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When you support NaNoWriMo, you not only support people’s novel writing dreams, you help transform people into creators who see new possibilities in the world—and act on them. 

NaNoWriMo relies on your donations to pay for things like web hosting services, pep talks, and classroom kits. Can't afford to donate? There are plenty of ways you can support the NaNoWriMo community! Learn more about your impact, or donate now.

Publish Your Novel!

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You wrote a novel—now print it! We've partnered with Blurb, a self-publishing company, to offer YWP participants a special NaNoWriMo landing page, a free ISBN, and 30% off your first order. Plus, 15% of each order goes to support the Young Writers Program. Use the PDF download from the writing space for a simple process, or get creative. Read our how-to suggestions, or print your novel now.

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Shop in the NaNoWriMo store!

Purchases directly benefit our work with students, educators, libraries, and writers (young and old) who discover their creative superpowers through our programs. So, you can help NaNoWriMo and get cool stuff for your students (or yourself) like low-cost bracelets, pencils, buttons, stickers, posters, youth size t-shirts, and more. Win win! 

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Donate to support our nonprofit programs!

  • Did you know it costs $39,000 to run our Municipal Liaison program, which empowers 900+ volunteers to coordinate in-person write-ins around the world?
  • Did you know it costs $43,000 to send our Young Writers Program classroom kits, free-of-charge, to 2,500 classrooms around the world?
  • Did you know it costs $55,000 to keep the forums on the NaNoWriMo site up and running, and fully moderated as a creative space for 300,000+ writers?

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Fundraise for NaNoWriMo with Facebook!

Can't donate to National Novel Writing Month yourself? Call on the power of your community and fundraise for NaNoWriMo using Facebook's participant fundraising platform. Learn more.

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To choose to donate to NaNoWriMo, click the button below, then log in to your Amazon account. Then just continue to shop. Make sure you shop through AmazonSmile every time you log on to keep contributing!

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