National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a nonprofit organization that challenges participants to write a novel from start to finish over the course of November. Every Monday in November from 5-9pm at James City County Library, Blue Dragon Publishing, LLC, in conjunction with the James City County Library, will be hosting a writing event featuring seminars with professional authors. Come for all or part. You are always welcome. Refreshments will be served. Attendance is FREE!

James City County Library
7770 Croaker Rd
Williamsburg, VA

NaNoWriMo 2017 Itinerary

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Need help getting ready? Check out this link to get a checklist!

Monday, Nov 13


Open Writing following the speaker until 9pm

Agents, Publishers—Who Needs them?

TJ O'Connor

Agents, Publishers—Who Needs them? Author TJ O'Connor has been there-done that. Come armed with your questions as he talks about his lessons learned, gives advice about what to consider, and makes you think about your next steps.


Monday, Nov 20


Open Writing following the speaker until 9pm

The Road to Publishing

Dawn Brotherton

The Road to Publishing. You've written your novel. Now what? Author and owner of Blue Dragon Publishing, LLC, Dawn Brotherton will discuss the various types of publishing companies and the pros and cons of each.

Monday, Nov 27


No speaker for that day but the doors will be open for writing.

There is an OPTIONAL open mic night that will begin at 7pm if you want to share some of your work. Please limit yourself to a 5 minute reading.

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