Get Ready for National Novel Writing Month and Find Out How You Can Use It in Your Classroom
Date: October 27, 2011
Summary: In this episode of NWP Radio, hear from the staff of National Novel Writing Month, who will talk about how to write a novel "by the seat of your pants in 30 days"—this November. Also, NWP teacher-consultant Donalyn Miller will discuss how her students wrote a novel last year and how her class is gearing up for more novel writing this year.
Excerpt from Show
There are so many readers out there who just feel like they don't have book in them and I think that first year of National Novel Writing Month we really discovered that everyone has a book in them, and that I think the thing that tends to be missing from a lot of writers' or potential writers' lives is not a lack of ideas, but sort of a lack of a deadline and a supportive community.
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Related Resources Discussed on the Show
- National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
- NaNoWriMo Sign Up
- NaNoWriMoYoung Writers Program
- How NaNo works for young writers
- How NaNoWriMo works for educators
- NaNoWriMo University
- Students Write Novels—in 30 Days
- How to Start a Novel? Write the Whole Thing in a Month
- Donalyn's EdWeek blog with guest blogger Chris Angotti