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NaNoWriMo Write-In

Saturday, November 09 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: meeting room (3)
Audience: Adults, Teens
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun approach to creative writing. Throughout November, writers work to write 50,000 words in 30 days. NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel. Join us & write your novel today!

About the Series » NaNoWriMo Come Write In

Do you want to write a novel in November? Come Write In at Portland Public Library every Tuesday (4-7pm) and Saturday (10am-2pm) throughout the month for a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing!

Every November, thousands of writers around the world participate in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and congregate at Come Write In spaces to pursue their creative dreams and write the first draft of their novel. Portland Public Library is an official 2019 Come Write In location and we want you to come write with us! NaNoWriMo’s Southern Maine Municipal Liaisons will be on hand for each write-in to offer word sprints, writing prompts, additional support, and loads of encouragement.


Portland Public Library is an official 2019 Come Write In location and we want you to come write with us!


NaNoWriMo is a nonprofit event that encourages kids and adults to tackle the challenge of writing a novel in November. Launched in 1999, NaNoWriMo inspires its 300,000+ participants with pep talks, a huge and supportive online community, and a host of web-based writing tools.

On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel. Join us and write your novel today!

Please note: this is an independent event managed by a community partner. The NaNoWriMo name and logo are used by special permission.