We have a great slate of events for the 2018 National Novel Writing Month season. Notes from previous preparatory workshops are available. The popular Library Crawl offers writers plenty of opportunities to work on their novels at write-ins while earning chances for nice prizes at the TGIO. As always, consider joining the Writing Journey, our year-round writing group.

NaperWriMo News

Stories from: our NaperWriMo facebook page

  • The Journey - Naperville Magazine - 3 June 2019
    See the article about the Journey in the June 2019 Naperville Magazine https://napervillemagazine.com/2019/05/the-journey/ by Kathy Aabram (cover image shows Eleanor Roth and Daniel Egan-Miller from our February general meeting), featuring statements by Kelly Duff and Jenny Johnson.



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  • Hey NaperWriMo! November is months away yet, but your MLs are already on job! We're putting... - 18 May 2019
    Hey NaperWriMo! November is months away yet, but your MLs are already on job! We're putting together some amazing NaNo Prep workshops for you - look for the event listings soon!

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  • Photos from NaperWriMo's post - 10 April 2019
    Thanks to Mary Costello and the Nichols Library in Naperville for their continued sponsorship of NaperWriMo; they have set up our three most recent anthologies (from the Journey) in a display. http://writingjourney.org/books



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  • Thanks so much to Ellie Roth and Danielle Egan-Miller for their workshop February 9th with the... - 12 February 2019
    Thanks so much to Ellie Roth and Danielle Egan-Miller for their workshop February 9th with the Writing Journey. It was a fantastic session; we all learned a lot about literary agents, query letters, and traditional publication.



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  • Inside the mind of a master procrastinator - 2 January 2019
    Do you find that you procrastinate a lot? We're now in 2019--consider how you can beat procrastination. See this excellent TED talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/tim_urban_inside_the_mind_of_a_master_procrastinator (or view the blog post at https://waitbutwhy.com/2013/10/why-procrastinators-procrastinate.html ).


    Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the win...

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