Category Archives: NaNoWriMo

“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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National Novel Writing Month 2016: Ready, set, write

Attention, writers! November – a.k.a. National Novel Writing Month, a.k.a. NaNoWriMo – is upon us! (We warned you this would happen. Winter is coming, and all that.) You can learn all about NaNoWriMo (and sign up for free) at nanowrimo.org. … Continue reading

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Coming to a library near you in November 2016: NaNoWriMo

In the midst of the summer heat, it’s hard to believe November will be here in a mere three months, but we have it on pretty good authority that it’s coming. And November means…National Novel Writing Month! Check out NaNoWriMo.org … Continue reading

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Coming soon to a library near you…NaNoWriMo!

Maybe you’ve been gearing up for NaNoWriMo for weeks or months already; maybe you don’t know what it is (it’s National Novel Writing Month, and it takes place every year in November) but you like the idea of writing a … Continue reading

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