Category Archives: NaNoWriMo

Meet the Author: Anjali Mitter Duva

  Saturday, November 10 2:30pm – 4:00pm Robbins Library Community Room Robbins Library is celebrating National Novel Writing Month by inviting a fellow Arlingtonian to talk about her life as a published author. Anjali Mitter Duva, Indian American author of … Continue reading

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Reminder: Join us next Monday for Camp NaNoWriMo!

Looking for a quiet place to fine-tune your writing skills? Join us on July 23, 2018 from 6:00pm – 8:45pm for a productive evening set aside exclusively for you and your literary piece. Work on your latest novel (or your … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo 2018

Join us for an evening of writing! Robbins Library is giving writers from Arlington and surrounding areas a physical space to whip up their writing skills for a couple of hours. According to the Camp NaNoWriMo website: Camp NaNoWriMo is … Continue reading

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“I tried harder”: Writers share their NaNoWriMo experiences

Last night was our post-NaNoWriMo wrap-up event, where writers came to share their experiences. Once again, the marvelous writing coach Lynette Benton led the session, and seven writers talked about their stories, their word counts, their titles, and their strategies. … Continue reading

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Congratulations, WriMos!

Hey, NaNoWriMo participants, it’s December 1! How do you feel? What was it like to participate in National Novel Writing Month? Did you write every day, or skip some and make it up (or not) on others? What inspired you … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2017: Ready, set, write!

Today is November 1, which means it is Day One of National Novel Writing Month! Our prep event with Lynette Benton in late October helped many writers to plan their novels. Whether you attended that event, planned on your own, … Continue reading

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National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) 2017

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) provides the “structure, community, and encouragement” for a challenging and fun creative writing venture: during the month of November, participants aim to write a novel (50,000 words). That’s right – write a novel in a … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Q&A with author Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown is the author of Modern Girls. She has lived in New York, Florida, and Seattle, and now lives in Massachusetts. Jennifer has participated in NaNoWriMo multiple times, and Modern Girls started out as a NaNoWriMo project. Jennifer contributed … Continue reading

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So you’ve written a book…

…or you’re in the process of writing one (ahem, NaNoWriMo participants!). In the midst of developing your characters, finding the perfect words to evoke your setting, and twisting together plot strands, you might start daydreaming about the end of the … Continue reading

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3,334 words and counting

It’s Day Two of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and we hope all participants (a.k.a. WriMos) are feeling confident! We hope you’ll come to one of our seven remaining Write Ins throughout the month. And the Robbins Library isn’t the … Continue reading

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