NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month
- NaNoWriMo is in full swing! If you’re participating, you should be writing writing writing.
- We discussed conflict last night. Check out the recording link for more info.
- Participants will receive 25 participation points. To receive points you must email me your word count goal and then your final word count at the end.
- To participate, email your word count goal to Mrs. Emery.
Best Worst Sentence Contest
- This contest is a whimsical literary competition that challenges entrants to compose the opening sentence to the worst of all possible novels.
- Purpose: to create the worst sentence to start a novel.
- Each entry must consist of a single sentence. One entry per person.
- Sentences should be school appropriate.
- Sentences may be of any length but we strongly recommend that entries not go beyond 50 or 60 words.
- Voting will be bracket voting over several weeks until we narrow down to two sentences who will compete for the top prize. Sentences will be anonymous during voting.
- Find out more info and take a look at previous years HERE.
- To compete: Email your sentence to me by November 23. Bracket voting will begin November 24.
- Members will be awarded points throughout the year based on different options for participating.
- At the end of the year, the member with the most points will win a prize!
- Current Participation Opportunities
- Meeting = 20 points
- Blog Comment = 5 points
- Blog Submission = 10 points
- NaNoWriMo = 25 points
- Best Worst Sentence Contest = 10 points
Basic Club Info:
- Meetings are usually the first and third Thursday of each month from 7-8pm EST.
- To remain a member of the club, you must attend 1 meeting per month OR post 1 comment on the blog.
- All activities, exercises, and events are optional. The only requirement is participation.
- November 27, 7-8pm EST
- December 7, 7-8pm EST
- December 21, 7-8pm EST
November 16 Meeting Recording:
NOTE: All activities are optional. The only requirement for the club is participation (attending a meeting or posting a comment on the blog). You can watch the meeting recording for more information and discussion.