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See [http://www.nanowrimo.org/eng/whatisnano the official explanation] and our local [[Frequently asked questions|Frequently Asked Questions]] list/press release. In brief, NaNoWriMo is the National Novel Writing Month contest that is intended to help people write and complete their own 50,000+ word novel in the 30 days of November each year. What is the prize? A sense of completion and a handsome PDF file certificate. Lulu.com each of the past several years has, as a promotional event, given each NaNoWriMo winner a paperback copy of their completed book. NaNoWriMo works because of the enthusiasm, energy and supportive spirit of the participants, which is expressed in the [http://www.nanowrimo.org/eng/node/200 NaNoWriMo forums] and in live regional events like the ones hosted by Illinois::Naperville.  
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See [http://www.nanowrimo.org/eng/whatisnano the official explanation] and our local [[Frequently asked questions|Frequently Asked Questions]] list/press release. In brief, NaNoWriMo is the National Novel Writing Month contest that is intended to help people write and complete their own 50,000+ word novel in the 30 days of November each year. What is the prize? A sense of completion and a handsome PDF file certificate. CreateSpace each of the past few years has, as a promotion, given each NaNoWriMo winner a paperback copy of their completed book. NaNoWriMo works because of the enthusiasm, energy and supportive spirit of the participants, which is expressed in the [http://www.nanowrimo.org/eng/node/200 NaNoWriMo forums] and in live regional events like the ones hosted by Illinois::Naperville.
  
 
=== NaNoWriMo How-to Guides and Lists  ===
 
=== NaNoWriMo How-to Guides and Lists  ===

Revision as of 18:53, 25 April 2010


NaperWriMo = NaNoWriMo + Illinois::Naperville

Welcome to the MediaWiki instance supporting the Illinois::Naperville region (representing the Chicago Western Suburbs) of the National Novel Writing Month contest that is held every November. Feel free to look around and help edit pages on this wiki. See these instructions on MediaWiki markup and these help instructions. Visit our blog for the latest news and helpful articles or our NaNoWriMo regional forum. We also have a cafepress shop that helps offset our local expenses.

Important disclaimer: Although this is the official website for the Illinois::Naperville region of NaNoWriMo, this website is managed by the West Suburban Writers, not NaNoWriMo.

What is NaNoWriMo?

See the official explanation and our local Frequently Asked Questions list/press release. In brief, NaNoWriMo is the National Novel Writing Month contest that is intended to help people write and complete their own 50,000+ word novel in the 30 days of November each year. What is the prize? A sense of completion and a handsome PDF file certificate. CreateSpace each of the past few years has, as a promotion, given each NaNoWriMo winner a paperback copy of their completed book. NaNoWriMo works because of the enthusiasm, energy and supportive spirit of the participants, which is expressed in the NaNoWriMo forums and in live regional events like the ones hosted by Illinois::Naperville.

NaNoWriMo How-to Guides and Lists

What is NaperWriMo?

NaNoWriMo provides the international organization, structure and online forums but relies on local (regional) organizations for the face-to-face support and local events (preparatory events and write-ins) that really enrich the whole NaNoWriMo experience. NaperWriMo is what we call our local extension to NaNoWriMo. We (the West Suburban Writers) regionally represent the whole western suburbs of Chicago.

We're a fun group that even has our own regional songs, which have figured into our friendly wagers with other NaNoWriMo regions over total regional wordcount.

Things Useful To Writers

These are links to online references useful to writers.

Local lists

Other lists, sites and articles

Illinois::Naperville Events and Resources

2009

2009 Events

2008

2007

2006

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2005

Regional Jabber Chatroom

Introduced in 2006

Related Links

  • ChiWriMo - our sister region Illinois::Chicago
  • EdmoWriMo - Alberta::Edmonton regional website

Other

  • If you're just starting out with wiki's, you're welcome to go to the scratch pad to try out editing functions. Note that you will need to register (free) to edit any pages.