Preparing for National Novel Writing Month

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Virtual Event: Preparing for National Novel Writing Month: Tips to Writing A Lot of Words in a Short Time

Learn tricks and tips to prepare to write 50,000 words in November. Rachel Mans McKenny, author of The Butterfly Effect and Assistant Director of the Writing and Media Center at Iowa State University, shares strategies for outlining a novel and finding time to fit writing into your busy life.


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Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and Iowa State University Writing and Media Center.

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