Group Writing Projects https://groupwritingprojects.com The Original Home of Group Writing Projects Tue, 06 Nov 2018 16:26:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 https://groupwritingprojects.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/gwp-favicon-1-150x150.png Group Writing Projects https://groupwritingprojects.com 32 32 WordPress 10th Anniversary Group Writing Project https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/wordpress-10th-anniversary-group-writing-project/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/wordpress-10th-anniversary-group-writing-project/#respond Mon, 06 May 2013 08:13:17 +0000 https://groupwritingprojects.com/?p=673 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

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Writers Worth Group Writing Project https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/writers-worth-group-writing-project/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/writers-worth-group-writing-project/#respond Thu, 24 May 2012 18:10:11 +0000 https://groupwritingprojects.com/?p=658 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.

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Beautiful Beliefs Group Writing Project https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/beautiful-beliefs-group-writing-project/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/beautiful-beliefs-group-writing-project/#respond Tue, 08 May 2012 14:18:24 +0000 https://groupwritingprojects.com/?p=654 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

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Top Sailing Destination on the Planet Group Writing Project https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/top-sailing-destination-on-the-planet-group-writing-project/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/top-sailing-destination-on-the-planet-group-writing-project/#respond Sun, 22 Apr 2012 08:39:56 +0000 https://groupwritingprojects.com/?p=649 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

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The Mad SEO Scientist Guest Blogging Contest https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/the-mad-seo-scientist-guest-blogging-contest/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/the-mad-seo-scientist-guest-blogging-contest/#comments Tue, 07 Feb 2012 14:56:51 +0000 https://groupwritingprojects.com/?p=644 Let’s see what you know about SEO.

Mad SEO Scientist Guest Blogging Contest

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SEO

In Gerald’s words: “We’re celebrating the launch of MySEOCommunity.com with an awesome guest blogging contest. In addition to cash, you should take part in the contest because it offers … lots of great SEO related prizes, an awesome platform & community for your writing, the ability to network with your fellow SEO pros, an ideal opportunity for increasing RSS subscribers.”

Rules

There are lots of rules, but in a nutshell:

  • Register with Myseocommunity.com
  • Submit your blog post using your new account there
  • Once your post is published for the contest, blog about it on your own blog, taking care to include the sponsors’ information.

See the announcement post for the full list of rules and guidelines.

Prizes

There are over $2000 worth of prizes, including a $1000 cash prize

Submission Deadline

March 5th 2012

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Spirit of Giving Blogging Contest https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/spirit-of-giving-blogging-contest/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/spirit-of-giving-blogging-contest/#comments Wed, 23 Nov 2011 15:35:39 +0000 https://groupwritingprojects.com/?p=631 Give Noomii a great guest post about giving, and their contest just might give you a bundle of cash.

Spirit of Giving Blogging Contest

Theme

Giving

In Stephan’s words: “The holiday season is just around the corner, and we want your articles, tips, and inspirational stories about giving! Have a great story about why it’s better to give than to receive? … Show the world your expertise, practical tips, feel-good stories, and creative genius.”

Rules

  • Register for the contest.
  • Create a new guest post on the topic of giving. DO NOT post it on your blog.
  • Recommended: link back to the announcement page.
  • Submit your entry in Word DOC or DOCX format by emailing it to stephan [at] noomii.com, or sharing it with that email address if it’s a Google Doc.

30 days after your guest post has appeared in the contest, you are allowed to repost it on your own blog, with attribution – a link will do – to your guest post on Noomii.

Prizes

Guest posts will be scored by number of comments, Twitter, Facebook and Google+ shares, and will be given extra points by judges for “creativity, originality, writing style and x-factor.”

The 3 guest posts with the most points will win cash prizes totaling US$1500.

Submission Deadline

Friday, December 9th 16th 2011

Results

Guest posts will start to appear on November 24th and you can follow the scoring via a leaderboard on the announcement page.

The contest ends January 14th, 2012 and the judging will end by January 31st, with the winners announced soon after.

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Thankfulness Group Writing Project https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/thankfulness-group-writing-project/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/thankfulness-group-writing-project/#respond Sat, 22 Oct 2011 20:04:33 +0000 https://groupwritingprojects.com/?p=621 Faithfulbloggers’ latest group writing project is about being thankful.

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Thankfulness

In Courtney’s words: “I thought with [US] Thanksgiving coming up just next month, thankfulness would be a great topic for a group writing project.”

Rules

Prize

A random participant will win a free a copy of Creating Christian Content.

Courtney will also compile all the submissions into a special report that you can give away on your blog.

Submission Deadline

Friday October 28, 2011

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Motherhood to Me: MamaBlogga’s October Group Writing Project https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/motherhood-to-me-mamabloggas-october-group-writing-project/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/motherhood-to-me-mamabloggas-october-group-writing-project/#respond Wed, 12 Oct 2011 11:28:56 +0000 https://groupwritingprojects.com/?p=617 Over at MamaBlogga, Jordan has announced her latest group writing project.

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Motherhood

In Jordan’s words: “Feel free to write about how you take time for yourself, how you need time for yourself, what you do with time for yourself, and/or anything else that comes to mind. Feel free to go in any direction that appeals to you.”

Rules

  1. Your post must relate to the theme
  2. You can participate via your blog, vlog, plog, etc. or with a guest post on Mamablogga
  3. Your post must be newer than October 10th, 2011

Prize

US$30 gift certificate to Amazon.com

Results

Monday October 17th 2011

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The 2nd Annual Bad Ass SEO Guest Blogging Contest https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/the-2nd-annual-bad-ass-seo-guest-blogging-contest/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/the-2nd-annual-bad-ass-seo-guest-blogging-contest/#respond Thu, 08 Sep 2011 07:39:34 +0000 https://groupwritingprojects.com/?p=611 With over US$1500 in cash to be won, and over US$2500 in total, this is a contest you don’t want to miss.

Bad Ass SEO Contest 2

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SEO/Blogging/Internet Marketing/Social Media

In Gerald’s words: “It’s that time of the year when the donkey starts misbehaving. All joking aside, the contest is (now) an annual contest for SEOs and Internet marketers to showcase their awesome guest blogging skills.”

Rules

  • Your blog post submission must be completely new and original. Do NOT post it anywhere, not even your own blog.
  • See the the announcement post for guidelines about post content.
  • To submit your entry, you need to register for a SEM Group user account and submit the post there for review.
  • Once you submit your entry, you must blog about the contest on your blog.
  • This 2nd post must contain a link back to the announcement post and all the sponsors. There’s html code available for you to copy and paste that does the linking for you.
  • Recommended: use the above logo on your own post.

Prizes

There’s a long list of prizes and lots of money to be won, so just check out the announcement post for details.

The winner will be chosen by judges based on the quality of the article and the quality of the article’s promotion.

Submission Deadline

October 7, 2011

However, since you are free to promote until then, the earlier you submit your entry, the more time you have to promote.

Results

Guest posts will start appearing immediately, and the winner will be announced soon after the final submission deadline.

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Guest Blogging Gone Crazy 2 Contest https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/guest-blogging-gone-crazy-2-contest/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss https://groupwritingprojects.com/blog/guest-blogging-gone-crazy-2-contest/#respond Fri, 02 Sep 2011 10:18:42 +0000 https://groupwritingprojects.com/?p=602 SmartBloggerz recently announced their second guest blogging contest for cash prizes.

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Guest Blogging Gone Crazy 2 Contest

Blogging/Internet Marketing/Social Media/SEO

Rules

There are so many rules – maybe that’s why it’s called ‘gone crazy’? – it’s just easier to read through the announcement post and the followup.

Prizes

Over $1050 in cash prizes for the Top 5 point-getters.

Submission Deadline

September 15th, 2011

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