A challenge for local writers

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National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a marathon writing event that challenges participants to write the first draft of a 50,000 word novel in November. There are local chapters in more than 600 regions around the world that organize in-person workshops and write-ins throughout the month.

New this year, Sault Ste. Marie has its own chapter. The three municipal liaisons (MLs) will be coordinating events around the city, starting with a write-in on November 1st.

The Centennial Library, 50 East Street, will host the NaNoWriMo Kick-Off Party and Write-in on November 1st from 5-8PM in the program room. It is a free program, and no registration is required. Simply bring your pen and paper, your laptop, your typewriter- and your imagination. Come meet with your MLs and other local writers as we begin our stories and our month of writing insanity!

For more information on NaNoWriMo, and to join the local chapter, please visit the website at nanowrimo.org