Ready? Set. Write!

Each November, NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) brings writers of all ages together to accomplish the mammoth task of writing a 50,000-word novel in just a month’s time! 

Get ready to write in the library's four-part Novel Prep series. We’ll cover topics like writing memorable characters, outlining major plot events, genre and style, audience, mechanics of prose, dialogue and project management. 

Novel Prep Four-week Series
Thurs., Oct. 4, Oct 11 at 6 pm – Downtown
& Thurs., Oct. 18, Oct. 25 at 6 pm – Indian Creek

Register for Novel Prep

Then in November, write alongside other aspiring novelists participating in NaNoWriMo. Get feedback from your peers, solve problems or just find a quiet place to write. Laptops available. Writers do not need to attend the Novel Prep Series to come to a write-in. 

NaNoWriMo Write-ins
Thurs., Nov. 1, Nov. 8, Nov. 15, Nov. 29 from 6 pm to 8:30 pm – Downtown 
Sun., Nov. 4, Nov. 11, Nov. 18, Nov. 25 from 2 pm to 4:30 pm – Indian Creek

Teen NaNoWriMo Workshop
For National Novel Writing Month, local author Whitney Horn will lead a four-part writing workshop. We’ll focus on story construction (plot, character  development, theme) and writing techniques (figurative language, dialogue). Bring your work, if you’d like. All writing levels welcome. For 6th - 12th graders. 

Four-part Teen NaNoWriMo Workshop
Tues., Nov. 6, Nov. 13, Nov. 20, Nov. 27 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm – Downtown

Register for Teen NaNoWriMo

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