We're celebrating our 20th birthday! Stop in to see what's going on!
In honor of Writing.Com's 20-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!
10% Back Sale!
Writing.Com Contests & Activities
Community Writing Contests
Community Birthday Activities
Skins and Decorations
For every order placed in "The Writing.Com Shop" during September 1-7, 2020, 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 20!
* 10% back only on orders paid by credit card, PayPal, check or money orders. Orders paid with Gift Points not included.
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.
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Follow the prompt and try for huge prizes! Win one million Gift Points and an exclusive Merit Badge!
One Week... 140 Reviewing Winners!
Start reviewing everything you read! For each of the seven days we are celebrating our birthday, we will choose twenty random public reviewers throughout each day to award 10,000 Gift Points. That's 140 chances you have to win during our birthday celebration!
Review and Get Recognized For It!
Getting good deeds done might win you some cash!
Daily Review Rewards
Rewards are TWENTY Times Normal this week!
One FREE Badge Every Day of our Birthday!
Normally, every paid member can send one free virtual Merit Badge every 30 days... but for the 7 days of our birthday, paid members can send one FREE virtual badge EVERY DAY! Choose a member, choose a badge and send it. It's that easy. If you are eligible for a free badge at the time, the Writing.Com system will automatically know this and discount the badge you wish to send. (You can not defer the free badge; the system will always use the free one first when giving badges.) * Physical merit badges are not free and are the same additional cost.
Automatic Gift Points from Writing.Com
Earn 2,000 Gift Points for every day you log in! Each of you can gain 14,000 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!
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.
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!
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
A Senior Mod Contest
In honor of this great milestone, the senior Mods have returned to give you a taste of that game we all know and love...MONOPOLY!...with a twist!
Writing.Com's Longest Running Daily Contest!
The Cramp (WDC's longest running daily contest) is excited to join the celebration of Writing.Com's 20 birthday with 20K GP Daily prizes Sept. 1-7, plus daily merit badges, a special Trinket, and more surprises. Join us as we wish WDC a very Happy 20th Birthday!
Seven Days of Music!
Pick a year, pick a song, write about it, win prizes!
The Daily Poem is hosting a special one-week WdC birthday bash! Get out your dancing shoes, because there's a DJ coming to the party!
Celebrate With Pets
A birthday party isn't complete without our furry friends! Write a story or poem about a pet's birthday party. Prizes for this round are fantastic!
A poetry contest to celebrate WdC's 20th birthday!!
Cop Shop Mystery
The Bard's Hall is celebrating WDC's AWESOME 20th Birthday with our Annual Cop Shop Mystery! Something mysterious is always brewing in Bardstown during the Founder's Day celebration! The question is: Can YOU solve the mystery in exactly 20 Sentences?
A fantasy short story and poetry contest. Open 1st September - 31st September 2020.
It's Been 20 Years!
2000 was a turning point online, especially with social media and downloading music. It's an accomplishment to last for more than 10 years online. With that said, this is a great time to celebrate Writing.com and 2000!
Write a short story based on the birthday-related prompt provided.
Prompts, Prompts, Prompts!
A contest for writing using prompts created by the participants and reviewing items.
BIRTHDAY ACTIVITIES TOP
Who Will You Be?
A role-playing mystery party where you can be whoever you want and win prizes! Join us!
Celebration, Raffle, and Contest!
It's a birthday that we have to celebrate, as well as anniversaries for members. It's a raffle and a contest.
Find Out About Yourself
What kind of a writer are you? As we celebrate 20 years of WdC, give us a list of twenty single word answers to that question.
Celebrate Romance and Erotica
HSP's activity this year will include a raffle, a contest and will reward anyone reviewing in the Romance and Erotica genres!
Can You Beat It?
Can you beat the Hunter Games Challenge for the Festivity of your writing home WDC. Different activities to enjoy while celebrating WDC birthday.Prizes are waiting for you!
Win With a Perfect Score
Do you know WdC? How long have you been here in WdC? Take up this quiz to test if you really know WdC. When you got a perfect score you will win the exclusive Perfect Score MB from me.
Lots of Laughing!
Use alliteration to make me laugh and win a merit badge!
20 Public Reviews
Let your fingers have fun writing 20 public reviews and win a merit badge, awardicon and have a chance to win 200K gps!
Annual Angel-Witch Bingo! FUN ACTIVITY for all members to enjoy. Win GPs, and MBs! All for fun, all for free, in celebration of WDC'c 20th Birthday!
Hang Out and Chat
Where you can just hang out and chat; post whatever you like, or take part in a linked activity.
Presents and a Beach Party? Yes, Please!
"WdC SuperPower Reviewers Group" Presents: WdC's Birthday Beach Party Bar Raffle. Open: 1st - 31st September 2020 Benefits "WdC SuperPower Reviewers Group" & "RAOK Upgrade Brigade Group"
Beach Party Auction
"WdC SuperPower Reviewers Group" "WdC SuperPower Reviewers Group" Presents: WdC's Birthday Beach Party Auction. Open: 1st - 31st September 2020 Benefits "WdC SuperPower Reviewers Group" & "RAOK Upgrade Brigade Group" .
There will be challenges that will help you learn how the site works as well as help you make the most of Writing.Com. The end goal is to give you the tools to help you grow as a writer as well as enjoy the activities and community here.
20 Prizes, 20 Days!
Beach Party Review A Rama: twenty prizes, twenty days... a review activity for all of WDC, sponsored by Power group and me.
Join In the Raffle!
It's a Birthday Week and we have to celebrate WDC's Birthday in September 1st - 7th. So come and join the fun plus win Merit Badges as well.
Who Will Win the Raffle?
Donate 30,000 gift points for a guaranteed merit badge. At the end of the week 7 winners each get 5% of the pot. The remaining gift points will go to "RAOK Upgrade Brigade Group" and "Anniversary Reviews"
Harry Potter Fun
If you want spells galore,
you needn't go to the Harry Potter store.
Join this contest, it's really fun,
and you get prizes when it is done!
Party & Celebration Decorations!
Decorate your signatures, contests, and items with shared Writing.Com birthday images! (Upgraded and above membership required.)
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.)
Wear a Birthday Skin! TOP
No celebration is complete without those fun decorations all around you! Decorate your workspace with one of these celebratory skins! Click to view our colorful suggestiions! ▼
Writing.Com is TWENTY 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 and Senior Mods 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.
NOW LET'S CELEBRATE!