NaNoWriMo Events at Central Library (STL)

NaNoWriMo @ Central Library
November, 2014
You don’t have to write alone! Join fellow NaNoWriMo participants for writing, fellowship and motivation as you work on your novel during National Novel Writing Month.

Come Write In
Every Wednesday in November (5, 12, 19, 26) in the Training Room, 6:30pm-8:30pm
We will have a guest speaker the first 20 minutes of each session to help motivate you. Beverages in nonbreakable, lidded containers only please. Bring your writing materials (laptop, paper, pencil). We will supply the electrical power.

Evening of Scribing Recklessly @ Central Library
November 15 in the Carnegie Room, 4:00pm – 10:00pm
Celebrate the half-way point of NaNoWriMo with a 6-hour writing marathon! During this lock-in, brainstorm with fellow WriMos, participate in word wars from NaNoWriMo liaisons and win raffle prizes, including memberships from the St. Louis Writers Guild. You bring the brain power and writing instruments. We will have the electrical power and motivational power (in the form of coffee)!

Please register on the St. Louis regional forum within the NaNoWriMo website at http://www.nanowrimo.org. Space will be limited.

Reserved for WriMos
Mondays through Thursdays in November, in the Entertainment, Literature and Biography room (ELB) on the Second floor, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Monday through Thursday evenings in ELB, WriMos will have 2 tables reserved for writing from 6:00pm until 9:00pm. Write for the whole evening or just an hour – we have the place for you.

NaNoWriMo @ Central Library is made possible through partnership with the St. Louis Writers Guild and the NaNoWriMo St. Louis region.


Media release from St. Louis Public Library. Reprinted with permission.

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An Interview (With Myself) on Online Word Processors, NaNoWriMo, and My Current Writing Project

“And now for something completely different.” – Monty Python

Today I’m taking a different approach to writing by interviewing myself about online word processors, NaNoWriMo, and word counts. Keep reading for a fun and quirky read.

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I’ll start with a little bit of background on me and online word processors.

Two years ago, I competed in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and completed 50,000 words in just under a month using an online word processor called Write or Die.

Q: What’s Write or Die?
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