Novel Writing: 101
A forum for public communications about our current novel writing project.
Our 2013 project began on January 14th.
We are no longer accepting new writers; although, we are looking for sponsors for the current writers.
A new project will start in January 2014
2013 Active Members: 16 / 21
We will be spending 40 weeks using a step by step approach to writing a novel.
SPONSORS AND DONORS:
What is a Donor?
Anyone who donated gp's to the group as a whole. Create a challenge, donate items/reviews/gp's...incentives of any kind that are not assigned to a specific person and you are a donor.
"What is a Sponsor?
Sponsors are WDC members who are encouraging specific writers. Gp donations to individual user's pools are the simplest way to be a sponsor. Other ways to sponsor writers are to read and review a specific novel, send c-notes of encouragement or mentor someone you know as they tackle this project.
How many writers can I Sponsor?
As many as you like!
How so I sign up to be a Sponsor?
Fill out this survey:
Then send gp's to
These are separate because anyone sending gp's through the survey is charged a fee. I'd like all the donated gp's to go directly into the writers pool, so I'd appreciate it if you'd take the extra moment to send the gp's directly to our bank.
What is a Challenge?
Challenges are completely optional writing projects that may be completed to earn additional prizes. In Challenges, writers will compete against each other for a prize such as a merit badge. Judging will usually be done by an open WDC vote via a survey, or by a pre-selected group of members.
Challenges do not count towards your 'on-time' assignment goals, nor will they make an assignment 'late' if you choose not to compete.
Who can create Challenges?
Anyone! If you would like to throw out a challenge, please contact Meeple with details. Please including a definite goal, a word count and what you are offering for prize(s). As an example, the first challenge will be to write a book-jacket blurb for your book. Word Count of 50-100 words, and the prize is a merit badge.
Thank you to NatureFreak-College=Crazy for the brilliant idea for this group!
2012: Super-Congratulations to Dumb White Guy ("Life Insurance" ) and
Princess Megan Rose 11 Years for completing their novels;
Check out Secret Pals for finishing "Bloodshed on the Setting Sun" soon afterwards;
and, a 'great-job' honorable mention to Chick4Jesus for her *almost* completed novel.
A special thank you to Kasia✎CongratsToNewMods! ,
self-appointed group cheerleader, for the beautiful purple banner that now graces our site.
Artwork created by iKïyå§ama , using a
gift certificate purchased and donated by Leila .
Thanks, Leila and Kiya!