November is National Novel Writing Month, observed around the country through locally produced NaNoWriMo challenges. The challenge: to finish a 50,000-word novel in 30 days.
The first step is to commit to the project by signing up -- you can do that here: nanowrimo.org/sign_up. The NaNoWriMo website also allows writers to connect with others in their community. As of this writing, more than 2,000 Alaskan writers have signed up to participate in NaNoWriMo this year.
For this year’s challenge, the UAS Juneau Writing Center and the UAS Bookstore are planning jointly to sponsor NaNoWriMo. Find out more by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or visiting the UAS Writing Center’s Facebook page.
The Juneau Writing Center is located in Room 105, bottom floor of Egan Library.
Find out more about NaNoWriMo at nanowrimo.org/regions/usa-alaska.