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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2014 URL: http://researchguides.oakton.edu/nanowrimo Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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NaNoWriMo Schedule 2014

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Ray Harstein Campus (Skokie)

Monday, 10/27, 7:15pm-8:45pm, Lab P235

Des Plaines Campus

Saturday, 11/1  11:00 am - 1:00 pm  Library Classroom - Room 2418

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Introduction

Attention

Attention students, staff, faculty, members of the Oakton community, and, well, just about anyone who wants to stay up late and get up early or maybe not sleep at all for thirty days!  It's that time of year again!  National Novel Writing Month is almost here!

About National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to novel writing. Participants begin writing November 1. The goal is to write a 175-page (50,000-word) novel by midnight, November 30.

NaNoWriMo by the Numbers

  • 310,095 participants
  • 3,520,123,164 total words
  • 11,352 words per person (on average)
  • 42,221 winners (14%)

About This Guide

This guide is designed to help you find resources and inspiration as you write your novel.  Need a little help with grammar or plot ideas?  We've got it!  Need to take a break with Shakespeare or James Patterson?  We've got a book for you!  Need a little encouragement!  We've got that, too!  Need a schedule of workshops and write-ins?  Just click on the cheery purple tabs! 

 

History of National Novel Writing Month

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