Supercharged literacy skills for your child!

BoomWriter is a supremely engaging creative writing website that encourages young people to read, write, then assess what their peers write in ways they’ve never done before!

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It's easy.

  • One chapter at a time the students write, read, and then vote on which of the submissions they like the most.
  • The winning chapter is then added to the story and the process continues.
  • The end result is a complete story that was written collaboratively and, most importantly, supercharged literacy skills for your child! is certified by the kidSAFE Seal Program. is certified by the kidSAFE® Seal Program. To learn more, click on the seal or go to

  • A safe, secure environment
  • A fun, challenging way to promote literacy and imagination
  • Free for teachers and schools to use!
  • Increase your child's reading and writing levels outside of school by joining the BoomWriter Writing Club.
  • How does it work?

    BoomWriter motivates students to think, read, create, compare, evaluate and innovate.


    Since students want their chapters to earn votes, they push their creative skills to the next level!

    Because what they have written will face an audience of peers rather than simply their teacher, students’ creativity flourishes, and they come to realize the importance of composition, syntax, spelling and even grammar!

    To top this off, BoomWriter features an appealing customizable cartoon avatar for each student to display his or her personality while writing anonymously. The peer evaluations of each of the chapters are therefore free of the influence of personalities, cliques, or collusion.

  • Is it safe?

    BoomWriter is extremely safe for students. The site is password protected for teachers and students, and only the teacher is able to have direct communication with the students (for the purpose of instruction). Students’ individual identities are protected by the avatar that they create, and this allows them to have a persona without compromising their identity. All student chapter submissions are screened by the teacher before being submitted for the peer voting process.

  • How will this help my child?

    Rather than frittering away hours on Facebook and YouTube on activities that do not build brain power, a student who spends time participating in BoomWriter competitions is dramatically boosting his or her valuable cognitive skills.

    The highest levels of thinking and learning, as quantified by Bloom’s Taxonomy of Cognition, are “Creating” and “Evaluating.” BoomWriter guides students to do both... while having fun in the process! The educational benefits of BoomWriter are seemingly endless.

    BoomWriter can serve as an incredibly helpful tool for any balanced literacy program in school, and teachers already using the program instantly recognize the heightened levels of investment and engagement demonstrated by their students.

    Using BoomWriter Writing Club outside of school, students are essentially doubling or tripling their time spent practicing reading, writing, and evaluating skills, thus placing them at a higher academic achievement level both inside and outside of school.

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What our authors say...

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BoomWriter is an interesting website for students because it gives us a chance to compete in a fun and creative way and to be published. BoomWriter gives a chance for shy students to express their feelings through writing. We can create any scene, add or subtract characters or whatever we want! (As long as it’s appropriate, of course.)

Elaina, 8th Grade, Boston Latin Academy, MA

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