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October 24, 2014

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NaNoWriMo: Fostering Writing in the Library

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For many authors, November is synonymous with National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), an initiative meant to encourage writers to get their novels out of their heads and onto paper. It’s the perfect time to think about how the library can inspire and support writing among its patrons.

Embracing National Novel Writing Month, Librarians Help Kids Turn Off their “Inner Editor”

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Thousands of students are meeting the challenge to start and complete a novel over the course of a month this November for National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo). Librarians and teachers trying to get students interested in writing have a ton of resources from the Young Writers Program, including lesson plans that align to the Common Core.