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This page is for external links relevant to The Writing Game project.


Writing Games and Contests

  • 750 Words is a site which gives you points if your write 3 pages (750 words) a day.
  • Frankenstory is a simple game where you write a passage and then email it to a friend who writes the next passage to create a very short story. It is designed for kids and includes an interesting "Stuck for ideas?" prompt that seems to generate ideas with a simple random algorithm.
  • 3-Day Novel Contest has been running since 1977 and is run out of Vancouver.
  • 3-Day Novel in Edmonton is a story of a Canadian writer Don Britt who wrote a 3-Day novel in a Chapters in Edmonton.

Writing Applications

  • Write or Die is an iPad App, desktop app and web site where you have type or there are consequences like popups, loud sounds and even the deletion of what you did write!
  • Wikispaces Classroom is a wiki for courses. It has commenting features.
  • eCampusAlberta eTutor is an online tutoring system.
  • Eli Review "facilitates the essential write, review, revise process necessary to improve student outcomes."
  • My Reviewers helps people give reviews on writing.
  • peerScholar is a tool for students to comment and mark each other works. See the Globe and Mail article.

Gamification Sites

Other Gaming Sites

  • New Games is a site for cooperative physical "new games".
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