Writing Warriors? That's fine! This is a themed event in the OTW, which means that we're going to have themed activities, but you can use them to write anything! The point of this topic is to join in with a community of writers and get some writing done!
What Makes the OTW Write-in Special?
We will have various Fandoms' themed Word Wars, Prompts, and various other activities! If you have an idea to start an activity, or want to do something themed, or want to give an encouraging talk? Go right ahead! You don't need anyone's permission. This is about a writing - any amount. You're welcome to do this however you want!
What Counts To Your Word Count?
The focus will be on writing your STORY but writing any creative words will contribute to your totals, whether that's RP, short stories, a novel, clan bios etc.
Post by mintedstar/fur on Nov 2, 2019 15:32:44 GMT -5
Do I have to write something which isn't Warriors and which fits the Fandom prompts?
NO. Please don't feel you have to write something OTW to participate here! The Word Wars will be various Fandom themed, the events will be various Fandom themed, and various other activities will be fandom themed. But please do write about your battle cats if you want to! You don't have to write Doctor Who to a Doctor Who-esque prompt. Do what makes you happy!
Do I have to make the 50K?
NOPE! Write as much or as little as you want! The idea of NaNo is to write daily. This can be one word or 10,000. You can only write 100 words this month and you'll still be more than welcome here!
Do I have to be a member of NaNo . org?
NOPE! You can participate here regardless!
Do I have to post my story here/do I have to have proof of my word count?
NO! Your story is your story! You don't have to share anything if you don't want to! There should be a button on Google Docs or Word which calculates your word count. Or if you write by hand, you can estimate! All of the word counts are on the honor system! If you want to post your stuff, that's completely up to you!
Can I participate here AND in WFF?
You CAN! You will only be getting one prize though. But please do visit both if you want to!
Yep! You heard me right! All participants - if they post here with a word count update more than FIVE (5) times - will get a prize of some sort! The more you days you post with a word count/participate, the more detailed your prize will be! <3
What's a Word War, Word Sprint, Crawls, etc:
These are challenges to help you reach your goal. For the benefit of those who are new to this:
Word Wars: These are usually timed, and are competitive. The goal is to write for a specific amount of time, and see who writes the most! The most popular ones tend to be the 10 minute word wars and the 15 Minute Word Wars - although variations of all types can be found in here!
Word Sprints: Not competitive. These are to see how much you can write in a specified amount of time, or see how long it takes you to write a specific amount of words.
Crawls: These are usually long, game-like challenges that follow a specific theme, and vary wildly based on the person creating the challenge. These are less competitive, more about challenging yourself.
Writing Prompts: These are idea-sparking ideas to get the juices flowing. Stuck? Take some writing prompts to get to the next chapter!
I only just found this, but have already written stuff this April. Can I still join/count that in my word count/toward games?
10,000 words til Evil Stepmother is defeated! If you wish to apply some or all of your latest word count to this, say so in your post! (Or I'll assume it's just a normal update.)
Like HP, the words you write can go toward defeating Evil Stepmother. You write 500 words just now? Apply it to defeating this Disney villain. Defeat them? You'll get a little note by your SN in the challenge about dealing the winning blow.
Kayla: Defeated Loki --- Bonus applied: For every 200 words completed in a word war, deals x2 damage (i.e. if you did 400 words in a word war and then applied those words to 'Defeat the Beast' then Loki would double that damage to 800)
Defeated Lord Voldemort -- Bonus applied: For every baddy you defeat (count is now 4) the default score will always be 1,500 less HP than I would have marked them down otherwise (if you notice the stats are climbing. >:3 )
Defeated Darth Vader -- Bonus applied: All villains defeated from this point onward will now up the other applied affects the other villains have.
Defeated Jabberwocky -- Bonus applied: Future sight allows you to see a future villains bonus before they are defeated.
Maplestone: Defeated Dracula --- Bonus applied: For every hour of time spent writing (can be a straight hour or adding up to an hour over time) add 500 points worth of damage to your score. (i.e. If you wrote for 5 minutes, then 35 minutes, then 20 minutes than your next word score damage would be ? + 400)
Take a Prompt, Leave a Prompt:
(Someone takes this prompt and then leaves a prompt. Please post if you do. You do not have to fit every aspect of the prompt if it doesn't fit your story!)
Post by mintedstar/fur on Nov 2, 2019 15:39:13 GMT -5
Yeeeep! Here we go again! Read the FAQ if you're concerned about not being able to reach 50K! Because you don't have to!
You can participate in both! You *don't* have to be a member of the NaNo website. You do *not* ever have to show *anyone* a single word of the story you're working on (complete honor system). You do *not* have to be aiming for 50k. This is just to help you write a bit this month.
--red raven : Added as well! As for the business with the word count, you can update it whenever! I'll be updating mine at the end of each day. But it's whatever you prefer. And if you could make a new post every time you do, that would be very helpful to me to keep the front updated as well!
mintedstar/fur Just realized that I forgot to post what I'm working on, whoops! I plan to do two projects. The first is writing a novel that I currently don't have a name for and the second is completing lore for my Flight Rising clan. ^.^
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