NaNoWriMo: For the Win

NaNoWriMo: For the Win

My NaNoWriMo journey started in 2008. A coworker friend of mine mentioned this crazy challenge—writing a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. What? The wannabe novelist inside me was intrigued. The competitive side of me that always loves a challenge was aroused. I attempted...
Learn with Libby: Oct & Nov Classes

Learn with Libby: Oct & Nov Classes

My kids are back in school, the leaves are starting to change, and my favorite time of year is right around the corner–yes, I’m talking about NaNoWriMo! National Novel Writing Month is coming up in November, and I’m teaching a number of classes at...
10 reasons I love NaNoWriMo

10 reasons I love NaNoWriMo

I’ve been singing the praises of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) since the first year I attempted it (2008!). If you’ve never heard of NaNoWriMo, go to their website and check it out (then join, add me as a buddy and write a 50,000 word novel in a...

NaNoWriMo Madness

National Novel Writing Month, better known as NaNoWriMo, is a crazy, wonderful adventure that kicks off every year on November 1. For thirty days, hundreds of thousands of writers around the world put aside normal stuff like going to work and doing laundry, to hunker...