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WordPress 10th Anniversary Group Writing Project

It’s been a while!

Celebrate the WordPress’s 10th birthday in style.

WordPress 10th Anniversary

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WordPress

In Dougal’s words: “Think about the past 10 years, and your time with WordPress. Maybe, like myself, you’ve been using WordPress since the beginning, or perhaps you just tried it out for the first time last month. But consider the events that stand out in your memory during that time. Now, write a blog post about it.”

Suggested openings:

  • “When WordPress was first released in 2003..”
  • “When I first started using WordPress…”
  • “Since I first started using WordPress…”

Rules

  • Recommended: link back to the announcement post.
  • Recommended: reuse the above logo on your own post.
  • Use the tag wp10 on your post, and the hashtag #wp10 for Twitter

Submission Deadline

May 27th, 2013

--Jacob Share, Professional Blogging Consultant and THE Group Writing Projects Expert

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Writers Worth Group Writing Project

The fifth annual Writers Worth Week has begun over at Words on the Page.
See the light!

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Your worth

In Lori’s words: “Write a post telling others how you found worth, what worth has meant for your career, your struggles with valuing yourself, how you overcame low-paying gigs and being under-appreciated…. whatever your story is. You get the byline. You get the chance to inspire someone, share an idea that can change someone’s roadblock into opportunity, and create an inner dialogue in someone that helps them grow professionally.”

Rules

  • No advertising!
  • A link to the announcement post would be appreciated.
  • To submit your entry, email it to lwbean [at] gmail [dot] com.

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline was actually May 12th but Lori has announced that with all the entries, the contest will continue for a few more weeks.

--Jacob Share, Professional Blogging Consultant and THE Group Writing Projects Expert

Beautiful Beliefs Group Writing Project

Blogger Amy Palko has just announced a recurring weekly group writing project.

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Something you believe in

In Amy’s words: “All you have to do is finish the sentence ‘I believe that…’ And then write a bit about why you believe that? How has that belief developed for you? In what ways does this belief show up in your life?”

Rules

Submission Deadline

Every Wednesday on AmyPalko.com

--Jacob Share, Professional Blogging Consultant and THE Group Writing Projects Expert

Top Sailing Destination on the Planet Group Writing Project

After taking a break, here is Tillerman’s latest group writing project.

Pensive Sailor Learning Experiences

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Sailing Goals

In Tillerman’s words: “Maybe it’s a spot you discovered on a vacation or a cruise? Maybe it’s your current home sailing waters? Maybe it’s some place you’ve only read about and it’s your life’s dream to sail there one day?”

Rules

  1. Write a post on your blog about your top sailing destination.
  2. Your post must be new.
  3. Link to the announcement post on the Proper Course blog.
  4. To submit your entry, email tillermeister [at] gmail [dot] com with your permalink url and post title.
  5. Recommended: Give your story a unique title.
  6. Recommended: Follow the Proper Course blog to visit the different entries and comment on them.

Submission Deadline

April 30th, 2012

Results

As Tillerman posts them on his Proper Course blog

--Jacob Share, Professional Blogging Consultant and THE Group Writing Projects Expert