writing

Go For It! Lynn Huggins-Cooper

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Do you like writing? Ariah Robertson does. That’s a snippet of her writing above. She won a goody bag as a runner up in last month’s competition – well done! I loved seeing not just the typed up version of her work, but also the hand written first draft – I like them best. It’s where the ideas first meet the page.

In November every year for the last ten years, I have taken part in an activity called NanoWrimo – where writers sit down and write a 50,000 word first draft in a month. It sounds a lot, but it’s not that bad when it is bitten into thirty day-sized chunks.

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The really good news is, there is a challenge for young writers, too! NanoWrimo Young Writers Program offers young writers the chance to join in too.

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There is lots of free downloadable material to make your writing flow easily – with lots of prompts. Why not join in? Enjoy your writing!

 

 

 

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