NaNoWriMo 2019, Fountaindale Public Library

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) where writers from around the world draft a 50,000-word novel in just 30 days. Will you conquer the challenge this year? Learn how to participate and get started writing today!

NaNoWriMo Events

Winning National Novel Writing Month
Thursday, September 19, 7:30 p.m. (Drop in)
Learn what it takes to write a novel in a month from author and seven-time NaNoWriMo winner Tracy Townsend whose published book series began as NaNoWriMo projects.

Write a Book in a Day Workshop
Saturday, October 19, 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. (Registration opens Saturday, September 28)
Have an idea for a novel? Develop riveting characters and a plot without holes at this all-day workshop with bestselling author Annalisa Russo. This is a working class, so bring your preferred writing tools.

NaNoWriMo Kickoff
Thursday, October 31, 6 p.m. (Drop in)
Discover last-minute strategies and details about the November contest as you prepare to write your novel.

Come Write-In: Halfway Check-In
Tuesday, November 12, 6 p.m. (Drop in)
Join us to check in near the halfway point, meet other NaNoWriMo authors and to work on your novel.

NaNoWriMo Resources

We’re here 24/7 to support you along the way to completing your NaNoWriMo challenge. Hit the dreaded writer’s block? We curated these resources for writers just like you. Need a pep talk? Here are some inspiring words from fellow writers to guide you on your journey.