National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month

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Are you a planner or are you a pantser? A newbie novelist or a published pro? Wherever you fall in the spectrum, you’ve likely heard of National Novel Writing Month. Last year, over 500,000 writers participated in the event – challenging themselves to write 50,000 words in just one month. So how do you even get started? And how do you keep yourself motivated to finish? When in doubt, go to the Library…

How Local Author Stacey Horan Uses the Library to Write Books That Get On The Shelves

Guest Blogger Stacey Horan

Our next featured author for NaNoWriMo is local author Stacey Horan. Stacey is no stranger to the Jacksonville Public Library; she has held many writers' workshops at various library branches, has attended Jax Book Fest for the past three years and has been a guest on our podcast, Completely Booked. Today she joins us as part of our NaNoWriMo series talking about how she uses the library to help her write her books.

National Novel Writing Month Books

Are you having trouble getting motivated to finally sit down and write that book you’ve been saying you would write one day? This month is the perfect month to start. Join writers of all kinds who can give you advice and encouragement to get writing. If you’re not sure how to start, here is a perfect booklist that will give you a running head start.

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