Writing & Sprinting Resources

Downloadable Bundles

We’re doing something a little new on The Sprint Shack: downloadable bundles! Here are the ones we’ve released thus far–stay tuned for more of these in the near future!

The Sprint Shack's 2,000 Followers Celebrations Bundle

Hashtags for Word Sprinters
#WordSprint
—Announce your own word sprint or seek out ongoing ones with this hashtag.
#WritingSprint
—Alternate name for a #wordsprint. Reach further sprinters using this hashtag.
#WordWar
—Alternate name for a #wordsprint.
#SprintDaily
—Find daily word sprints and connect with fellow sprinters.
#WordGrab
—Find word sprints held under this hashtag and tweet your word counts after a fruitful sprinting session.
#BingeWriting
—Tweet your word counts after sprinting for a certain amount of time and connect with other writers.
#1k1hr
—Announce your participation in the #1k1hr challenge: to write 1000 words in 1 hour.
#WordScrim
—A word sprint, usually lasting 30 minutes, where the sprinter who writes the most is declared the winner.
#WordMongering
—Word sprints start on the hour, every hour, and last for 30 minutes, followed by a 30 minute break.
#NaNoSprint
—Use this hashtag for sprints during NaNoWriMo and meet other WriMos through it.
#WriteNow
—Used by some word sprint hosts to keep track of who is currently participating.

—The hashtag used by @WattpadSprints to host word sprints.

Hashtags for Writing Challenges
#WriteChain
—Use this to report your progress in the Write Chain Challenge.
#WriteFit
—Let others know your progress in the Write Fit Challenge with this hashtag.
#NaNoWriMo
—Tweet about your NaNoWriMo progress and connect with other WriMos as you strive for 50,000 words in November.
#CampNaNoWriMo
—Tweet all things writing-related with the hashtag for the summer edition of NaNoWriMo.
#WritersDash
—A 15 minute free-writing challenge, with prompts provided.

Hashtags for Writing Ideas
#WritingDare
—Use this hashtag if your scene needs a spark adding to it. Find writing dares and issue your own.
#WritingPrompt
—Find inspiration through writing prompts and contribute your own.

Hashtags for Writing
#AmWriting
—Talk about what you’re writing, announce your writing intentions and connect with other writers.
#AmEditing
—Discuss your editing trials and tribulations, tweet your successes and lessons, and find fellow revisers using this hashtag.

Websites for Word Sprinters
The Write Chain Challenge
—Set yourself a daily goal, such as a word or page count, achieve your target, earn links and forge a write chain.
750words.com
—Write at least 750 words on this site daily, form a streak and earn points.
Write or Die
—Use this web app to shut out distractions while writing and shut up that nagging inner editor.

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