The 2016 NaNoWriMo season thus far

Here are we at November 6th; we’ve gone through our preparatory workshops and kick-off party in October, and our first write-in at Nichols Library (part of our Library Crawl). Here are many of the pictures that make up our journey thus far.

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RSVP for the kick-off party (2016)

It’s not too early to RSVP for our October 29th, potluck lunch kick-off party at the Naperville Municipal Center, 11:45 AM-2:45 PM. Be sure to bring your stuffed animal for the group photo. There will be door prizes, games and the opportunity to socialize with writing friends. Feel free to bring family and friends along […]


2015 Thank Goodness It’s Over Party

Saturday, December 5th saw about fifty people come to celebrate the end of National Novel Writing Month. The fun began with an ice breaker created by co-Municipal Liaison Frank Dahlman, where each of five groups was given two characters, a setting, and two objects and told to create a story. As people came in, Sarah […]


More sculpey plot critters for the final Sunday write-in at Nichols

Since I know that attendance will likely be on the lower end for the final write-in at Nichols, I’ve created a bunch of new plot critters for word war prizes. Hope you like them!


Woodridge and IPPL write-ins on Saturday, 2015-11-21

Here are some photos from some of Saturday’s write-ins:


New batch of plot critters for the Nichols write-ins

After a very nice writing day (5833 words) yesterday, I took a break and made a fresh batch of plot critters for today’s write-in:


All day write-in, mid-month meet-up and the Nichols Library write-in (Nov 15)

A busy week for NaNoWriMo! Friday was our second annual all-day write-in, organized by our own Katherine Lato (KatherineWriting), former co-ML for the region. The event was very well attended across the day and we had a nice surprise visit from Councilwoman Judy Brodhead, who had just dropped off checks from her and from Councilwoman […]