Sponsor Offers

Check out these awesome Wrimo-only offers from righteous companies who donated to NaNoWriMo in 2018!

Scrivener logo50% off Scrivener for all NaNoWriMo winners, and 20% off for all participants!

Scrivener is an award-winning writing app for Mac, Windows and iOS that has been enthusiastically adopted by best-selling novelists and novices alike.

As a NaNoWriMo 2018 participant, you will be eligible for 20% off Scrivener (or Scapple, a simple but powerful tool for making connections between ideas) by entering NANOWRIMO into the coupon code text field in the Literature & Latte web store up until December 7th, 2018.

NaNoWriMo 2018 winners will also be eligible for a 50% discount* on Scrivener’s regular license on either the MacOS or Windows platform (see the “Winner Goodies” page in December for details).

Sign up with Scrivener.

*Please note: this offer is not valid on upgrade pricing.

This offer expires on December 7, 2018.


Dabble Writer logo20% off Dabble for all NaNoWriMo Participants. 50% off for winners!

Dabble organizes your manuscript and includes your story notes to make writing as easy as possible. It takes minutes to learn, helps you plan and plot, tracks word count, and automatically submits your word count to NaNoWriMo as you write. Online, offline, Chromebooks, and desktops, Dabble syncs between them all.

“Dabble has a kind of simplicity and ease of use that I find soothing and more conducive to me actually writing.” —Renee

Celebrate your writing journey with 20% off for a year for all Wrimo participants using coupon code NANOWRIMO2018, and experience Dabble risk free with a free trial extended through the end of November. Winners will get 50% off Dabble for a year! See the “Winner Goodies” page in December for details.

Sign up for Dabble now to plot and write your 2018 novel!

This offer expires on December 31, 2018.


Dropbox logoThe easiest way to draft and edit your next best-seller.

Dropbox is proud to sponsor National Novel Writing Month. Get started on your next best-seller with Dropbox Paper—it’s more than a doc, it’s a workspace that brings creation and coordination together in one place. Sign up for free at dropbox.com/paper.

Sign up for Dropbox Paper for free!


CreativeLive logoGet one free writing class with CreativeLive!

CreativeLive helps you answer your calling with classes in writing and entrepreneurship available 24/7, even offline. From becoming a story genius to publishing an eBook, literary greats will teach you how to take a big step forward with your work.

CreativeLive is giving participants something special: one FREE writing class with code NWFREE. This code can only be used once to redeem 1 writing class and expires 11/30/2018.

Get your free CreativeLive writing class!

This offer expires on November 30, 2018.


Ingram Spark logoUpload Your Book for Free with IngramSpark!

IngramSpark is an independent publishing platform, respected within the publishing industry, and recently awarded by the Author’s Guild for Distinguished Service to the Literary Community. Access the same quality and distribution as major traditional publishers, and share your book in hardcover, paperback, or ebook with 39,000+ libraries and retailers, including Barnes & Noble, indie bookstores, and major online retailers, including Amazon, Kobo, and iBooks.

Upload your book for FREE and get FREE revisions on it between November 1, 2018 – March 31, 2019 with promo code NANO. There’s an additional print discount for all NaNo winners, so hit that 50,000 words, upload your title with IngramSpark, and lookout for a special offer to print copies at a discount!

Sign up with IngramSpark to upload your book for free.

This offer begins on November 1, 2018, and expires on March 31, 2019.


AutoCrit logoWin Free Access to Every Fiction Writer’s Secret Weapon!

AutoCrit is the world’s only editing software built exclusively for fiction writers. Powerful algorithms analyze your prose and provide instant, genre-specific feedback. With the click of a button, AutoCrit provides step-by-step recommendations for improving your manuscript in over 20 areas and guides you through the revision process. It’s the mentor that picks up where friends, family, and other beta readers leave off!.

We’re giving away hundreds of AutoCrit memberships in November to celebrate NaNoWriMo, including SIX lifetime memberships! You’ll have hundreds of chances to win throughout the month, and the prizes get bigger each week. We’ll start by giving away 100 one-month memberships and wrap up by presenting a lucky few with lifetime memberships.

BONUS OFFER: Join thousands of published authors who rely on AutoCrit to help them become better writers. During NaNoWriMo, get 50% off an AutoCrit membership — 3 months for just $45. If you’re lucky enough to win our giveaway, your prize stacks with your membership!

Click here to enter the contest and grab your 50% discount offer.

This offer expires on December 5, 2018.

Great Courses logoNaNoWriMo participants receive a one-month free trial and two months 50% off!

The Great Courses Plus is a subscription Video-On-Demand service brought to you by The Great Courses, the leading global media brand for lifelong learning and personal enrichment. With over 8,000 in-depth videos taught by the world’s greatest professors, you’ll always have something fascinating to learn about.

As a NaNoWriMo participant, receive a month long free trial and 50% off the following two months. Use the promo code “NANO” to redeem this offer.

Get your free month long trial from The Great Courses Plus.


RescueTimeUse RescueTime Premium for free in November and get 30% off a subscription!

RescueTime Premium lets you set goals for your daily writing time, automatically track progress on your novel, block distracting websites, and get helpful insights into your writing patterns and habits.

Use RescueTime Premium for free during NaNoWriMo 2018 and then get 30% off your subscription.

Find your ideal work-life balance with RescueTime.

This offer expires on May 31, 2019.


ReadercoinGet $2 Amazon Gift Card Just for Signing Up FREE!

Readercoin PAYS authors to promote themselves and enables you to track—down to the minute—how much time your audience spends reading or listening to your work. You can trade your Readercoin for valuable gift cards at Amazon, Paypal, etc. Imagine seeing your reading and listening time go up each day as more people discover you. That’s the MAGIC of Readercoin.

Download the Readercoin app on iPhone or Android now, and sign up with invite code NANOWRIMO to get 1000 Readercoin instantly and get a $2 Amazon Gift Card for FREE! Get the app, then, post your story, one chapter at a time or all at once, and watch the readers come to you! You earn 1 Readercoin for every 10 minutes anyone spends reading. Readercoin is better than free promotion. It’s promotion that PAYS!

Sign up now FREE to get a $2 Amazon Gift Card.

This offer expires on December 31, 2018.


FocusMeUse FocusMe for free during NaNoWriMo and get 30% off a subscription or lifetime membership!

FocusMe is the tool used by many writers and other professionals to beat distractions and unleash their true productivity. Block websites and applications that prevent you from writing your 50,000 words. It also has a robust Scheduler, Time Tracking, Time Limiter, Pomodoro Timer, Break Reminders, and much more. It’s also one third  the price of some of our competition! Check our reviews online.

HOW TO GET STARTED: Sign up for the FocusMe NaNo ’18 free trial. Use FocusMe until December to write your novel! NaNoWriMo participants get 30% off for the lifetime of their subscription or our lifetime plan.

Sign to get FocusMe for free during NaNoWriMo 2018.

Get FocusMe’s 30% off coupon codes from their forum post.

This offer expires on December 15, 2018.


Storyist Software logoGet 25% off Storyist for Mac! Winners get 50% off!

Storyist is a powerful novel writing environment for Mac, iPad, and iPhone. Unlike generic word processors, Storyist helps you track your plot, characters, and settings, and keeps all of your writing organized and accessible so you can focus on your manuscript.

All NaNoWriMo participants get 25% off Storyist for Mac at the Storyist Store using the coupon “NANOWRIMO18”. Discounts are good through December 15, 2017. And be sure to download the special NaNoWriMo trial version which allows you to use Storyist for Mac for free for the month of November!

Redeem Storyist’s 25% off coupon at their store.

NaNoWriMo winners get 50% off Storyist for Mac. See the “Winner Goodies” page in December for details.

This offer expires on December 15, 2018.

4thewords logoA Writing RPG Game: Participants get 25% OFF Core Crystals + NaNo item, Winners get 50% OFF + NaNo item (all accounts come with a free 30-day-no credit-card-trial).

Jump into the world of 4thewords: a game for writers where your words defeat monsters. Keep your daily writing streak alive, increase your word count and discover a new way to stay motivated while you write!

Join us for our biggest Special Event of the year which kicks off on November 1st! Win collectible items, dress up your avatar, and connect with writers from around the world as we come together to defeat global community monsters!

Participants can use the following code to receive a 25% discount on all Core Crystal Packages and receive a special NaNo 2018 item: NANOPA18. Get a head start before the special event officially kicks off by creating a FREE (no credit card) account here.

Join 4thewords and claim your 25% coupon!

Winners, find your code on the “Winner Goodies” page in December for 50% off all Core Crystal Packages plus the special NaNo 2018 item.

This offer is active from October 1, 2018 through March 30, 2019.

FictionaryGet 50% off a monthly or annual Fictionary subscription!

You’re writing a novel for NaNoWriMo! You’re amazing. You might even be ready to perform your own story edit, revise your manuscript, and turn your first draft into a story readers love.

Fictionary helps writers like you tell better stories with online software that simplifies story editing. Story editing is your opportunity to improve the structure, characters, plot, and settings of your story and finish your novel. 

Fictionary is offering NaNoWriMo winners 50% off our monthly or annual subscriptions. That’s Fictionary for just $10 a month ($8.33/month on the annual plan). Sign up using coupon code: NANO2018. No credit card required. Offer valid until December 21st, 2018. Includes a 14-day free trial and our story editing course delivered to your inbox.

Get 50% off your Fictionary subscription.

Be your own editor. Tell better stories.

This offer expires on December 21, 2018.


StoryPlannerGet a 30% off Story Planner and outline your NaNoWriMo novel like a professional, but in an easy and intuitive way.

Story Planner is excited to be a NaNoWriMo sponsor! We want to help all participants to become winners. It’s a long journey to 50,000 words but with a good outlining it will be easier to reach the goal. Try Story Planner and start outlining your novel right now.

NaNoWriMo 2018 participants get a 30% off on Story Planner’s regular license on the macOS platform. Use the promo code “NANOWRIMO18” into the coupon code text field in Story Planner’s web store. Discount code is valid until December 8, 2018.

Download Story Planner’s FREE TRIAL.

 Read our articles for writers.

This offer expires on December 8, 2018.


Scribophile logoNaNoWriMo participants get 20% off a Premium membership upgrade!

One of the most important parts of the writing process is getting feedback—and what better way to get it than from a community of smart, talented writers from all over the world and from all walks of life?

Scribophile is one of the largest independent writing communities online. We’re founded on exchanging thoughtful and respectful feedback on each other’s writing so that we can all learn, grow, and improve on the path to publication. Our forums are busy seven days a week with writers of all skill levels talking shop and helping each other out in a friendly and supportive environment.

Basic membership is free forever, but we’re excited to offer all NaNoWriMo participants a 20% discount on a Premium membership upgrade! Just sign up for a Scribophile Basic account and then visit https://www.scribophile.com/join/nanowrimo to purchase your discounted upgrade. Discounts are valid through December 15, 2018.

Create a Scribophile account then redeem your 20% off upgrade!

Get started with the web’s friendliest writing community today!

This offer expires on December 15, 2018.

TapasSubmit your NaNoWriMo novel to our Writers Camp for a chance to win $1000 and a publishing contract!

Tapas Media is a web and mobile platform for readers and creators to share, discover, and publish comics and novels. With over 3 billion views and 1.6 million readers, we’re here to help storytellers publish their work and support them as they build fan communities and continue to create the stories they love. If you have a story to tell, Tapas can help you share it with the world.

We invite all NaNoWriMo participants to publish with us, and submit their stories to our Writers Camp for the chance to win a publishing contract in addition to one of three cash prizes: one editor’s choice selection of $1000, and two community’s pick selections of $500 each. Learn more here!

Submit your novel to Tapas Writer Camp.

Contest runs 12:00 AM PST November 1st, 2018, to 11:59 PM PST January 13th, 2019.


Zoetic Press logoSubmit your work to Zoetic Press

Is your story big, complex, multi-threaded or multi-POV? Zoetic Press uses Lithomobilus to create a reading experience that allows readers to engage with your work in new ways, and allows you to make the fullest, best use of your text.

Submit your work to Zoetic Press!


Swoon Reads logoYou can LIT with us!

Swoon Reads is so excited to be a NaNoWriMo sponsor! As you embark on your 50,000 word journey, we’re here to offer advice and answer any questions you may have. To stay motivated this month, check out our blog and writing tips. Once you finish your novel, be sure to visit SwoonReads.com (and download the app!) for a chance to get your young adult novel published by Macmillan!

From epic fantasy to all the feels romance: if our readers love it, we publish it!

Learn more and read the undiscovered at SwoonReads.com.