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Get Ready for November 1 (Like the Noveling Boss You Are)

Welcome to the new YWP site! Sit down, put your feet up, and make yourself comfortable.

That’s enough of that. Get up! You’ve got to lots to do! A new website to explore, novels to plan, worlds and word counts to save. November is just around the corner, and we want to make sure you’re 100% ready for your novel-writing adventure.

Check out the links below for all your pre-November NaNoWriMo needs (except for coffee/tea/hot chocolate).


  1. Create your novel.

  2. Learn how to use our new on-site writing space.

  3. Check out the Young Novelist Workbooks on the Resources page for fun planning and writing activities.

  4. If you’re 13 or older, join a forum to chat with other young writers around the world about ideas, challenges, and/or what you ate for breakfast.


  1. Create your virtual classroom and learn how to manage it.

  2. Help students create accounts, create novels, and join your classroom.

  3. Check out the Common Core-aligned lesson plans and student-friendly Young Novelist Workbooks on the Resources page.

  4. Join a forum to chat with a worldwide community of educators participating in NaNoWriMo.

Still confused? If you can’t find your answer in the FAQs, then email us. We’re here to help.

Now we’re going to sit down, put our feet up, sip hot chocolate, and procrastinate planning our novels.

– The NaNoWriMo Staff


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