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National Novel Writing Month

November 1, 2011

typewriterAttention all future best-selling authors! November is National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo as the members of this ultimate writing group calls it. This is an online community that provides feedback, encouragement, discussion groups, pep talks, etc to help get your novel written. So, now it’s time to sharpen those pencils, get new typewriter ribbon, charge up your laptops, or whatever method you use to organize your ideas and start writing!

We want to see the final product in our library so, no pressure, right?

If you don’t get your novel written in 30 days, don’t worry – the library has a monthly writers’ group meetings the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm.

“This group is open to all writers–we have writers for magazines, etc., not just novelists/fiction writers,” comments group leader, Mike Kalmbach.

Speaking of seeing final products in the library… I want to say congratulations to Mike Kalmbach for getting his novel published and on the shelves of our library. Look for The Caldarian Conflict by Mike Kalmbach on our shelves.

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. November 20, 2011 5:58 pm

    Even writers who don’t finish their novel this month can win a prize, via the unofficial NaNoWriMo Best First Line Contest. First prize is $100, second is $50, third is $25, and seven runners-up get a copy of the book, “Your Writing Coach.” No entry fee and the deadline is Dec. 4. Details and entry at http://www.NaNoWriMoContest.com.

  2. November 1, 2011 10:44 pm

    Thanks so much for the mention of both the writing group and my book!

    The writing group is an excellent way to keep yourself motivated all year long, as well as throughout NaNoWriMo. Writers can feel free to contact me via my website (http://mikekalmbach.com) at any time.

    Keep writing!

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