cws
Greetings Guest
Spiders!
If we make more than $500, a spider will eat @hashi on a live stream! But not really.
[donate]
home > community > clans > clan
« Clans
CoWriMo
Copious literature, conlang-style
Clan created 31-Dec-14 07:23, and membership is open to all.
Menu 1. What is CoWriMo? 2. The event 3. How to participate
Welcome to CoWriMo!

[top]What is CoWriMo?

The CoWriMo event is inspired by the NaNoWriMo (National November Writing Month) where the goal is to write a novel in the month of November. Obviously this would be a very difficult feat to achieve in our conlangs.

The purpose of CoWriMo is to encourage you to actually use your conlangs in a larger discourse setting - rather than translating one sentence at a time. This will allow you to think about wider uses of language in your conlang, and hopefully develop your knowledge of your languages more.

[top]The event

Since February is (usually) a nice even 4 weeks (though occasionally we have an extra day), each week you will be given a topic for you to write about. The topic will be split into three levels: Easy, Medium, and Difficult, which will be gradually a narrower or more complex topic.

Each level will also have a 'goal' word length ranging (at this point) from 100 words, to 400 words. I am well aware that some languages will find this a lot easier to meet than others, so use your discretion to adjust the goal to suit your language (ie. a higher goal for isolating languages, or a lower goal for heavily agglutinating/polysynthetic languages).

You are not required to use the statements in the 'levels' or even stick to the topic. You may write about whatever you wish. If you want to write about something totally different during CoWriMo, feel free to start your own thread in the CoWriMo Free Area board. If you want to do more than one piece of writing, you may also use separate threads for each of these.

[top]How to participate

In order to participate, you need to join the CoWriMo clan, and post in any of the open threads.

What should I post?
Post the difficulty level and language that you are participating with (please include the <lang> tags, so that we can give out awards after CoWriMo), and your text in your language. If you want to provide an English translation, IPA transcription, and gloss, you may do so. However please be mindful of the length of the post. If the post is quite long, please use the <hide> tags to hide the English translation/gloss/IPA.

The timezones issue
We are aware that everyone is in different timezones, and unfortunately some of the days will not line up perfectly with your local week. The threads will be open for exactly 7 days which should give you plenty of time to post your text. The expiry date will be in the orange banner at the top of each of the threads.
Clan boards
You must be a clan member to see this clan's boards.
Clan members
Filter
      Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 > >>

CoWriMo
Copious literature, conlang-style
 CoWriMo Bot
Admin
Language of the Month
Where we pick the featured language of the month
 hashi
Admin
High Council of CWS
Staff of CWS
 Ashucky
Admin
Otters
🦦🌊🦦🌊🦦🌊🦦🌊🦦
 argyle
Admin
CoWriMo
Copious literature, conlang-style
 Leomelo
joined 14-Feb-21 12:49
CoWriMo
Copious literature, conlang-style
 Pennzeross
joined 27-Jan-19 07:10
CoWriMo
Copious literature, conlang-style
 Alexio
joined 27-Jan-18 14:47
CoWriMo
Copious literature, conlang-style
 cartweel
joined 30-Jan-15 21:21
Conlanger
CWS Conlanger
 Lourdahan
joined 14-Jul-21 16:49
Conlanger
CWS Conlanger
 mdx713
joined 14-Jun-21 16:18
Writers of CWS
A clan for those who write books, short and non-fiction.
 morganicfoods
joined 06-Apr-21 00:21
Conlanger
CWS Conlanger
 pennzerossj
joined 11-Mar-21 13:29
/r/conlangs
The /r/conlangs clan
 Ök   
joined 02-Mar-21 21:49
Conlanger
CWS Conlanger
 Hālian
joined 08-Feb-21 12:39
BMurder B Gang
The most dangerous continent
 Marris
joined 04-Feb-21 18:18
convers
CWS clan for conversers
 matanmatika
joined 04-Feb-21 17:40
Language of the Month
Where we pick the featured language of the month
 ShayminLover
joined 04-Feb-21 02:34
Conlanger
CWS Conlanger
 deko boko
joined 02-Feb-21 01:44
Conlanger
CWS Conlanger
 Kaan Dinić
joined 31-Jan-21 13:59
Conlanger
CWS Conlanger
 HarriOdlarig
joined 30-Jan-21 23:02
KKoilangers
Clan for Koilangers
 hcaelbxorolc
joined 29-Jan-21 22:35
ÄNatural Languages
For those who study natural languages - so probably everyone
 Walo
joined 28-Jan-21 22:18
ßGermanic Conlangers
For those who love creating conlangs based on Proto-Germanic or any other Germanic languages or dialects
 JACKERS228
joined 28-Jan-21 19:14
λLGBT
for those who are non-heterosexual, non-cisgender, or a supportive ally
 GreyDoubt
joined 28-Jan-21 02:08
Conlanger
CWS Conlanger
 kingofcommas
joined 27-Jan-21 01:09
privacy | FAQs | rules | statistics | graphs | donate | api (indev)
Viewing CWS in: English | Time now is 20-Oct-21 13:26 | Δt: 1042.052ms