplanes make the weekend fun for all writers.