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Pass/Fail: Novel writing month kicks off Saturday; Cafes host open mic night simultaneously

By Carl Nadig | October 30, 2014

Pass: Novel writing month kicks off SaturdayCreative minds can participate in a global writing marathon beginning Saturday and lasting until the end of November.National Novel Writing Month is a drawn-out project as participants write a 50,000-word novel...

Learn skills from month of writing

By Gina Lorusso | November 5, 2013

For all you avid writers out there, or for those of you who just enjoy writing, November is more than Thanksgiving and football.It’s National Novel Writing Month, and it’s a big deal for the many students with a passion for writing.Whether writing...

NaNoWriMo offers a creative challenge for authors

By Beth Schumacher | November 14, 2012

November is National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo. Each year, writers are challenged to write an entire fiction novel in one month. For 30 days, writers put their blood, sweat, tears and time into a rushed masterpiece, creating an end...

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