The 2020 National Novel Writing Month season is underway! We will hold three virtual preparatory workshops in October. The popular Library Crawl is back to offer writers plenty of opportunities to work on their novels at write-ins while earning chances for nice prizes at the TGIO (Thank Goodness It's Over) Party December 5th.

Consider joining the Writing Journey, our year-round writing group (it's free!).

NaperWriMo News

Stories from: our NaperWriMo facebook page

  • The Writing Journey Anthologies Authors - 28 March 2021
    We've had 88 authors and editors contribute to the twelve Writing Journey anthologies that have been published since 2009. See

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  • The Writing Journey 2021 Survey - 13 December 2020
    Thanks so much to our Library partners (this year: Batavia, Carol Stream, Glen Ellyn, Joliet, Joliet Junior College, Nichols Library (Naperville), Oak Park, Plainfield, and Woodridge), our enthusiastic Naperville regional participants, and all their supporting partners, families, and friends.

    Now we move into the Writing Journey time--our year-round writing community. Want to join? Just fill out this form: --it's all free and features several creative, social, and productive Paths.

    The Writing Journey is an a la carte writing community with many Paths that members create and engage in. Paths can be as simple as a social lunch outing (for what is better than spending time with your fellow writers and their wonderful imaginations) or as complex as a short story anthology. Anyone...

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  • NaNoWriMo - 22 November 2020
    Don't forget to register for today's write-in at Joliet (virtual) -- Nov 22, 1-4 PM: -- We'll have the NaperWriMo Wheel, word wars, Box of Dooms and fun dance breaks (according to the whims of the wheel!). Plus some quiet writing time. All fun!

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  • NaNoWriMo - 17 October 2020
    Don't forget! Our second Prep Workshop - using the concept of love languages to develop characters and conflicts - starts at 1pm! Zoom link is shared in our regional forum logistics thread

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  • NaNoWriMo - 10 October 2020
    How are people preparing for today's Story Wall Party prep workshop? Share your thoughts/slides/cards.

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