As many of you already know, I'm a big fan of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). I've been participating every November for several years now. I love the online camaraderie and I tend to work better under a deadline. I find having the time limit of only 30 days to complete the rough draft of a novel with a minimum word count of 50,000 words to be extremely motivating.
NaNoWriMo was so popular that for the past few years the non-profit group that runs it has also been hosting smaller "Camp NaNoWriMo" events in April and July each year. Camp is fun because it's much more laid back. They also give you the option of choosing your word count goal, so you don't have to commit to the full 50,000 words if you don't have to.
I'm excited to announce that I was able to convince my supervisors at the North Bend Public Library to host weekly "write-in's" at the library throughout the month of April. So, if you're interested in writing, please feel free to join us.
Camp NaNoWriMo at the
North Bend Public Library!
When: Wednesdays from 4-6 pm
Where: North Bend Public Library-- Meeting Room
1800 Sherman Avenue
North Bend, OR 97459
Our first write-in will be this Wednesday, April 6th. It's going to be a lot of fun. There'll even be snacks! So, if you're in the area, please feel free to join us!
~~ H. S. Contino