Love and Sailing Group Writing Project

Although Valentine’s Day is still a few months away, Tillerman wants to hear your boating romance stories with this latest group writing project.

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Theme

Love and Sailing

In Tillerman’s words: “tell your readers something about how your love life and your sailing life interact.”

Rules

  1. Write a post on your blog about love and sailing, or love and boating, or something with love and a water-faring vessel.
  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.

Submission Deadline

Tuesday December 1st 2009

Results

As Tillerman posts them on his Proper Course blog

Minimalist Sailing Group Writing Project

Tillerman wants to hear about how you would drill down sailing to its bare essentials.

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Theme

Minimalist Sailing

In Tillerman’s words: “What are the fundamentals of sailing that we enjoy? Such simple things.. wind, water… and some machine that propels us using those elements. Why make it more complicated and fussy than it needs to be? Let’s get back to basics. Less is more.”

Rules

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

Submission Deadline

Sunday, October 18th 2009

Results

As Tillerman posts them on his Proper Course blog

Write a Review Group Writing Project

Tillerman’s latest group writing project tests your review writing skills.

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Theme

Reviews

In Tillerman’s words: “write a review of anything that’s vaguely to do with sailing or whatever other perverted form of boating turns you on.”

Rules

  1. Write a review on your blog about something related to sailing.
  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.

Submission Deadline

Sunday July 12th, 2009

Results

As Tillerman posts them on his Proper Course blog

Sailing Lists Group Writing Project

Tillerman is back with his first sailing-oriented group writing project in a while.

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Theme

Lists

In Tillerman’s words: “Write a list post about sailing. It could be on any aspect of the sport or your experience with it.”

Rules

  1. Write a list-formatted post on your blog about sailing.
  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.

Submission Deadline

Saturday May 23 2009

Results

Soon after the deadline