National Novel Writing Month - NaNoWriMo

Writers are welcome to use the library during National Novel Writing Month.
Let the Oshkosh Public Library be your writing destination.

Let the Oshkosh Public Library be your writing destination for National Novel Writing Month.  Held each November,  NaNoWriMo entices writers of all ages as they attempt to write a 50,000 word novel in the month of November.  Writers are welcome to visit the library during open hours; we offer free-wifi and pencils. The Water’s Building (under the Dome) will be the designated writing area but you are welcome to seek out a nook in other areas of the library as well.  Don’t miss the following special write-ins held in partnership with the Oshkosh Area Writers Club:

Pre-Plan Your Novel
Sun., Oct. 27 ; 1:30 p.m. 
We’re going to pump you up with great advice on how to plan your upcoming masterpiece, and tricks to avoid writer’s block.
Located in the Lower Level Conference Room.

Kick-Off Party
Fri., Nov. 1 - 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Come prepared to write! We want you to get a great start on your commitment to write 50,000 words. Refreshments will be served.
Water’s Building (under the Dome)  Note: Library will be closed to the public. Use entrance adjacent to parking lot.

Night of Writing Dangerously
Sat., Nov. 9 ; 6 p.m. to midnight
Need some words? Let us help you with plot ninjas, word sprints and other support in a quiet setting designed to get you to your word count goal.
Water’s Building (Under the Dome)  Note: Library will be closed to the public. Use entrance adjacent to parking lot.

Halfway Hell
Tues., Nov. 12 ; 1 p.m.
Are you over 25,000 words at this point? Whether you are or not, stop in to spend an hour or two writing with friends.
Water’s Building (Under the Dome)

Sugar Rush
Weds., Nov. 20 ; 10 a.m.
Fuel your writing with donuts and juice. Stop in and celebrate or commiserate with fellow authors. While you're here, add a few thousand words to your word count.
Water’s Building (Under the Dome)

Thank God It’s Over Party
Sat., Nov. 30 ; 1 p.m.
Join your fellow authors in a celebration of your effort, win or lose.
Water’s Building (Under the Dome)  Refreshments will be served.


The events are funded by the Friends of the Oshkosh Public Library. For more information on these and other area NaNoWriMo events, please email oawc@aol.com