NaNoWriMo Begins Tomorrow! (Free Flashdrives!)

This year, the Central Library at 14 W 10th St will be participating in the NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program and will be handing out free flash drives for each teen who joins us every Sunday in November from 2:00-4:30 for our weekly write-ins! There will be snacks and prizes for everyone who meets their word count goal!

National Novel Writing Month happens every November! It's a fun, seat-of-your-pants writing event where the challenge is to complete an entire novel in just 30 days. For one month, you get to lock away your inner editor, let your imagination take over, and just create!

That means participants begin writing November 1 and must finish by midnight, November 30. The word-count goal for our adult program is 50,000 words, but the Young Writers Program (YWP) allows 17-and-under participants to set reasonable, yet challenging, individual word-count goals.

In 2010, 200,000 adults participated through our main site, and 41,000 young writers participated through the YWP.

For more information and to register check out: http://ywp.nanowrimo.org/

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Do you need inspiration? What

Do you need inspiration?

What a great opportunity to share creative works! For teens seeking inspiration, I might also recommend checking out this free Astrophotography & Digital Media workshop at Science City. Two 4-hour sessions are scheduled for 2-6pm Saturday 11/0 and 3-7pm Saturday 11/17. Registration and more information is available at: http://www.sciencecity.com/yccc.php

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