Saturday, October 19, 2013

Grammarly and #GrammoWriMo – Join In

Grammarly has a great idea. If you’re not aware of what grammarly.com is, it’s “an automated proofreader and your personal coach.” And, it corrects “up to 10 times more mistakes than popular word processors.”

But, as I mentioned, Grammarly has a great idea and it goes beyond proofreading. Grammarly is introducing a new take on NaNoWriMo with it’s own verson, #GrammoWriMo.

Here’s the gist of it, taken right from the Sign Up page:

If two heads are better than one, imagine what a whole community of writers can do! Let’s find out together. In November 2013, Grammarly will organize the largest group of authors ever to collaborate on a novel—we’re calling the project #GrammoWriMo.

How cool is that!

When Grammarly’s Nick Baron sent me an email asking if I’d help spread the word, I immediately jumped on board. I love the idea.

In NaNoWriMo each author writes his/her own novel. In #GammoWriMo a large group of authors will create one book. Imagine the collective juices flowing, the muses flying!

If you’d like to join in on this unique writing journey, the submissions cutoff date is October 25th.

To learn more and to sign up today, go to: http://www.grammarly.com/blog/2013/nanowrimo/

This is not an affiliate thing, it’s just a unique idea.


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Karen Cioffi

7 comments:

Heidiwriter said...

That's a great idea. I haven't signed up for Grammarly yet but I'm thinking it might be good to do so.

Mary Jo Guglielmo said...

Interesting idea.

Karen Cioffi said...

Heidi, I'm thinking about it also. Not much time left to decide.

Mary Jo, it really is an interesting idea. I'm curious about how it will turn out.

Magdalena Ball said...

I did a blog post on this too - it's such a cool idea for those who can't do the whole hog NaNiWriMo. It's also an excellent example of innovative marketing. Instead of promoting their services, Grammerly is just drawing in the target market by offering something of value and encouraging you to test their services along the way. Lots to learn here!

Karen Cioffi said...

Maggie, you're so right. It's an excellent marketing strategy. Bringing the mountain to you!

Anne Duguid Knol said...

Totally agree about the marketing genius at work here. But as for the collective novel...
It reminds me of the joke about the camel--definition of a camel: a horse designed by a committee. :-)

Karen Cioffi said...

Annie, that's hysterical. LOL

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