NaNoWriMo, or National Writing Month, begins November 1st - writers of all ages may work toward a goal of writing a 50,000 word novel by 11:59PM on November 30! NaNoWriMo's website provides all sorts of inspiration, including encouraging pep talks & advice by well-known authors and information about local writer's groups. Get started now!
Post a video on YouTube encouraging others around the U.S. to read & visit libraries, and you could win $150 for yourself & money for the WFPL! To learn more and for contest details, go to Texas 2015 Teen Video Challenge.