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NaNoWriMo 2022

This guide shares some of the GCC Library's resources to help you write your novel and celebrates National Novel Writing Month, which takes place in November each year.

"Wood sorrel for joy Writer" NaNoWriMo 2022

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What is NaNoWriMo?

Founded in 1999, this month-long novel writing event takes place online and on the laptops, computers, and even notebooks millions of people worldwide and encourages people everywhere and of all ages to be creative. The goal of National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is to write 50,000 words of a first-draft novel every November. For more information on this amazing event, visit their website at  (from "About NaNoWriMo").

Who can participate in NaNoWriMo?

Anyone of any age who wants to craft a novel-length story.

Creativity Starts Here

This guide highlights the ebooks, print books, and other resources at the GCC Library and online that will help you get started on your first or fiftieth novel or any genre of creative prose. 

To navigate, use the menu on the left side of your screen.

Happy Writing!

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