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Need some writing inspiration? Hungry for community? Desperately want to procrastinate? Look to the NaNoWriMo YouTube channel for fun writing videos jam-packed with advice, including Virtual Write-Ins streamed live and webcasts featuring special author guests. 

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 Some upcoming videos:

  • NaNo Prep Virtual Write-In — Friday, September 25 at 1PM Pacific time (click through the link to see what time it starts in your timezone)

    Join NaNoWriMo staff (and meet our new interns!) to chat about NaNoWriMo and creating characters, then write with us and our community of NaNo YouTubers.

  • Webcast: Writing with Abby Sher and Paola MendozaThursday, October 1 at 9:30AM Pacific time (click through the link to see what time it starts in your timezone)

    Abby Sher and Paola Mendoza, authors of the new YA novel Sanctuary, join us to share writing prompts and advice as we head into NaNo Prep season. 

  • Unleash Your Creative Superpowers w/ the Bay Area Book Festival Sunday, October 4 at 12PM Pacific time 

    Let teen author Meridith Lackey, middle grade author Shanthi Sekaran, and YA author R.C. Barnes help you get your creative juices flowing, banish your inner critic, and take the creative risks to write the novel of your dreams.

What's up, YWP?

  • It's time to announce your novel! Click "Yes" on your Dashboard to accept the official NaNoWriMo 2019 Challenge invite!

  • Have you started planning your novel yet? Check out our NaNo Prep page for resources around setting a word-count goal, scheduling your time, building a world, creating characters, outlining your plot, and more!

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