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National Novel Writing Month

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The Goal: to write 50,000 words of a novel during the thirty days of November

All great novels start with one word. Lindenwood is holding the following sessions for anyone taking part in NaNoWriMo – let’s cheer each other on to writing that novel!


World-Building Workshop

Monday, Oct. 21, 3:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Library and Academic Resources Center (LARC), Room 309

Kick Off

Friday, Nov. 1, 10 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Library and Academic Resources Center (LARC), 3rd Floor Atrium

Friday, Nov. 1, 4 - 8 p.m.
Virtually via Discord

Writing Sessions

A. Thursday, Nov. 7, 4 - 8 p.m.
Library and Academic Resources Center (LARC), Room 333

B. Tuesday, Nov. 12, 4 - 8 p.m.
Library and Academic Resources Center (LARC), Room 333

C. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 4 - 8 p.m.
Library and Academic Resources Center (LARC), Room 333

D. Tuesday, Nov. 26, 4 - 8 p.m.
Virtually via Discord


Refreshments will be provided by the College of Arts and Humanities and the Writing Center for Sessions A, B, and C.

The Workshop, the morning Kick Off, and Sessions A, B, and C will be in the Library and Academic Resources Center (LARC) on the Lindenwood University St. Charles campus.

If you have a laptop, please bring it. To join virtually, please contact Dr. Dan Plate (dplate@lindenwood.edu) for server access.

If you wish to discuss your project with fellow Lindenwood writers, you are welcome to join our forum on the NaNoWriMo website. An account with the website is required, and registration is free.

More information about NaNoWriMo can be found on the organization's website.

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301