National Novel Writing Month

Always wanted to write that novel, but need a little push? Join other writers during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) at any of the many events throughout the DCL system. You can also sign up with nanowrimo.org to track your progress and connect with other writers.


NaNoWriMo Planning Workshops at East Regional Library

Saturday, October 4 – Self vs. Traditional Publishing, and How it Affects Your Novel (Video)
Saturday, October 12 – Developing Dynamic Dialogue (Video)
Saturday, October 12 – Plot: The Path to Awesome (Video)
Saturday, October 19 – Strategies for a Strong Setting (Video coming soon.)


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NaNoWriMo Events

NaNoWriMo Kick-Off Party
Saturday, October 26, 2-4 p.m., East Regional Library

NaNoWriMo is almost here! We will provide support and strategies for how we’re going to tackle the month ahead.

NaNoWriMo Write-In
Tuesdays, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m., East Regional Library
Fridays, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Southwest Regional Library
Mondays, Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m., South Regional Library

Come write in! Join your fellow WriMos while you hammer out your daily word count. It’s a great reminder that you’re not alone in your obsession!

NaNoWriMo T.G.I.O Party
Sunday, Dec. 1, 3-5 p.m., East Regional Library

Thank Goodness It’s Over — time to relax and revel in our collective accomplishments of the last month. This is a great opportunity to network with other writers in the community, share your stories and look back over another year of NaNoWriMo.