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We're celebrating our 17th birthday! Stop in to see what's going on!

Writing.Com is celebrating its
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Join us as we celebrate this amazing milestone!


In honor of Writing.Com's 17-year birthday, we are hosting a week-long schedule of festive events celebrating this momentous occasion! Besides the massive amount of Gift Points we will be giving away (did we mention millions?), there are brand new contests, activities and much more going on for the first seven days in September. Make sure you log in every day and add this item to your favorites so that you don't miss a single thing!

         *BalloonR* Writing.Com Contests & Activities
         *BalloonO* Community Writing Contests
         *BalloonY* Community Birthday Activities
         *BalloonG* 10% Back Sale!
         *BalloonG* New Releases
         *BalloonV* Skins and Decorations
         *BalloonP* Thank You



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Journey Through Genres!
Follow the prompt for a rare poetry round and try for huge prizes! Win one million Gift Points and an exclusive Merit Badge!

Journey Through Genres: Official Contest  [E]
Write a short story in the given genre to win big prizes!
by Writing.Com Support


One Week... 119 Winners!
For each of the seven days we are celebrating our birthday, we will choose seventeen random public reviewers throughout each day to award 10,000 Gift Points. That's 119 chances you have to win during our birthday celebration!

 
A Week of 17  [E]
Writing.Com will award 17 reviewers per day during our 7-day birthday celebration!
by The StoryMistress


Review and Get Recognized For It!
Getting good deeds done might win you some cash!

 
Good Deeds Get CASH!  [E]
Write reviews to win cash prizes!
by Writing.Com Support


The Review Mixer
Rewards are SEVENTEEN Times Normal for our birthday week!


Daily Review Rewards
Rewards are SEVENTEEN Times Normal this week!


Automatic Gift Points from Writing.Com
Earn 1,700 Gift Points for every day you log in! Each of you can gain 11,900 Gift Points if you log in every day during our celebration.


Tributes to Writing.Com 
Have you written something special about Writing.Com for our birthday or in general? Plug it here!


Member Birthdays
Check out our members' account birthdays! Find out who else is celebrating a Writing.Com birthday by choosing Account Birthdays   from your Writing.Com Tools pulldown menu.


Scrolling Messages
Birthday elves will be around and about on the scrolling message system playing games and giving away Gift Points throughout our week of celebration. Thousands of Gift Points will be up for grabs! Click the little you see in the left column. (Upgraded and above membership required.)


Test Your Memory  
Try your hand at this game and see how good your memory is!



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Many of our members are hosting their own contests and activities
in celebration of our birthday. Be sure to check them out;
there is much fun and many prizes to be had!



WRITING CONTESTS      TOP

The Writer's Cramp
Join the longest running daily contest on WDC, "The Writer's Cramp" , as we help WDC celebrate 17 years with special daily prizes, prompts, and other birthday fun!

The Writer's Cramp  [13+]
Write the best POEM or STORY in 24 hours - win 10K GPs!
by Sophy


Birthdays and Unicorns!
You are invited to write either a flash fiction piece (max 500 words) or a short story (2,000 words max) that incorporates both "birthdays" and "unicorns" as key elements of the plot. Huge prizes for the winners. Celebration merit badges for all qualified entries.

The Pink Fluffy Unicorn BIRTHDAY Contest  [E]
The greatest writing challenge on WDC — ENTER NOW! FLASH FICTION OR SHORT STORIES.
by BobBaker - Pink Unicorns ROCK!


Work On Your Skills
Have you learned any new writing skills since you joined this site? Come show them off!

What Have You Learned On Writing.Com?  [13+]
A contest to show off your new skills. For Writing.Com's Birthday Week.
by Kittiara


Challenge Your Mind
A collection of writing challenges that accepts old work, new work, and flash fiction to many different genres.

 
Exercise Your Mind Writing Challenge  [E]
A collection of contests for different genre, excepting old, new, flash fiction, & Poetry.
by The Run-on King PDG Member


Solve in 17!
Celebrate WDC's 17th Birthday Celebration with us at The Bard's Hall! Help solve a mystery in 17 sentences! So the Town's People can celebrate Founders Day!

The Bard's Hall Contest  [13+]
Cop Shop Mystery! Solve in 17, Celebrate WDC's 17th B-Day!
by StephB - Happy 17 WDC!


Paranormal Birthday
September's round celebrates WdC's 17th Birthday by having the users of WdC vote for their favorite paranormal romance story written in Sept. Additionally any donation collected during Sep. 2017 will be applied to the awards. Who knows what level of prize will be awarded?

Paranormal Romance Short Story Contest  [13+]
Contest brought to you by: the Paranormal Romance Author's Guild
by Jim Hall


A Challenge to Review
A Reviewing Event and Challenge to Celebrate 17 Amazing Years of Writhing.Com! The best reviews will receive merit badges, prizes, and GP's.

 
WdC Birthday Celebration Reviewing Event  [E]
A Reviewing Event and Challenge to Celebrate 17 Amazing Years of Writhing.Com!
by Katzendragonz


GoT Fanfiction
Do you think you can rewrite a romance story of any couple from the Game of Thrones? If you are familiar with TV show or books then this is the right fanfiction contest for you.

Parallel Universe Contest  [13+]
Write a romantic story set in the world of Game of Thrones!
by ~Minja~


BIRTHDAY ACTIVITIES      TOP


Do You Know...?
This is where you can test if you really know WDC-your writing home family, by answering those 17 questions inside.

Do you know WDC in Seventeen Questions?  [E]
Do you know WDC?- Open on September
by Samberinvisible Girl


Masquerading Fun
The Annual Masquerade is back! A role-playing party where you solve a mystery and win prizes!

Wdc 17th Birthday Masquerade Party  [13+]
A role-playing party where you can be whoever you want and win prizes!
by Join me at the Masquerade!


Pass It On
A "Pass It On" style gifting game with a birthday theme and great prizes!

The Great WDC Lucky Bag Giftaway  [E]
Join the Party! Gift a bag and gain a bag - win PRIZES!! Happy 17th birthday WDC :)
by Jellyfish is FIVE! ☺


Reviews and Badges
The Birthday Gift Shop reopens this year. Drop in and use your reviews to buy merit badges for your WDC pals. All you need to do is review!

The Birthday Gift Shop  [E]
The Birthday Gift Shop is now CLOSED - open again Sept 1st 2018!
by Sally


Birthday Auction
Chris' WDC Birthday Bash Auction. All proceeds benefit RAOK.

 Chris' WDC Birthday Bash Auction  [E]
An auction to celebrate WDCs 17th Birthday
by Chris Breva - Happy 17th WDC!


Spread the Love
Want a ticket for a chance to win some nice prizes? Spread the love!

Spread the Love Raffle  [13+]
Do you like Merit Badges, reviews and Awardicons? Write a review and get a ticket!
by Kittiara


Ride the Rides
Amusement Rides for Fun to Celebrate WDC in its 17th Anniversary. Bring yourself and friends and lets enjoy the rides while supporting also three awesome reviewing groups here in WDC!

 
WDC Anniversary Festival-Open now!  [E]
A fundraising activity to support reviewing Groups here in WDC
by Samberinvisible Girl


Reverse Raffle
Do you dare go to The Island? You have one chance to make it there, but do you even want to go?

 
The Island  [E]
Reverse Raffle for the Birthday Bash!
by Stephanie Ferguson








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For every order placed in "The Writing.Com Shop during September 1-7, 2017, we will give back to you 10% of your order's total in Gift Points!* Purchase a one-year Premium membership at the regular price and you will receive 139,950 in Gift Points. Buy a 3-month Upgraded membership, and you'll receive 19,950 back in Gift Points. Buy 1 million Gift Points, and you'll receive an extra 100,000! And if you order tangible items like mugs, t-shirts, journals and more, we'll even include your shipping in that 10% back. We're that excited to be turning 17!

* 10% back only on orders paid by credit card, PayPal, check or money orders. Orders paid with Gift Points not included.




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During our week-long celebration, we will release something new for you to use on each day! Make sure you add this item to your favorites so that you don't miss any of these announcements! (We will also post this in "Site News & Announcements, but the ambiance is much more fun in here!) And just an added note that everything released during the celebration is here to stay! We will not be removing them after the celebration is over.

*PartyhatV* Day 1: September 1, 2017


*PartyhatB* Day 2: September 2, 2017


*PartyhatG* Day 3: September 3, 2017


*PartyhatP* Day 4: September 4, 2017


*PartyhatR* Day 5: September 5, 2017


*PartyhatO* Day 6: September 6, 2017


*PartyhatV* Day 7: September 7, 2017



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*BalloonG* Party & Celebration Decorations! 
Decorate your signatures, contests, and items with shared Writing.Com birthday images! (Upgraded and above membership required.)

*BalloonB* Writing.Com Images For Upgraded Members 
Have an Upgraded Membership, but no signature to flaunt? Or ready for a change with the one you've already got? You're more than welcome to use ours! (Upgraded and above membership required.)

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No celebration is complete without those fun decorations all around you! Decorate your workspace with one of these celebratory skins!

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#100085 Birthday: Blow Out the Candles!
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#100083 Birthday: Balloons in Blue
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#100092 Birthday: Retro WdC Balloons
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#100093 Birthday: Retro WdC Streamers
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Writing.Com is SEVENTEEN years old! We want to sincerely thank everyone for making this site such a creative and inspirational success. It's been a wonderful time for us so far, and we are excited to see what the next many years holds in store for this incredible community.

A special thanks goes out to our Moderators, Senior Mods and Diane for their dedication to and support of our members. Another thank you is extended to our Preferred Authors for their participation and activity throughout Writing.Com. And a big huge thank you to ALL of our members for making this the best online writing community around! We couldn't imagine a better environment in which to spend our time. *Thumbsup*


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