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What's Current?

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NaNo Prep is here!  During September and October, we’ll provide resources to inspire, challenge, and prepare you to write that novel. Workbooks? Check. How-to videos? Check. Checklists? Double check.

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Annual events: NaNo Prep in September and October, National Novel Writing Month in November, "Now What?" in January and February, Camp NaNoWriMo in April and July, National Novel Finishing Month, and our Summer Writing Program.

To see what time an event starts in your time zone, click into the event, then click "copy to my calendar".





Pep Talks

Pep talks are inspirational letters written by well-known authors during NaNoWriMo. Look for new ones in Breaking News throughout November, or find them (as well as old favorites, printable pep talks, and illustrated quotes) on the Pep Talk page. 

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Pep Talks


NaNoWriMo Writing Contests

Submit your best creative work to one of our annual contests for the chance to see your story featured all over the online NaNoWriMo universe (and some pretty serious bragging rights). Learn more about how to enter and read past winners' stories. 

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Print 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 your purchase goes to support the always-free YWP!

Read our how-to suggestions, or print your novel now!



NaNoWriMo Videos

Look to the NaNoWriMo YouTube channel for fun writing videos jam-packed with advice, including Virtual Write-Ins streamed live. (Be sure to check out our YWP playlist!)

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NaNoWriMo Blog

Explore the NaNoWriMo blog for tons of useful advice (and more inspiration than you can shake a freshly sharpened pencil at). Read the most recent post, or filter using a tag. Here are a few suggestions: #Young Writers Program#Worldbuilding#Writing Advice

We're always looking for YWP participants to write guest blog posts! Fill out this form if you're interested in submitting an idea.

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Sponsored Resources

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