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We're celebrating our 18th 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 18-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!

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Quotation Inspiration!
Follow the prompt and try for huge prizes! Win one million Gift Points and an exclusive Merit Badge!

 
Quotation Inspiration: Official Contest  [ASR]
Use the quote provided to write a story and win big prizes!
by Writing.Com Support


One Week... 126 Winners!
For each of the seven days we are celebrating our birthday, we will choose eighteen random public reviewers throughout each day to award 10,000 Gift Points. That's 126 chances you have to win during our birthday celebration!

 
A Week of 18  [E]
Writing.Com will award 18 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 EIGHTEEN Times Normal for our birthday week!


Daily Review Rewards
Rewards are EIGHTEEN Times Normal this week!


Automatic Gift Points from Writing.Com
Earn 1,800 Gift Points for every day you log in! Each of you can gain 12,600 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
Celebrate WDC's 18th Birthday with the longest running daily contest on WDC. Daily 18K GP prize, special b'day week prompts, and surprises from the Cramp Birthday Fairy!

The Writer's Cramp  [13+]
Write the best story or poem in 24 hours or less and win 10,000 GPs!
by Sophyween


Play Easy! Win Big!
Join us for awesome daily prizes as we celebrate WDC's 18th Birthday!

Angel Roulette Wings  [13+]
Play Easy! Win Big! Join us for awesome daily prizes as we celebrate WDC's 18th Birthday!
by iKïyå§amhain


18 in 18
18 poetry prompts in 18 days. Can you complete WDC's 18th birthday poetry challenge?

WDC 18th Birthday Poetry Challenge  [18+]
18 days and 18 challenges. Can you complete the WDC Poetry Challenge?
by Andy52in52~Wodehousing


Double Dialogues
The Dialogue 500 will host dialogues written about WDC for double the prizes.

The Dialogue 500  [18+]
Dialogues of 500 words or less.
by Face of Inhuman Configuration


18 All Around
What do 18 coins, 18 sentences, 18 couplets, and 18 topics have in common? They're all part of 18 IN EIGHTEEN. It's not what you think.

 
18 IN EIGHTEEN   [13+]
A WDC 18th BD Writing Contest for the Clever at heart! A Charity Event to Benefit RAOK
by Carol Needs NaNo Sponsors


Solve a Mystery
The Bard's Hall, annual, Cop Shop Mystery! Can YOU solve a mystery in only 18 sentences? Help solve the mystery so the Bardstown residents can all get back to enjoying the Founder's Day Birthday Celebration! Begins Midnight, September 1 and ends September 30th, at 11:59 p.m.

The Bard's Hall Contest  [13+]
October Prompt: Something Horror This Way Comes!
by SpookyB


Light the Candles
An acrostic poetry contest about Writing.Com with 18 Merit Badges up for grabs!

Eighteen Candles Poetry Contest!  [E]
Come on and celebrate WDC 18th with a poem!
by eyestar-go raiders


Plan a Surprise Party!
In celebration of WDC’s 18th birthday, the pesky prompt for this month will be pesky and party focused!

Pretty Pesky Prompts   [E]
Contest to push you to your limit and beyond with strange prompts
by 👻Spooky Teacher Amanda👻


Pink Fluffy Unicorns
A contest that invites you to write a short story about one of your WDC friends meeting a Pink Fluffy Unicorn.

The Pink Fluffy Unicorn BIRTHDAY Contest  [E]
The greatest writing challenge on WDC — RESULTS POSTED!
by 🔪Bob Baking Sweeney's Pies


Theme? #18!
It's a writing and reviewing bi-weekly contest based on birthday/no. 18 based prompts and genre. Its planned to run for September!

WDC B'DAY BASH!!- CLOSED  [E]
18th B'day Celebration...
by Rima~Job Hunting :(


Delve into the supernatural!
The Supernatural Writing Contest is running a Supernatural Birthday Special! Come and write a supernatural story or poem, taking inspiration from the number 18!

Supernatural Writing Contest   [18+]
No prompt! Old or new! Stories and poems accepted!
by Night of the Living Lorraine


"Coming of Age" Contest
Authors carry forward a children's book character and write the initial chapter (up to 2000 words) for him/her entering some struggle of adulthood.

 
WDC Coming of Age Contest  [E]
Write the escapades of a children's book character, just stepping into adulthood.
by Walkinbird


True or Fiction
A story, true or fiction with redemption as the writing prompt. Two judges, two rounds!

 18TH BIRTHDAY BASH CONTEST  [E]
Short story based contest to celebrate 18 years of write.com.
by DMT - PASSED


In One, Out the Other, 18 Total
Share your wise words in this In & Out. Give your advice in EXACTLY 18 words in honor of 18 Years of Writing.Com. All entries will receive an exclusive TRINKET. The BEST words of wisdom will get a Merit Badge!

 
Eighteen Words of Wisdom  [ASR]
An Eighteen Word Non-Fiction Contest
by ruwth




BIRTHDAY ACTIVITIES      TOP

Masquerade Fun
Join us for a role-playing mystery where you can be whoever you want, participate whenever you want, and still win weekly prizes!

Wdc 18th Birthday Masquerade Party  [13+]
A role-playing party where you can be whoever you want and win prizes! Event has now ended
by Brooke - Busy Bee!


Shared Birthdays
This is a special round of reading challenge in September. Participants will have to read a book by an author(s) whose birthday is in September. Additional prizes for everyone who read a book by an author whose birthday is September 1st (like WdC's).

The Monthly Reading Challenge  [13+]
The Monthly Reading Challenge - Come share your targets and success!
by ~Minja~


Super Special Prizes!
Bid on a package and take a guess at the Flavor of Ice Cream in the Churn for that day!

WDC Birthday Ice Cream Social 2018  [E]
We're back again this year! Help us celebrate WdC's 18th Birthday in this fun auction!
by 💀 Pat-o-lantern 🎃


A Raffle of 18
Every 18th person wins an exclusive Merit Badge!

 
WdC's 18th MB Bash  [E]
Every 18th person wins an exclusive MB ~Closed
by Lornda


Angel-Witch Bingo!
Bingo & Party-On Birthday Week! Prizes, and fun, everyone who participates has a chance to win a prize with virtual die-spins!

Angel-Witch Bingo -- Game Over!  [13+]
Bingo & Party-on! WDC Birthday Week!
by Ŵicked Ŵiɫch of the Web


18 WdC Questions
A fun quiz to test yourself if you really know your writing home family.An MB prize is waiting when you get the perfect answer.

Do you know WDC in Eighteen Questions?  [E]
Do you know WDC?- is Closed now! see you again next year.
by Spiderine Everose


A Reviewing Game
Who will become our Celebrity/Champion in the Reviewing. Huge prizes are waiting!

The Celebrity Match  [E]
An Activity by the WDC Authors for a 'Cause
by Spiderine Everose


WDC - Wonder Deluxe Carnival
Get inside, have fun and enjoy some rides, in celebration for the WdC 18th Anniversary.

WDC- Wonder Deluxe Carnival  [E]
A fundraising activity to support Groups/Contest here in WDC- open this September
by Spiderine Everose


Ice Cream For Everyone!
An auction with a fun twist! For every bid, guess the Flavor of the Day! What’s in the Ice Cream Churn today?

WDC Birthday Ice Cream Social 2018  [E]
We're back again this year! Help us celebrate WdC's 18th Birthday in this fun auction!
by 💀 Pat-o-lantern 🎃


Birthday Gifts For Everyone!
Come inside and 'buy' a gift for your friends this Birthday Week. No gift points necessary - you will write reviews to 'pay' for your gifts!

The Birthday Gift Shop  [E]
The Birthday Gift Shop is open again September 1st 2019 for WDC's 19th Birthday Week!
by 🕸 Salloween 🕸


Ask and Receive
Drop by and answer some birthday related questions and you just may receive a Birthday Present from me!

Question of the Day!  [18+]
Come answer a question, share a laugh, encourage one another, and bring me a coffee!
by 🕸 Lilli Munster ☕️


Scavenger Hunt
A scavenger hunt type of activity that highlights eighteen contests and activities of Writing.com. The winner of this hunt will receive a 500k Awardicon.

The Hunt for the Rhyming Rascal  [E]
2018 Birthday Week Activity - CLOSED!
by Lostwordwitch


Word Picture Contest
Special Word Picture contest for the 1st-7th featuring a 'WdC is 18' graphic prompt, Free C-note based on the graphic sent to all entrants and past entrants with 1800 points added.

Word Pictures Contest  [13+]
Paint a picture in words using Free Verse.
by bobturn-of-the-screw


One After Another
I write 2 poems and invite other authors to write the next reader to add to the list only poems about Writing.Com.

 Waxing Poetic for WdC's 18th Birthday!  [13+]
Join the fun! Add your own short poem about Writing.Com!
by Mary Ann MCPhedran








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For every order placed in "The Writing.Com Shop during September 1-7, 2018, 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 18!

* 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, 2018

*PartyhatB* Day 2: September 2, 2018

*PartyhatG* Day 3: September 3, 2018

*PartyhatP* Day 4: September 4, 2018

*PartyhatR* Day 5: September 5, 2018

*PartyhatO* Day 6: September 6, 2018

*PartyhatV* Day 7: September 7, 2018



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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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Writing.Com is EIGHTEEN 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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