National Novel Writing Month, aka NaNoWriMo, began in 1999 with the ambitious goal of writing 50,000 words in thirty days. Even amid a pandemic, NaNoWriMo is still happening this year with a twist, it is all virtual. The event is slated to begin on November 1st. However, every great work starts with planning. Begin now with the NaNo Prep 101. This prep work takes you through the steps to be ready to write your 50,000 words in November. Take on a new task each week and print out your completion certificate at the end of your preparation.

 

Under 18? K-12 teacher? Yes! You and your class can participate too. NaNoWriMo has created the Young Writers Program just for you! The Young Writers Program offers tools and assistance to help in the writing process and to become better writers. Young Writers can check out the ebook Brave the Page by NaNoWriMo to help get started with their writing.

 

 How do you join in this endeavor? Sign up to track your word count at https://nanowrimo.org/.  Chart out your writing plan to achieve your goal. LPCPL is ready to help you achieve your goal. Do you need a quiet space to write? Reserve a study room at one of our locations with the “Reserve A Visit” link. Need computer access? Use one of our public computers to log in to your NaNoWriMo account to write your novel. Need some writing tips? Check out these and more from our collection — Writing Guides. 

 

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Posted on October 23, 2020

by Julie Wadle

Category: Public Services

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