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[personal profile] gywomod2019-01-16 07:51 am
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Membership Closed

We have now closed membership to this community for 2019. If you did not submit a completed pledge comment, you are not a member for 2019.

The GYWO moderators are thrilled to spend the next year writing with 660 writers.

Those who have come by too late, we appreciate your interest, and we hope that while you aren't able to join us officially, you'll make your own writing goals and achieve them. You’re welcome to subscribe to the community to keep a look out for 2020 news, or follow us on [twitter.com profile] gywo or [tumblr.com profile] gywo for prompts, writing advice, and resources. Pledging for 2020 will open in December 2019.

Have a great year!
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[personal profile] gywomod2019-01-15 07:25 am
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Last Day for GYWO 2019 Pledges

Today is the ABSOLUTELY LAST DAY to make your pledge for [community profile] getyourwordsout 2019. We will not accept any pledges or membership requests made after January 15—no excuses, exceptions, or cash back with a valid receipt. You MUST PLEDGE (and fill out a COMPLETE pledge form) and MUST REQUEST MEMBERSHIP to be a member. If you have done only one or have deleted your comment, you are NOT a member for 2019. (If you are listed on the user profile, you have done both and are good to go.)

PLEDGE! REQUEST MEMBERSHIP! PLEDGE!


Have you pledged?
Word Count Pledges
Light, 75K words
Modest, 150K words
Basic, 200K words
Moderate, 250K words
Difficult, 300K words
Insane, 350K words
Ludicrous, 500K words
Habit Pledges
Apprentice, 120 days
Journeyman, 240 days
Master, 350 days

Make sure you reply to one of the above linked posts with a COMPLETE pledge comment—you must list your DW username, pledge level, and a statement of writing goals.

Have you requested membership?
Request Membership

After today you cannot make ANY further changes to your pledge, so it's also the last day for second guessing.

If you're not sure if pledging has ended, a post announcing "Membership Closed" will be posted. You may pledge until that post goes up on Jan 16.
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[personal profile] gywomod2019-01-10 09:16 am

Membership PSA

All Users: If you do not currently have access to the community, check your inbox. We have PM’d everyone who has a problem with either their pledge or their membership. The PM will have more information about what you need to do to be a GYWO 2019 member.

Dreamwidth Users If you want to be a member of the community and have already pledged, please make sure your membership request has been approved or that you have accepted a member invitation sent by a moderator. You are a member of the DW community if your name appears in the Members list (scroll to the bottom of the page and look under “Members”). Your name MUST appear in the Members list if you wish to have access to the Dreamwidth community.

If your name is not in that list, please check to see if you have an invitation to accept or request membership.

If You Also Have a Livejournal If you also want to have access to the Livejournal administrative mirror, please check to see if you have an invitation to accept or request membership. You are already a member of the LJ community if your name appears in the Members list.


When sign-ups close end of day on Jan 15, that includes allowing people to request membership, so please act quickly to make sure you have access to the community/communities!

If you have not pledged, you must pledge before requesting membership.

You must have accepted or requested membership at either the LJ or DW community to be a member.

If you have pledged but don’t have membership, send a PM to [personal profile] gywomod. We may have a question about your pledge or need to vet your account.
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[personal profile] gywomod2019-01-07 09:46 pm
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GYWO 2019 Pledges: One More Week

There is about 1 WEEK to make your pledge for [community profile] getyourwordsout 2019. We will not accept any pledges made after January 15. You MUST PLEDGE and MUST REQUEST MEMBERSHIP to be a member. If you have done only one or have deleted your pledge comment, you are NOT a member for 2019. (If you are listed under "2019" on the user profile list, you have done both and are good to go.)

To pledge, you must leave a comment with a completed pledge form on one of the Pledge Posts linked below.

Have you pledged?
Word Count Pledges
Light, 75K words
Modest, 150K words
Basic, 200K words
Moderate, 250K words
Difficult, 300K words
Insane, 350K words
Ludicrous, 500K words

Habit Pledges
Apprentice, 120 days
Journeyman, 240 days
Master, 350 days

Make sure you reply to one of the above linked posts with a COMPLETE pledge comment—you must list your DW username, pledge level, and a statement of writing goals. The statement of writing goals is not optional.

Have you requested membership?
Request Membership

Have you confirmed your pledge?
Check the 2019 profile list (scroll down)
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[personal profile] gywomod2019-01-06 12:19 pm
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GYWO 2018 Finishers

Now that the final numbers are in, we have one more post to wrap up GYWO 2018.

While we commend every writer who stuck with [community profile] getyourwordsout through the entire year, we’d like to take a moment to celebrate the writers who didn’t just stick with the community but who also achieved their pledged goal.

Below the cut is a list of the writers who met or surpassed 100% of their pledge. With their name is listed either the percentage they achieved or the number of additional days they wrote and when they completed their pledge. Come celebrate these writers for completing their GYWO challenge! (If you want to check out the amazing word count and day count totals, see the 2018 Pledge Progress Spreadsheet.)

GYWO 2018 Finishers )
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[personal profile] gywomod2019-01-05 08:32 am
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Affiliate/Writing Communities Bump

GYWO is not just a community of writers, it is a community within a community of writing communities. (Say that ten times fast.) We want you to get your words out however you need to, including by joining and participating in other writing communities. The communities below are affiliates and friends who have lovingly supported GYWO over the years by allowing us to advertise in their communities.

If there’s a writing community you’d like to promote, feel free to leave a promo in the comments.

If you run a writing community and would like to affiliate, please let us know.

Descriptions taken from community user info

[community profile] betaplease
Beta, please! is a community for writers and beta-readers of all fandoms and writing styles. Obscure fandoms and original fiction are also welcome!

[community profile] dailyprompt
Everyday a new prompt will be posted. Write as much or as little as you want! Original fiction, fanfiction, poetry, song lyrics—if the prompt inspires you, move with it.

[community profile] drabble_zone
This community is for people who enjoy writing 100 word drabbles and is open to all fandoms. There is a new challenge prompt every Saturday.

[community profile] fandomweekly
This is a multifandom weekly fic challenge community, where participants write a short fanfic (1000 words or less) based on a prompt. Each challenge has two elements: a Weekly Theme which the entry must be modeled on, and a Bonus Goal which may be a phrase or other specific aspect to include or work with.

[community profile] fffc
Every Friday offers a new challenge for flash fiction. All fandoms are welcome, as are original works.

[community profile] fic_promptly
A multi-fandom comment fic community for Dreamwidth. Anyone may leave prompts or fill prompts.

[community profile] ficlet_zone
A monthly multi-fandom fic writing community. All fic lengths are welcome.

[community profile] genprompt_bingo
Gen Prompt Bingo is a low commitment multi-fandom, multi-media bingo challenge. Its aim is to provide bingo cards of gen-style prompts to be used as inspiration in creating fic, images, meta, fanmixes, vids or any other kind of fannish activities. Prompt lists are renewed at the start of December and April, and new cards can be claimed then even if a previous card has not been completed.

[community profile] rainbowfic
RainbowFic is an original fiction community built to encourage writing and act as home base for a community of authors. We provide lists of prompts, sorted by color, and special add-ons of style or content, to spark inspiration.

[community profile] thedailywriter
This community will serve as a place to encourage you to write every single day, whether it be 100 words or 1000 words, as long as you get something down on paper. The community is friendly to all sorts of writing endeavors—fanfic, original fiction, creative nonfiction, school essays, whatever needs to be written, basically.

[community profile] ushobwri
A support group for struggling writers of any genre to talk about writing and share bits. On Mondays there are inspiration posts and Thursdays are check-in/workshop days.

[community profile] writethisfanfic
A community to help you write fanfiction. Our goal is to provide support & resources for any fic writers, but particularly those wanting to write their first (or almost first) fanfiction

[community profile] writingfrenzy
A short-term accountability group to help you actually get something written. Whatever you're working on – fanfiction, original works – and whatever your pairing – slash, gen, het, whatever – you are welcome to play here!
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[personal profile] gywomod2018-12-14 08:05 am
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GYWO 2019: Pledges & Requirements

GYWO is BACK for 2019! We’re starting our eleventh year-long writing challenge with ten pledges to help you challenge yourself, achieve your writing goals, and build a writing life.

Keep in mind that even our smallest goals require a serious commitment throughout the year. While it’s okay for writers to be behind or even entirely miss their pledge goal, we want you to pick a pledge that could be achievable for you and will keep you writing all year long. Before choosing your pledge, please take note of the few requirements we have of our members, and carefully consider which of the ten pledges you'd like to choose. You may only choose one pledge.


Membership Requirements & Information )


Pledge Types )


Pledging

If you pledged in a previous year, and didn't meet your goal, quit, or were removed from the comm for missing check-ins, you are welcome to pledge again.

When choosing your pledge, consider your personal writing habits and what you find most motivating. Will hitting your word count goal early help propel you to keep writing through the remainder of the year? Do you need a major challenge to keep you on pace? Have you surpassed smaller goals in previous years and need more of a challenge? Are you already writing multiple days a week? Make sure the pledge you make is one that will motivate you.

To make your pledge, there are two steps to complete: Pledge & Request.

Step 1: Pledge
Follow the link for your pledge to the appropriate post and leave a comment using the journal you intend to use to join the community. Cut and paste the form at the pledge post to ensure you’re leaving all of the information needed.

    Word Count Pledges
  • 75K words, the Light level, approximately 6.25K words/month, 205 words/day (reserved for members with significant impact to their writing time)
  • 150K words, the Modest level, approximately 12.5K words/month, 411 words/day
  • 200K words, the Basic level, approximately 16.6K words/month, 548 words/day
  • 250K words, the Moderate level, approximately 20.8K words/month, 685 words/day
  • 300K words, the Difficult level, approximately 25.0K words/month, 822 words/day
  • 350K words, the Insane level, approximately 29.1K words/month, 959 words/day
  • 500K words, the Ludicrous level, approximately 41.6K words/month, 1,370 words/day

  • Habit Pledges
  • 120 days, the Apprentice level, approximately 10 days/month
  • 240 days, the Journeyman level, approximately 20 days/month
  • 350 days, the Master level, approximately 29–30 days/month


  • Reminders: Sign up for only ONE pledge.
    Sign up with only ONE account.
    You may sign up using Dreamwidth or OpenID.
    You may use a fic/writing journal instead of your personal one.
    Include your username on the other platforms requested to have access everywhere.
    If you have previously participated under a different username (or on Livejournal), please let us know so we can track our repeat members.


Step 2: Request
Once you have left your pledge comment, please request to join the community. We will approve memberships on January 1st (as we still have 2018 members scrambling to hit their goals!), but we'll hold you in the queue.
If you are a current member, you won’t need to request as you are already a member of the community.


If you’re concerned we didn’t receive your pledge: We will be updating the 2019 list in the profile as new members are verified. Please give us at least twenty-four hours from submitting your pledge before inquiring about your status. (Over the Christmas holiday we will not be vetting pledges, so please check back on Dec 27th.)

IMPORTANT: Anyone requesting to join the community who has not made a pledge will not be added. To ensure you are not left out, make your pledge first, then request to join.


You have until January 15, 2019 to make your pledge.
After that time you will NOT be able to change your pledge
or join the challenge, so think carefully before committing.



Promotion

If you want to share GYWO with your friends, please feel free to use either of the codes provided to let them know you’ll be writing a lot in 2019 and you think they should too.


[img: notebook and pen on wooden desktop with "GYWO 2019"
printed in large white letters with a black shadow. under that,
"writing decathlon" in handwritten white letters with a black shadow.]
GetYourWordsOut: Year Eleven!
Pledges & Requirements | GYWO.net

Promotion )



Hopefully that covers everything you need to know about what is required of members, what the pledge options are, and how to make your pledge. Questions are welcome in this post! We hope to see your pledge soon!

FAQ
If I’m a 2018 member, do I need to pledge? Do I need to request membership?
Can I pledge if I previously quit the challenge, was removed for missed check-ins, or didn’t meet my goal?
I participated before but can’t remember my previous username. What do I do?
What happens if I finish my pledge early?
What happens if I don’t finish my pledge?
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[personal profile] gywomod2018-12-14 08:04 am
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Pledge Post: 500K Words (Ludicrous)

This is the post to make a pledge to write 500K words in 2019. This pledge is the largest of the word count goals and is meant for any writers who really want to test their stamina. While writing half a million words in a year is no easy task, we’ve had several members not only complete this pledge, but exceed it! Be prepared to devote your life to writing if you select this one!

For this pledge, the recommended pacing is:
• 41.6K words per month
• 1,370 words per day

You will not be able to change your pledge mid-year, so think carefully before pledging!


Signing up confirms that you have read the membership requirements for GYWO and your pledge, and understand that you will be required to check in monthly with your year-to-date word count.

Once you have pledged, please request to join the community. We will add everyone starting January 1.

Comments on this post are screened, but once you have been verified, you will be listed on the profile page under your pledge for 2019. If you have any questions, please ask on the Pledges & Requirements post.

Cut & Paste Pledge Form:


Thank you for your pledge, and we can't wait to write with you in 2019!
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[personal profile] gywomod2018-12-14 08:03 am
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Pledge Post: 350K Words (Insane)

This is the post to make a pledge to write 350K words in 2019. This pledge is the second largest of the word count goals, and as you might guess, it takes a huge effort to achieve. You’ll have to write an average of nearly a thousand words a day. Even so, we’ve had many finishers here each year, so we know it’s possible!

For this pledge, the recommended pacing is:
• 29.1K words per month
• 959 words per day

You will not be able to change your pledge mid-year, so think carefully before pledging!


Signing up confirms that you have read the membership requirements for GYWO and your pledge, and understand that you will be required to check in monthly with your year-to-date word count.

Once you have pledged, please request to join the community. We will add everyone starting January 1.

Comments on this post are screened, but once you have been verified, you will be listed on the profile page under your pledge for 2019. If you have any questions, please ask on the Pledges & Requirements post.

Cut & Paste Pledge Form:


Thank you for your pledge, and we can't wait to write with you in 2019!
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[personal profile] gywomod2018-12-14 08:02 am
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Pledge Post: 300K Words (Difficult)

This is the post to make a pledge to write 300K words in 2019. This is probably our most unpredictable word count goal—we've seen amazing years, and we've seen years of struggle. If you’re writing on pace, you’ll be writing a half-NaNo every month! This is a pledge level that will keep you on your toes and offers little room for slacking off.

For this pledge, the recommended pacing is:
• 25.0K words per month
• 822 words per day

You will not be able to change your pledge mid-year, so think carefully before pledging!


Signing up confirms that you have read the membership requirements for GYWO and your pledge, and understand that you will be required to check in monthly with your year-to-date word count.

Once you have pledged, please request to join the community. We will add everyone starting January 1.

Comments on this post are screened, but once you have been verified, you will be listed on the profile page under your pledge for 2019. If you have any questions, please ask on the Pledges & Requirements post.

Cut & Paste Pledge Form:


Thank you for your pledge, and we can't wait to write with you in 2019!
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[personal profile] gywomod2018-12-14 08:01 am
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Pledge Post: 250K Words (Moderate)

This is the post to make a pledge to write 250K words in 2019. A serious word count goal to be sure, but it's a good one for anyone who's completed the smaller pledges a time or two (hint hint!). Meeting this goal requires a steady commitment to writing and a willingness to self-motivate.

For this pledge, the recommended pacing is:
• 20.8K words per month
• 685 words per day

You will not be able to change your pledge mid-year, so think carefully before pledging!


Signing up confirms that you have read the membership requirements for GYWO and your pledge, and understand that you will be required to check in monthly with your year-to-date word count.

Once you have pledged, please request to join the community. We will add everyone starting January 1.

Comments on this post are screened, but once you have been verified, you will be listed on the profile page under your pledge for 2019. If you have any questions, please ask on the Pledges & Requirements post.

Cut & Paste Pledge Form:


Thank you for your pledge, and we can't wait to write with you in 2019!
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[personal profile] gywomod2018-12-14 08:00 am
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Pledge Post: 200K Words (Basic)

This is the post to make a pledge to write 200K words in 2019. That’s just NaNoWriMo and a few big bangs, right? Doesn’t sound difficult at all, does it? It may not sound like a challenging word count goal, especially when looking at some of the other pledges, but appearances can be deceiving! Meeting 200K is no cake walk.

For this pledge, the recommended pacing is:
• 16.6K words per month
• 548 words per day

You will not be able to change your pledge mid-year, so think carefully before pledging!


Signing up confirms that you have read the membership requirements for GYWO and your pledge, and understand that you will be required to check in monthly with your year-to-date word count.

Once you have pledged, please request to join the community. We will add everyone starting January 1.

Comments on this post are screened, but once you have been verified, you will be listed on the profile page under your pledge for 2019. If you have any questions, please ask on the Pledges & Requirements post.

Cut & Paste Pledge Form:


Thank you for your pledge, and we can't wait to write with you in 2019!
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[personal profile] gywomod2018-12-14 08:00 am
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Pledge Post: 150K Words (Modest)

This is the post to make a pledge to write 150K words in 2019. You might think of it as three NaNoWriMos, but we’re hoping you’ll think of it as a way to introduce daily writing into your busy schedule. Pledging a Modest word count goal makes it easier to find time to keep on pace but still provides an excellent writing challenge.

For this pledge, the recommended pacing is:
• 12.5K words per month
• 411 words per day

You will not be able to change your pledge mid-year, so think carefully before pledging!


Signing up confirms that you have read the membership requirements for GYWO and your pledge, and understand that you will be required to check in monthly with your year-to-date word count.

Once you have pledged, please request to join the community. We will add everyone starting January 1.

Comments on this post are screened, but once you have been verified, you will be listed on the profile page under your pledge for 2019. If you have any questions, please ask on the Pledges & Requirements post.

Cut & Paste Pledge Form:


Thank you for your pledge, and we can't wait to write with you in 2019!
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[personal profile] gywomod2018-12-14 07:59 am
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Pledge Post: 75K Words (Light)

This is the post to make a pledge to write 75K words in 2019. This word count goal was originally created for any members dealing with recurrent or chronic conditions (including illnesses that flare and mental illnesses) which impact their writing lives. Being the primary caregiver or working two jobs can also impact your writing life. You do not need to disclose any information about your situation, but if you feel you have a significant impact to the time you have available to write due to conditions entirely out of your control, this may be the pledge for you. If you have any questions about this pledge, you are more than welcome to confidentially talk to a moderator. We want to do what we can to continue to support writers and treat everyone with compassion.

For this pledge, the recommended pacing is:
• 6.25K words per month
• 205 words per day

You will not be able to change your pledge mid-year, so think carefully before pledging!


Signing up confirms that you have read the membership requirements for GYWO and your pledge, and understand that you will be required to check in monthly with your year-to-date word count.

Once you have pledged, please request to join the community. We will add everyone starting January 1.

Comments on this post are screened, but once you have been verified, you will be listed on the profile page under your pledge for 2019. If you have any questions, please ask on the Pledges & Requirements post.

Cut & Paste Pledge Form:


Thank you for your pledge, and we can't wait to write with you in 2019!
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[personal profile] gywomod2018-12-14 07:58 am
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Pledge Post: 350 Days (Master)

This is the post to make a pledge to write 350 days in 2019. This habit pledge is a serious commitment, demanding that you write or work on writing tasks almost every day of the year! (You get 15 days off for illnesses and vacation—use them wisely!) If you’re already writing most days and want a pledge to help push you into writing every day, this is the pledge for you.

For this pledge, the recommended pacing is:
• 29–30 days per month

You will not be able to change your pledge mid-year, so think carefully before pledging!


Signing up confirms that you have read the membership requirements for GYWO and your pledge, and understand that you will be required to check in monthly with your year-to-date day count.

Once you have pledged, please request to join the community. We will add everyone starting January 1.

Comments on this post are screened, but once you have been verified, you will be listed on the profile page under your pledge for 2019. If you have any questions, please ask on the Pledges & Requirements post.

Cut & Paste Pledge Form:


Thank you for your pledge, and we can't wait to write with you in 2019!
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[personal profile] gywomod2018-12-14 07:57 am
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Pledge Post: 240 Days (Journeyman)

This is the post to make a pledge to write 240 days in 2019. This habit pledge is the equivalent of writing or working on writing tasks every day for eight months of the year, or writing most weekdays. That leaves plenty of time for life’s chaos and is still a major commitment to your writing life. If you have some unpredictability in your schedule, or if you have some planned vacations or absences, this may be the pledge for you.

For this pledge, the recommended pacing is:
• 20 days per month

You will not be able to change your pledge mid-year, so think carefully before pledging!


Signing up confirms that you have read the membership requirements for GYWO and your pledge, and understand that you will be required to check in monthly with your year-to-date day count.

Once you have pledged, please request to join the community. We will add everyone starting January 1.

Comments on this post are screened, but once you have been verified, you will be listed on the profile page under your pledge for 2019. If you have any questions, please ask on the Pledges & Requirements post.

Cut & Paste Pledge Form:


Thank you for your pledge, and we can't wait to write with you in 2019!
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[personal profile] gywomod2018-12-14 08:06 am
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Pledge Post: 120 Days (Apprentice)

This is the post to make a pledge to write 120 days in 2019. This habit pledge is the perfect starting point for building a writing habit and making your writing life a regular part of your schedule. 120 days is the equivalent of writing every day for four months, but we recommend breaking it down so you’re writing consistently over the year, for example, by writing every Saturday and Sunday plus sixteen more days to hit 120.

For this pledge, the recommended pacing is:
• 10 days per month

You will not be able to change your pledge mid-year, so think carefully before pledging!


Signing up confirms that you have read the membership requirements for GYWO and your pledge, and understand that you will be required to check in monthly with your year-to-date day count.

Once you have pledged, please request to join the community. We will add everyone starting January 1.

Comments on this post are screened, but once you have been verified, you will be listed on the profile page under your pledge for 2019. If you have any questions, please ask on the Pledges & Requirements post.

Cut & Paste Pledge Form:


Thank you for your pledge, and we can't wait to write with you in 2019!
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[personal profile] gywomod2018-12-07 10:36 am

Choosing Your 2019 Pledge

With GYWO 2019 Sign-Ups opening next week, which pledge you're choosing is hopefully on your mind. Instead of letting everyone stew in their personal hells, we thought we'd run down a few of the common things the mods tell panicked participants, and then offer the comments section as an opportunity for members and future members to talk to each other about their concerns and hopefully help each other come to a pledging decision!

If you're new to GYWO and have a question related to our membership requirements, general guidelines, monthly check-ins, or what words or activities count, please visit our website. More information about pledging for 2019 will be released on Dec 14.

As a reminder, the GYWO pledges are:
  • Word Count Pledges track a specific number of words you write—75K (Light), 150K (Modest), 200K (Basic), 250K (Moderate), 300K (Difficult), 350K (Insane), and 500K (Ludicrous)
  • Habit Pledges track a specific number of days you write—120 Days (Apprentice), 240 Days (Journeyman), and 350 Days (Master)


Word Count Pledge Vs Habit Pledge
  • If tracking your word count is stressful or confusing, try one of the Habit Pledges. You’ll only need to keep track of the number of days you write, instead of all those fiddly words.
  • If you want to emphasize the habit of your writing life—encouraging yourself to write x-number of days a month or a week—a Habit Pledge might make more sense. With a Word Count Pledge, it’s easier to write in sustained sprints to reach your goal, but a Habit Pledge forces you to write more days than you might with a Word Count Pledge.
  • If you are planning to have a year that focuses on revising or on planning stories, a Habit Pledge might be right for you. The Habit Pledges allow you to count days you work on recorded creative writing activities beyond drafting or revising, including outlining, written brainstorming, and completing world building or character sheets. The website has more details about the Habit Pledges and further explains what writing activities count toward this pledge.
  • You could, potentially, miss a Habit Pledge by running out of days in the year. The highest Habit Pledge allows missing up to 15 days, which doesn’t give much wiggle room for accomplishing the pledge later in the year. The Word Count Pledges offer more flexibility since you can catch up at (nearly) any time.
  • If you’re already consistent (and happy) with your writing habit, choose a Word Count Pledge to continue to challenge yourself and grow your writing life.
  • While you must pick one pledge for GYWO, you can unofficially keep track of a secondary pledge. Your secondary pledge may give you information about choosing a pledge for a future year!


Choosing a Habit Pledge )

Choosing a Word Count Pledge )

The best advice we have is to look at your schedule and figure out where writing fits into it. List out the projects, ficathons, and stories you might write next year and consider the word tallies or time involved. Really think about what's motivating for you—knowing you'll hit a goal or chasing down the finish line.

In the comments, let us know your pledging woes! Wonder how difficult another pledge is? Still need clarity on the pledge types? This is your opportunity to ask about pledges. After some discussion, hopefully you'll come away with a confident decision.

Note: Commenting to this post does not constitute pledging for 2019. Come back on Dec 14 and follow the instructions in the Pledges & Requirements post to make a pledge for 2019.
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[personal profile] gywomod2018-12-04 09:40 am
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GYWO 2019

Hello eager GYWO 2019 writers!

Sign-ups for GYWO 2019 open Dec 14, 2018. Membership requests made before that time will be rejected (sorry, nothing against you!) To become a member for 2019 you will need to:

    1. Read our 2019 Pledges & Requirements post.
    2. Make a pledge on one of our ten 2019 Pledge Posts.
    3. Request membership to the community. (Please note that you must leave a pledge comment first.)
    4. Have patience! New members for 2019 will be added to the community on January 1, 2019.




Comments are disabled on this post so the mods can focus on getting 2019 materials posted, which will likely answer many of your questions. If you have a burning question, you can PM the [personal profile] gywomod account, or leave a comment on that journal.
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[personal profile] gywomod2018-01-16 08:45 am
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Membership Closed

We have now closed membership to this community for 2018. If you did not submit a completed pledge comment, you are not a member for 2018.

The GYWO moderators are thrilled to spend the next year writing with 477 writers.

Those who have come by too late, we appreciate your interest, and we hope that while you aren't able to join us officially, you'll make your own writing goals and achieve them. You’re welcome to subscribe to the community or follow us on [twitter.com profile] gywo or [tumblr.com profile] gywo.

Have a great 2018!